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Last year Aretha Franklin's "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" was a constant reminder that God love was comforting and always available. There were so many instances when evening fell and I did not know what to do. There were many occasions when I needed God to be my strength and still the storm brewing in my heart. I needed God to carry my portion when unexpected situations arose like filing bankruptcy without an attorney, the sudden onset of illness with a close family member and having to make decisions I never had to make.
"Whatever makes you uncomfortable is your biggest opportunity for growth." Bryant McGill
If I had to sum up 2017 to an expression it would most definitely be emotional roller coaster. My prophetic gift was developed and tested in some unfamiliar ways and endurance was strengthened through the sudden death of my close friend Darlene. Also, I faced one of the most challenging feats of motherhood when I had to make my two daughters eave our home because of disrespectful behavior toward my husband, their step-father. I salute women who are a part of blended families; I know how it feels to to be torn between your children and spouse. It takes emotional and spiritual maturity to survive these kinds of situations. This experience inspired my new coaching program, "Abigail's Grace" - designed to support wives with children and wives in blended families - the program will strengthen, stablish and settle your faith. Instead of feeling like death or divorce are your best options women learn how to confidently live fully and peacefully through their experience.
"You will either step forward in growth or will step backward in safety." Abraham Maslow
I chose to move forward. When 2018 arrived, I made a decision to focus on things that brought me joy and made me feel connected, free, loved and complete. In order to accomplish my goals, I knew I had to be intentional, it's no wonder that God gave me the word "intention" for 2018. God even gave meanings for each letter of the word, it means:
Integrity. Now. Time Management. Energy.
Passionate writer whose mission is to uplift hearts & offer sensible ways to create a beautiful life. Her transparent sharing encourages emotional healing & spiritual growth. You too can overcome, walk in victory & see value in every situation.