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Purification of A Queen Part 1: A Good Name Is Rather To Be Chosen

Reading the book of Esther has taught me a lot about separation, preparation and assignment. As I surveyed her life, some very particular points stood out to me because I noticed God doing the same things to me in my own life. For the next four blog posts, I'm going to point out those very important things that transformed me into becoming a woman of God, rooted and grounded in His word. Proverbs 22:1 NKJV says "A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold." After the end of a very bad and abusive marriage, I was an extremely broken woman. My heart was broken, my spirit was broken and my life was a mess. I sought solace and peace through the arms and beds of men, most of whom I barely knew. I was with a controlling man in my marriage so when I finally got free, I rebelled against any type of relationship or anything that seemed like it was controlling me. I was determined to get my strength back and not let anyone ru…

Love Never Fails

If you’ve ever read anything I’ve published, you’ll know that I’ve had plenty of relationship mishaps.  I’ve  been under the influence of a seductive spirit working through a married man, I’ve dated a man who was cheating on me, I was soul-tied to my high school boyfriend for 18 years and I’ve even dated a great guy who wasn’t ready to be in a relationship. Yes, I’ve had plenty of mishaps.  However, after each one, I made a point to find out what role I played in the mishap.  For some, I was warned and didn’t heed the warning.  For others, I was blinded and caught off guard but still stayed a lot longer than I should have.  There were times when I felt stupid for falling too deeply for a man, for not walking away when I should and for being too stubborn to listen to God while He was trying to tell me to walk away!  I’ve blamed myself, cried, felt bad, recovered and even rejoiced.  But there is one very important thing I did not do.  I didn’t let it change the very nature of who I am.…