Category: Life’s Moments

She’s Watching Me

No wait, watch mommy do it.

I find myself saying this to Sweet Pea quite often when I’m showing her something new or correcting the way she’s currently doing something. I’m her mommy, that’s what I do. I enjoy those teachable moments and look forward to those that are yet to come. Outside of those moments, I’m starting to realize that she’s watching me even when I don’t notice. She is quite the look parrot and likes to copy things that I say, my mannerisms, shadowing my every move. When I catch her in those moments it simply makes my heart melt.

As a parent its typical to want your child to be better and go above and beyond that which you have accomplished. Sounds cliché, but it is one of my truest desires. I try so hard not to worry about her, but I do. I want to protect her, shield her from any and every type of harm that could potentially come her way. Although I miss that sweet newborn stage, I wouldn’t trade my 4-year-old mini me for anything in this world. I appreciate her innocence, her inquisitiveness (even when she asks a million questions at a time lol), her imagination. **Deep sigh** Can she stay this small forever? lol

She is my motivation to want to do better. She is the drive that keeps me going on my worst days. I can’t let baby girl down, she’s watching me. On the days I feel like I’m failing as my role of mother, her love for me makes me feel like super woman and pushes me to keep pressing on. I want her to grow up to be proud of me like I am of my mother. I want her to know that mommy did all of this for her.

Moral of the story today, I take pride in my title of mother. God has blessed me with my own little accountability partner. I have to watch my words, my actions because she’s watching me. I can’t expect her to be great if I’m not showing her the same. Every day is not perfect, nor will it be, but I promise to put forth every effort to get as close as possible, just because she’s watching me.


Her children rise up and call her blessed (happy, prosperous, to be admired) – Proverbs 31:28

Peace & Blessings,

sig KT

Dream Again

Growing up, what did you dream about? Did you see yourself as a doctor (like me), a lawyer, a ballerina? What did the 5 year old you see yourself doing at 30? Take a second to think about it.

Now fast forward to present tense, where are your dreams now? Or have you stopped dreaming? Has life caught up with you and those things you once desired have now just become a dream deferred? Don’t feel bad, it happens to the best of us. I know it has happened to me more than once. We (I) get so consumed with the ins and outs of daily life that we forget about those things that we desire deep down. But its time to cut that out. We still have breath in our bodies, we still have the ability to get it done, we just have to take the first step and that is to simply dream again…

block-1512119_1920When my Girlfriends. and I started this blog, as I’ve told you previously, I only saw it as a new hobby. I didn’t know at the time the magnitude of said project. This has become so much more to me. It has allowed me to find my purpose and has increased my passion for the art. This may just be a weekly read for you, but its become a part of life for me. I want to do so much more than just give you a weekly post. I have the desire to see Girlfriends. as a brand. We can move from just the blog to posting video polls on Instagram, hosting live Periscope or Facebook Live Girl Talk sessions, selling Girlfriends. t-shirts that promote successful sisterhood and unite woman all over. Right now these are just ideas, but those ideas can turn into strong desires, and then into a dream. We can then take that dream and start writing out a plan and place a petition up to our Heavenly Father and pray that if it aligns with His Will. Once confirmation has been received and we have been released to move forward, then at His perfect timing we will take that plan and put it into action.

I hope you are getting my drift today. My desire is to encourage your heart to dream again. Cast out fear and doubt and place your faith in your Father to guide your steps in the right direction. See yourself in big places or platforms. I love watching and following the ministries of Priscilla Shirer, Heather Lindsey, and Sarah Jakes Roberts. I see my name in the same arenas as these ladies one day. I see myself speaking publicly to large audiences of women, encouraging their hearts and strengthening them spiritually through the Word of God. Seems a little far-fetched huh? Maybe but maybe not. My issue now is ME. I have to let go of fear completely, stop hiding behind this keyboard and walk in God-given anointing. That’s just my story, what’s stopping you?

But first and most importantly seek (aim at, strive after) His kingdom and His righteousness [His way of doing and being right—the attitude and character of God], and all these things will be given to you also. – Matthew 6:33 AMP

Peace & Blessings,

sig KT


Are You Really Ready?

