No More Worrying

No More Worrying

It's when you are lost that you find the need of a Savior. - Shantel Worrying seemed to have always been a habit of mine. It was like a natural instinct. I had lots to worry about growing up - friends, bills, houses, recital performances, and more. I'd even create things to worry about in [...]

I Wish

I Wish

I wish I could block their eyes from seeing it. I'd shield them all.  I wish I could cover their ears and protect them from the lies that spread like wildfire. I'd shield them from the darkness of this world.  I'd cover them with my arms and serenade them with words of life, comfort, and [...]

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 [...]

Happy Holidays!

I'm so grateful to have had this time to spend with friends and family, including you all. I pray your holidays have been festive, reflective, peaceful, and holy. Merry Christmas my friends! For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will [...]