The Be(a)st In Me



Check Point Cleared

It's been awhile, I know. I tend to write when I feel led rather than systematically to stay current. That's not business savvy, again, I know, but it works for me. I may not have something every week (or month)... Continue Reading →


Orlando and Beyond

I have so many drafts of this… I can’t figure out what to say, but I’m confident I need to say something. Since yesterday I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out first, if I should engage, and if so,... Continue Reading →

Little Pink Journal (Part 2)

I've sifted through a lot of my journaled prayers and there were some things I said that make me smile; that make me say "you're on the right track, Simone". There were some things that make me sad and really wish... Continue Reading →

Little Pink Journal (Part 1)

Recently I decided to go thru a 6-year-old journal of mine. I was a newborn Christian, desperately hungry for all things Christ. Little did I know I was sitting on a gold mine of encouragement, wisdom, and faith. Though I've learned so... Continue Reading →

That whole quarter life crisis thing

  A week ago I had a depressing epiphany that lead to a promising one: my life is not going according to plan. I've never been the girl that had a detailed answer to "Where do you see yourself in... Continue Reading →

No More Ms. Potato Head

I am a woman. In that I have unshakable confidence, but the "of God" part hasn't come to me as easily. Being a woman today is debatable, being a good woman is subjective, and being a godly woman is obscure. I've... Continue Reading →

My Faith is About Me

Eight months ago, this is was me: I've found myself deeply convicted by how little I create  and how much I consume in my life. Selfish. Despite knowing that a life lived following Christ is, by definition, not about me. I too, like many... Continue Reading →

Times Like These

It's times like these my hands itch to do the work of which I am not equipped When instinct says to ball my fist, square my shoulders, and keep a stiff upper lip But it's times like these that I need to... Continue Reading →

City Stands

Rule of the evil king has come to an end Overthrown in the revolution, defeated in the uprising Too many years spent starving and thirsty Too many promises bearing no possibility So much work multiplied by the hurt The conflict was brutal and... Continue Reading →

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