Tag: Faith

Music & Musings: Oceans

This week, I’m diving into the lyrics from the song “Oceans” and what it means to step out to where my “faith is without borders”.

Poetry: Wondering

A poem that shares inner thoughts from a time when I was still in an abusive relationship. There much more to the equation when you are in it than “just leave”.

Fireside Chat with Jeff Harmon of Brilliance Within Coaching & Consulting

Shell Vera and Jeff Harmon of Brilliance Within Coaching discuss stepping into your purpose and making the transition from career to vocation. When you do what you love to do and are born to do, there is a new passion that arises from within. Learn how Jeff overcame adversity and triumphed by taking things day by day doing what he knew to do. His is an inspiring story because it doesn’t fit the usual “I knew I had this big mountain to climb” narration we are so used to hearing.

Poetry: Willpower

Willpower is a poem about the contrast of my simple sacrifices that I fail to make compared to Christ’s love for me and the ultimate sacrifice He made.

“Interruption” by Brandon & Cornieta Whitfield

Cornieta and Brandon Whitfield’s book “Interruption” is a must-read for anyone who has experienced a setback in life. Whether a life-changing tragedy or a small blip on the radar, this book will help you understand how all detours can help point you toward your God-given purpose.

The Execution that Gave Life

In 2012, I wrote this story as a response to a writing prompt. It was shared live within some churches across the east coast by friends and people who read it and asked if they could do so. I have read it in Toastmasters meetings and shared it in live readings over the years. Today I took it out to dust it off, improve it a bit, and remind myself of the power of sharing our stories.

Interruptions…How Do You Deal With Them?

We filmed a fun book launch and webinar talking about life’s interruptions. Join us on the chat!

You Are Exactly Who You Need to Be

Let’s stop wishing away who we are in hopes of who we want to be.

Stories and Audiences…

There are so many stories that make up our lives. Each one has an audience that it will resonate with best. When we’re writing books, we decide which story to tell and which audience we desire to speak to. We don’t try to speak to everyone at once.

Scripture Affirmations

Scripture affirmations to speak over yourself each morning.