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A Father Unlike Any Other

Happy Sunday my Lovelies and even better Happy Father’s Day!

It is a blessing to see another Sunday and I woke up with my dad on my mind. He is back home in Louisiana visiting his dad and I am separated from him this Father’s Day. For some this would be quite disappointing not to have their father present on this day but not so for me. I talk to my dad at least once a week and text him regularly. My dad has been with me since I was 6 years old and stepped into the shoes left vacant by my biological father. At an early age I learned that biology doesn’t make a parent. So this morning before I rose to begin my day, I wrote this to my dad:

God has been so gracious to me, He blessed me when brought you into our lives. There was a void in my life and in my heart because the father who biologically is linked to me was absent due to his own iniquities. So God sent you to us and my cup overflowed as you stepped in and filled that empty space in me and then some. Biology doesn’t make a parent, love, care, devotion and acceptance do. I have a father, a biological parent, and I have my dad, the man that raised me, that loves me even through my mess and whom I adore and thank God for daily. It matters not to me what anyone says, you are mine and i am yours; our bond as father and daughter has and will endure until our Heavenly Father calls is both home and we will be friends in Heaven for all eternity. I am so incredibly honored that you call me daughter and thank God everyday for you. Happy Father’s Day!

A father can be many things and many people. I have a biological father who did the best he could given his personal demons, I have a father, my daddy, who raised and loved me as his own and to this day you cannot tell him that I am not his, he will fight you over it if need be. I have two spiritual fathers in Pastor Keven D. Johnson and Dr. Ralph Douglas West, who have nurtured and feed my soul and helped me grow in my spiritual growth. I have a Heavenly Father who when all the others are unavailable or absent, is always there to love, protect and guide me.

Be thankful today and every day for the fathers in your life and if your father no longer walks with you, remember all that he was to you and smile.

Blessings and Happiness

T. Nicole

 

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A Moment of Reflection

Good morning my Lovelies!

Happy Sunday my dears, it is yet another gloriously beautiful day in Houston, TX!  I am on what seems to be a never ending quest to evaluate my inner most self and can normally be found in a pensive and reflective state.  Today is no different than any other day as I am deep in thought yet again.  It has taken me years to figure out who I really am outside of being a daughter, a sister, a wife, and a friend.  It is hard to realize who we are outside of all the labels that we have and believe define us.

It is my hope and sincere wish for you all that you take time out to truly figure out who you are and what you want, outside the moinkers and titles we attach to ourselves and let other attach to us.  I think you will surprised at the outcome.  Let me know how it turns out for you,  I would be happy to hear it!

Blessing and Happiness

T. Nicole

 

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