November 28 2014

Give Back Friday

Hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving! My family began the day serving others at a community outreach and our children learned how blessed they really are, not just in food but in many things.

Last night while on our way to yet another Thanksgiving gathering, we passed an older lady all bundled up at a bus stop with all her worldly belongings she had. I had my hubby pull over and ran back to give her my sweater. She was asleep so I said to her excuse me. She immediately replied in Spanish, “Hola Mija” which is a sweet Latin term of endearment. I asked if she was cold and that I wanted to give her my sweater and she politely declined and said she had all she needed. I asked her if she had eaten and she said yes she had. She was very sweet and she thanked me again for my concern and that she was fine thank God. This homeless lady taught me a valuable lesson last night. She was thankful for the little things she had and even though she was thankful for more, did not NEED more than she already had.

The majority of us don’t get that concept and unfortunately never will get it but on this thanksgiving I was grateful for this AHA moment. I am thankful for God’s blessings He has given me and the things I don’t have because I have faith that whatever I truly need to survive on this earthly world, God will continue to provide for…no more, no less.

So last night with a little nudge to my heart and full trust, I would raise the bar a bit higher on this book goal. With just 3 days left in our pre-sale purchase of “A Moment with Jesus” devotional and at only 20% of our goal reached, I am starting today a match “Buy One Give Two”campaign!!! For every book purchased, TWO books will be donated back to ministries! Let’s help give back more to our communities then what we need. Go to www.rkthb.co/50707 or for E-book version and paypal purchases go to www.leadershipchristiancoaching.com/store
Thank you all in advance and have a blessed holiday weekend!

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November 25 2014

Devotional Pre-sale…6 Days left!

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Only 6 days left on the Partnership Book Pre-sale! Thank you to all that have purchased their copy of “A Moment with Jesus” devotional and that are helping to give back. For every pre-sale copy sold, a softcopy of “A Moment with Jesus” will be donated to a shelter or prison ministry. Please spread the word and have a blessed week!

Purchase book presale online at www.rkthb.co/50707 or by check payable to REDEMPTION PRESS.

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November 22 2014

9 days left of Book Partnership Pre-sale

Only 9 days left of the Pre-sale for “A Moment with Jesus” 31 day devotional study. We are at 17% of our give back project and still have ways to go! Let’s hit 50% by end of weekend and bring tons of copies into the hands of those in need of biblical encouragement in shelter and prison ministries. A $10 partnership will help do just that. Thank you to all that have already partnered with me online and in person. As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. (‭Proverbs‬ ‭27‬:‭17‬ NIV)

Purchase book presale online at www.rkthb.co/50707 or by check payable to REDEMPTION PRESS.

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November 21 2014

Devotional Pre-Sale

“A Moment with Jesus” 31 Day Devotional Study on Pre-sale till 12/1…great for individuals or small groups.

Go to www.rkthb.co/50707

Help pay it forward…For every level of partnership made a paperback copy of “A Moment with Jesus” will be donated to a shelter or prison ministry.

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November 13 2014

Pay it Forward

When God places a goal or vision in your heart, you must follow only in faith.  His thoughts are not our thoughts and His ways are not our ways.  A few years back, God placed in my heart to begin to blog and write.  I began to feel a huge tug in my heart to be obedient and follow His guidance.  The road the last few years has been a roller coaster of trials and emotions as life usually is.  If we did not encounter those trials and roadblocks in life, we would not continue to build the courage and strength to become all that God has planned for us.

This devotional has been all in God’s timing and when I woke up a few weeks back with the burning desire that the time had arrived for this project to move forward, I had no doubt that God would move the way He has.  But through it all, He still leaves me in pure awe and wonder.  This is His project and His mission to bring to pass.  I pray He continues to fill me and all of you with wisdom and knowledge to show others His unconditional love.  I am praying and believing for the last hurdle yet on His vision on this devotional I wrote.

Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you.” Deuteronomy 16:17

Since God placed in my heart to make this project a Pay it Forward, funding support is needed through partnership pre-sales to go to press.  For every presale partnership, a paperback copy of this devotional will be donated to a shelter or prison ministry.  Please share and spread the word!

PRESS HERE TO SUPPORT AND PAY IT FORWARD

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“A Moment with Jesus” is 31 Day Devotional Study for individuals & small groups that will help you grow in faith by setting time aside to reflect & spend moments in His presence.  This devotional is full of bible verses, prayers and reflection questions to help you meditate and be open to receiving what God wants to reveal to you.

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November 12 2014

BOOK LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT!

Exciting News…New Book Launch!

Dear Friends and Family,

It is with great excitement and faith in His plans that I announce my first upcoming devotional going into publication. “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” (Proverbs 27:17 NIV)
I am calling upon all of you for prayers and support in partnering with me on this project to spread and bring His love and hope to others.  Below you will find a link to share with your networks through email and all social media platforms to help bring this project to publication through funding support as soon as possible. Thank you in advance for believing in my mission as His faithful servant and pray that God continues to bless you on all your endeavors as well.

