Entering the Promised Land

And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight. Numbers 13:33

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Many times people want to remind you of who you used to be and what you use to do when in all reality your past is not who you are now, especially if you have accepted Christ into your life.

When God was leading the Israelites (who were slaves in Egypt) into the promised land, they had went to survey the land which GOD was about to give them. Many of them came back fearful, not on the bases of what they saw, but of how they saw themselves.

Christ Transforms us in a way that He creates a new thing, we are a NEW CREATION. You can either continue to see yourself on the basis of who you used to be or understand that your GOD goes before you and has instilled within you, GREATNESS.

Don’t be pushed by your past be lead by your dreams.

I’m sure you’ve seen this phrase floating around some where on the net. Sometimes the fear of our past can push us where we don’t want to go. You are more than what the Crowd is or says you are, you are more than your past. You have the strength that All Mighty GOD has given you through the Sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

You are more powerful than you can ever imagine.

As you go through this week, Face your fears. No matter what they are because they are based on your past not on your present, nor how Great your GOD is. You are stronger, smarter and more talented than what your past can ever say about you.

Rise up with Faith and you will see GOD open new dimensions in your life. ♥

Be Blessed!

Hosanna in the Highest!!!

For His Love & Glory,
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Pep talk! Trusting God.

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ Mark 12:30
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Do you love God?

We all can be afraid of the storms…

But do you understand the depth of love He has for you?

In the bible it says we should all be like children to enter the kingdom of heaven.

It wasn’t until I, myself was blessed with my own son that this registered with me.

I saw my son fearless because he knew I was there for him. He’s comfortable in doing anything because he knows I’m there for him.

I see his love for me in his confidence in me and that just bonds us all the more.

We can say ‘I love you’ but how can we display it to an all knowing, All powerful God?

When we let go of the illusion of control and start truly trusting God we will find our relationship with Him grow that much more.

Loving God is as easy as trusting Him.

Today as you go on through this week Know that GOD, creator of the Heavens and Earth Loves YOU! So why not put your trust and Confidence in Jesus.

Trust HIM.

When things seem unfair, when you can’t see whats in front of you and your past seems to be chasing you.

TRUST HIM.

The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Deuteronomy 31:8

Hosanna in the Highest!!!

Video of the Day: I am the Lord your GOD

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Pep Talk! Have Faith.

“Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” Mathew 14:28

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I didn’t know, that having a child can bring about so many emotions, so many feelings and so many desires and unfortunately fears.

But it’s just like God to soothe and still the turbulent waters with a still small voice.

It’s hard, it’s hard at times to hear God through our own thoughts emotions and fears, which can get jumbled up into a mess that listening is just… so hard.

Sometimes all it takes is, trust. To trust God.

And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. Matthew 8:26

As you go on into this new week be confident that you can trust God in your situation in your storms no matter how raging. You can call out to Jesus and He’ll give you all you need to walk through and on to the impossible.

Just remember in order to hear that still small voice you have to still your own doubts and fears, allowing yourself to trust in the Lord. Not in what you see, nor in what you feel, just trusting in HIS love for you, you will be amazined and surprised on how HE alone can still those waters.

Until Next Time! Ciao!

Hosanna in the Highest!!!

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God & the City… Rainy Days.

 He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. Matthew 5:45

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Hellllllo and Good day! Phew! So much has transpired since the last time we’ve interacted 🙂 I just gotta take a praise brake!

HALLELUJAH!

Rainy Days? Well today where we’re  at, it’s a snowy day. It snowed last night! Isn’t that awesome! Thankful that North Carolina does not snow like Upstate New York! I praise you Jesus!

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As you  may have read in my previous post I’m going through a Re-brand of Natural True Beauty, and it’s not without pain.

There are moments we can feel that we are doing everything we believe that is required by God to live a blessed life. We may even look at the other side of the fence and ask God, “Lord those people live in sin, why is their grass green and mine hasn’t even started to bud!” hehe or something in that form. Or “God, they don’t even go to church and you gave them everything I asked for!” Or “Why…Lord haven’t I received my blessings!!” (and you shake your fist, or not)

We all get the benefits of basking in the sun and going through the storms of life. We all live and go through life! Yes we can rely and hold on to the promises of GOD, but we can’t sit on our high horse and judge the grass on the other side. When we don’t know what they have sown, where they are in their lives or what they do behind the closet. (maybe pray?)

