Journey to Rest

Journey to Rest

Despite my busy schedule as a teacher, musician, worship leader, and blogger, I've felt a higher calling upon me. A calling to rest. If God rested on the seventh day what makes me think that I'm too dignified to do so? So I've decided to take a step back and enjoy the beauty that can [...]

Single and Satisfied?

Single and Satisfied?

Pull out the streamers! Toss the confetti! There’s a party going on. Shantel’s on the single train! Finally free. Have I always felt this liberated? Have I always been this joyous? Absolutely not. But now is a wonderful occasion and I‘ll share why. Not too long ago, I had been up crying. Crying and worrying [...]

2018 – Year of the Impossible

2018 – Year of the Impossible

Now is the time to expect great things!  We're in a new season. Then he said to me, "This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts. Zechariah 4:6 ESV We've shared in the last post how to envision your greatness; now [...]

Envisioning Your Greatness!

Envisioning Your Greatness!

Hello all and happy New Year! I’m excited about what God is doing in this season. He is bringing us into new territory and higher ground. On our prayer call, we focused on Abram's life and what it means to have vision. Vision the act or power of seeing sight. A thought, concept, or object formed [...]

2017 – My Year in Review

2017 – My Year in Review

Hey 2017. You've been phenomenal. You've been incredible. You've been kind. What a blast! My 2017 has been filled with leaps, twists, and many turns. I've witnessed and encountered many miracles also. Join me as I share my recap! I've taken leaps of faith this year from leaving my previous job to teaching again and to [...]

Healing in the Broken Places

Healing in the Broken Places

What do you do when it’s up to you? You’ve prayed, you’ve fasted, you’ve waited and still the obstacle hasn’t moved. 12/12 – Healing in the Broken Places 2017 has been a year of trials and triumphs. There have been many leaps of faith that have brought me to this place where I currently am. [...]

Not Of This World

Not Of This World

Maybe you are preparing for this holiday season. Silver bells... I'm sure some of you have already put up the Christmas tree & lights. Well, as you are preparing the house and getting the list together, I'd like to share this reminder with you. You are not of this world. Jesus’ trial before Caiaphas ended [...]