Who would I be ‘if’ . . .


One’s identity reveals itself in knowing who they are apart from their gifts, talents, calling, etc.  It begins with a one on one connection with the Creator, the giver of life.  It continues when one learns to accept their self just the way they are. God’s word says He want us and takes us just…

What is Normal?


“When we get to a place where His love consumes us, His light guides us, His truth speaks from us . . . authority and unity will become our normalcy.” ~ Jennifer Goodson © 2014 ~ A small nugget of wisdom for the week ~ Keep smilin’ ~ jenn All Brake 5 Blogs and written…

When you’ve had enough . . . .


“When you’ve had enough . . . you’ll know.  How . . . because your desire for inner healing will be stronger than your desire (craving) for that addictive sin, that oh so familiar sin, that one that keeps knocking on your mind’s doorstep, the one that is holding you in bondage.  And that my…

Behind the Mask


“Everyone is called to greatness in Jesus Christ. Just don’t ever confuse that with being ego centered and greater than everyone else is. Why . . . because when you do, you become a lover of yourself. Eventually losing the ones closest to you that have always loved the real you – the big, the…

Keep on Walking . . . .


“When you are at a place where you’ve come out of being weak and are allowing God to work on the inside of you – to heal all the brokenness – it is extremely important to guard your heart, spirit, and soul from the enemy’s schemes of temptation.  Why?  Because the weak moments will come…

The ‘Tough Mudder’ of Marriage . . .


A word of encouragement to married couples – Do not . . . do not allow the enemy to come in to steal and destroy the destiny that has been spoken over your marriage.  Especially, couples that strongly believe that their marriage is called of God that it was not something by chance. Even just…

Change Course . . .


“Your course for today will determine your tomorrows and change the course of your yesterdays. How have you determined in your heart, mind, and body to make TODAY change the course of your YESTERDAY? I dare you to take your first step of today by walking in forgiveness, embracing the love of Christ, and placing…

Why not YOU be that SOMETHING?


At times I believe we wait on the sidelines for something dramatic or should I say drastic to transpire in our lives before we take action.  It could be a divorce, an illness, loss of a job, or traumatic event that brings us to our knees. No, I am not saying these types of occurrences…

An Enemy We Hate But Need . . .


“You are never more alive than when you are scared half to death. Fear can catapult you to do the unthinkable to achieve more than possible. At times fear is the enemy we hate but need to get us going in the right direction.”  ~ Jennifer Goodson ’13 All Brake 5 Blogs and written works…

Dr. Meg Meeker Blog regarding Miley Cyrus


I believe this to be the best reflection regarding the latest public showing done by Miley Cyrus.  It is a must read for all parents especially for those of us who are trying to bring up daughters to learn to love themselves and value their self-worth. Click on the link to be taken to Dr….

Simplicity


My youngest daughter (6) woke me up this morning asking me this, Alyssa:  “Mommy, can anything break?” Me:  “Yes, anything.” Alyssa:  “Like what?” Me:  “Anything (and of course we began to name everything that breaks) Alyssa:  “Mommy, can people be broken?” Me:  “Yes . . . you mean like our bones and  . . ….

Don’t Quit . . . Stick it out . . . It Will Be Worth It!!!!


“Sometimes loving our spouse isn’t enough. We’ve got to love God more than we love our husband or wife. So when the tough times come, loving them is done through God’s love not through our own understanding.” ~ Jennifer Goodson © 2013 All Brake 5 Blogs and written works by Jennifer Goodson © 2008-2013 Copyright….

I Don’t Want It Any More . . . .


“Forgiveness is beautiful. Giving up the right to hold onto something that was a wrong . . . allowing yourself to let it all go . . . Forgiveness is a breath of fresh air, a new life, a new mind, a new heart. Forgiveness opens the door for God’s love to consume, healing to…

Wait . . . Hope . . . Expect . . .


“Expectation for freedom and healing to the deep core’s of a woman’s mind, body, and spirit. The realization of the true meaning of what God’s love is towards us no matter where we have been, what we have done. God restores the heart and value of a woman by showing her the true depths of…

The Truth of ‘Letting Go’


Just a nugget for those struggling with letting go . . . “A person cannot move from their past hurts, regrets, or their sins until that person takes the first step of grasping ahold of (receiving) and walking in (experiencing) God’s love. It is one thing for a person to say ‘I’m over it’ or…