All posts tagged: Words

Writing: I’ll Be Honest…

Over the past few days I’ve been reading Proverbs 10 and verse 11 really stood out to me and it pretty much says “The words of the godly lead to life…” If you’ve been following my blog you’d notice some inconsistency with how often I post and it has been stressing me. I have big plans for my blog and sincere prayers of what I want my blog to be. I started this blog with very little structure or idea of what it can become, next year, I would have had my blog for five years, and it’s only now that I’ve gotten my focus. It is the verse above. The verse really encouraged me, as opposed to convicting me, it brought reassurance that my words are worthwhile. They are worth writing, they are worth reading and they are worth being heard. So today, I really dedicate my blog back to God. I’ve done a lot of this blog out of my own strength and it hasn’t been bad, but it hasn’t been fun per se. …

Faith: The Accent

“First pride, then the crash – the bigger the ego, the harder the fall.” – Proverbs 16 vs. 18 (The Message Version). Since being in America, one of my many “struggles” has been dealing with and confronting pride. It’s the accent! It’s gonna get me in troooooouuuuuubbbbblllllllleeeee! LOL! Never in my life have I had so much attention shown, with such little effort, all I need to say is “Hello” and that’s it! As much as I laugh and genuinely find some occasions really funny, I have found myself gradually enjoying the curiosity shown. My head has gotten a little heavy for my shoulders, giving way to my tongue making utterances God asked that I refrain from. PRIDE! A terrible thing and I am so grateful to God for showing me my true self and causing me to beg for a quick change, because quite frankly, I don’t want to “crash”. Pride has had me ignore God and enjoy the applause for myself, creating for myself an expectation that “I should be heard” – pride …