You want peace? Act like it.

Peace and strife cannot dwell in the same house (body). It is impossible. You cannot command peace and engage in drama. You must choose if you desire a life of blessing or a life of curses. Those who bless will be blessed. Those who curse will be cursed. Peace belongs to the blessed, not the … Continue reading You want peace? Act like it.

Traumatized: The Suffering.

Your trauma may have changed you, but it doesn't have to own you. It is imperative that humans heal from trauma. Your life depends on it. Other lives depend on it. Past trauma is a reason [many] people turn to things that lead to addiction. In an impatient world, these things provide an immediate [temporary] … Continue reading Traumatized: The Suffering.

The Prison of the Past. #TristaDaniell

Both joy and pain are in the past so why do we cling to the pain and not the joy? Why do we magnify the negative but minimize the positive? Why must we remember the wrongs others have done while forgetting all the right? ... If you make your past your prison your present will … Continue reading The Prison of the Past. #TristaDaniell

A Question of Faith #TristaDaniell

When we hold on to expectations that I AM will work things out one way or another we limit our faith/trust to THIS or THAT. There's nothing wrong with being particular in your prayers, but be careful of limiting your options to A or B. Our God is a wonderous, mighty God Who answers prayers … Continue reading A Question of Faith #TristaDaniell

Don’t Heal Em’…They Don’t Wanna be Healed! #TristaDaniell

Not every person desires healing. Some prefer to be wounded because wounds create sympathy and sympathy, attention. The addiction to attention in this world is such that some will go the the extreme to ensure attention remains on them - even if that means suffering. For some, the pleasure is in the attention that's showered … Continue reading Don’t Heal Em’…They Don’t Wanna be Healed! #TristaDaniell

This Post is Gay: You know you wanna read it. 😏

I've seen waaaaay too much LGBT hate on my timeline and I am not for it. I stepped back from talking about LGBT issues, the Black community, and the church (specifically, predominantly Black churches), but maybe I need to start speaking again. Cause what y'all WON'T do is tell people like me we not welcome, … Continue reading This Post is Gay: You know you wanna read it. 😏

Are your prayers full of FAITH or fear?

If/when you pray: Be careful of praying under the influence of fear. There is power in confession. I confess, for the bulk of my life I've lived under a cloud of fear. Every single decision I made during that time was made our of fear - fear of lack, fear of being alone, fear of … Continue reading Are your prayers full of FAITH or fear?

Your faith is weaaaaaakkkkk! I SAID WHAT I SAID! #TristaDaniell

When Paul speaks of "the secret" to being "content in any and every situation" he tells us in the next verse that secret is his faith/trust in Christ and I AM (God). "I can do everything through Him Who gives me strength" (Phil 4:13) This is a statement of faith. A declaration of trust. Paul … Continue reading Your faith is weaaaaaakkkkk! I SAID WHAT I SAID! #TristaDaniell

The Reaping….what do you sow?

You will recieve a return wherever you intentionally invest your energy. Stop gossiping about folk then getting mad when they gossip about you - that's your harvest. Stop scheming against others and being surprised when things always seem to turn against you - that's your harvest. Stop lying all the time while having the nerve … Continue reading The Reaping….what do you sow?

You need to forgive…yourself.

Once during self reflection, I was tasked with the question, "Who are you really upset with?" ...after hesitation, I realized the root of the anger was towards myself. The reason is not important, but the outcome was like a healing balm to my soul. I was trapped in anger...that I was directing towards others out … Continue reading You need to forgive…yourself.