PRESS HERE TO SUPPORT THE BOOK LAUNCH

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“A Moment with Jesus” is 31 Day Devotional Study for individuals & small groups that will help you grow in faith by setting time aside to reflect & spend moments in His presence.  This devotional is full of bible verses, prayers and reflection questions to help you meditate and be open to receiving what God wants to reveal to you.

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October 28 2014

Ready…Set…GO!

green light Yesterday was a day of awestruck wonder!  Have you ever had a dream or received a specific word from God that you could not decipher what it meant or what you were suppose to do with?  Well I have and what happened to me yesterday was the beginning of a journey God has planned and planted in my mind over 3 years ago.   Sometimes when God gives us a vision or goal, it is for us to receive that idea and pray about what the outcome will be not immediately move on it.  We must sit and wait until God has worked in us, through us, molded us and prepared the way for His plans to come to pass and only then will we get the green light to go. It can be days, months and like in my instance even years but when God let’s you out of the corral, you will be soaring on Eagle’s wings with determination and excitement!

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September 28 2014

Hello! My Name Is…

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Hello my name is Zaida. I was once lost but now I’m found.

Does this sound like you too?  That’s ok because we all go through this at one point or another in our life and sometimes several times at that.  As I prepare to finish my 40th year of living and enter my 41st, I look back and analyze all that has come and gone.  I have referred in the past to life as a roller coaster full of thrills, spirals, fear falls and straightaways.  When I meditate on what God is doing in my life, I can never explain it or understand it at times.  What I do know is that when I call on Him or cry out in fear, God calms the storm brewing in my mind and heart.  One way I always feel comforted and in union with the Spirit is when I listen to worship music when I am writing or needing an escape from this world.  I once heard a beautiful song that said, “Hold me Jesus because I’m shaking like a leaf.”  These words resounded in my core because so many times I have called upon Him when I have felt that storm arise from within.  Jesus is the only Prince of Peace…Yours and Mine. When I can’t be strong, I don’t have to be because He is my strength.  When my heart and soul is in need of repair and I thirst for the Living Water, I call upon Jesus to fill me.  Don’t ever feel that your problem or situation is too difficult or too small for God to handle.  Nothing is impossible for our Heavenly Father. NOTHING!

Here is another beautiful song I can relate to because I have fallen hard flat on my face many times in my life and I thank God that I am still covered by His Grace and unconditional love.  I hope it will speak to your heart as well because it is always Good to know that no matter the circumstance, God ALWAYS welcomes us in His presence.

“Good To Know”
Writer(s): Jason Walker, Francesca Battistelli
Copyright: Word Music LLC, Dayspring Music LLC

Hello, old friend
I know it’s been a while
I’m here again
And it won’t be the last time
I fall apart
But You won’t let me get too far
You’re speaking to my heart[Chorus]
It’s good to know
It’s good to feel the arms of grace
To know that my mistakes are covered by Your love
It’s good to know
It’s good to see that You won’t change
When it’s said and done
You’ll always be enough
To know that I can always come back home
It’s good to know
Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh
It’s good to know
Oh, Oh, Oh, OhGoodbye, old me
Yeah there’s so much more that I
Know I could be
So take my worries with
You when you leave
There’s hope that I am counting on
‘Cause I’m never too far gone[Chorus]
It’s good to know
It’s good to feel the arms of grace
To know that my mistakes are covered by Your love
It’s good to know
It’s good to see that You won’t change
When it’s said and done
You’ll always be enough
To know that I can always come back home
It’s good to know
Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh
It’s good to know
Oh, Oh, Oh, OhIt’s good to know
That there’s a second chance
Know that it’s all in Your hands
Even if I just don’t understand
‘Cause I know that I will be alright
I finally see the other side
It takes the darkness to open up your eyes
SometimesIt’s good to know
It’s good to know
I’m covered by Your loveIt’s good to know
It’s good to see that You won’t change
When it’s said and done You’ll always be enough
To know that I can always come back home
To know that You will never let me go
It’s good to know
Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh
It’s good to know
Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh
August 30 2014

Lead with GODfidence

IMG_2585.PNGI have always been a free spirit and God has used my trials in life to build something I call GODfidence. Having GODfidence has built up my Visionary Perspective to laser focus on my goals, dreams and mission God has planned for me and those in my life. When I give, I give 100%. When I motivate, I motivate 100%. When I care, I care 100%. When I love, I love unconditionally 100%.

Sometimes the world tries to shake me and scare me while I’m trying to climb out on the limb of blind faith. But I continue to give all of me through the hurt, pain and wait because when God instructs me to go out on that limb, I know the reward will be greater then the fear of falling or failing and again GODfidence takes over.  It is not being afraid of the fight you might encounter or the loss you might need to endure, it is knowing that God has something better and greater for you. The reward is so much sweeter when you have to work hard for it. When God has placed something in my heart and I know, that I know, that I know that it’s real, all I do is grab a hold of Jesus’ hand and trust in Him to go out on that limb together. Jesus will always lead us because “We can do ALL things and endure ALL things through Christ who gives me strength!”IMG_2586-1.JPG