It’s dark, tight and completely isolated, but not in a divisive, evil or wicked way. More so in a deeply concealed and ingeniously crafted manner. I am confident. I am strong. I firmly believe moving forward with great courage and tremendous hope is the only way now. And I hear Him saying, “Run with perseverance.… Continue reading Seasonal Milestones
Last week I shared how vital it's been for me to "capacitate" in life. But... You know... I was kind of vague when speaking about capacity because I didn't really delve into the areas inside of me that are being pressed to the limit. So here we go... Being specific about where I'm growing with… Continue reading Satisfied?
At the beginning of January I heard Holy Spirit say, “Something very scary is about to happen in the city and the world, but I will protect you and your family. Do not be afraid. Do not live in fear. Just continue to pray. Pray for your family and friends... Pray that I keep my… Continue reading Get Lost
To struggle inwardly and not know or understand it’s true purpose leaves one feeling emotionally exhausted and completely overwhelmed. And I know there’s a purpose to the struggle I’ve been experiencing for the past few weeks. But... Honestly... Honestly, I can’t begin to tell you what it is. And God seems to be so mysteriously… Continue reading Holiness?
If you were to ask me what I battle with the most today... I wouldn’t say a sugar addiction, body insecurities, the fear of being alone, pride, jealousy and envy or even a broken heart. Instead I would say, “The will... The will of God.” You know I believe His will is the most complex… Continue reading Every Single Time
I watched honey run down the side of my breakfast this morning and I immediately thought of a phrase I’ve coined... “The Leak Factor.” I guess it’s been at least 6 years now since I’ve been using it... And no I didn’t create it, an old friend did. You see he once said, “Amanda, you… Continue reading The Leak Factor
I cried on the train this morning. I cried on the train this morning because it’s time to take another risk... Another gamble... Another giant leap of faith forward with God. And you know what? That’s still challenging for me. It’s still challenging to go, “You want me to do what next?! I’m tired of… Continue reading I Cried
When God gave me Cultivate Life 10 years ago He told me it would be a “challenge” to “keep moving forward,” but that the challenge would always produce more LIFE. I believe my constant desire for more life is why I always chose the challenge. I want my world to become a flourishing paradise... One… Continue reading Keep Following
About 7 years ago I was in college, working on something God had me put my entire self into. The idea He gave me seemed simple; however, I never realized how often I would think about the words He gave me to live by. "Amanda, the journey you're about to go on will be very… Continue reading The Best Way
Have you ever been in a moment in life where you've had to put something valuable to rest? It may be a person, a place or a thing... But the reality is that you have to let go of it with the idea that you may never cross paths with it again. You see a… Continue reading My Valuable Past