Author: Yolanda Carey

Overcoming Storms in Our Life… Take Flight!

Have you ever been skipping through life with contentment, and then BAM!!! Out of nowhere a storm descended and rattled your joy. It covers you, sizes you up and shakes your peace of mind. My major storm arrived in March of 2004. It was the sudden death of my dear younger brother. He was a wonderful person with a heart…

Lighten Up!

Imagine your travel agent calling and announcing that you have won a trip to a tropical island for 3 expense paid nights. The only problem is that the flight is scheduled to leave in a few hours. After you agree to accept the offer, you realize that there is not much time to pack. What would you do? In the…

Women of God… pray today!

Sisters, we have the ability to tap into the omnipotent power of God when we go to Him in prayer. Through the vehicle of prayer, we can enhance our intimate relationship with our Father and make our petitions to Him. We are able to bless our lives greatly when we take the time to participate in group prayer sessions or…

Use What You Have Been Given

Sisters…Each of us have been given special gifts that are uniquely ours courtesy of the Lord. Some have the gift to encourage and teach, others have the ability to use their hands to create masterpieces, yet others have the financial means to help people in need. What gifts have you been blessed with? Sometimes, we are aware of these special…

Happy Mother’s Day

The month of May is special because women across the nation are honored and celebrated for their unrelenting devotion to the family. If we had the opportunity to look behind the walls of households in any area of the country, we would see women cooking, cleaning, cuddling, encouraging, teaching, comforting, providing for and praying for the next generation. In Proverbs…

Out with the old… In with the New

For many people, the end of the year is a time to reflect. 2008 has certainly been filled with great challenges, inspiring moments and hope that change in our world is on the horizon. In the United States and around the world, the weak economy has caused foreclosures, unemployment, cuts in government programs, problems in the stock market and a…

You Are Loved

This month is designated as the month of LOVE. On February 14, 2009 offices around the world will be flooded with flowers, teddy bears and candy from significant others. Typically, people are buzzing in chatter about the packages received by some fortunate co-worker, especially the ones from a secret admirer. If you are a chosen recipient of these tokens, you…

Prisoners of Hope

During church services a woman testified that The Lord fought her battle against the powerful IRS. Through out her struggle to obtain victory, she was patient and at ease because she KNEW our mighty God could make a way out of no way and be the judge in any situation. In Zechariah 9:12 God makes a promise, He says “Return…

Leaps of Faith

While sitting on the top of a hillside, looking at the beautiful countryside below, I was torn inside. I thought to myself, how can I be in such a beautiful environment and still feel anxiety? It was because once again, I was at crossroads in my life and I did not know which way to move ahead. One road was…