Do you feel successful? Lately, I haven’t. I have been feeling down about where my life has led me. I worked so hard to get my business degree and then later went on to get my Human Resources Professional Designation. And as I worked in the Human Resources field, I went back to school again to get my Provincial Instructors Diploma.Continue reading “Do You Feel Successful?”
It’s been a while since I’ve written on my blog. I stopped because I got scared. Some people told me I shouldn’t be sharing personal things to the world, that it will damage my family and reputation. Honestly, I didn’t want it to affect me or my actions, but it did.Continue reading “It’s not a Coincidence”
Today was one of those days that felt crushing. The heaviness of financial burden and health concerns for family members consumed me. One of those days where any little thing, like someone saying hello to you in a comforting voice, would bring embarrassing tears.Continue reading “What to do on those BAD days!”
“If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it.” Matthew 16:25 (NLT)
“Will you reverse your vasectomy so we can have another baby?” I sobbed.
“No way! Are you crazy? We already have three and aren’t going for a fourth. We decided I would get a vasectomy for a reason.”
Me: “No way God, I can’t do that”.
God: “Yes, you can Andrea. Use the money you have been setting aside for tithing and buy as many of Roy’s books as you can to hand out at his Celebration of Life.”
Me: “But I can’t. It will be awkward. Roy’s son is my ex-boyfriend. The last time we saw each other, it didn’t end well. I haven’t seen him in over 15 years and who knows if he even wants me there.”
God: “Andrea, this is important.”
Me: “But I don’t even know where to start.”
God: “Text Bill Sr. and ask him how to get in contact with Roy’s wife.”
Me: “Ok I will try, but I don’t even know if this is you talking to me or if this is some sort of crazy idea that just popped into my head. I really hope it’s not the latter.”Continue reading “Extraordinary Lies Outside Your Comfort Zone”
Lately, I’ve been feeling stuck. Like I just don’t know what my next move should be. Where am I going with my writing and why am I even doing it. It’s not easy to talk about some of the stuff I have talked about and it makes me feel vulnerable which is the exact opposite of how I want to feel.Continue reading “God is Alive and he is Good, Let’s Speak Up and Talk About it”