Who doesn’t want a little joy added to this crazy year? 2020, for many reasons, has been one for the record books. However “off kilter” this year may be, it doesn’t take Jesus by surprise and DEEP BELLY JOY is still available to you. All you have to do is seek the source & in … Continue reading Deep Belly Joy: A Gift That Can Never Be Taken.
So many times people come to me asking me for my greatest bit of 'life' advice. It has changed and evolved over the years as I have matured and gained wisdom (more importantly, as I have developed my spiritual walk with Jesus). With so much life experience under my belt, there have been many things … Continue reading Trusting in The Lord Even When Your Eyes Can’t See.
I have learned many lessons in my life. From a little girl until now, it has been a journey, one filled with many tears & not always understanding, a journey that I wouldn't change for anything. So many times I bought the lie that I was in charge of my life, the outcome, the path … Continue reading Christ the Equipper.
I have a brief disclaimer here for you! This is my first attempt at a blog post with the goal to walk the reader through a passage. Usually, in a blog post, I try my best to be brief and concise, honoring the time of my reader. However, with this experience, I learned that when … Continue reading An In-depth Study of Psalm 27
So many times in my life, I sought to stretch and reach beyond my limits to achieve my dreams. I felt that pushing myself, motivating myself and doing things out of my own strength was necessary to produce results in my life. So many times I fell short and my strength dwindled. My drive was … Continue reading Let God Breath Life Into Your Dreams
Based on my previous blog entry this week, I felt led to post this. The cost of transparency is GREAT. When you are real, raw and open you will face trials and persecution. You will displease people. You will not be popular. Feelings will get hurt at times and nerves will be touched. Transparency can (more … Continue reading The Cost of Transparency
Hi Everyone! 🙂 I know this is a message for someone. Watch today's video on "Never Giving Up", we all have those moments where we just want to throw in the towel and today's message shares just why you don't want to do that. Be encouraged, Ashley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECV7dvyvB34
So many times in my life I felt that I needed to be in control. I had to control everything to ensure that I no longer felt hurt, sadness, abandonment, loss or whatever else it was that I was dealing with at the time. I found that the more I tried to control my life … Continue reading Let Jesus Take the Wheel: How to Release Expectations and Experience the Fullness of Joy.
Did you know sweet girl that YOU are enough? There is NOTHING you could do in this moment to be ANY more than you are. YOU are enough. Imperfections and all. Stop striving the worldly way. Stop seeking approval from things, people or situations. No title, no achievement, no accolade will make you more than … Continue reading YOU are enough- Ashley Poptodorova
While I was perusing the hundreds of purses available in a local department store, looking for just the “right one,” I noticed another woman roaming around presumably pursuing the same elusive prize. After about an hour of this (seriously) and running into each other at every turn, she sighed, looked at me and, in a … Continue reading Dissatisfaction: A Marketable Malady, Guest post by Cynthia Castelhano