Service today was really eye opening. I’ve been reflecting over it all day since leaving the church earlier this afternoon. My Pastor just started a new series for the month of September “7 Things God Wants Me To Have”. The Word has been so rich, we’ve been on point 1 for the past 2 weeks…”A Restored Relationship” with the subtopic “I’m Saved.” It has made me take a serious look at my salvation. Today Pastor posed a question to the congregation. He asked for complete honesty in giving an answer. Today he asked how many people in the congregation were willing to have their throats slit or were willing to take a bullet in honor of Jesus Christ. He asked those that were ready to die for the cause to stand to their feet. I didn’t stand…

My first instinct was to stand up regardless you know to save face. I’m a leader in the church so its the right thing to do make it appear as though I have it all together right? Wrong. Honestly at that moment I couldn’t answer that question with a yes. Do I love Jesus yes, am I walking every day in a manner that represents Christ and will secure my spot in Heaven yes. But at that moment I imagined someone standing in front of me with a gun pointed to my head or a knife at my throat and a fear came over my body. Would I be brave enough to say yes I love Jesus and be killed or would I choke and deny Him like Peter?

death-1655381_1920I’m ashamed. I’m embarrassed. I feel bad. What is the purpose of proclaiming Christ if I can’t commit to fully giving up my life for Him? Its the least I can do right? He gave it all up for me when He took the abuse, the beatings, the nails in His hands, his feet, the crown of thorns on His head and ultimately His life on the cross. Why am I afraid to take a bullet for Him knowing that once its said and done I will open my eyes and see Him face to face. This thing really has me messed up ya’ll. I’ve asked for forgiveness. Father please forgive me and remove this fear. If I can boldly state my love for Christ in any other arena of life, surely I can be bold enough to represent Him in what could be my last few minutes of life. He deserves that much of me.

Now I want to ask you the same question. Would you stand your ground and profess that Jesus is Lord and Savior of your life or would you freeze like I did today and say nothing? I know this is heavy today, but its needed especially this day in age. We are getting closer and closer to the end of the world as we know it, Jesus is soon to crack the sky. There are Christians over seas that have already loss their lives in one of these very same situations and its not far from coming to the States. We have to get ready ya’ll, I mean really get ready. Its time to let go of the pettiness and the foolishness and get serious about the things of Christ. Its time to fully submit to Him, time to be completely SOLD OUT and proclaim its for God I live and for God I will die. The Bible is being fulfilled right before our eyes, again I reiterate Jesus is soon to come.

If asked this question again, my answer would definitely be yes. I will stand without hesitation with a smile on my face. I’m ready and I mean it this time. What about you? Are you REALLY ready?

Whoever does not carry his own cross [expressing a willingness to endure whatever may come] and follow after Me [believing in Me, conforming to My example in living and, if need be, suffering or perhaps dying because of faith in Me] cannot be My disciple – Luke 14:27 AMP

Peace & Blessings,

sig KT


It Takes A Village

Normally when you read the phrase “it takes a village” you associate it with a child. There is nothing wrong with that as you’ve commonly heard “it takes a village to raise a child.” (As I scold Sweet Pea for getting more chips from her Nana when I told her it was time to go to bed! lol) Any way back to the point of this post for today. I want to take a different spin at this phrase and today turn the attention away from children and back on us…women.


As I told you last week I am in the midst of a shifting in the dynamics of my family. Again its in a good way, but before we see the greater good we have to weather through a few tests and trials first. So with that being said going through this process hasn’t been easy. Yes I know last week I was praising the fact that I have found Peace in the Process, but hey I’m human and sometimes my focus drifts away from that. The past couple of days have been hard days for me, most where I don’t even feel like getting out of bed. After tossing and turning all night, I just want don’t want to be bothered! Even still I have to push through and go about my day like nothing is wrong, or at least try to.

When having those moments, doesn’t it feel rewarding to know that someone cares. When you are trying to smile through your pain and someone can read straight through that and ask if everything is okay. Last week after Bible Study as I was walking to my car, another sister got out of her car and walked up to me with arms outstretched, a big smile on her face and gave me the biggest hug ever. She was just being the sweet person that she is, but she just doesn’t know how far that one small gesture really went. I don’t have a doubt in my mind that she was led by the Holy Spirit to approach me that night, just when I needed it the most. An unexpected act of kindness.

