I would like to start off wishing all of you who celebrate it…. A Very Happy & Blessed Easter! Easter is a miraculous time of renewal and rebirth. I love this time of year for so many reasons, but especially on a spiritual level. Everywhere you look there are signs of new life from the greener grass to the budding flowers and trees. The birds are singing and the squirrels are playing. How amazing is God’s Creation!? On my power walk last week, I was thrilled to have all my senses heightened by the sights and smells of spring.
WooHoo! IT HAS OFFICIALLY ARRIVED!
Winter is a time when everything appears to die and lies dormant or is intentionally pruned back in order to grow bigger and better come spring. We can feel like that at times as well. Have you felt the pain of being pruned back and are now ready to bloom, shine brighter and live life larger?
Back in January, I shared that my life theme for 2015 is to “go bigger” and trust me, I’ve have many seasons of being pruned back. Who’s with me? Part of that pruning back is letting go of the things, behaviors or people who no longer serve our higher self. In order to bloom and become who you are truly meant to be and step into a new life, you have to snip some dead things off. Grab those spiritual gardening shears and get to work. Cheers to a fresh start and new beginning!
Since this is my blog & my world which I openly share with all of you, I would not be authentic if I didn’t mention the main reason this weekend is special to me. I’m so grateful for the cross and the resurrection power. I’m grateful for John 3:16 and God’s sacrifice for us, for you, for me. If you’ve watched my vlog’s you know I am transparent in sharing how messed up my life was until I allowed God back in. So, this weekend especially symbolizes the new life and second chance I’ve been given.
This weekend, I encourage you celebrate your life, celebrate your family + friends and celebrate a fresh start + the opportunity to bloom…and grow bigger.
Hey DFW Sistas, if you have done some spring cleaning in your closet and have gently used items to donate, please consider dropping them by the clothing drive for The Grace Project National Conference For Women Living With HIV on April 18th at 4054 McKinney Ave, Dallas 75204 in the parking lot.