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For 26yrs God has kept me, mold me and held me..Glory be to God😊😍

This weekend I’ve been celebrating my bday in Miami and I had a blast. Private helicopter tour, swimming with dolphins, holding baby gators and eating great vegetarian food. All things I had a fear of doing, yet through Christ my biggest lesson this year is actually believing that I can do absolutely all things through Christ who gives me strength and so that exactly how I’ve overcome all these fears I had. Plus Christ doesn’t embed in us a spirit of fear, but that of a sound mind. Ended last night at Joel Osteen Night of Hope and left feeling so inspired. I worship all the way home and began my 26th bday in worship and more closer to him than ever. I truly am incredibly grateful for God taking my story and making it bring glory to his name. For taking my shame and making it victorious. My mere birth was a miracle. I’ve learnt to forgive those who’ve hurt me along the way and forgive myself for hurting others. I’ve let go of the past and I’m holding on tight to the future. The joy of the Lord is my strength. Lord you’ve held my hands, carried me when I became too weak and made me your child from day one. I dedicate my entire life to you and it’s completely change me. I’m a different woman now because of your grace. You’ve took the worst of me and gave the best to me and with all I am, I’ll live to worship you. I praise you in advance for an abundant life to serve and honor you. Thanks for another incredible year of service to you. Thanks for blessing me with an incredible husband whose taken up his cross and his role has a husband and whose exceeded my expectations of what marriage would be when lived through you. All glory be to God.
Signed Butterfly

Be still and know that I am God…peace in the midst of a storm

This made my heart smile…though this cat’s surrounding seems evidently chaotic and filthy…he sleeps peaceful with grace among the ruins of life…Don’t let your situation define who you are or better yet how you behave. God is always in control. God is truly good.

Signed Butterfly

Standing up for Christ!

If God is for us and we are for him, then best believe there will be alot of people against us. It comes with the territory. Are you really ready to stand up for the King of all Kings? Are you ready to lay down your life? The blessings are plenty, but the trials come equally. Being a believer doesn’t mean your life becomes peaches and cream. It means you’ve given up self to take up the cross and follow Christ. Are you baring your cross without complaining, without doubt….God will never leave you nor will he forsake you. Your a child of the King and YOU can do ANYTHING! Be blessed.
Signed Butterfly

Give me that….

Give me that joy that I can’t explain, add extra peace that will ease my pain. Oh that love that will never change. Give me the power to walk away when another God wants to take your place. If we humble ourselves people and fall on our face, ask God anything that’s not right in me take it away. I choose you today. I need you today. I can’t get away, see there’s no escape. Look what you’ve done to me, I’m not the same old me. You took away everything and now your my everything JESUS! Give me that God who breathes life into the nostrils of man. The God who orchestrates the future, at the same time he knows who you are. Jesus I want more of you, but I know that takes less of me. I’m ready. Give me that joy that I can’t explain…….

Signed Butterfly

2 of 5 day Internal Cleanse!!

Hello fellow bloggers,

So today was day 5 of my nine days internal colon cleanse and day 2 of not eating any food. Just drinking my toxin cleanser every 3 hours for 5 times for the next 3 days. Yesterday was o.k, had a few minor headaches here and there and my body was just pretty much trying to adjust to not being fed..Today I woke up a bit energized, but still just a tad bit sluggish. Through this whole process my ultimate goal is to draw closer to God and for my body to give him glory. One of my favorite songs right now is “Happy” by Tasha Cobbs.

This song has pretty much been my anthem all week and it lifts my spirit every single time I hear it. It goes a little something like this:

You make me happy
You make me whole
You take the pain away
I’m so in love with you

Everything about you is right
It covers all my wrong
YOUR LIFE SAVED MY LIFE. With you is where I belong

YOUR LIFE SAVED MY LIFE! Hope deep is that one line. Jesus came to give us life, and not just life….but his words says this, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. John 10:10

Don’t let unhealthy food, diet , habits destroy your purpose of having a long healthy and prosperous life that our King promised to us…don’t get caught up in wanting to go to heaven before your time, fulfill His promise here on earth first! So convicted of this here truth. Today I’ve chosen LIFE!