Have you ever had an encounter like that? On either end of the spectrum? Have you been led to encourage another sister, compliment her hair or something she has on, give her a call just to say hello, a simple gesture to just make another lady smile? Think about it for a minute. Think about how good it felt when someone did it to you, now think about how rewarding it will be when you offer the same to someone else. It could be your best friend or a a stranger in the store, it doesn’t matter. The point is that we need to make an extra effort to uplift one another, really be a willing vessel to step in during someone else’s time of need. Put your own feelings on hold to make someone else’s day. Yes it can be a challenge, especially when approaching a stranger, but consider if you may be the only beacon of light or the only example of Jesus that lady has experienced that day. If we are to build the Kingdom of God we have to go outside of our norm and expand the village we touch.

So today I encourage you to make it your mission to impart into another sister’s life, even if it is just a small act of kindness. Be watchful, take ‘self’ out of the equation, be sensitive to the Spirt, be obedient, and watch how the Lord blesses you in return.

Therefore encourage (admonish, exhort) one another and edify (strengthen and build up) one another, just as you are doing.~1 Thessalonians 5:11 AMP

Peace & Blessings,

sig KT


Peace In The Process

Let me start this off by first apologizing for this mini break that I’ve been on. It honestly wasn’t intentional, I had content to share, time just got the best of me. I had all of the best intentions to post weekly, but would look up and another week would have passed without me writing a single word. So again please forgive me for neglecting to post anything the past couple of weeks.

Per normal my life has been all over the place recently. I’ve had some shifting within my family spectrum (in a good way) and my attention has solely been there. I’ve come to really realize how important my family is and just how much they need me. So I’ve taken time to really focus on just that. There’s nothing wrong with striving to be a good wife and mother right? After all that is my first ministry…Family! But on the other hand I’ve missed this. This is my therapy, my peace in the process of becoming a better me.

It’s almost become like a second nature for me. It’s crazy how a post idea will develop just from a mere 5 seconds of my day or a conversation with a peer. Or is it crazy at all? I guess maybe I’m using the wrong terminology there. I’m just in awe of how God really lays things into perspective. Just when I felt like maybe it was time to move on from this “project”, He sends confirmation that this is just where I need to be and for that I am SO thankful! I’ve found my niche or better yet I’m finally surrendering to yet another piece of divine purpose.

Seems like I’ve written this before right? Probably because I have, but you have to excuse me while I work on me. I’m not ashamed to share that experience with you. I’m not ashamed to say hey I’m not perfect and get distracted along the way. But what I do want is to help someone else find their “peace in the process”. I want my story to touch another woman, to lead them to the ultimate source of peace, Jesus Christ. Its more to this than just a recreational activity. There is meaning behind all of it and I have to start treating it as such. I need to start taking this more seriously. I need to be more intentional about my writing and that’s exactly what I’m going to do.

So again I invite you to go on this journey with me. Come along with me as I draw closer to the peace giver and find rest within my process (my story). And while you’re down for the ride, I pray that something will be said that allows you to pick up some of the same along the way.


Peace & Blessings,

sig KT

Don’t Mess With Mama’s Baby

So this is supposed to be my off week, but since my Girlfriends are still on a sabbatical, no shade, (well maybe a little lol 😉 ) and because I feel like writing, I’m going to do just that!

Last weekend Sweet Pea and I attended one of her classmates’ 4th birthday party. Now I have to be honest, I was reluctant of going at first. Sweet Pea attends a predominantly Caucasian school, that doesn’t bother me, but the idea of going to someone’s house knowing we would be the “only two” made me second guess if we should go or not. I had to quickly remind myself that it wasn’t about my feelings, I needed to stop being selfish and put the focus back on what mattered, giving Sweet Pea some girl time with her peers.

So I got up, got us both dressed (as twins in black and white 🙂 ), pulled out her Cinderella dress, picked up a gift and headed to the Princess themed party! When we arrived everyone was extremely friendly, Sweet Pea was a little shy since we were in a new space, but once she saw some faces she recognized she quickly warmed up. The hosting mom had on her fairy godmother dress as she was the “head princess in charge” and got the games and activities started. We made crowns, had a fashion show, ate cupcakes and had the option of Princess Punch or Fairy Fuzz to drink, cute right? lol So after all was said and done and the party was pretty much over the kids had open free play. I sat back and watched Sweet Pea interact with her peers. I noticed one little girl who was a little bossy and blatantly told Sweet Pea that she couldn’t play with the tea set, pushed her back and handed the cup to another little girl. Okay if you know me by now you know that didn’t sit well with me at all. I wanted to jump in and take over like no she can play, but I sat back and observed to see how Sweet Pea would handle it. She didn’t let it bother her and kept playing. So then this little child told my baby “You can be my waitress”………………………………….*blank stare*……………………….


