Author Archives: simplyerink

Faith can make us uncomfortable, but it’s a necessity in order that we may mature…

Faith, it’s such a scary concept. Walking off into the unknown makes us cringe and uncomfortable. And though it’s not the most ideal avenue to take faith is the best thing that can ever happen to us. It requires us to trust in someone who’s wiser and mightier than us. It forces us to be […]

31 Days of Transformation 

“When you’re sick and tired of being sick and tired they’ll be nothing anyone can say or do to you to keep you where you are”, in the paraphrased words of my lovely mother.  There’s been so much commotion going on in my life. It appears that after every mountain there’s another one over the […]

The Move That Turned My World Right-side Up

Hello people! It’s been some time since I’ve shared anything with you all, but here I am with a testimony. 1 year ago–as of April 22nd–I packed up my belongings and drove over a thousand miles from Florida to Austin, Texas. I never knew that taking a leap of faith would remove me from every […]

Have You Forgiven You?

Forgiveness, it’s a melody that’s been prancing around me and a tune I’ve been humming for the past week. The song goes a little something like this: “Show me how to love the unlovable Show me how to reach the unreachable Help me now to do the impossible Forgiveness, forgiveness Help me now to do […]

Are You Becoming What You’re Asking for in a Partner?

And there he was scribbled in between the lines of my notebook. He was perfect and fitting in every way. Besides remarkably handsome and intelligent, his character and core values were most attention worthy. With my mind made up and a wish list in my hand I took my list to Lord in prayer and instantly I […]

Confronting and Fighting My Insecurities 

Everyday I have to convince myself I am not incompetent. Seriously, I’ve had to write a list of 10 empowering affirmations and stating that I am intelligent is one of them all because of negative, hurtful, demeaning, belittling, comments and suggestions made in the past. “Oh I didn’t think you were competent enough to get […]

What’s Your 10 Empowering Affirmations?

Hello lovely people! I know it’s been awhile, BUT here I am and I’m here with a challenge that was presented to me. I challenge you to create 10 empowering affirmations. Yes! Empowering, cloud 9, can’t come down messages about/to yourself! Too often we fill ourselves with doubts and lies about who we aren’t and […]