Tag: Faith

Scripture Affirmations

Scripture affirmations to speak over yourself each morning.

Trust the Wink

Sometimes you have to trust the wink and believe that thing will work out the way they are supposed to.

Dear Person who has Been Hurt by the Church (An Open Letter)

When you’ve been hurt by the church, it can be pretty hard to want to go back. This is my letter to you who have been hurt. I am sorry we’ve hurt you.

It’s Your Choice

So many of us feel like life happens to us. As Christians, many of us have been taught that all things are out of our control due to predestination. However, we have the ability to choose our life and what we do with it. How can your life change by realizing this?

Book Release: When I Stopped Remembering Tomorrow

Are you feeling like life has stalled? Have you experienced a broken heart? Do you wonder how your life is going to make sense? My book “When I Stopped Remembering Tomorrow” shares a walk through my life as I overcome some pretty tragic events and learn to fall in love with who I am. In doing so, I met God on the way. This book is a very honest look at my journey to loving the God I thought I knew.

Music & Musings: “Simple” by People & Songs

Is receiving God’s love simple or complicated? The song “Simple” by People & Songs made me reflect on my relationship with God and my journey these past four years.

Fireside Chat: JRenee of No Honey Makeup & Shell Vera of The Essential Creative

Shell Vera and JRenee Burgess sit to discuss business, beauty, faith, and going after your dreams with conviction in this Fireside Chat launched this week on The Essential Creative.

Love Is

Originally posted on Shell Vera: Poetry & Fiction:
What Does Love Look Like? Love is giving of myself until I can’t give anymore yet not losing myself within you. It is surrendering my all to you, even when you haven’t given anything to me;…

Movies & Meditation: When You Realize You’re A Showman…

Originally posted on Eyes Straight Ahead – Shell Vera:
My daughter and I finally sat down and watched The Greatest Showman a few months ago. It quickly became one of our favorite movies because of its message of hope, love, and possibility. Why did…

When the Church Has Hurt You… (An Open Letter to Those Hurt by the Church)

Originally posted on Eyes Straight Ahead – Shell Vera:
Dear Person Who Has Been Hurt by the Church, ? I am sorry. ? I am sorry that as a church we have become more concerned with beautiful buildings than bleeding hearts. That we have…