Look At Me Now

Look At Me Now

You know, life is interesting. Often times we feel that we’ve figured this thing out,  called “life” but then it hits us, we have no idea of what’s going on and everything we thought we knew, no longer makes sense. However, if the truth be told most of what we thought made sense, didn’t from the very beginning. In many ways we learn to camouflage behind what we thought people wanted to see and even what we secretly desired as well. We run from the truth that lies within, which is that major work needs to be done on the inside. It is my hope that once you’ve finished reading this inspirational, you are compelled to dig deep inside, challenging yourself to let go of the old you. The you, that you used to know is no more. In fact, the old you was only an imitation of what other people had created. Being willing to look at yourself in the mirror and be completely honest about what you see is a task within itself.  However, looking at yourself in the mirror and being willing to say that real change needs to take place is another. The fact that remains true, is that the real you has been “made-up”, created by others, and in many ways a clone. I know, you don’t want to admit that there’s  more than what you see and that there is more than what you could imagine because this places the responsibility on you.  But in this inspirational, I want to present to you a gift; a gift to be you, a gift to...
Let your Yes be Yes

Let your Yes be Yes

In life we make many commitments, most of which we do not keep or at least alter along the way. However, there is a path in life that is secured not based on what you say but based on what you choose to do. We often miss out on many experiences because we back down, settle, or simply put “give up”. Having an approach in life that is never committed one way or the other, will keep us in the hallway of indecision. This is not the life we were destined to live. The hallway of indecision may look nice because it places you in close proximity to what you desire, but in the mean time, the truth remains. You are as a close to what you desire as you allow yourself to be. It’s not just about being properly positioned; it’s also about being properly prepared. Are you ready for what you say or are you comfortable with the idea? Are you willing to “Let your Yes be Yes” today because its comfortable or in the days to come, when you feel like giving up? The truth is found in what you are willing to do, not only today but tomorrow and the days to follow. We must find ourselves in a place that not only reflects our commitment to God, but our commitment to really “Live”. Allowing your “Yes” to remain the same no matter what you are experiencing can be a challenge. But the greater challenge is to take a stand against living a life that is robbing you, of who you really are. Can I...
Baggage Claim

Baggage Claim

This past week I returned from an amazing vacation. I met wonderful people and ate delicious food. However, with the extensive amount of traveling that took place, I found myself in 14 different airports throughout my journey. If you have been in an airport at least once, you know all about the waiting period at baggage claim. I am also sure that at some point you’ve mistakenly picked up someone else’s bags, thinking that they were yours because of the Color, shape, size or design. What I’ve learned in my personal journey of self-discovery and contentment is that often our lives become very similar to the airport baggage claim. We wait for what belongs to us and often times mistakenly claim things that are not our property. We find ourselves losing patience as we wait, to the point where we begin to make hasty decisions all because of what seemingly looks familiar. However, to our surprise everything that looked familiar was indeed not as expected. So, what do we do? We wait…..And we wait. It happens, our bags have finally come. They are tattered and even some times torn just like our lives in many aspects; but somehow we find peace in knowing that we have in our possession what rightfully belongs to us. This would be okay in and of itself if the bags that we have recently claimed had not been abused and carelessly handled while entrusted to someone else. In this life we give to people, that which should only be handled personally. In fact there are things in life that we classify as “carry-on” bags....
Let It Go

Let It Go

We’ve all done it at some point; whether its been a fashion statement, job, or relationship. We’ve held on to things and people for far too long and once we realized that our current life had been drained, we had already grew accustom to our state of being. Often times we make excuses as to why we just can’t let “it” go and before we know it, life has a completely different look. However, I am a believer that no situation is ever hopeless, there are only people who remain unwilling. Maybe, you had become unwilling and as a result of that, you feel totally stuck but allow me to take a moment and encourage you with this: You’ve been created to never be bound to a person or a situation. So even now in this moment I declare freedom and courage to let it go. Sure, this may be a process that comes with hurt and maybe even discomfort but the end result will be that “You got your life back”. It’s time to live your life free from every weight and free from every burden. You deserve it! No really, YOU do. You deserve to wake up with a smile, you deserve to not be bitter, you deserve to be free! Don’t allow what people may say to keep you from letting “it” go. So what, if they blast you on Fb, twitter, and Instagram. Keep it MOVING. It’s your time to live, it’s your time to be free, it’s Your time to LET IT GO!!!! I’d love to hear your response, thoughts, and areas of encouragement....