My Story: I Have A Mental Health Issue & I Sought Help

In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, I want to talk about the importance of seeking professional Christian Counseling. The subject of mental health is a taboo topic in most churches. When most people bring it up, it is quickly dismissed. Nobody wants to talk about it. Therefore most people who are dealing with mental health issues suffer in silence. And when they do cry out for help, they are often labeled as being crazy or shamed by their family or friends. How do I know this? Because I deal with mental health issues. Mental Health America defines mental health issues or illness as causes mild to severe disturbances in thought and/or behavior, resulting in an inability to co

Prophetic Word: A Loving, Godly Rebuke

Last night, the Lord rebuked me. He told me He was angry with me because I hadn’t been spending time with Him. You see, I have so been busy focused on building my professional brand that I haven’t forgotten to connect with the One who gave me the power and ability to create the brand. God’s desire is that we seek Him above everyone and everything in our lives.  No matter what we have going in our lives, God wants to know He comes first. After rebuking me, He reminded of me of His everlasting love for me and brought back into my remembrance this scripture in Hosea 6:6,  “I don’t want your sacrifices—I want your love; I don’t want your offerings—I want you to know me.”  God doesn’t want our ro