This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live- Deuteronomy 30:19

Love Butterfly—

3rd day of internal cleanse

Today was another good day and I think I’m totally ready for tomorrow! The beginning of my five day intense liquid only fast! To God be the glory, great things is yet to come 😊. Today’s meal was a fruit salad for breakfast, a salad for lunch and tomato and basil soup for dinner. Now off to bed, a little exhausted after working out with my zumba. Night world.

Love butterfly—

Tomato and Basil Soup w/ plaintain chips on top

Taking back my health!

Words of confession lead to possession.

I wouldn’t say I’m overweight, but certainly not at my best health-wise. I dislike exercising. I love love eating, and this is where the problem began. I’ve always been able to eat every and anything and not gain a pound. But that was when I was younger and my metabolism was much faster. But years have changed all that.

In order for me to give God my complete best, I need to be in the best shape of my life at all times. I need to consume better food and treat my body like the temple that it is. After all the Holy Spirit does reside there. Cleanliness is next to Godliness, and although I certainly pride myself on being a neat freak and an overall clean person. I CANT IMAGINE WHAT MUST BE LIVING INSIDE ME, from all the garbage I’ve been disposing in my body. I have to stop making excuses and start controlling my horrible eating habits in order to bring glory to God in the way He has purposed me to do so. After all he wants me to have life and to have it more abundantly.

What would be the purpose of claiming my inheritance if I won’t be alive long enough to live it through. Now yes, don’t get me wrong tomorrow is not promised to no-one. But I sure want to be ready for tomorrow when it comes!  I’m not naive to think I will live the years Methuselah lived, but I would like to live a life feeling healthy. It is not how long you live, but how you feel while you’re living. My mentor has been a great influence in this revelation for me and she shared with me an amazing book to help me through. Titled, ” Satan, I’m taking back my Health!-by Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu” . A very powerful and informative tool so far in my journey. I was fearfully and wonderfully made and I can definitely see why the devil wouldn’t like that at all.

We receive new blood every 90 days, yet God’s everlasting grace is at our fingertips everyday. How amazing is His might and wonders! Being a vegetarian, vegan etc doesn’t make us healthier than thou and since God gave us all a free will to eat and do as we please. I believe that at the end of the day he really only wants us to, ” eat that which is good”, Isaiah 55:2. Use the Holy Spirit to help us to discern what is really best for us. What route is going to get us the best and healthiest results possible for each of our different unique body structures. Also lets not confuse being healthy as being thin or skinny.

There’s so many questions to ask yourself at the beginning of any new journey. But referencing back to the book, one particular question the author ask was, ” when people look at your body, do they see God” . My mentor advised me to take it deeper and ask myself when I look at my body without clothing do I see God? The author reminds us that our body is a temple. We were bought with a price. Jesus paid the ultimate sacrifice for us. The least we could do is when people see us they see God. How profound is that!

Growing up and remember going days without food. To now having the luxury of having way too much food, as been my way of allowing the devil to lie to me and whisper sweet nothings in my ear. “Oh go ahead and eat all you can, by the way don’t let it go to waste”, ” Oh darling just one more bite”, “You can fill your plate with twice the portion, why not you can afford it” . All those thoughts were deceptive lies that kept me bondage and a slave to my stomach. Now I’m aware that Hey that happened to me and now I’m a better person for it. I’m more grateful for small things and less wasteful with things I don’t really need.

My addiction with overeating food has ended! Balance is the key to life and I will start with this. Through this journey of self discovery for my health I’ll be seeking the Holy Spirit more than ever, Scriptures and prayer. I’m sure gonna need it all. My addiction was overeating food. Choose LIFE over your addiction of caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, sex, lies, etc . Be blessed.

Signed Butterfly 

Galatians 5:22-23 msg

But what happens when we live God’s way? He brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an orchard—things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity. We develop a willingness to stick with things, a sense of compassion in the heart, and a conviction that a basic holiness permeates things and people. We find ourselves involved in loyal commitments, not needing to force our way in life, able to marshal and direct our energies wisely.

 

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