“I remember thinking that to desire thoughtfulness and intentionality in my love relationships was to desire too much. For the longest, I was in love-relationships that did the bare minimum. They did not exude any type of effort and was not willing to go the extra mile, yet they professed with confidence that they loved me. That my dears is not love. Love is thoughtful and intentional.”©Simone Holloway, 2020.
“I have decided that I am in this thing with the Lord forever. I’ve come to the place where I love things and people but I don’t love anything or anymore than the Lord. I love God more than my career. I love God more than the boy who has my heart. I love God more than my friends. I love God more than my family. I love God more and at any moment if he asks me to sacrifice it all, I am willing to walk away from it all. I don’t worship people and things, for the Lord alone is worthy of all my love, trust, and worship. “©Simone Holloway, 2020.
“Today, I believe this is what God is saying to some of you- I don’t need your help.”©Simone Holloway, 2020.
Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers- Today is a somber day for many, myself included, as we reflect on life in the aftermath of the passing of Kobe Bryant and his beautiful daughter, Gianna. The world is in this state of shock and silence. Loved ones are holding each other a little closer…
“When was the last time you allowed yourself to just be in the moment? To be present with yourself, family and favorite playlist? When was the last time you welcomed joy? “©Simone Holloway, 2020
“So I have a confession to make: when I sense that I am falling in love with someone or that someone is falling for me, I run.”
Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers- Happy Wednesday! I don’t know about each of you but to be only fifteen days into the year, life is so good. This year feels full of hope and seems to capture a wonder that I believe many of us were missing before. I’m just getting a…
“The internet requires men to do so much for relationships. He must text you good morning each morning, he must pay for dates, he must support every idea you ever had in your entire lifetime, he must be willing to be uncomfortable in meeting your family, he must be willing to eat what you eat, he has to workout the way that you workout, and he must be close to perfection – bringing and buying flowers at every single moment. Not one meme said, “Sis, if he’s sharing his dreams and goals with you, he’s a keeper!” Goals and dreams are not really romantic. They are practical.” ©️Simone Holloway, 2020
“Maybe the Father has not given us what we have been asking for because we are not mature enough. Like a great parent, He will wait until we grow up to release certain things to us.”©Simone Holloway, 2020
Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers- Happy Thursday! I have come to the realization that I have become a master at hiding my desires. I have become so accustomed to sacrificing my desires in the pursuit of my dream. When you are the oldest sibling and you cannot get what you want all…