Feeling Stuck???


Sharing a refresher on how to get unstuck when we feel low about ourselves or we begin to believe lies that the enemy of our mind tells us…. Hope these encourage you today! Steps for Creating a high level of self esteem 1 – look at yourself in the mirror and really see who you…

He knew even before


“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…

Beauty is a Mystery


Each of us is intricately woven by the Creator.  He did not dismiss one detail during the creation process.  He filled our lives, our bodies, and our souls with a variety of colors!  How beautiful do you think you are? How great is His love for you!  That He would take the time and pick…

Defining Moments


“A person is not defined by what they do but by their character. As they walk in righteousness and holiness definition takes place. What they do should always be a reflection of these.” ~ Jennifer Goodson Copyright © 2014 All Brake 5 Blogs and written works by Jennifer Goodson are Copyright © 2008-2014. All Rights…

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…

You Must Know . . .


You Must Know . . . Your destiny is greater than your current mistakes, present chaotic mess, or habitual sin.  God’s love reaches down into the deepest part of your heart and pulls out the jewel of a person He has created you to be.  When a person doesn’t believe they are worthy of love they…

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…

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….

All alike yet so different . . .


Just a nugget to get you through today! We are all alike and still so different. Each carrying a unique rhythm.  Find who you are in Christ before you grasp ahold of something that is a lie. Lies destroy and kill, beginning in the innermost part of you. Truth = your value exceeds your gift,…

Happy Easter!


Just a little ‘repeat’ nugget I wanted to share with you on this glorious day of our Savior, Jesus Christ being ALIVE!  For any of you that doubt your worth or purpose for life  – this is a must read. “More than 2,000 years ago someone was thinking of me, fighting for my life, fighting…

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…

Fear ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 17/365, Week 3/52


Fear “Fear holds one bond to a thought long enough for the heart to be darken to the truth. Belief of a fear can overpower ones trust in the Lord that the sight of hope is lost. Then the origination of that fear is overshadowed, covered up by the lie.”  ~ excerpt from Insightful Reflections…

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…