He knew you before all this . . .


More than 2,000 years ago someone was thinking of me, fighting for my life, fighting for my bloodline. Fighting for my health, my finances . . . fighting for my destiny.  Christ thought of me even then – before my heartbeat sounded, before my flesh began, before the atmosphere of this world would break with…

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…

Positive Chemistry: 5 Incredible Health Benefits of Forgiveness


Brake 5 Ladies – My good friend, Edward Pingenot, is back with us to share some truths about forgiveness, emotional and physical healing.  I encourage you to read his post thoroughly and grasp a hold of the simple truths shared.  I hope you enjoy reading what he has to share. Edward Pingenot is the founder of Revive…

Identity ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 23/365, Week 4/52


Who Are You? This is the start of knowing who we are, loving and accepting ourselves, and knowing that even if all is stripped away that we are still valuable to Him and to others. As talked about earlier, finding who we are, accepting who we are – we need to be reminded that God…

Conflict ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 15/365, Week 2/52


Conflict?  Who are you continually fighting with? Yesterday, we talked about conflict and how it is good for us whether we are up for it or not.  Whether we have the strength or not, God will use conflict in our lives to push us towards a growth spurt.  He will use conflict to bring out…

Power ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 14/365, Week 2/52


Who has power over you? If you allow someone to control you through your past, secrets, offenses, anger, resentment, un-forgiveness, etc., you have given them the power over you and your purpose for your life. These are types of people who will drain you, suck the life out of you, disrespect your boundaries and smile…

Bad day ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 11/365, Week 2/52


Bad day . . . Yes, yesterday was a day not planned the moment my feet hit the floor.  Nothing that was planned got done and the things that got done were things that I wish I would not have had to do.  However, my day did end on a positive note and I was…

Details ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 10/365, Week 2/52


God is in the details! While I was driving my taxi stretch that I make every morning with the kids, I was praying and seeing what God wanted to say to me today.  That is what I got, “I am in the details!” He is in every To Do list, every appointment set on the…

Preparation ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 6/365, Week 1/52


Have you ever planned a goal and then realized that not all areas of your life are prepared to reach it? Obstacles will come.  Relationships, everyday routine living, sickness, and spontaneity will run their interwoven course.  No matter what we have set ahead of ourselves. However, it is up to us to make sure when…

LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 2/365, Week 1/52


Happy New Year beautiful Ladies!! I speak blessings over your life, finances, relationships, health, and all that encompasses your days of 2013. You are held in the palm of His hands. He knows your goings and comings of all things. He has all in His control. Even when you do not understand the ‘whys’, ‘hows’,…

Endurance is trusting . . .


The air was dark and damp, perspiration slipped from my brow as I found myself in a dark room, without an exit, with freezing temperatures.  Contrary to these conditions, my body was burning . . . my heart was racing.  Fear was present; its dominance echoed within the walls as the realization of no escape…

LIVE your life with LIFE


Ladies of Brake 5 – I want to encourage you as you begin a new week – to LIVE your LIFE with LIFE ♥. Do not allow past regrets, hurts, or pain to hold you back from experiencing a newness that brings not only joy but rest in knowing that Christ has created you for…