#Respeck: Wait…there’s more

Dear Beloved,

Hope your day is well, so far. For this day, I want us to remember this: Besides God and a strong relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, one of the most powerful things to have is understanding.

Let’s examine this wisdom together (Proverbs 4:7, AMP)

“The beginning of wisdom is: Get [skillful and godly] wisdom [it is preeminent]! And with all your acquiring, get understanding [actively seek spiritual discernment, mature comprehension, and logical interpretation].

As we continue to move forward in our journey, we will encounter things that are beyond our comprehension, and if you understand who you are and whose you are, you will know that you can’t respond to pits, problems, or circumstances the way you used to. After a real encounter with Jesus, you then realize that at some point your old way of life, is null and void. God has a strategic way of working in and through all of us.  It’s so easy to become cluttered with what’s going on around us, that we don’t take to the time to renew our minds in the word of God.

Right now, take a quick survey over your life. Is there something you to need to resolve within yourself or with anyone else? We should never get to a point in life to where we can’t apologize.  Beloved, always pursue peace with God, yourself, and others.  We are called to the following, and more in no particular order: Obey God. Love. Forgive. Pray. Renew your mind in the Word of God. Walk in unwavering faith. Repeat The greatest of all of these, is still and will forever be: LOVE (1 Corinthians 13). Are you ready to take your relationship with the Lord to another level?  Are seeking answers today?  Take some time to day to get some understanding about whatever you’re facing. The latter requires some serious self-examination my friends.  Ready. Set. Grow. Until we meet again warriors, I love you to life!

xoxo,

Mrs. Candace A. Stevens, The Risen Warrior

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Take your Rest

Dear Beloved,

Hope all is well. Renew, refresh, and restore, are only a few words that I can think of when it comes down to being weary, suffering with brokenness, and pain in our spirits. Why don’t we retreat when necessary? We must not get so busy that we neglect feeding our spirits the word of God. The word of God is like a cool refreshing drink to our depleted, worn, and thirsty souls.

Take a moment and look at your calendar. Why is that we can intentionally plan meetings, weddings, parties, or vacations but can’t take a few minutes to spend quality time with God? It’s so easy to become busy, yet not be productive. Many of us live life full spend ahead and don’t leave time to refresh ourselves in God’s presence.

Remember not to become so busy that you ignore those gentle nudges from God to enter into his presence. He created us and knows what we need before we ask Him.  God is so good.  The Bible says, “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak, (Isaiah 40:29, NIV). I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint (Jeremiah 31: 25, NIV). The good news is that Jesus walked the Earth for a period of time and understands how easy it is to become depleted and worn out from life. He says, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30, NIV)

Until we meet again…I love you to life!

Xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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Beautiful Timing!

Dearly Beloved,

Hope all well.  Thanks for your patience and continued support! I’ve realized that there are definitely levels to this beautiful thing called “selfless service to others.”  God is still able and I can’t get ahead of HIM.  One day at a time, one day at a time, is what I keep telling myself.

In the word of God there’s a verse that’s comes to my heart and it simply says that,” Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end.” (Ecclesiastes 3:11, NIV)  Be careful not to get caught up in what’s not happening fast enough and miss the beauty in God’s divine order and timing.  The world has its way of doing things but God has His way of how he wants the plan for your life to be revealed.

We all have to learn to flow confidently into the divine assignment (s) that God has for each of us.  In the midst of what appears to be sheer “ugliness”, God is doing His perfect work in and around you. Warriors, we must be careful that we don’t allow fear to come and tap us on the shoulders.  Don’t miss what God has for you because you are having a hard time letting go of what was.  Breathe. Pray. Meditate. Focus. Forgive. Rest. Love. Let IT Go. Let THEM Go.  Don’t look back you will remain stuck!  God has you in the palm of His hand and will never leave you nor forsake you. ((Virtual Hug))

Now for all of my dreamers, and visionaries don’t allow unfavorable problems, pits, or circumstances distort what God have shown you.  In today’s society, nobody wants to go through the process.  I mentioned about their being levels to greatness to service.  Instead of being lost and stressing out about the future, learn to enjoy where you are now.  Frustration, lack of joy, and peace, etc. settles when you intentionally create your own path and expect God to follow your lead.   Be content where you are in your journey and allow God to build your character.  Until we meet again…I love you to life!

xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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Take Action Now!

Beloved,

Good day to you all!  Please see below….

  1. Do remain positive and relinquish things that are beyond your control. Also remember to encourage yourself and others.
  2. Do forgive and release those people/places/circumstances that have hindered your progress in life.
  3. Do remember that you are a winner always!
  4. Do exercise discipline and self-control in your exercising, eating habits, and other things that you know you should do and are not doing.  (You must figure out what will work for you and won’t work for you.)
  5. Do prepare, plan, and remain consistent in all that you do throughout this process of life. Celebrate each and every milestone in your journey!
  6. Do allow yourself to fall, get back up, and keep on moving.  Set reasonable goals, and allow yourself to accomplish it.  Don’t be surprised at how this will spill over into other areas of your life.
  7. Do pray, meditate, study, and pursue peace with God and others!

Until we meet again…I love you all to life!

xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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Don’t You Do It!

Dearly Beloved,

Hope all is well and pray that your 2015 is off to a great start.  Here’s a list that I have pulled together for us all to remember:

  1. Don’t be negative.
  2. Don’t complain.
  3. Don’t rely on others for your success.   
  4. Don’t try to tell others what they should/shouldn’t be doing if they don’t solicit your feedback.  Focus on yourself and the rest will follow.
  5. Don’t quit.  You are worth it!
  6. Don’t ALLOW anything or anyone to serve as a hindrance or distraction in your meeting/exceeding your goals.
  7. Don’t forget to always remain in humility.  Apart from Jesus you can do nothing.  John 15:5

Until we meet again….I love you to life!

xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

 

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Greetings Warriors,

Beloved, I pray that all is well with you and you are basking in the prosperous life God has for you.  Do me a favor and don’t you give up! Don’t you cave in! I’m rooting for you.  Keep rocking with me and I thank you for your patience and full support.  Keep your girl in your prayers and I will do the same for you guys.  Follow me as I continue to follow HIM! Until we meet again… I love you to life!  Tell at least one person about this site!  Ready. Set. Grow.

xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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Be Still and Quiet on Purpose!

Dearly Beloved,

Hope all is well with you. Today, focus on nothing but God.   Allow yourself to escape into His arms of safety.  Be careful beloved, as there are many things that will pull for your attention.  Don’t allow yourself to be seduced into nothingness followed by sheer foolery.  I’m telling you this is a waste of your precious time.  As we continue on our journey together on living a prosperous life, we have to learn to be still and quiet in the presence of the Lord.

My heart is not proud, O Lord, my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me.  But I have still and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with its mother like a weaned child is my soul within me.  O Israel, put your hope in the Lord both now and forevermore. Psalm 131, (NIV)

Many of us need to learn to mind our own business, and stop including ourselves into certain conversations, situations, or circumstances.  Friends, allow the Holy Spirit to lead and guide you into all truth.  Go to a safe quiet place, be still, and allow the Lord to speak to you.  Lay at His feet, and allow Him to love on you.  Your walk with Him will be so much sweeter!  Come on He’s waiting on you.  Until we meet again warriors….I love you to life!

Xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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