“The what-ifs are the worst and they come without permission. They come without warning. Like all terrible things with no mission but to distract, the what-ifs always come. They come and suck the life out of a person, leaving them drained of happiness, courage and grit. I was contending against the possibilities of things taking a turn for the worse. I was fighting against moments that did not happen, against that which was still unknown. “©Simone Holloway, 2020.
We can tell a person and say “I forgive you” as many times as we want to but it doesn’t mean a thing until we actually can say that person’s name, go around that person, receive a message from that person and not feel a way. About four weeks ago I went through a whole…
For God will never give you the spirit of fear, but the Holy Spirit who gives you mighty power, love, and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 TPT
There’s no need to fear, for You are right here!
Y’all, I have no idea what this life of no shame will bring but I’m excited. I feel free, like in the depths of my soul. I feel like I can conquer the world. I feel strong and full of life in the inner chambers of my heart. I feel brave. It takes bravery to move into the unknown out of fear into love, out of being guarded to being open, out of holding things into being extremely honest. I am okay with where I am and that is freedom all in itself. I’ve embraced the truth about me and I am unashamed. I’ve embraced my triumphs and my failures, every ounce of my brokenness and the places where I am whole, all of my strengths and all of my weaknesses. I’m okay with every ounce of me and I am enough because I am in Him. I’m literally smiling as I type this article, overjoyed at the process He is doing in my heart. ©Simone Holloway, 2019
“So, here I am completely open and vulnerable and just plain scared but willing. I am willing to be open, I am willing to be loved. “©Simone Holloway, 2019
“To be unafraid is to be truly in love.”©Simone Holloway, 2019
Hello old friend, new followers and fellow bloggers- I wish I could say that I’ve always had the right words to say, or that I was always confident to speak my heart, but that is not the case. I remember times, having so much to say but not knowing exactly how to translate my pain. …
“To tell you the truth, some individuals just want the security of a held hand. There is something so intimate, careful yet secure about having your hand held by the one you love and the one who loves you.”©Simone Holloway, 2017
Hello old friends, new followers and fellow bloggers- This weekend was an interesting one, to say the least. It was supposed to have been the weekend, I moved into my new place. Unfortunately, life had alternative plans that it failed to clue me in to until after it was determined my move date would have…
“I refuse to allow the notions of this corrupt world to dictate how I should live my life and whether I will succeed or not. “