Art and text by Morgan Harper Nichols I went to the store to look for Mother's Day cards for my mom and mother in law. I said out loud, "where are the cards that just say, 'Happy Mother's Day! Hope you have a great day!'?" There really aren't any. I am glad that many can … Continue reading Let Today Be What it Needs to Be
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?
I am thankful for friends, my dog, and my warm cup of tea.
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!
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!
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
“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
“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
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
“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