Walk – a way to refocus

I am convinced that any suffering we endure is less than 
nothing compared to the magnitude of glory 
that is about to be unveiled within us.
Romans 8:18 TPT

The Shard, London
Www p5K - Day 7

It is a good thing the Bible 
Never says If you feel like it...
I might not feel like talking  
But God’s word always stands

God, You are 
The King of Kings 
and The Lord of Lords
Jesus, You are 
worthy to be praise

Monday, with a new found realisation 
What the enemy taught for evil 
God will use it for the good of those 
who love Him.

The weather is very cold today
Definitely not a day to go out for a walk
As I walked, it became a revelation 
To me why I spend every free time walking
It is therapy to me, everyone finds different ways 
To cope with this pandemic 
Mine was or is walking 

Since the lockdown
Not a single day have I stayed inside the house 
without stepping outside the front door
I have come to release that 
It takes me away from the house 

And work environment 
And the funeral environment
And the laughter with friends environment
And the Bible school environment
And the Church environment
The House has become every envirnoment

Walking has..
 
made me appreciate what I have
The people around me 
And most importantly God

It clears my head...

Lord I thank You for always encouraging me
To step outside the house 
And get fresh air
You have given me beauty for ashes
The oil of Joy for mourning
The garment of praise for the Spirit 
of heaveniness
I will greatly rejoice in You 
Lord

Thank you for stopping by. May the Spirit cause this season to bring comfort, assurance and gladness as you go about your day. In Jesus Name, Amen.

Xavier “The New House”

For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. Matthew 25:29 NIV

Xavier has succeeded in not being limited or constrained by the COVID19, but has trusted in His God who has restored him to life through his artwork and the people around him.
This also includes professionals on the matter of the mind

His artwork is also to help black minds matter 
To remove the stigma that we seem to think that it is a weakness 
It is for us to understand that the mind is complex and 
Not a weakness to speak up about it

It takes courage and strength to speak up on matters of the mind. 
It is not a taboo or voodoo or demon possession as people will like to think.
We need to accept it and speak to people that God has given the talents to understand the mind.
That is the way to healing
Speak up and don’t let it bury you

Just a few snap shot of his art work. And if you want to learn more about him please click the links below.
Follow the artist on Instagram: @byxaviart
Visit the artists website: byxaviart.com

What God does for us in the ground is beyond what any man can see or dream. As I spend my weekend in an art museum taking pictures of the amazing artist who started his art work in the Lockdown. 

Links above to His work and social media page. He used his art to fight the concept of mental depression. God gives us tools to use when it comes to healing our minds, we have doctors and our own talents that we can use. From drawing, to writing, to taking pictures but we are never alone and you are not alone. Talk to someone to help but never ever sit and think this is it.  I give up, it is not part of our DNA as a child of God. He will never give upon you so never give upon yourself.

Everyone will look at a picture and it will bring something inside you, God will speak to you through those pictures or you will get a sense of it or something different.

Pink pic the brightest picture: This is my favourite picture: The lady with the crown

We are all children of God and that means we are automatically princess and princes because He is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. This fact will never change that you are a prince or princess. A prince can or cannot be a king but will always be prince. A princess can or cannot be a queen but will always be a princess.

The crown is with us always from birth; you are the prince or princess to the King of Kings and that will never change. Your crown is attainable and within reach. Grab it and walk as God intented you to walk.

Next favourite is – The diamond and rose:

When diamonds are found they are never polished, they are rough and uneven but very beautiful and precious that you will want to have it. Once polished the rose comes out, roses are different shades of colours, 

We are all God’s precious diamonds in the ground, rough on the edges, and hard to break. It takes a lot to break a diamond apart.

According to google definition: Diamonds  are a precious stone consisting of a clear and colourless crystalline form of pure carbon, the hardest naturally occurring substance.

Few definitions for rose that resonate with the theme of the art work:

Rise succeed in not being limited or constrained by (a restrictive environment or situation). And also be restored to life. find the strength or ability to respond adequately to (a challenging situation).

God is the one that gives us the ability to do anything, and also when He gives us skills we are expected to use it to bring Him glory. As always, thank You God for sending Jesus to show us what it means to be in the kingdom knowing that we are all servant and we work for you alone. Lord give us strength to move out of the way and let Your glory shine.

Thank you for reading and be blessed. The Lord smiles at you each day.

Hannah-Michaela We can not control what happens around us but we can control our responses. Have a wonderful day and if you going to bed then sweet dreams.

“Nugget of Information”

Ears that hear and eyes that see— the Lord has made them both.
Proverbs 20:12 NIV

southwark park

BUBBLES:

According to google bubbles defination: “used to refer to a good or fortunate situation that is isolated from reality or unlikely to last.”

Bubbles don’t last but our Humanity will last. In the UK we have our little bubbles or not depending on what is said. 

How we react now will either be regret later or praise?

Things that you can do to change for the future and to know that it is never too late to be committed to the people around you.

We might be in a bubble but we can have a phone call. Sometimes a phone call is all we need. 

Things to do while it is getting darker and the clock has moved forward and you need that motivation to get out of bed, also knowing that anything outside the duvet is not welcome except a cup of coffee or tea.

Get a journal or book near you so that every morning you write one word that will set you for the day. 

Always think of one thing in the morning that you will do, write it down and that gives you a purpose and meaning to get up. Set the day with one word – ‘healthy’ that could mean physical, mental or eating. But it will be a word to set your day and your focus. It could be ‘worship’ but setting our mind on that word means we focus on one thing.

Call someone: One of the things I have learned is not to wait for someone to call you but be the first to do it. If anything COVID19 has taught us this year it is not good to be isolated. 

Listen: Listening is action and requires our full attention and also a very good skill to have and practice daily. “Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry” James 1:19b 

That also includes listening to what our body is saying to us, like you need to sleep now and we ignore it until we actually can’t function anymore and fall asleep on the couch. Yes that is bad and should be avoided, I know sometimes we think we cannot help it but we can intentionally switch off and have rest. My motto is “Work can replace me if I die, so why kill myself over it” give it your all and have a break as well and don’t fall for the trap that says I will take a break when I need to because five hours later that one email needs you more than the break and you are still sitting down. Take a break regularly especially if you are on the screen always. 

But be careful “Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.” Proverbs 20:13 NIV

I have purposeful sets alarm for breaks because I was that person I will do and never did it, and this has helped me to focus and know that when it goes off it is breaks time.  Me time to just relax, eat or just close my eyes.

Thanks so much for stopping by and below is a picture of my weekend of fun.

Hannah-Michaela. We can cannot change what happens around us but we can change our responses. Have a wonderful day and be blessed.

The art work is done by www.byxaviart.com it was just pure joy!