Category: Life’s Moments

#WINNING

Have you ever wanted to #WIN at something so bad that you talk yourself out of it or write-it-off before you ever even begin to try? Well that was me yesterday as I was discussing the matter of changing up some things in my daily diet with my fellow Girlfriends. I was so quick to respond “I’m just SCARED lol” and then they asked “but why?” And then I had the nerve to say “to fail” (I know shame on me). So this morning I decided to define both scared and failure:

Scared – thrown into or being in a state of fear, fright, or panic

Failure – lack of success, a falling short, a state of inability to perform a normal function, omission of occurrence or performance

But wait that’s not how I would describe myself! I know what the Bible says and declares for my life so how dare I speak so lightly of it.

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. ~ 2 Timothy 1:7 (KJV)

So on today I just want to encourage you ladies that no matter what it is your facing (financial difficulties, weight gain, anxiety, depression, etc.) every morning you awake to a new day, new mercies, another chance to #WIN in life. Don’t allow fear or failure to try and dictate your life! When you hear that little voice saying you CAN’T at something, stand firm on God’s promises and respond back with the attitude of “well devil just what if I actually DO succeed, now what” #WINNING

You fail if you don’t attempt and you will never know if you’ll succeed if you never try. ~ E. Ford

And with that – let’s make life each and every day about #WINNING with Jesus!

But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. ~ 1 Corinthians 15:57 (KJV)

Have a wonderful weekend ladies!

Joy for Your Day,

Take the Limits Off

No limits, no boundaries, I see increase all around me…

It is typical at the top of a new year to be inspired to start fresh with new goals and aspirations to reach before the next year rolls in. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that, in fact that is exactly what we should be doing, pushing harder to do better. Within the first month most people are still on the new year high but say after about March, maybe April that starts to die down. Life happens and some of those goals and plans get put on the back burner. Eventually you start feeling like this is life and those dreams become a distant memory, or a thought of what could have been. Why does this happen year in and year out. Why do we allow life circumstances to limit us to only the ins and outs of a typical day? Think about it for a minute.

This is usually my story, or has been in the past. I start off in a good place, speak a good game, but deep down struggle with believing that it will and can actually happen. I proclaim with my lips that I trust the Lord with all my being, but in my heart struggle with doubt and fear far too much. I see it happen for others around me and though it feels good to say, it’s going to happen for me too, never really go after it and instead sit back and wait for it to magically appear in my lap. I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of living this way. I am ready for SO much more out of life. I have missed SO many opportunities in the past but guess what, the bulk stops here! I am tired of thinking about the shoulda, coulda, woulda in my life. I’m ready to take some action and not just think it but begin to speak it more and most importantly live it. The Lord has blessed me with far too many gifts and talents and I refuse to continue to just sit on them.

I’m taking the limits completely off in 2017. In every aspect of my life, I’m removing all the limits. I will no longer live in fear, in bondage, in doubt. I can’t anymore. How can I proclaim to be a child of the most high and operate in fear. Both can not dwell in the same place. I make my baby repeat this all the time when she feels scared and its time for mommy to do the same:

“For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control].” ~ 2 Timothy 1:7

It’s time to activate that power within me through that of the Holy Spirit and trust that He will open mighty doors when the time is right. But until He does it is my responsibility to serve Him whole-heartedly, without limit, give Him a bigger Yes, and believe that if it is in His perfect will for my life then it will be done. I can no longer just speak it but I have to truly believe that certain things are going to happen in my life.

 “Jesus said to him, “[You say to Me,] ‘If You can?’ All things are possible for the one who believes and trusts [in Me]!” ~ Mark 9:23

And I cannot only limit it to the large things in life, but the small things too. I have a laundry list of things up before the Lord ranging from the right school for Sweet Pea next year, to home ownership (it is going to happen this year!), to financial freedom, to increased business opportunities, the list goes on and on. I am finally at a place where I am excited about what is getting ready to happen. In years past I have said “This will be my year” but this year’s declaration is different. Not only will this be my year for many things, but I’m opening that declaration to say that the restraints and the limits have been removed and now the sky is the limit. I’m going higher from here. Higher in my worship, higher in my praise, higher in my surrendered Yes, higher in my assignment, essentially higher in life! I’m ready for that which the Lord has prepared for me. I’m happy to be in a place to say that I’m excited and its all because there are no limits, no boundaries and I can now see increase all around me…

Now to Him who is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams], according to His power that is at work within us,” ~ Ephesians 3:20

Peace & Blessings,

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I’m Just NOT READY!

