Back Like Never Before

I mean, the picture speaks for itself! I’m back like never before with even more to share! I tell you, I have missed y’all and I have a small explanation as to why I went missing.

So, you all know if you’ve been keeping up…I set out to do a 21 Day Challenge. It was going great. I was on it and proud of myself. BUT, the kicker I didn’t even think about was the fact I had a lot more time on my hands. Now, it’s different. I’ve taken a new step in life along with accepting more responsibility socially and personally. So, my schedule got scattered.

That’s really funny to me because I like to follow things step by step and somehow I feel God always tosses a boomerang my way. NEVER FAILS! 😂

On top of everything else, I just partnered with a dope company too! I won’t reveal that just yet until everything is finalized. But, I’m on the move. I had to bounce back with a post to give an update.

Here’s a few things I have done

  • Attended the Trumpet Awards
  • Took my own pictures as my own photographer 🙌🏽 with a little help
  • Got a better understanding on SEO
  • Put my goal book in use
  • Learning the ropes on building property

I’m Back Like Never Before!

It’s amazing how my life is being prepped for my future. It’s like I planned out “my life” the way I saw fit. I’m doing things I’ve never thought twice about. As I continue through this process though, I notice things I did as a child is starting to circle back around. Memories that I haven’t referenced are coming to the forefront of my mind as a token to show me why I am heading down a completely opposite path.

You know what sealed the deal?!

I was on Facebook scrolling through briefly, and came across a video posted by Georgia Dawkins. I admire this trailblazer from afar and she was speaking about why she left Sister Circle. Georgia worded everything beautifully and I recently had someone tell me things she said verbatim. As I listened, I wanted to shout because I knew I wasn’t the only person who allows their life to be guided by the Lord. It may sound crazy, BUT it’s amazing when you get confirmation in such an obvious way.

I owe you all 5 more posts, so for that, I’m doubling up my sprinkle of inspiration. Know this: Just because you aren’t performing the way someone else wants you to perform does NOT mean you will not succeed. A person can do everything seamlessly and be on time 24/7, never miss a day anywhere, study hard as ever and realize their work is WORTH every step…but wonder why the person beside them gets more of an opportunity. Well, it’s also what’s inside that counts and the willingness. People see the work you put out, but they also want to feel an organic connection.

I gota go but heyyyy, I’m back like never before! Love y’all. ✌🏽

Transitional Season

Ok y’all! I’m dropping in to give you a quick run down with life. I tell you I’m absolutely loving it! You know when you reach a transitional season in your life, it’s absolutely amazing.

To transition is to change from one state or condition to another. A season is broken up into 4 classes. Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. So a transitional season is changing from one condition (past) in that point in your life to moving to your next opportunity. Personally for me, I get excited to transition into my next journey. It’s almost as if you’ve conquered something. You didn’t “die” from whatever has happened previously and it’s a new step in life to grow and mature. I think Mario and Luigi got the idea.

Blessings and Overflow

Conquering a challenge

Well, real quick, I stepped into a new opportunity for my life. It has been one of the best changes I could have asked for. It’s also amazing how everything I was looking for to accommodate my life came in one big package. Have you ever imagined of having the motivation, like minds, prayerful devotion and a mental balance when you go somewhere? Well, God has blessed me with this.

I tell you, I don’t accept any negative words to come against me either. I’ll be smiling all my days too because I’ve eliminated pain and grudges to accepting the joy of the Lord.

Here’s to opportunities and abundant blessings. I want to offer the chance to email me what you may need in life. I will dedicate some time to pray for you because I care about you guys! Send me those emails 😘

Relle.rp95@yahoo.com

Hold me accountable as I pray for! Love you guys.

Life Gets Hard

Life Gets Hard and that isn’t an unusual statement for anyone. We as humans all experience a hardship at some point in time. Most times it’s not what we want, but we accept it for what it is and keep moving forward. Life Gets Hard truly isn’t an understatement.

This is one of those short posts again…So what do you do when things seem to tense up and get rough? Do you flip out, pray, talk to somebody or hold it in? Or do you get emotional to the point you don’t know what to do? People have so many reactions to situations it’s pretty hard to pinpoint one universal response. The reason I ask is because it seems as if millennials have a hard time with the painful word…LIFE.

Do you see how many words made up “LIFE”?

I can understand my own question about reactions. Imagine experiencing several of these emotions and they fail at one point or another. You sit back and think Life Gets Hard. Like it really does.

