Is it Safe for Me to Go Outside?

Picture/Artwork by Colette Cady, inspired by the poet, Morgan Harper Nichols I am afraid to go out in public.  This fear isn’t due to Covid.  It is because I am an Asian-American.   There has been an explosion of hate crimes of assaults and murders against Asians (especially the elderly) in parts of America ever since … Continue reading Is it Safe for Me to Go Outside?

November Grateful

Day #1 (one day late) I am thankful for my husband moving our bedroom furniture around to make me happy and how he is quite handy. He had another project and he had to measure a piece of plywood and have it cut into a board. His measurements were spot on, perfect!

Don’t Cheapen Yourself!

I saw this Instagram post from @thefemalewarhol. This quote shot me right through the heart. Many times when we feel lonely, we devalue our worth to be noticed. This can happen with a romantic interest, at work, with friends, or in a family dynamic. Friend, it isn't worth it. May your eyes open and see … Continue reading Don’t Cheapen Yourself!

In These Times of Great Anxiety

Credit: Artist-David Bowman At the beginning of March, I read an article about people hoarding toilet paper and paper towels due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The virus had not reached The States quite yet. I decided to prepare for it during my scheduled monthly trip to Costco. I arrived at Costco at their opening time … Continue reading In These Times of Great Anxiety

Grateful for the Life You Have

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”  1 Thessalonians 5:18 This week has been a whammy.  Daylight saving time, full moon, Friday the 13th, extra workload, Corona Virus fears, and pandemonium, and my child and I had our heads invaded by lice.  (Cue Scratching.) The physical and … Continue reading Grateful for the Life You Have

How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

“We destroy thoughts and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God and take every thought captive to obey Christ.” 2 Corinthians 10:5 What do you do with your thoughts in times of uncertainty? Are they helpful or harmful? Unfortunately, my thoughts have been unhealthy. Those anxious thoughts affect me mentally and physically. I … Continue reading How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

We Need to Stop Believing the Lies of the Enemy

I wrote the post below for #lionslightinternational This is Colette, here. I run the social media for #lionslightinternational Honestly, I feel like absolute crap. The issue is I allowed myself to believe the lies of the enemy. I believed I am worthless, un-lovable, and non-existent to others. The enemy loves to distract us from remembering … Continue reading We Need to Stop Believing the Lies of the Enemy

Spike-What My Dog Taught Me About Regret

“However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.” Acts 20:24   Spike was the name of our dog.  We were blessed to have Spike for 15 … Continue reading Spike-What My Dog Taught Me About Regret

Know Your Value

“Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.  How precious are your thoughts, oh God! How vast is the sum of them.” Psalm 139:16-17 There is so much pressure in the world today to be successful; it overwhelms us. … Continue reading Know Your Value