Long hallways, school bell, huge cafeteria, teachers, TAs, core classes, electives, recess, before & after care…..you guessed it…Kindergarten and I’m just NOT READY!!!

I recently just started going on magnet school tours to get a feel for the school that I want Sweet Pea to attend next year and it is a bit much. There is just SO much to consider. There are SO many different school based themes and tracks to consider and ultimately I just want what is best for my Sweet Pea. On top of all of that my emotions are on an all time high! I think its worse this time than what I described in my previous post, I Got the Blues, when I talked about my feelings with her starting preschool. This time its the real thing. When she enters that school next August, she will no longer be my baby, she will be a big girl like for real and y’all I am just NOT READY!!!

I was a soldier during the first tour, but yesterday was a little different. As the magnet coordinator and school principal walked us down the halls, showing us the ins and outs of their programs I could feel the anxiety rise and tears start to well. I had to swallow hard a few times as I watched the kids working hard in their classrooms and picturing my Sweet Pea there with them. When we went in the cafeteria I almost lost it! All I could see in my mind was Sweet Pea walking with her tray, trying to find a seat and I just wanted to scream. And to make matters worse this is when a question was posed by another parent asking if the kindergartners are escorted to their classes and to lunch and the answer was NO! **insert distressed emoji** What do you mean no? What if my baby gets lost? In my mind all I see is her clammed up crying because she doesn’t know where to go which will make me cry because I will not there to help her. (Tears welling up again)

Every night when I put Sweet Pea in bed, after she has said her prayers and I love yous and kisses have been given, she always asks if I’m going to stay with her tomorrow. During the week, my reply is always “no mommy has to go to work tomorrow” to which her response is “No mommy I want you to stay with me”. I think this is the brink of my anxiety and all of this emotion, knowing that I can’t be with her at all times and one day her desires will change and she will be on her own path in life. In my mind and in my heart she will always be my sweet, sweet 4lb 8oz baby that will always need and depend on me. And although l will always be here for her I just have to accept that its time to let her go and allow her to develop into her own person. And to think I want to have another baby and go thru this all over again LOL!

I need for y’all to pray for me, like for real. I know that I am not the only mother that has gone through this process, and I may be a little dramatic in how I’m dealing with it all, but I need my Girlfriends to back me up because I’m just NOT READY!

Peace & Blessings,

Dancing in the Rain

Today was a cold, rainy day here in NC. Days like this tend to be viewed as depressing, doom and gloom if you will. The perfect weather for staying in the bed, focusing on all things “sad” or reflecting on what is currently not going the way we think. Why is that? Why do we allow our mood to alter due to the weather? That’s another topic for another day. Anyway back to my thoughts for today. Typically on days like today, my Sweet Pea loves to jump in the puddles. It could be raining cats and dogs, while I’m trying to seek shelter to protect our hair, she prefers to take an extra second to simply enjoy the rain. She finds joy in what she’s focused on, her current situation (the puddle), regardless of what’s going on around her. Stick with me, I’m going somewhere with this.

Today I want to take a moment to encourage my single sisters. I was talking to one of the girlfriends the other day about the dating scene. I’ve been out of the game for almost 8 years now, but would like to think I am still able to give pointers here or there to someone still in their season of singleness. As we all know, we are officially in the midst of engagement season. As we get closer to Christmas, the engagement announcements will begin to pop up left and right. For someone who desires to post their own, however it’s not in physical sight right now, this could be slightly discouraging. While you may be happy for your newly engaged sister, deep down you are wishing it were you. While there is nothing wrong with that, if you wallow in it for too long it could make matters worse for you. How do I know? Because I’ve been there…