The whole purpose of this post is to simply say, no matter how many lemons are thrown at you, don’t try to make lemonade. Roll the lemon to make sure it isn’t too hard. Afterwards cut it open, then juice it.

Life is a process and you have to approach it delicately. If you grab that lemon and you can barely cut through it, well, I reckon you’ll struggle making some good homemade lemonade. But, if you take time to knead it to get the juices flowing, you just might have a rewarding pitcher of lemonade. Don’t try to steer life in the direction you see fit. It is not always set up for you to be in charge. Understand the process of it and let things happen in rightful order. As long as you trust the process, you will learn to knead through the hard times to have the opportunity to see the reward. It’ll all work out in due time.

When Life Gets Hard, relax. The chips will fall as they may.

FarmHer

I’m learning how to be a FarmHer y’all!

Farm, Farming, Farmers, Organic

Yea, you’ve read that right. I’m learning about farming. Before I get you all gung-ho to believe I’m all that with it…I’m not.

The reason I titled this post FarmHer was for a very specific reason. I love how the topics I write about come to me in all shapes and forms. In this case, it came from a goat.

Today was dedicated to fixing up the farm in preparation for upcoming events. While I was outside moving hay around with everyone, grabbing tools I had no idea the name of and doing as I was told, I glanced over to the goat pin.

Man, I know y’all thinking, really Relle, a GOAT.

You’ll be amazed at what you learn studying animals even if it’s for 5 minutes. Let me get on with the experience.

Well, the goats were huddled together and one was apart from the group. We’ll call that one Goat B. The goats were gathered around a tree to be exact. Well, Goat B, like the one pictured above was hanging off to the side. As the other goats were munching,  Goat B looks over and thinks “I want part of that too.” Following that thought process, Goat B goes and butts all of the other goats out of the way to get ALL of “good food.” They had already been fed.

This is where it hit me

That’s us as humans. A GOAT. It’s honestly sad too. Many times we are apart from the crowd but when we see people flock to one place we demand to be front and center. When you see a street performer…you may not mind anything UNTIL you hear screaming and cheering. What do you do next? Turn back to find out what was going on. That goat wasn’t worried about a thing in the world, but turned around to see the others eating and he/she wasn’t getting any of the share. So Goat B does what? Demands to be front and center and gets in on the fun.

People want a share of TOO MUCH! You want this, this, this AND this, oh and that over there, but WHY?

Can anyone point me into the right direction to find this answer?!

It’s GREED. Yep, you’re greedy whether you know it or not. Don’t deem me as the wicked person calling everyone out. No, for starters we are all greedy in some shape or form. Secondly, if you didn’t know, maybe you can reevaluate yourself. That goat had its share of food, care free, then butts the others to get whatever it is they have.

DON’T BE A GOAT

Come back tomorrow for even more! ☺️

Motivational Nugget

Here’s a little Motivational Nugget for you all today. Literally the shortest post ever too.

Allow 2018 to be the year you deny any hindrances in your life and refuse distractions.  What that means is one, if you know someone or something is hindering you, let it go. Secondly, we all get distracted in some ways. You can read a book and become distracted by the television. Put your guard up and refuse to allow distractions in your life.

It’s nothing worse than obvious obstacles clouding your space and time resulting in your craft being on hold.

Yesterday, I asked a few questions to ask yourself and to answer them truthfully. It can be a hard pill to swallow when you really learn your answer. Trust me I know. But, what is beautiful is that, that one little step can be your moment of breakthrough.

Sometimes we don’t recognize how many layers of burdens, dead weight and stress is upon us. Some people carry it forever. I’m not in this game to carry that around forever. If you know that it is weighing you down, how can you eliminate it? Allow yourself to be alleviated from the pain of it all. It’s nothing like a creative mind forever trapped.

That’s a set up for a disaster. People can be ticking time bombs when healing hasn’t taken place spiritually and mentally.

As a motivational nugget, here is my simple advice. Take some time away. Whether you have a little serene hideaway or the basement to your own home, get away for a bit. You are not wrong for needing space. IT IS OK. While you are in that space, focus and let everything out. If you like to have your one on one talk with God, gone and talk your head off. You are doing this for YOU. Because once YOU heals, then you will see things with a better eye and your judgement will be clearer.

Let me know how that works for you.

Thats my quick motivational nugget for you. Come back tomorrow for more! 😘