It didn’t bother Sweet Pea because she just wanted to play, but it bothered mommy a lot! This little chick even went and got another girl and said that Sweet Pea would be their waitress. Now remember I said we were the “only two” at the party. None of the other moms were near us so they didn’t hear what was going on. Ya’ll when I tell you my ears were burning from the rage that was building up. First you push my child, then tell her that she can be your hired help….I had to remind myself that this little girl was only 4 and is only a product of what she’s taught in her home. As you probably guessed by now, it wasn’t long before we gathered our belongings, said our thank yous to the host family and left.

I play about a lot of things, but my family is not one of them. My mind was all over the place after leaving. I’m thinking like does she deal with this type stuff at school all the time? Does she allow these kids to push her around? What is being said to her, or what are people’s thoughts of her? Do I have to teach her about racism at 4? This is my baby I don’t want to have this talk with her this early, but I did. I let her know to not allow anyone to push her around, that she needs to let someone know when the other kids aren’t playing fairly and most importantly I let her know that you are no one’s waitress. If that is a job she desires to have when of age fine, but you are no one’s hired help okay!!!

Girlfriends tell me, did I overreact or was I right in my thinking? I just want to protect her in any and every way that I can. I don’t want to be THAT mom but then again I do. I know she will be exposed to a lot when she’s not with me especially this day in age but I want to make sure she understands how to carry herself and defend herself when necessary. If I could put her in a bubble I would lol But since I can’t I will continue to teach her and most importantly pray for the Lord’s covering and protection over her life.

I apologize for the length of today’s post, I just needed to get it off my chest and who better to do that with than with my girlfriends. Thanks for listening or reading rather lol 🙂

Peace & Blessings,

sig KT


New Beginnings

August…the 8th month of the year….8…the number of “New Beginnings”…..


As I scroll through my time line, all I see are pictures of new beginnings…Pregnancy announcements, new babies, wedding pictures, new jobs, kids’ first day of school. The concept of “newness” is exciting right? Preparing yourself for a change, a fresh start if you will. As exciting as it seems sometimes change brings about new challenges. How do we move forward in our “new beginning” when challenges arrive? Or better yet how do we even reach our “something new” when faced with various obstacles that feel like they are blocking us from ever reaching that much needed reset?

Before God can bring forth change, He has to first challenge you.

I may have paraphrased that quote a bit, but this concept stuck with me after hearing it Sunday during the message. It is so easy to get discouraged and feel as though your breakthrough is never going to come when battling various issues along the way. But how bad do you really want it? What are you willing to endure to get to the finish line and start fresh? If we are so easy to give up and so quick to throw in the towel, do we really deserve it? Are we more focused on our own desires versus that which we really need? My vote would be that of our (my) own desires and self defined needs. It’s human nature, right? Maybe, but when we have given our lives over to Christ, those desires should fade away. We lay our lives down and now desire only that which He has already ordained specifically for us.

So today I want to encourage you to reevaluate your perspective of change. Accept the challenges that come, don’t run away or give up too quickly. Its kinda like the lyrics “Over the forest and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go” lol Weird comparison, I know, but i hope you get my drift. If that little girl went through all of that to get to Grandma’s house, we can go through the valleys, jump over hurdles, dodge the wind and rain to get to the freshness of a sunny day…our new beginning.

