When God Has Different Plans

It was supposed to be a relaxing vacation at a tiny cabin in the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California; a time to reconnect with God and refocus my priorities… a revival of sorts.

hike in arrowhead

And I knew how it was going to go. I would get to the mountains and spend my time journaling and hiking and figure out the meaning of life and have my batteries completely recharged by the time I was done.

Before I left I prayed, “Lord, meet me as you always do, show me what’s important to you, come close I invite you into this space”.

And He did just that, but things sure didn’t go the way I had planned or thought they would. Sometimes He’s gotta let us break down before He can be built up.

To read more about how my trip went and see some more pictures from Lake Arrowhead, check out my latest post on The Life Mastery Project called WHERE DID THE 7.5 BILLION PEOPLE GO 


Life is hard, and change is inevitable. Sometimes it is welcomed, and other times it is overwhelming. As a child abuse survivor who has struggled with mental illness such as anxiety, PTSD, ADD, OCD, addictions and mountains of self-worth issues, I now find myself resilient, empowered and filled with gratitude most days. But that doesn't come easy or natural. It takes intentionality. It takes faith. It takes patient endurance. It takes incredible amounts of self-awareness, honesty, humility, and courage to make choices that are the polar opposite of how you feel. It takes vision and determination, hope and healing. I'm glad you stopped by my blog, I hope you found something of use as I transparently share my journey with others, the highs and the lows, the wisdom and the blunders, in the hopes that my mess becomes a message of hope, encouragement, and strength for even one person. .
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