our home

We can spend more time asking questions than listening to God’s answers. A tendency of self-reliance can make us think we’re in control, “giving” something to God while holding it tight in our fist instead of letting it go. It is not our job to fix everything and everyone. There is peace in letting goContinue reading “our home”

you are not alone

you might feel unseen,not important, invisible,and small but you’re not alone…you are seen, loved, and important I just wanted to say that if you ever have a prayer request, DM me. Prayer is powerful and it’s the best thing a friend (in-person friend or online friend) can do. Tag and remind someone that needs toContinue reading “you are not alone”

do it anyway

Isn’t it ironic howfear of failure iswhat can make us fail? It’s not that we’re not capable. What would you doif you were notafraid to fail? You know your calling,you feel it in your heart,but you’re afraid tokeep moving forward.Do it anyway.God will lead the way. Hugs, Ani

being vulnerable and sharing hope

Thrive & Bloom where you are planted. Today, right where you are, you can make a difference in someone’s life. You can brighten their day and make them feel seen and important. Because they are —as you are too. Being vulnerable and sharing our own struggles can actually empower someone. They know they’re not alone,Continue reading “being vulnerable and sharing hope”

and yet you’ll rise…

Feeling like a failure is not easy. You’d think it was easy from the way it looks. On the coach, scrolling on the phone, watching others be successful. But no, it’s actually the opposite of easy. Watching others work for their success while you seem to be glued to the bed or the sofa orContinue reading “and yet you’ll rise…”

He did it on purpose

God made us unique, so why are we worried about being different? He did it on purpose. We are never a mistake. God gave us all different colors in His masterpiece, so why are we pretending one color is more beautiful than the other? He gave us different gifts and talents, let’s use them forContinue reading “He did it on purpose”

Thoughts Loop

What are we filling our minds with? What we spend time thinking about and consuming (through books, movies, music, internet, social media, television, etc.) determines what we say and do. What are you influenced by? Yes, it’s very important to be knowledgeable about a variety of topics and to always be learning new things thatContinue reading “Thoughts Loop”

like wildflowers

Each one of us, like a wildflower, is being cared for by the loving rain. God takes care of the wildflowers and gives them rain, soil, and sun. And his love for you is much more than that! He gives you everything you need, and he walks with you through seasons of waiting too. Don’tContinue reading “like wildflowers”

You Never Leave Me

Even when I feel aloneI know you’re with me.When I feel small inthe vast beauty of this earth,you remind me I am alsoyour creation.You see me when I feel unseen,you love me when I feel unworthy,and you carry me through the stormuntil the sunny days are back – and even then you never leave me.Continue reading “You Never Leave Me”