God, Passion, Writings

Finding Peace within Creativity

If we are ALL made in God's image, I have unlimited, wonderful, and peculiar creations just waiting to have life breathed into them.

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art, Fitness, Motivation, Reflections, Writings

Movement Monday!

Picking up an old hobby can be quite refreshing. In Chicago, I used to do Aerial Silk and Aerial Yoga. I have been looking for a place to continue this practice for two years. Today I reflected back on my first Aerial class and to where I arrived now. I admit I am very rusty,… Continue reading Movement Monday!

God, Life, Personal Stories, Writings

My Identity in Him, Her, and Them

Until recently, I've been desperately searching for a sense of meaning while loneliness, hopelessness, and restlessness swallowed me whole. Sickness moved in as I began losing confidence in myself and the world around me. I lost my ability to interact with others as people have been become more apathetic and the notion of the United… Continue reading My Identity in Him, Her, and Them

God, Inspiration, Love, Reflections, Writings

He Loves Me…He Loves Me Not Part 2

He said, “Your different and special in every way imaginable. I want you Christina, I want ALL of you not just bit and pieces like you give everyone else.” My stomach DROPPED...I sat in silence. In the past I struggled with allowing people to love me. He won't be faithful. I'm not good enough. Can I be enough for just ONE person? He spent all this time trying… Continue reading He Loves Me…He Loves Me Not Part 2

art, Family, God, Motivation, Writings

Level Up Your Faith

What LEVEL are you on? I had some issues with my housing situation in which I needed to move, but my landlord said if I broke my lease he would take me to court and sue me. I tried everything to get out of the situation: spoke to a lawyer, called code enforcement, and even… Continue reading Level Up Your Faith

Misc. Magnificence, Politics, Writings

The Time has Come!

Take a deep breath, now pleasantly release a sigh of relief. It's Good News Tuesdays and we've got good news! Here's a little hope for humanity. After yet another tragic mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas last Sunday where 26 people were killed, people nationwide have run to the support of the victims. Through nearly… Continue reading The Time has Come!

Education, Politics, The Good News, TV, Writings

A Congrats is in order!

Congratulations! You’ve made it back to Tuesday. We’ve got good news! Repeat after me… Secure.The. Bag. Wednesday, Rapper Eminem and his song publisher locked down half $500,000 plus court fees after winning a high-profile New Zealand case. New Zealand’s center-right National Party aired a slightly different instrumental of the rapper’s biggest hit, Lose Yourself, almost… Continue reading A Congrats is in order!

God, Life, Personal Stories, Writings

Sailing through the Storm (Pt. 1)

Still water, untouched and unmoved, almost appearing as glass, reaching far beyond the horizon into the unknown. Clear blue skies enable you to see the shore and the wind feels good on your skin. Everything is perfect as you sail out to parts unknown. You can still close your eyes and envision the crowd of… Continue reading Sailing through the Storm (Pt. 1)

Blogging, Friendship, God, Love, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Pray WITHOUT ceasing

I've been very transparent about my struggles on here. I even admitted that my posting schedule has dropped significantly because of these struggles. Yesterday, I was talking with a mentee about love, life, and everything in between. God and the concept of prayer came up. While encouraging him through my weakest moments, something I told… Continue reading Pray WITHOUT ceasing

art, Family, God, Health, Life, Personal Stories, Travel, Writings

Hurricane Irma: Dancing with the Storm

  This blog post is an honest, raw, and inside view of my ongoing experience as a Hurricane survivor. I am still processing my experience as I am without power, running water, and food so please bear with me as I share with you my experience…   09/05/2017 – I walked into work on Tuesday… Continue reading Hurricane Irma: Dancing with the Storm