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:7-9

One thing I’ve learned the hard way,

You can’t look at whats going on, on the other side of the fence.

You have to tend to your own garden, guided by the grace of GOD! If not your grass will not be green let alone bud.

The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. Mathew 7:25

No matter what anyone is doing or not doing, remember when you wait and trust in GOD you are building your House on the ROCK!

I loved this verse:

“Who is this that obscures my plans with words without knowledge? Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me. “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Tell me, if you understand. Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it? Job 38:2-5

We can’t begin to understand GOD, nor His plans for us but we certainly can rest and be assured that HE loves us so much that He’s written it down for us, He’s sent His son to die for us and He’s suffered for US.

So stop looking at the other’s house, because you never know when a rainy day will come.

Question GOD? What if God questions you?

Be Blessed. ♥

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Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; Proverbs 3:5

Hosanna in the Highest!!!

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God & the City…To be honest

Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. Matthew 5:48

 photo DSCF1611_zps413e7fa6.jpgThe hubby took this at Redress Raleigh Fashion Expo that took place November 16th!

This past few weeks have been a handful, or should I say this last past month of November has been…Whoa.

Not only with the excitement of Doing a fashion show, but also with all that comes from having a start-up business, a little one and a family.
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Yes I was and am thankful that God provided a way for me to do and be apart of something amazing. Not only have I been blessed to partake in this endeavor but I have also been blessed to use my gifts and talents to honor God.

 photo DSCF1614_zps25c46590.jpgIt was amazing for me, after receiving so many no’s. That people actually wanted to work with me and be apart of something that I am doing even if I talk a lot about Jesus and so much about GOD.

I was flabbergasted, that not only was I able to do a cool show that I was also able to hook up with Molly

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from Still being Molly

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and Dani with King BMX,

To praise GOD with Hillsong, like right after the event on November 18th!

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 photo DSCF1627_zps867c681a.jpgI was over joyed and knew this was all GOD!!!! I have no idea what GOD has in store for me, for those around me and my household. Praise God, thank you Jesus!!

“However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived” — the things God has prepared for those who love him–” 1 Corinthians 2:9

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It was a full house ya!

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It wasn’t until 2:30 in the morning feeling over whelmed with business, home life and thinking of my precious gift from God (my currently 3month baby boy) that I received revelation and God gave me peace.

After throwing myself in His precious alter of grace, clutching my bible and sincerely begging Jesus to help me the same words that I had given my anxious friend, God had given to me.

When Jesus speaks of being perfect, He doesn’t mean by our own works. When we accept Jesus into our hearts, God doesn’t see our sin, He sees His son JESUS, perfect and blameless. We have Christ within us. We become a new creation!

It dawn to me, what exactly is picking up the cross? And what did Jesus mean with “willing to lose his life

Another verse that God had graciously given to me was “we will reap a harvest if we faint not.

Those words I have been repeating to myself daily because to be honest it has been hard.

Not only was I overwhelmed with my first fashion show, which God had given me His amazing Grace to do and complete, Not only was I able to go to see Hillsong live (which is so awesome and incredible) with amazing Ladies in Christ. I also was hit with having to do a re-shoot because one of the photographers equipment had sadly been stolen. After thinking I can rest a bit. O_O

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 photo DSCF1692_zps1e2bc522.jpgThere were so many creative individuals in this one place it was redonkulous. Serious. I saw the director of CAM among others. Crazy, crazy creative.

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I had a mini conversation with God.
I asked Him. “Lord, I have heard it said that you can either work in the flesh or in the spirit, I’m tired and overwhelm, does this mean that I’m working in the flesh?”

Then God had given to me this verse “you shall reap if you faint not” and with it it’s revelation.

This verse wasn’t put together for those who are rested. It was put together for those specifically who are tired as a reminder that if they do not give in they shall reap a reward.

It was almost as if God was saying to me it’s not going to be easy and you are going to have moments that you want to give up that’s why it is written the way it is because any one doing work will feel like giving up and it’s just a reminder not to.

Then I was rejuvenated by His love and how He just brings everything into perspective or should I say a different perspective.

Sometimes we can get to caught up in being in the situation and the pain. Losing sight of the truth and why we’re doing what we’re doing.

It’s all for His Glory, and yes you are going to feel days that you want to give up that you think you can’t go on. But remember you will reap a reward if you faint not.

Until Next Time! Ciao!

Give me Faith

Hosanna in the Highest!!!

For His Love & Glory,
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