Encourage your Self

Book of the Bible ( Psalms 116)


Book of the Bible ( Psalms 116)

Book of the Bible ( Psalms 116)

We all have some good days and some bad days. Sometimes it seems like things will not change. You can go on for days even nights wondering when will the ” Change ” come for me. I must say that I to have been that person who has asked the question but I have learned that you can not go on how things are looking or even off how I may be feeling. The best thing that I have learned is not to focus on my situation but to focus on how I have been blessed in other situations and trust God to make as ways as he has done so many times before.

God has never left me nor has he forsaken me or my family.   In the past 12 months, I have been faced with some very difficult situations in my health as well as list some very dear family members. We have been faced with some difficult times in regards to financial situations. I dare not to go into details on just how difficult the times have been because that would defeat the purpose of this post. It is my desire and encourage someone that may be feeling like it’s just too much for me, hopeless and down.  It is not part of God ‘s plan to to cause harm to any of us.

In the middle of last year after my surgery a God should be in word the scripture Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

For now, this scripture is my motto and one that is helping me on a daily basis. When I am struggling the hardest, I  find myself quoting this over in my head ” hope &  A future”  We have not rest knowing that God’s plan and purpose for our lives is for us to be Blessed. So my words for you is to grab on tight to the word of God, Increase your Faith & Encourage yourself. A change is coming!!!!


7 Scriptures to Encourage

Psalms 55:22 – Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken

John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as this world gives. Do not let your lives be troubled and do not be afraid

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe

Psalms 55:22- Cast your burdens upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee, he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

Isaiah 41:10 -Behold the Lord God will come with a strong hand and his arm shall rule fir him, behold, his reward is with him and his work before him.

Proverbs 3:5-6 -Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not to thine own understanding. 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct thy paths.

John 16:33- These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.


Much Love, Nora

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Book Review | Breaking Busy|

Breaking Busy

I was sent this book for review and this is my honest review of this book. I was compensated with a free copy of this book.

This is a great book. The author has a funny and authentic any of presenting biblical principles for everyday living in a fast paced life. She encourages us to slow down and find a balance.  So many of us find ourselves very busy with so many activities that we never realize just how fast time is moving. In all that we do, we must make sure that we working in our purpose.

This book help us to look at just how we are spending our time on a daily basis.

Alli gives the reader great insight into her own life and how she has been able to regain control of her busy life and find her true purpose designed from the beginning.  She encourages one to try to find balance in life by being guided by God and his desires for us.

I really like how she gives actions steps as this make the book more personalized which encourages evaluation and  application.

Make sure you get your copy and share with a sister or a brother that you feel may be struggling to get on track with his or purpose in this busy world …

Breaking Busy

Breaking Busy


God has a plan and a purpose for our lives.  Jeremiah 29:11


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Something New,Something Old & Something Blue #OOTD


I take nothing for granted. Every day is a new opportunity to get those things done that you have not done yet. Do not get frustrated with the fact that you did not get it done yesterday but thank God for “Life”  and the opportunity that he has placed before you on this day.

So many are struggling with wondering why things didn’t happen they way that they plan. Have you every thought that maybe it was just not the time for it to happen.  Just maybe God has something better for you. Just maybe he is testing you to see if you are going to be Obedient! We are all full with Purpose and we must not get weary.  Do give up but keep moving forward…… Timing is everything…

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 KJV

[1] … To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: [2] A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; [3] A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; [4] A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; [5] A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; [6] A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; [7] A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; [8] A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace. …




Something Old….Steve Madden Printed Peep-toe heels 

Something New.. Off white lace tank Rue 21 (borrowed from Makayla)

Something Blue….Vintage Blue Pleated Skirt ( thrifting haul) * more information on thrifting make sure you enroll  ” Never Pay Retail Agan”



Jeremiah 29:11

Much Love💖, Nora

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This is something new for me…Welcome to my blog on everything natural from hair to fashion & healthy living.

I have been on my natural hair journey for two years and I am very pleased we with the process.  If I had known the things that I have learned over these past two years,  I would have never relaxed my hair.

I can’t cry over spoiled milk but must move on to using what I have learned to have healthy hair and to share with others that are interested in having healthy hair.

thanks for reading and following my blog. Feel free to share and join in the discussion.  If I don’t have the answer I will find out and report back to you.         


Photo from my 1st year and salon visit getting my hair deep conditioned and ends trimmed. ..

I really was inspired to keep going with the journey after seeing that  My hair could look like this.  My stylist was pleased as well and said ” your hair does much better being Natural”

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