I’ve never told Girlfriend Tamara this, but when she and her husband got engaged I felt some type of way about it. I remember sitting in the restaurant on a cold and rainy night, at the table clapping and cheering with everyone else, yet screaming on the inside. You see, hubby and I met and started dating before she and her husband and in that moment I was angry because that was supposed to me. In that season of life I wanted SO badly to become a wife. That was ALL I was focused on. I would ask hubby constantly when he was going to propose to me instead of being patient and enjoying our courtship. I should have left it alone and put all of that energy in celebrating with my sister because it was her moment, not mine. Now don’t get me wrong I was (and still am) extremely happy for her. At the time I was being extremely selfish, self-centered and childish. I wanted a ring and was blinded by the bling. I could have saved myself from a lot of sleepless nights if I would have taken my eyes and thoughts off what I desired and put them back on what mattered, the Lord. I think I was somewhat angry with Him as well. But how many of us know regardless of the tantrum we throw, He was and is the One that holds the timeline of our lives. If I would have gotten engaged in the wrong season, I may not have made it to where I am now.

woman-1030944_1920What am I saying today? All of my single sisters be encouraged in your season of singleness. It’s natural to have a desire to be married, it’s a part of why you were created and a part of the purpose that is yet to be revealed in you. Just do not allow it to consume you like it did me. I missed out on so many opportunities because I was so focused on the next season instead of enjoying the current one. This season may seem doom and gloom at times, and you may have some days where you would just rather stay in bed wallowing in your sorrow, I get it. But just like my Sweet Pea you have to find a “puddle” and enjoy the moment. If you have gotten off track, put your focus and trust back in the Master knowing that all things will work for your good despite how you feel. Push past your emotions and feelings and instead rejoice in this moment today. Take this time to embrace and appreciate your season of singleness, enjoy life to the fullest, and instead of waiting on it to change, simply learn to dance in the rain…

that He will give the rain for your land in its season, the early [fall] rain and the late [spring] rain, so that you may gather in your grain and your new wine and your [olive] oil. ~ Deuteronomy 11:14 AMP

Peace & Blessings,

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Reflections

reflections(singing) Looking back over my years, I guess, I’ve shedded some tears… Hey girls! Its Friday [woot woot] we’ve made it! And if you’re still singing Teddy P in your heads please “LET IT GO” lol.  Today I want to take a moment to reflect on life. I know this is something typically done at the end of the year and people start thinking of New Year’s resolutions, but my reflecting is related to the 33rd year of my life. See Sunday is my birthday (YAY ME!) and I must tell you that last year this time was really different for me. I wish I could paint this beautiful picture for you and say the most wonderfully pleasing things that you hear in the movies and on tv. BUT that wasn’t how my life was setup! See I was going through – existing in an unhappy marriage, failing in motherhood, and drowning in financial woes. I was ready to walk away and mentally I think I had walked away. It took lots of prayers, counseling, and an unexpected blessing from God to change my attitude, to open my eyes to what was really going on in my life. He had to put me in a place to where I could only seek after Him. He needed me and I needed Him. So in this time, I had to woMAN-up, I had to keep a Word in my heart and mouth at all times. Scriptures like:

Marriage is honourable in all – Hebrews 13:4

Her children rise up and bless her – Proverbs 31:28

This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him and saved him out of all his troubles – Psalm 34:6

Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward – Psalm 127:3

Girlfriends, facing the realities of life is difficult. People will hurt you, but God will protect you. He’s never put more on you than you can bear. He’s always there – never leaves you nor forsakes you. This is my reflection on year 33. (I warned you, it wasn’t pretty) And I can now say that I’m entering into a new year of my life in a once-again happy marriage, progressing in motherhood, and tackling debt. God has opened and closed so many doors for me and my family. I look forward to so many many blessings for year 34! I serve a BIG GOD that wants to elevate and promote me (and you too).

Let’s pray – God we thank you for the uncontrollable things of life. Although Its human nature for us want to cry out woes and question why, we give you praises for what you’ve done. As we live out this last month in 2016, we ask that you draw us nearer to you. Let us be quiet and still, so that we may hear from you. Now, God I ask that you would bless the person reading this, give them the confidence and awareness to know you are God, all mighty, all powerful, all loving. No matter what they are facing and will face, remind them that there is nothing too hard for you. We give you thanks for life and pray that we reflect your love in our daily lives. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

I leave you with this song, please stay encouraged.

