Happy Birthday to Me!! Aye!!
I am so thankful that God has blessed little ole me to see 30 years of age! What an amazing feeling! What a blessing!
For the first time in a while, I feel secure as a woman. I feel confident in who I am in Christ Jesus. I feel at peace with who I am in God.
I must admit, I was super anxious about becoming 30. I began to feel super old (sorry to all those older than me). I have always been apart of the young adult crowd and now I am a new inductee into the adult crowd (clutches my pearls). In 10 years, I will be 40!! Like how?? But then God reminded me of how so many others have not been blessed with the opportunity of turning 30 and that becoming older is a blessing. In the words of my grandmother, "In order to not get older, you will have to die younger." So with all of that being said, I am so thankful to be where I am today. I am not exactly where I thought I would be but when I think about how differently my life might have been, I am grateful.
During my 20s, my relationship with God became so authentic and pure to me. I understand completely that without God, I am truly nothing. My emotional, mental, physical and spiritual well-beings are vital to my livelihood and that all of these elements of my being must be centered around Jesus to truly make me whole.
My husband and I celebrated being married for 10 years. We have been married for a decade!! Haha. So crazy!! We have watched one another evolve through some of the most difficult times as individuals and as a unit. All and all we made it through and even more so, we did it together!
I became a mother. What a beautiful blessing, experience and journey this has been! The true physical manifestation of God's love for me here on Earth! My gifts to the generations to come.
I earned two degrees that have placed me on a wonderful career trajectory that has also allowed me to meet and work with wonderful people from all over.
I developed healthy friendships and other relationships that have become apart of my community of love and support.
I loved. I lost. I gained. I understood. I learned. I forgave. I grew.
All of these were needed to become the woman my 30s will require of me. It's needed for what Christ desires of me in fulfilling my purpose.
I look forward to this new decade of my life! I know God has so much in store!
Thank you all for your love on today!!