Daily Devotional – 5/7/19 “Trust God’s Process”


For years I fought God. (Sometimes, I still unintentionally do) Yes, I was in church but church wasn’t in me. I could recite scriptures but I was still in a place of suffering. I was faithful to worship but I wasn’t worshipping and the truth is, I didn’t know how because I was wounded. Somewhere on this journey, I was wounded by church. Maybe it was due to being tired of traditions, overlooked because of the gender I was born with, overworked but undervalued. Whatever it was, I was in worship with open wounds. Then God called me, He chose me and He set me apart and I knew things had to change. So, I said YES to grace and I said YES to God.


Did it mean all my suffering would end? No, sometimes the weight feels even heavier now but it was God intentionally lengthening my journey because He needs me capable of handling destiny. The days when funds are low, they’re preparing me for destiny. The nights of not being able to sleep, preparation for destiny. Being talked about, preparation for destiny. The unextended invitations, preparation for destiny. Those nights I stayed up pacing, God was preparing me for the nights I now stay up to pray. Those days I wanted to give up, God was preparing me to now stand in the gap for those who seek encouragement from me on the days it’s you who wants to throw it in. Those times we suffered in marriage, God was preparing me to tell you how to push through in yours. Those times we suffer financially prepare us to now help somebody else survive.


I shared this because you need to know … God isn’t making you suffer intentionally, He’s intentionally lengthening your journey because He needs you ready when you get to destiny. Understand, you may be walking in your destiny now but it doesn’t mean you’ve reached the part where it pays better, the stress isn’t so heavy, your money ain’t funny or etc. Truth is, God needs you prepared to handle everything that comes with destiny. See, when you reach the platform of true destiny; the pain, the problems, the people, the purpose AND the paychecks are different (increase). If you can’t handle being talked about, lied on, overlooked, underpaid and tired on this level; you sure in heaven, won’t make it in destiny.

#TrustGodandtheprocess

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Daily Devotional – 11/21/18 “Be thankful!”

“In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” — 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Somebody is asking, how can I be thankful when everything is happening to me? How can I be thankful when the death angel has shown up again. How can I possibly be thankful when I’m sick and it doesn’t look like I’ll get well? How can I be thankful when I don’t even have food to eat?

Here’s the answer and I pray you don’t take this the wrong way … Just be thankful!

Understand something. I never said be thankful for the good but I said be thankful. This means for everything. Why? Because it lets the enemy know, he didn’t succeed at what he set out to do. You might not have everything or even everybody but be thankful. You may be sick but be thankful for life. You might be temporarily out of funds but be thankful God still provides. Be thankful, regardless of your circumstance. Don’t complain this thanksgiving, just be thankful. Don’t cry yourself to sleep, just be thankful. Don’t wish for nothing but be thankful for everything for the bible shares in Philippians 4:6, “Don’t worry about anything, but pray about everything. With thankful hearts offer up your prayers and requests to God.” When you do this, the scripture continues with Philippians 4:7, “Then, because you belong to Christ Jesus, God will bless you with peace that no one can completely understand. And this peace will control the way you think and feel.”

Be grateful and give thanks. Gratitude hand lettering quote on white background. Handwritten thankfulness phrase