This year I will be celebrating my 9 years since giving my life to Jesus. Nine. years. I'm not quite sure where the time has gone, but I can tell you that it has gone by very quickly. I used to look at people that were saved for a decade and longer and wonder what it would be like to have known Jesus and all His goodness for that long. Now that I'm almost there, there is so much I wish I had known earlier. Towards the end of last year, I was reading a book called Killing Kryptonite by …
The other day, I was so frustrated with Darren. I just needed a little help around the house and all he would say was no. No to helping with the dishes, no to making Ezra a sandwich, no to anything I asked! I understand that he was tired, but it was so frustrating, I just needed a hand and whatever he said no to doing, ultimately fell into my lap. I swallowed my tongue and held back what I really wanted to say and did what had to be done. The next day, I was still irritated by his lack of …
I remember it so well. I was really excited to have been selected to be in the school choir. I must have been in grade 3, and I had always thought I could sing but being selected for the team was the affirmation I had been too afraid to ask anyone for. At practice, we sang “tip toe through the tulips” and “New York, New York”. Even though it was still early days, I felt a deep sense of happiness and belonging in that team. Our teacher told us about a competition that would be happening over the weekend, and encouraged …

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Ever wonder how you can make a difference all on your own? ⁣
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I’ve wonder about this often. How could I, 1 person make a difference or impact in a significant way? Lately, I’ve been drawn to, and really inspired by the story of Samson. ⁣
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He experienced so many victories during his lifetime without an army behind him, but he wasn’t alone. The Bible tells says “the Spirit if God came strongly upon him” at the times that Samson was in a fight. (Judges 14: 16) ⁣
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Even though he was alone physically, God was with him Spiritually and he was able to make a difference on his own, without the help of man, but with the help of God. ⁣
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At the end of his life, even though Samson was blind, and had lost his strength and glory; God uses him just one more time. And again, 1 man was able to kill all of the leaders, and all of the most influential Philistine people that were in the temple during that celebration, leaving the Philistines without any leaders, or anyone significant that would be able to lead them well again, this paralyzing the nation that held the Israelites hostage. (Judges 16: 30) ⁣
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So here it is: you matter. You are significant and you can make a difference with God on your side. Your age, gender ans social standing don’t matter. God can and will use you in a mighty way. ⁣
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Be encouraged! ⁣
Wow! What a beautiful time with the women of W.O.W this morning. Thank you for having me!
Motherhood includes finding your son taking off his nappy just to walk around naked, sit and cuddle you fondly, and then pee on you. Not once. Not twice. But THREE. TIMES 😂 ⁣
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Am I a fool for leaving him kaal bums? ⁣
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Probably. ⁣
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Did I want him to feel free and liberal by leaving the nappy off after he pulled it off FIVE times? ⁣
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Obviously. ⁣
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Honestly, I’m still figuring this thing out. Some days are better than others, but most days I just look at Ezra and I just cannot believe that God chose me to be his mom. What a blessing ❤️
I’ve decided that time passes by way too quickly, for me to be spending it feeling and acting sad and melancholic, being too serious and smiling too little. ⁣
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I’ve decided to live intentionally and enjoy my life, while pushing hard along the pursuit of my Daddy’s heart. ⁣
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The days of worrying about what people will say or think, and not smiling in pictures so that they look extra perfect, and being afraid to be my best self because I’m afraid to shine too bright are officially behind me! ⁣
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I’ve been gifted with this life, and it’s going by really quickly, so I will shine as bright as I can for my Jesus, love whole heartedly, live out my purpose fully and just be my best possible self. ⁣
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I heard this scripture this week, and it was really sobering. Life passes by so quickly, let’s not waste our time on the meaningless. ⁣
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“You do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like? For you are a puff of smoke that appears for a short time and then vanishes.”⁣
‭‭James‬ ‭4:14‬ ‭NET‬‬⁣ (📸 cred: @darrenaugust )
It’s been amazing being able to experience @sisters_of_africa with one of my faves, this year. Gosh, what a blessing it is to be here! There are actually no words: every message, it’s as if it’s been especially curated for us. Thank You Daddy! 🙌🏼

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