Do not remember the former things, Or ponder the things of the past. Listen carefully, I am about to do a new thing, Now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even put a road in the wilderness, Rivers in the desert. ~ Isaiah 43:18-19

Therefore if anyone is in Christ [that is, grafted in, joined to Him by faith in Him as Savior], he is a new creature [reborn and renewed by the Holy Spirit]; the old things [the previous moral and spiritual condition] have passed away. Behold, new things have come [because spiritual awakening brings a new life]. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17

Peace & Blessings,

sig KT


Brain Dump

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This is picture is SO accurate! At any given moment I can have 20 different thoughts within 30 different areas running through my mind. Take now for instance:

“Go check the meatballs. Wait did I send that email? What am I going to write about this week on the blog? Oh shoot I need to pack! Did I finish washing clothes? Can Sweet Pea please stop saying Mommy for just a minute? I wonder what time Hubby is getting home today? I need to take these braids out, but I don’t feel like it. What am I going to wear tomorrow? Don’t forget to pack Sweet Pea’s lunch. Will she please be quiet for a minute, i can’t hear myself think! Go check the meatballs”

LOLOLOL!!! See what I mean. It’s crazy and some what sad. With all of this going on in my brain its easy to tap out for a minute and get caught up in the whirlwind inside of my head. Not good. I need an outlet, or rather I need to get back to the one I put in place a while back…Journaling. I’ve bought so many different cute journals with the best intentions to sit down at night and write before going to bed. Time to unwind, pour out my heart, get out my frustrations, make plans for the days ahead…but to be honest that just doesn’t happen every day. I may go for a good week and write consistently, skip and day and honey that’s it! (Kinda like my work out regimen lol) I walk past that journal everyday saying I’ll do it tonight and look up a week or two later and haven’t touched it. I’m tired of doing that and I’m seeing now more and more the need for me to “brain dump” to get it all out of my system. Laying down with so many things on my mind affects my sleep, sometimes causes crazy dreams and then I wake up tired and even more thoughts than the day before. The cycle has to stop.

So enough with the excuses, time out for being “too tired”, I’m getting back to it. Writing has become my therapy, my place of peace if you will and I need to give more time to it. One so that I can keep my sanity (for real), two so I can write effective, meaningful posts (so you will keep reading), and three, the most important, so I can hear clearly from Heaven. With all of MY own wants, thoughts, desires, needs, etc. on my mind, it clouds my perspective or clear perception of the voice of the Lord. I don’t like that and in this season definitely don’t need that. I want to make sure I hear from Him and know that it is Him speaking and just not my own subconscious getting in the way.

Maybe you have it all together and this is not an area that you struggle in and if so praise God. But if not, I encourage you to designate a time daily to just have a brain dump. Get it all out of your system. Carry your journal with you if you have to. That way if you feel the need to write, you can. It will make you feel lighter, a little more focused and ready to conquer the tasks before you. We can do this Girlfriend! Pray my strength in this area and I promise to do the same for you!

Peace & Blessings,

sig KT

A Mother’s Remorse

Traveling with kids is a hassle but to me traveling without them is even worse! In my opinion at least. A few weeks ago I had to travel with my job to Texas and was gone for pretty much the entire week. Preparing and packing was somewhat stressful. I had to make sure Sweet Pea had everything she needed for summer camp; washed, ironed and laid out all of her outfits for the week; had to make sure she had lunch to pack for the week; had to make sure Hubby was straight; wrote out the meal plan for the week; oh and had to pack and make sure I was prepared mentally for my crazy work schedule. While part of me was excited to go to the resort (it was gorgeous by the way LOL) another part of me was somewhat sad to leave Sweet Pea behind, oh and my hubby too of course LOL!! This was my first time going on an extended trip where she was knowledgeable that mommy was going away for a few days without her and she didn’t let me off easy! She’s going through a phase where she is learning to truly express her emotions. We go from “Mommy I feel sad” to “Mommy I’m angry” ending with a “Mommy I’m excited” all in one sentence LOL!! Gotta love 4 year olds right!

So back to the trip, the days leading up to my departure I made sure to explain to Sweet Pea that Mommy had to get on a big airplane and go on a trip for a few days. Of course her first question was “Am I going too” *insert sad face* *deep sigh* “Not this time Sweet Pea, but Mommy will be back before you know it.” Ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh this was SO hard! Isn’t it crazy how we as mothers always say that we need a break but when we get one start feeling bad or miss them immediately? Not you, okay maybe its just me! lol Fast forward to the morning that I left. Immediately when I walked in the room to tell her see you later, she looked at me with those big puppy dog eyes and said with the saddest little voice “Bye mommy” Man it was SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO hard for me not to burst into tears! I am so emotional ya’ll lol. Nana sensed the emotions between me and Sweet Pea so she quickly intervened and told Sweet Pea to tell me to have a great trip and I quickly turned around to leave. Someone please tell me that this gets better as they get older!!!

