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How’s your view?

 

Recently I had the pleasure of attending an event that my son was participating in. Like many other events I used my cell phone to capture the memories. While taking photos, I realized that some of the people in the group could not be seen in the photos. The group was extremely large, and included more people than the screen settings would allow.

I opened up the settings, examined my cell phone, and toiled with how to include everyone in the photos. As my son was coming over to assist me, a couple people that were also taking pictures of the group suggested that I use the panoramic view setting in my phone. Panoramic view is “an unobstructed and wide view of an extensive area in all directions. “ A panoramic view is further defined as “an extended pictorial representation or a cyclorama of a landscape or other scene, often exhibited a part at a time and made to pass continuously before the spectators.”   Wow! What a revelation! Using panoramic view in your life can allow you to see things beyond the defined landscape. Regardless of the current circumstance, challenge, or situation you may be faced with there is something beyond the view. Through prayer and seeking the Lord, he will reveal the landscape of our lives beyond our limited view. He often presents us with snapshots, images, dreams, and visions of our destiny. Once, we begin to fulfill our divine purpose the snapshots of our destiny will form together to create a panoramic view of our lives. Additionally, we must keep our view clear and without obstructions to see things. We cannot allow people or circumstances to allow our view to become limited and blocked. Finally, once your view/vision is panoramic and clear there will be” a part at a time and made to pass continuously before the spectators.” Wow! Another Revelation! God will allow your haters, those hell raisers, the hypocrites, and those that harshly judged, used and lied on you to be your spectators when he lifts you to your purpose! There is more to come in your life! Change your view!

 

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Trial to Triumph!

This past week one of the biggest highlights in the media has been the blunder made by renowned comedian and TV host Steve Harvey. So many jokes, phrases and unfortunately racial epithets have been attributed to the reason he announced Miss Colombia as Miss Universe and not the actual winner Miss Philippines. His mistake went viral causing a firestorm over the majority of social media outlets. So many memes were made, jokes said and negative comments about Steve Harvey’s mistake.

In the midst of this mistake, Steve Harvey remained humble, apologizing profusely for his mistake. Mr. Harvey even said out of his own mouth that he accepted “full responsibility” for his mistake. I think that this mistake not only highlights something most people forget is that Steve Harvey is very human and capable of making mistakes. Not only that, it also showed his humility and genuine remorse. Many people began to question his ability to be a great host, his lack of a college education, and his self-proclaimed being from the hood as reasons why he made the mistake while only a few attributed it to human error. I watch Steve Harvey TV show very often, listen to his radio show and watch him host family feud. Therefore, I am very aware of Steve’s love of Christ and the way he acknowledges the reason he is so successful. God! The way he praises, God! God is indeed good and takes care of his people. Within the past twenty four hours it has been announced that Steve Harvey has been selected to host the Miss Universe pageant again for the next few years. Wow! God is so amazing! Despite all the controversy, naysayers, negative comments, jokes, memes and racial epithets, he was still chosen.
This is very profound! When God chooses you, there is NOTHING anyone or anything can do to stop it!
There will always be naysayers, negative comments, jokes, memes, and even those that question your ability, talent, and so forth, but God will cause you be triumphant in the midst of your trial!

Da Write Chick
aka
Shivendra
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Spring Cleaning!

Spring Cleaning!

Spring has sprung upon us! This is the season that is often referred to as “Spring Cleaning.” Spring Cleaning usually involves sprucing up one’s home, office, car, closet, and so forth. Spring cleaning encompasses getting rid of old, unused things, excess, reducing, and stopping all together.
During this season, spring is very much symbolic of cleansing, renewing, and disposing. Spring Cleaning sometimes takes a lot of effort. So many times it’s difficult to get rid of that pair of shoes in your favorite color that you haven’t worn in over a year, or those blue jeans that used to fit just right, or that sports coat that commands attention from the ladies when you wear it. Or maybe it was a designer purse that you had to have and no longer carry, or outdated electronics, or could it be unused sporting equipment, clothes your children have outgrown, your great grandmother dishes, figurines, Knick knacks, tools; the list goes on and on.
During this season as flowers begin to bloom and we begin to purge of old and unused material things; this could be a great opportunity to rid ourselves of internal junk, clutter, and baggage as well. Internal Cleansing or Cleaning can be the most difficult by far. This would mean for individuals to truly examine themselves, their motivations, thoughts, actions and behaviors. Internal cleaning would require much more of an effort. One would have to be aware, invested, genuine, and sincere for internal cleansing or to take place and be effective. Everyone should do an internal spot check every now and then, whether a person is 5 or 95, internal cleansing can be Soul Healing. I personally, do an internal check quite frequently and have been for several years now. I think consciously speaking it would be difficult not to be aware of any internal junk, clutter, baggage that has crept in. Often times, through prayer, meditation and divine revelation it will made clear and be very apparent of anything that required spring cleaning, internal cleansing or Soul Healing! I invite and encourage you to join me in doing a frequent spot check and rid yourself of internal clutter for Soul Healing!