Joy for Your Day,

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Finish Strong

We are 32 days away from a new year..a fresh start. Looking back over 2016 there were so many plans that we had for the year. We were pumped up and confident that we would accomplish every single goal on our vision board. This was going to be “our year”. But did it happen? Have you taken the time to re-evaluate your goals and plans for 2016 to see how many you actually achieved?

road-908176_192032 more days…

I have taken the time to look back and I am not pleased by what I see. Sure I’ve hit a few goals, gotten closer to achieving some, and then there are those that I have not touched at all. I’ve started and stopped this weight loss journey I don’t know how many times(currently on a hiatus), said that I was going to read more only to add more books to the untouched stack, declared that I would spend less and save more, only to blown my allowance on Target clearance time and time again. I have set my alarm to get up an hour earlier to spend some much-needed quiet time with my Father, only to hit he snooze button more times than I should. These are a just a few from my “short list” but trust me I could go on and on.

Again, we have 32 more days…

If you didn’t quite reach the mark, as I have not, we still have time. There is no need to wallow in the shoulda, coulda, woulda, now is the time for action. Once you have looked over your list, write a new one that outlines how you will achieve or get closer to achieving those untouched goals before the clock strikes 12 on January 1st. It’s so easy to develop the “forget it” attitude and declare that you will start fresh in the new year. Why not start now? It has been proven that it takes 21 days to develop a new habit. Guess what? We have 32 so there is no reason why we can’t get a jump-start to finishing this year strong!

Take it one step at a time. Set achievable smaller goals that will lead you to successfully obtain the larger ones. Lord knows I am dreading the thought of starting this weight loss journey again, but I’m determined to do it! Instead of trying to do it all at once, working out and diet, I’m going to work on my eating habits for the next 32 days. That way when I return to boot camp in January, I will have (hopefully, just being real lol) already crossed this “small goal” off my list and am able to tackle the next and eventually see the fruits of my labor!

This is one example of how I plan to get started, what’s yours? We have 32 more days to finish strong.

So now finish this, so that your eagerness in desiring it may be equaled by your completion of it, according to your ability.
~2 Corinthians 8:11 AMP

Peace & Blessings,

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Give Thanks

Yo is tomorrow seriously Thanksgiving? Like where has this year gone? Whew okay let’s get to the point of today’s post. I know my title sounds a bit cliché, but tis the season, right? This is the time of year that we gather with our families and give thanks for family, life and health. All “good” things of sort. Nothing wrong with that, you should do that however today, me being me, I want to look at giving thanks from a different perspective.

Sunday’s Word was eye-opening and quite convicting for me. Pastor spoke from the subject “Giving Thanks for His Will”. In his message he reminded us that we should give thanks in every area of our lives, specifically in our past, our current status, in everything that God did not give me, and in my unseen future. I have to be honest and tell you that it stung just a bit. I like to think that I’m a positive person, but after listening to this message, I saw areas where I complain more than I should. I realized that at times I can focus more on what I don’t have or how something is not going the way that I think it should, instead of thanking the Lord for the experience and moving forward. When given the opportunity I went to the altar to repent and vow to do better in this area. I left feeling pumped up thinking this will be a great week, I’m going to find every chance that I can to simply say thank you. You guessed it, the perfect set up for a test…

gratitude-1251137_1920I’ve been challenged in a few areas this week and its only Wednesday. Really Lord, that’s how you do? lol Specifically I’ve been challenged in a memory of my past. This time last year I was pregnant with what would have now been my 4 month old baby. I thought I had moved past the anger, the pain, the disappointment but instead have been haunted by the memories of the events that led up to my miscarriage. All I see on social media are pregnancy announcements, videos of babies being born, precious newborn pictures and I found myself becoming obsessed with the idea of getting pregnant again. My husband and I have talked about it however decided together to leave it in the Lord’s hands. Even with this agreement I found myself secretly begging, pleading even for the Lord to allow it to happen now. I haven’t slept well all week dreaming of babies only to wake up and face my reality. Just that quick I forgot everything I said at the altar on Sunday.

So Its time to bring it back in, encourage myself and more importantly encourage you today. For some reason, one that I may never understand, the Lord decided to take my angel back to Heaven with Him. Although the thought and the memory of what could have been hurt me deeply, it had to happen. This miscarriage had to take place in my life so that I am able to share my experience with another woman who may be experiencing the same thing. If I made it (am making it) through this, so can you. Your past may harbor different types of pains or situations that you don’t quite understand, but today on this Thanksgiving Eve, I want to encourage you to give thanks anyway. Look past your feelings and simply say “Thank You”. It had to happen sis in order for you to have a better present life and an even better brighter future. We don’t know what tomorrow holds, but we do know who holds tomorrow and He has it all in control. And guess what, if He allowed you to live through it, He’s given you an even greater reason to thank Him. Every piece of the puzzle is for a reason and for a purpose and for that we should give thanks.