Once I arrived in Texas and throughout a very crazy and hectic work week there, I made sure to steal away if only for 5 minutes to hear my baby girl’s voice over the phone. It felt SO good to hear her “Heyyyyyy Mommy” on the other end of the line. Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh and our reunion was even the more special. I tried to throw hints at my hubby that he and Sweet Pea should park and wait for me at baggage claim. I like to imagine my life to be like the movies sometimes. You know seeing someone come up the escalator, hearing a big exciting scream, the two run towards each other and embrace type of reunion. But it didn’t quite pan out that way lol However when I saw the car pulling up to the curb, saw hubby’s big smile and Sweet Pea’s little head in the backseat, my heart skipped a beat. I think hubby barely put the car in park before jumping out, followed by Sweet Pea unbuckling her seat belt and leaping from that car seat. That was one of the BEST hugs I’ve ever received from her! (Okay I’m about to cry sitting here thinking about HA!) She wrapped those little arms around my neck, squeezed real tight and at that moment everything felt right with the world.


Becoming a mother was one of the greatest gifts the Lord could have ever blessed me with. And I try to make sure I do not take it for granted and instead cherish every moment good and bad. While I hated to have to leave my baby girl here for that long, the distance and separation just made me appreciate my gift even the more. Maybe so much that I might just be ready for another little gift…. 😉

Peace & Blessings,

 sig KT

Passion Into Purpose

passionWriting is my passion. Encouraging and uplifting women…my passion. Put the two together and now my passion is working towards my purpose.

When we first started this blog, I looked at it more so like a group project, something fun to do with my girls collectively. As months passed I found that my excitement and interest peaked and I couldn’t wait to develop more material. Open up and be transparent if you will, allowing my story to encourage the hearts of others. Now here we are a year later and that passion is even deeper and more heart felt. This feels like home for me. Day in and out I’m looking for real life situations that I can share with our readers that has purpose behind it. Gone are the days of just writing something to check my blog post off of my to do list. Now is the time to choose my words carefully, ask the Lord to reveal something new through me, making my posts more like ministry. My prayer is that I can reach just one person with each post. I may never talk to or meet that person, but to know that I helped someone in an area they struggle in or encouraged someone’s heart right when they needed something to uplift their spirits, it makes it all worth while. Once I hit the publish button it is out of my hands. I’ve released that which the Lord placed on my heart and at that point He takes control and does the rest.

I have the desire for this platform to do so much! Come on…4 women working together and it be effective? Man the impact that we can make. As much drama as women keep (generally speaking), especially in a group, but we can come together pushing a positive message all while drawing women closer to Christ just from a few shared words per week. I know that we all have so much to share, but we have to reach deep down to pull the words out to make it all worth while. There has to be passion behind our words, and as the quote says, we have to first be interested and then remain interested in the core reason that we started the blog in the first place. Four different women, four different or unique stories, all serving the same purpose…to encourage our fellow girlfriends. And I apologize if I come off as frustrated, but when you are truly passionate about something and its not going in the direction you would like, that tends to happen.There is more work to be done. So much more to tell. Women deal with so much on a daily basis and this could be a much needed outlet for them.  But not only for them, for us as well. This has become somewhat of a source of therapy for me. Its making me face my fears as well as showing me my strengths, weaknesses and my continued growth. When I look back on old posts and see how far I have really come, how the Lord carried me through so many different situations, it truly amazes me. I think I shocked myself at how transparent I am at times, but its needed. Real recognizes real and at this point I don’t really care anymore. Why? Because its my passion, no excuse me its my purpose, and I love the fact that my insecurities, my down falls, my hiccups and mistakes can save someone else from going down the same path all while showing them how I got through it all!

So what’s your passion? What drives you? What stays on your mind constantly and you aren’t satisfied until the job is done? I encourage you to pin point that thing and then work it! Not only for your good, but for the good of others! Allow the Lord to lead and develop you in that passion so much so that you now turn that passion into purpose. Its such a beautiful thing and after all that’s why are are all still here on this earth…to fulfill our God-given purpose.

For it is [not your strength, but it is] [a]God who is effectively at work in you, both to will and to work [that is, strengthening, energizing, and creating in you the longing and the ability to fulfill your purpose] for His good pleasure. – Philippians 2:13 AMP

Peace & Blessings,

sig KT