Dawritechick aka Shivendra
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She died before she lived…

As we embark on a New year and renewal of ourselves, ! I thought this would be great to reblog!

Da Write Chick

She died before she lived..

Wow So Intense, I ‘m stumped and downright mystified

By how you didn’t live before you died,

but you died to live and generously give

so that you could have life

you gave them your all as employee, sister, friend, and wife.

To live freely with less strife, you left that life…

Wow it’s still a mystery

how you rewrote your history

And had to rearrange the life priority,

not to please the majority but to God be the glory.

So now you can share your write story.

How to live, give, and remain positive…in the midst of the storms and lessons of life

Without an umbrella for protection, the Good book for your direction

And no passport to escape the internal resurrection

That you endured. As the hooks of life lured

you away, for long you didn’t stay..

But returned, refreshed and soul renewed

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Don’t Trip

Help me Lord to hold my lip,

Let the gossip slip off my hip,

From the jealousy I shall not trip

But instead flip the script,

Being friendly to the enemy envy

Remove the negativity, lies, biased chatter from around me.

In the midst of this lions den,

Free me from this worldly sin

Strengthen me to never give in

Yet turn my cheek to the whisperin’

Please protect me from the evil grin

External smile of a “so called friend”

Let the negativity make me laugh

And provoke me not to wrath

Vengeance Lord I shall not seek.

Humble me father, make me meek

Thank you Lord for the critics I face.

You are my light, my savior, my saving grace!

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Burning Bridges !

Burning Bridges

 

Fiery paths set ablaze

Tension filled embers engulfed brightly glazed

Unforgiveness, anger, jealousy and rage,

Pride and egos take center stage

Scandalous behavior sizzles while it’s covered and hot!

Planning and prepping one mischievous plot

Backstabbing, back tracking, fence straddling not to get caught

Exposed it reveals scorched and blistered dry rot

Withered and destroyed, hearts and minds are distraught

Tempers flared, word war declared foul language slingshots

Slung and thrown, the bridge is now burned a real life lesson taught.

Pay Attention and learn which bridges to keep, which to burn….

divine revelation will help you discern!

 

Da Write Chick

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Unclaimed Baggage!!!

I’m unloading

To prevent exploding

Overloading on the guilt, hurt, shame

Heartache, fear, disappointment, stress, and pain

Baggage I refuse to claim,

The carry on, satchel, knapsack, pouch, attache’, loaded brief case to much to maintain!

Those things don’t contain my name

Property tag unfound

The heaviness weighs you down

Makes you drown, pound after pound

Due to turbulence of life above ground

I’m no longer bound

Calm and Ease surrounds

as the internal cabin pressure decreased

I exhaled and released

Sought and received inner peace

Harmony, joy, love, patience, and compassion increased

Those negative totes I left behind

Didn’t even bother to go to that line

Those saddle bages were never really mine

I was misdirected and followed the wrong signs

became misaligned

So i had to stop and rewind

Seize and eliminate the internal plight

Board a new uplfiting mentally serene flight

So airy, pristine and light

Spirit Reviving, soul energizing, soaring to new heights

Celestial landing right on time

My thoughts, mind, and emotions realigned

Well-being altitude undefined

Refreshed and Renewed, thriving feeling so divine

Basking in his glory!! Alive and doing just fine!!! …

 

 

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QuickSand

QuickSand

I’ve tried to reach out, I’ve done all I can
Sincerely extending a helping hand
But wow you’re drowning in quick sand
You’re in too deep more than what I realized
That glamorous cover up was your disguise
It’s one big mess after mess
I don’t deal in drama and can’t do stress
Wow, its real high above your waist
It’s drowning you so fast and I refuse to keep up with the pace
Its drains me of all my energy
I cannot succumb to the negativity
It’s been real, I will hold on to some of the positive memories
Wow, it’s got you moving so fast
I cannot hold on, so on this one I will pass
It leaves me speechless; all I can do is gasp
I’m letting go now, i will intentionally lose my grasp.

I must withdraw and release you
So that I don’t fall in too.
I can barely breathe when I’m with you
I must relinquish my hold, loosen my grip
I cannot stop you now; sometimes you got to fall and trip
Slip and slide, a wild tumultuous ride
I cannot stride
It sucks, pulls you in and drags you down
It weighs too much for me to hang around
I see you drowning going in very deep
That quicksand is very steep
It’s pulling so fast and you don’t even know it
Drowning you daily, you won’t outgrow it
I tussled, tugged I reached and I pulled
I’ve taken several steps back when I saw your evil wolves
Dressed up as sweet little sheep
You really fooled me
But my third eye never sleeps
So right now I’ve decided to let go and press release
It takes too much to hold on so
I must say good bye, adios, peace.

Shivendra aka Da Write Chick
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