I am weary, God. I am very weary. I don't enjoy this process of maturity that asks me to keep climbing upwards. It is a high peak where we are going. My soul doesn’t like this. My soul wants to give up and walk away. I don't like this at all. Holy Spirit said, "Okay...… Continue reading Onward & Upward: Pressing Past the Soul
A few days ago, my mentor prayed with me. While she was praying, she said, “I see you on a path. You’re walking across jagged rocks. It’s uncomfortable. And you might feel like you’ve gotten off of the path God has placed you on, but you haven’t. You must move forward to get to the… Continue reading The Jagged Path
For the past several days I’ve been searching for the best word to describe my experience with 2020... And as I’ve fumbled through the list in my head and heart, the one that’s continued to pop up is “faith." And if you’re anything like me, faith might sound so simple. However, it’s my faith and… Continue reading My Word is: Faith
Have you ever loved someone so much you’d practically do anything for them.... Even when you don’t want too because the thing you’ve been asked to do requires more of you than you’d really like to give? I have. Actually that’s where my relationship with God constantly stands. You see it’s become this place where… Continue reading But Are You Loyal?
The unpaved path is rough. It’s lined with more obstacles, transition, pain, sacrifice and cultivation than I ever signed up for. I remember being a kid. I remember what I wanted in my heart. Then I remember the promises God gave me as I got older. I remember the words He spoke directly to my… Continue reading How Did I Become Her?
My life... It feels like a movie set right now. The film is rolling and the story line is moving, but I don't exactly know how the plot is going to develop yet... I mean it's clearly developing in front of my eyes. But... what is it going to become? What will my life become… Continue reading Caution: Story in Motion
What's the biggest challenge of being you? Is it accepting yourself? Loving yourself? Or possibly just being confident in who you are? What happens when the biggest challenge within you is interchangeable with the person you are at your core? The very essence of you? For me... As Amanda Nicole.... My biggest challenge of being… Continue reading Being You… Complex?
A lot of the time... Well... Most of the time... In the midst of the unraveling of the moment... Of the next moment... Of the now...Well I find myself wanting to be somewhere else... I find the moment I'm in isn't good enough... And I always want more... I always want better... And then sometimes… Continue reading Not According to My Plan…
Follow your arrow where ever it points.... That's basically how my best friend sent me off to L.A.... my side of the apartment empty... my car loaded... lunch at one of the best places to eat in Dallas.... and then this song.... a song I had never heard before.... encouraging me to stay alert and… Continue reading Follow Your Arrow