Life

Hello Sunday

Here is a excerpt from my journal entry written on December 5, 2014:

Do what you need to do and everything else will fall in place. Believe me, God is already working it all out. No one can receive your blessings like you because they will not cherish the significance behind them like you will.

It has been seven years since I wrote that entry. Since then I have received so many blessings and experienced so many phenomenal moments. To others, those blessings and experiences may have seemed small, but for me they were mind blowing. I am forever grateful for everything God has done in my life thus far and look forward to what He is going to do. My assignment back then, which still stands today, is to listen to God and follow his guidance. And guess what?! Everything will fall in place.

Be Blessed

Shaun

Life

I Am Where I Am Supposed to Be

Another Facebook memory! This one was shared on December 4, 2016. So much has happened since then. Too often I find myself thinking I should be further along than I am. Then God reminds me that I am exactly where I need to be at this point in time.

A few days ago, I was talking to a friend about how year after year, relationship after relationship, nothing changes. Seems like deja vu. Different situations but same ending. I believe our situations end the same, and we continue repeating the same patterns, because we refuse to accept the lesson. We know what is asked of us. We know the sacrifices we must make. Yet, we ignore the signs because we do not want to change. As you may know, change is not always comfortable. Especially when our comfort zones are so cozy, or when we are too afraid to rock the boat. I am not going to lie, the fear of losing what I already have with hopes of gaining more is frightening!

One thing I really love about God is His grace. His grace allows us to make mistakes, receive guidance, make adjustments and move forward. Yes, sometimes it takes several tries, but eventually we get there. Which is how I am feeling today. I feel like I am finally making the adjustments needed to move forward. Let’s just say, I understand the assignment!

Grateful.

I am where I am supposed to be at this point in time; however, this is not where I am meant to stay. Lesson learned.

Shaun

Life

How to Identify & Overcome Imposter Syndrome

The following blog was written by Dr. Eric Perry. I remember reading it when it was originally published. So thankful he shared it again because I really needed this message. Y’all, imposter syndrome is real and from my experience, debilitating. Hopefully Dr. Perry’s blog will help you as much as it has helped me. Enjoy! Shaun

Written by Dr. Eric Perry Image Credit: Pixabay “I have written 11 books but each time I think ‘Uh-oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game…

How to Identify & Overcome Imposter Syndrome
Life

Hello Sunday

Today’s blog is a song by William Murphy, Praise is What I Do.

Praise is What I Do
by William Murphy
Courtesy of Musixmatch

Come on, song goes like this

Praise is what I do
When I wanna be close to You
I lift my hands in praise (oh, oh, come on)
Praise is who I am (let’s declare it church)
I will praise Him while I can
I’ll bless You at all times (I vow)

I vow to praise You (when you gon’ praise Him church?)
Through the good and the bad
I’ll praise You (whether happy or sad)
Whether happy or sad (I will)
I’ll praise You (thank you Jesus)
In all that I go through (yeah)
Because praise is what I do
‘Cause I owe it all to You

Praise is what I do (even when I’m going through)
Even when I’m going through (say, I finally learned church)
I’ve learned to worship You (yeah, yeah)
(And I declare)
No my circumstance (doesn’t even stand a chance)
Doesn’t even stand a chance (’cause my praise)
My praise outweighs the bad (so I vow to praise)

I vow to praise You (I need somebody to wave your hands and declare)
Through the good and the bad (I will)
I’ll praise You (doesn’t matter how I feel)
Whether happy or sad (I will)
I’ll praise You (in all that I go through)
In all that I go through
Because praise is what I do (I owe)
‘Cause I owe it all to You

This section was omitted from the online lyrics but is included in the song.
[Now I just need someone to open your mouth and give Him a crazy praise.
Somebody send the praise to the nation.
Somebody send the praise to Africa.
Somebody send the praise to China.]

Praise is what I do (open up your mouth church)
(It’s what I do)
It’s what I do
(Yes, church open up your mouth and somebody clap those hands and declare)

Praise is what I do
(It’s what I do)
It’s what I do
(Somebody [send] the praise to Germany)
(Somebody [send] the praise to France)

Praise is what I do (it’s what I do, yeah)
(It’s what I do, it’s what I do)
(It’s what I do)
It’s what I do
(Somebody [send a] praise to [Bankhead])
(Somebody [send a] praise to [Buckhead], yeah)
Praise is what I do
(Yeah)

Source: Musixmatch Songwriter: William Murphy III Praise Is What I Do lyrics © Lilly Mack Music, M3m Music

Be Blessed

Shaun