So before you dive into the great spread tomorrow, take a moment to say thank you for all things. For every good, bad and indifferent thing that has happened in my life and for those things that are yet to come, God I thank you. I (we) owe that to you.

in every situation [no matter what the circumstances] be thankful and continually give thanks to God; for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 AMP

Peace & Blessings,

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Don’t Call It A Comeback

In the words of Lil Kim “I been gone for a minute now I’m back at the jump off…” and YASSS indeed I’m so glad to be back! So let’s just simply put it as, I’m back from maternity leave LOL. Well hello, hello my dear girlfriends! How the heck have y’all been?!?! (really, please do tell me down in the comments) It’s been soooooo long and I can’t believe its taken me this long to come back, I’ve missed my girlfriends!

These past 6 months I’ve truly been living life, taking the good right along with the bad. I’m officially back at work and the blog! I feel like we have just so much to catch up on: meeting Princess Gabby, labor & delivery, breastfeeding & pumping, weddings & events, family trials & triumphs, and battling this weight honey! That’s all to come to you ladies as we close out 2016 and enter into 2017.

So last we talked I was conversing with you all about having the best intentions. My life six months ago was moving far to fast for me to even stop and catch my breath. I was beginning to feel doubtful, but we know that God is faithful and that all things work together, right? And now here I am, working in that new position, having made dinner to feed my family before bible study, lunches & bags packed along with clothes laid out for the morning, and sitting here with my two-month-old daughter resting in my arms as I type this blog post for the week. I’m surviving each and every day even though the finish line seems oh so far away. I now have so much more to live for and I’m making the necessary adjustments so that I don’t just have good intentions but that I live them out. I’m understanding the importance of certain things in my life and I’m happy for that growth. We all can benefit from re-evaluating the things in our lives and ranking them to be sure we haven’t allowed the wrong things (perhaps social media, shopping, gossip…) come before the most important things (God, family, work…). And please don’t feel bad about it, it happens to the best of us… just commit to doing it right from that moment forward.

Let all things be done decently and in order. – I Corinthians 14:40

So I just wanted to briefly say hello and that I’m back!! and looking forward to sharing with you all each week. I pray that God has done and is doing some miraculous things in each of your individual lives.

As always Happy Friday!

Joy for Your Day,

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Stamp Me INTIMIDATED

Transparent Moment…

At times I can be easily intimidated and allow those feelings to get the best of me. Shocking huh? (Maybe not lol) No but seriously I try to keep on a tough exterior even through moments when I am crumbling apart inside. And I know that I’m not the only one that feels this way. Think about it for a moment and be honest with yourself. While I have your attention, let me be a bit more specific and dive right into this thing…

Webster’s dictionary defines the word intimidate as:

to make timid or fearful :  frighten; especially :  to compel or deter by or as if by threats <tried to intimidate a witness>

Can you relate to any part of that definition? I can and in more ways than one. I find myself comparing my position or stature to that of my counter parts and sometimes feeling as though I just don’t amount up. Thoughts will run through my mind such as “We’re the same age and I haven’t accomplished half as much as her” or “Wow she is a really great writer and has a lot to offer, my little blog posts will never compare”. If I’m not hit from this angle of intimidation, I’m hit with it from the angle of people’s negative comments and/or feedback which then causes me to become timid and shy back from the whole thing. And if not that I’m ready to completely throw in the towel and doubt myself even more. Here is an example. I haven’t really verbally shared this blog with a lot of people like I should. Yes I share my posts on social media and yes I wear our t-shirt, but do not push it as much in face to face interactions. I’ve shied away from doing that because of the unknown perception of others. Recently my Pastor pronounced blessings over my writing and blog posts during Bible Study (thank you sir) and since then I have felt like the pressure is on. My “not so secret” secret is out. People are waiting for the next post and I am now afraid of the feedback that I may or may not receive. But why though? Why do the opinions of other people matter?

