As we traveled back home, I couldn’t help but be grateful. A few years back, I wouldn’t have imagined that we would have made it to see our 15th anniversary. We both were broken, hurting, discouraged, and drifting apart. Nevertheless, Jesus had other plans for us.
Words Kill, words give life; they're either poison or fruit - you choose. Proverbs 18:21 (MSG)
There is no need to pretend to be someone that you are not. God loves you as you are. Your current circumstance never changes the amount of love that He has for you. Rest in that truth instead of soaking in self-dissatisfaction. God made no mistake when He created you. He delights in you and … Continue reading Stop pretending
Father God, Today I approach you with the desire to be more like your Son. Just as He shined light into a world filled with darkness, so I want to shine too. Holy Spirit help me to walk in the footsteps of Jesus. May my life reflect His love and grace in all I say … Continue reading A quick morning prayer
Many people confuse self-love for arrogance. However, they couldn't be further from the truth. Self-love is the acknowledgment that God madd you in His image and that He loves you.... And if God loves you, then it's ok to "love" yourself too. If He cares for you, then it's ok to care for yourself too. … Continue reading Do what makes your soul come alive
Sometimes life hurts. Seasons of sadness are inevitable. Sometimes your heart becomes wounded to the point where it feels like it can beat no more. Nevertheless, it keeps beating desipite your your circumstance. In that moment, the steady beat is given to you as a reminder that life and resilience exist within you. The beating … Continue reading Wounds that empower…
My adventures in cyberspace have led to some amazing connections. This past year, I had the privilege of meeting a fellow life coach and soul-sister, Jena Harris. Recently she gave me the honor being her guest on her Soulfood Sundays podcast.
For the past month and a half, I’ve been facing one of the biggest challenges of my life. Although I knew it was coming, I had absolutely no idea that it would turn my life upside in the manner that it has.
Something for you to think about.... 🤔💭💡 - For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead. James 2:26 ESV - Share this with someone who could benefit from hearing it. 🤜💥🤛 Unapologetically yours, John Eli
Happy Friday Everybody! This morning I'd like to share with you some thoughts on spiritual identity. Enjoy. 😉