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We’re All In This Together: Love Always Wins

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One love, one heart…We are one in Love💖✊👑 – no matter what the media or society says we were all created by God in His image and He has the last say. With all that’s going on in the world today sometimes we might ask…ummm where’s the love? It’s okay to cry, to address our hurt and feelings, to have discussions and even protests and take action against injustice – but always remember that this fight is multifaceted. When we see that the biggest fight is Light vs. darkness, Good vs. evil and take action on every front then #lovewins.

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All throughout history darkness and fear tries to divide us by race, gender and differences but we are stronger together for our battle is not against people, flesh and blood but it’s in the spiritual realm. “There is no us vs them. There is only ALL OF US. We’re all in.” – Glennon Doyle Melton

When we argue, make generalizations, sink into bitterness and offense and bicker we give the real enemy the power of distracting us from our real battle, the one that’s unseen. We do need to have discussions and take action in the physical realm (I dare you to pray and ask God what part He has for you to play in all this) and fight injustice but we have to do it the wise way not the angry and reactive way – sometimes in order to win a war you have to rise above the battlefield with divine wisdom, strategy and spiritual weapons like unity and worship – Love always wins! 🔥

Maybe Bob Marley said it best in his song:
One love, (What about the one heart)
One heart, (What about love)
Let’s get together and feel all right
As it was in the beginning (One love)
So shall it be in the end (One heart)
Alright, “Let’s give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right.”

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The Beauty of the Butterfly: Embrace the Process of Your Purpose

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“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou

I love this quote and how it reminds us of how what may appear beautiful (or successful and esteemed) may have been molded through a long period of trial, darkness, growth and solitude. What we believe to be an overnight success is never really made over night. There’s always a journey that shapes us, and a process that graces us to achieve true beauty. In a painting there may be layers of sketches, underpainting and seasons where you can’t recognize what’s being made but as it develops you see a striking image of beauty – purpose unfolds like that…

It can be frustrating and discouraging when you have a dream but have lost grasp of it or seem to be nowhere near reaching it. I’ve learned through experience that stepping into your destiny is not an overnight occurrence; it’s a journey of preparation and a life class that’s vital & just as rewarding as the “success.”

Anything that is great and truly worth experiencing takes time, patience and dedication to develop. You might find yourself in painful trials and isolation at times, but know that like it seems like the world closes in on a caterpillar as enters darkness to be transformed into the full extent of its true identity, it takes stretching, strengthening and shaping to become what’s already in you – the person you’re truly meant to be…It takes time to grow into the beauty of your true purpose…embrace the process and love journey with the One painting the masterpiece of your life.

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