CONSISTENTCY

With so much changing in our society today, it’s hard to imagine the concept of consistency. As challenging as it may seem, this is a season where being consistent in pursuing purpose is paramount. What does it mean to be consistent? According to Oxford Languages, it’s defined as, “acting or done in the same wayContinue reading “CONSISTENTCY”

Where Is Home?

There is a quote that says, “Home is Where the Heart is” but based on many relationships I’m seeing, I’m not sure where home is. Home is defined by Oxford Language, “as a place one lives, an institution for people needing professional care, or aimed toward with great accuracy”. What I’m seeing as the newContinue reading “Where Is Home?”

It’s TIME!

What an amazing week this has been! I officially opened my counseling practice this week, and I’ve had overwhelming support. It’s amazing how you can envision a thing for so long, and then it hits you that – It’s TIME! I want to thank all of you who stopped by the office, sent notes andContinue reading “It’s TIME!”

Can I Get a Refill

Greetings to each of you! I am hopeful that you’re having a purposeful day, with plans for an intentional future. Today, I’m sharing my personal lament! I need a REFILL! I know someone is saying, “Valerie, you’re not alone”, while others may be chuckling at the thought. Trust me, it doesn’t matter what side ofContinue reading “Can I Get a Refill”

Why Is This Happening to Us?

Do you ever have those days when you feel like you’ve lost yourself? Do you ever feel that being in your marriage has taken your voice away? Well, I’ve dropped by today to remind you that your marriage matters, even when these moments surface. When you feel silenced or lost in your marriage, I wonderContinue reading “Why Is This Happening to Us?”

My Silent Killer

You’re always looking at me, the glare in your eyes of disdain, what do you want from me? Haven’t you already taken enough from me! Just look at yourself, look at the mess that you’ve caused – you know these things that happened to you are youre fault. You see my pain, yet you insistContinue reading “My Silent Killer”

Let’s Transform Together

Are you struggling with taking your next step into greatness? Are there still stumbling blocks clouding your mind? If you’re in that place, I want you to know that I’ve been there too. When I share with people that I have been Empowered to Empower Others (#E2EO), it’s real. I have faced different types ofContinue reading “Let’s Transform Together”

I Sow Seeds of Truth

If you’re ready for CHANGE – you’ll receive the Seeds. That phrase may seem a bit direct to a few, but it’s my truth. I’ve experienced days where I felt less than adequate to fulfill my assignment, based on the reactions of the people in my audience. I would watch their non-verbal responses and listenContinue reading “I Sow Seeds of Truth”

I Want to Yeild, but ……..

In several of my groups, over the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the need to submit. James 4:7 reads, “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” That scripture seems so simplistic in concept, but the reality is that we want to yeild, but we also wantContinue reading “I Want to Yeild, but ……..”

I’m Blooming NOW

Generally blooms on a tree or bush come forth simultaneously – my blooms are coming forth NOW! I used to be like many others, waiting for the crowd before moving, and often my timing was on a completely different cycle. I want to encourage you today; when it’s time for you to BLOOM – goContinue reading “I’m Blooming NOW”