They don’t! Just as simple as that. If I continue to fall victim to these thoughts I will continue to push myself further and further away from my destiny. It’s in these moments that I have to remind myself who I belong to, that I am purposed by Him and how He feels about me. I am reminded of Psalms 139:14

I will give thanks and praise to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well.

He then reminds me of 2 Timothy 1:7

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control].

He created me in His own image and for that reason alone the thoughts of others should not make me nor break me. Sure I want to be a people pleaser but that is not why He created me, nor is it why He has appointed me with this assignment or gifting. Everything that I do should be to please Him and uplift His Kingdom. I can’t allow anything to get in the way of that, including my feelings of insecurity or intimidation. After all if He didn’t already know that I was capable of completing the task, He would have never assigned it to me.

dont-stop-shining-just-because-other-people-are-intimidated-by-3664419Today I want to leave you with the same piece of encouragement. Don’t allow anything to deter you from reaching your destiny and fulfilling your purpose. As women it is easy to get caught up in the opinions of others or better yet our own perceptions of others’ opinions. Stop reading too much into it. Don’t let it get the best of you. And above all else, never forget how your Father in Heaven feels about you. There is no need to be or feel intimidated knowing just how much He loves you. He knows you inside and out and yet still loves you in spite of it all. Be reaffirmed by that and stand strong in it.

You’ve got this girlfriend! Shine bright but not in your own light, in His.

Therefore, my beloved brothers and sisters, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord [always doing your best and doing more than is needed], being continually aware that your labor [even to the point of exhaustion] in the Lord is not futile nor wasted [it is never without purpose].- 1 Corinthians 15:58

Peace & Blessings,

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Back Like We Never Left

This past weekend was one for the books. It was my alma mater’s homecoming, NC State, and I actually participated this year. Well somewhat lol The gospel choir that I sang in while in school, New Horizons Choir, held its 40th Anniversary, and while I did not participate in the actual reunion; I did get the chance to attend the concert and see some old yet familiar faces. This reunion was nice, but wasn’t the reunion that really mattered the most this weekend. I was able to link back up with my college crew after 11 long years of seeing one another.

The Hex is what we called ourselves in school. Why you ask? Because there was 6 of us! LOL! Clever right? lol Well it was to a group of 18 year olds lol. We shared some of the best times in college, and also some of the worst. Although we rolled tight in those first couple of years, near the end the group disbanded and eventually faded away completely. Why? Most of us couldn’t even remember the reason(s) but yet and still were happy to see one another once again. Once all together, well almost together as we were missing one member, we reconnected as if we had never lost a beat! We laughed, we talked, we cried and reminisced over all the foolishness we partook in during those great college years. It was a night that we didn’t want to end. We were back like we never left, our true friendship rekindled.rekindled_friendships_often_burn

 

What is my point today?  The point is to get you thinking about that sister or friend that you need to call and have a conversation with. It might just be time for that relationship to be reunited. As women we are so quick to write someone off over something petty when it can easily be resolved. Yeah I know what you are thinking, some of those relationships are good where they are, but what if they aren’t? What if we are harboring feelings that really have no meaning and could potentially be hindering a solid friendship. My friends and I sat at the table Saturday night and each gave our take on what happened. Half of us didn’t even remember and could only put minute pieces to the puzzle. After trying to piece it together we all realized that our friendships should have never ended. We saw how we missed vital pieces to one another’s lives all from a simple misunderstanding or interpretation. We then understood after 11 years what each other meant to another. We saw the need of the reunion and vowed that night to not allow another 11 years to pass before we saw one another again. And to make that moment even more significant, we sealed it in a group prayer.

I hope this has you thinking. Life is too short. The Hex was there for me during some tough times and I am forever grateful to them for that. We have some lost time to get caught up on and I can’t wait to rebuild our relationships but this time with spouses and children. 🙂 The Hex is back like we never left and now its your turn to do the same. Don’t hesitate and don’t waste another minute. Pick up the phone, send a FB message, shoot her a DM on Instagram, whatever it takes. Move past your feelings or perception of what happened and allow the Lord to use you to put that relationship back on course. We all need our girlfriends, those from the past and the present.

As iron sharpens iron, So one man sharpens [and influences] another [through discussion]. – Proverbs 27:17 AMP

Peace and Blessings,

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