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The Ascender's Touch

Hope For the Best, Expect the Excellent! Providing Newfound Hope One Day At A Time. ❤️

Mental Health : America

This world is continuing to spiral down a path where spiritual revival is more than crucial. As time goes on, we are seeing more & more people reject The Lord and follow their own fleshly ways.

Hate and anguish are being slurred & spilled glad-fully.

Openly.

Without a second thought of question or concern.


Two topics that have been the touchiest lately are:

  • Guns/Gun Control
  • Mental Health/Illness

Mental health is a serious topic but no one ever wants to put Jesus in the picture. There are demons/evil spirits that lurk around this earth. But without the armor of God to stand against such things.. people are more prone to listening to these dark spirits.

Allowing these spirits to take them to treacherous depths in the mind… resulting in taking others lives or their own. Failing to realize that it will solve nothing!

WE HAVE TO MAKE THAT CLEAR TO OTHERS!!!!!

If they believe or not… the fact is people are killing themselves and guns are not necessarily the reason to blame.

I used to want to be a psychiatrist growing up and I pursued it in college as well. I left that pathway because I did not agree with the ways of psych. Of course science + spiritual values do not correspond with each other.

When people are mentally going through something, psychs rather prescribe a medication that will do more damage/harm than anything.

See… I believe that demonic spirits do try to attach to people and are successful of that attachment.

Living in torment.

Pills + toxic medication that the government fabricated does not hold the keys of freedom for the mind/body/spirit.

As believers these are the days where we must take a stand for The Kingdom. Ministering to those who have fallen away or simply do not know Christ.

We must be an example to those people. Showing them The Light.

This does not mean to “jump down anyone’s throats” or force anyone to believe what we do. As we talk and walk… our demeanor should speak for itself.

  • Walking without fear of the future.
  • Steadily being patient and kind even when others do ya wrong.
  • Putting our lives in God’s hands and living out His will.
  • LOVE!!! Showing great extents of love towards others.

The list goes on.

Such ways will naturally make others question “How does she/he have it so good? Why are they never stressing out like I am? What are they doing differently?

The topic of gun control….

We have had guns for centuries now and this day in age it is a problematic subject.

America has a DARK history that proved being bullied at school is not a valid reason to shoot up a school, church.. etc.

African Americans were spit at, teases, killed, …etc as they progressively stood up for equality in the educational system.

Every day they faced hate right in the eyes and behaved theirselves in the best manner possible.

We could talk all day along about this. We could remove guns altogether but people who are purposely trying to cause harm to others will do it in another form if the other isn’t available.

Homemade bombs + knives.. etc.

Please take a moment to pray for this world we live in and for others to be drawn to the light of Christ.

These prayers are desperately needed and the world is only going to get worse. We as believers need to keep on Amor of Christ fastened for the ride.

Have a blessed day everyone!

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Verse of The Day: Exodus 14:14

Hold on to God’s peace and just stay calm! What a verse to end the week with.

Simplistic words right there.

BE CALM.

The Lord WILL Fight For You! 🙏

This type of serenity can only be given directly by the Holy Spirit. There’s no form of peace that naturally comes from our flesh or this world that we live in.

Only from The Lord. ✨

I will walk into this weekend with my head held high and knowing that our God has everything under control. He will fight on my behalf and yours as well! Stay in faith my friends. ❤️

Please check out my post from last night. It withholds an life changing announcement!!!! 😍😍😍

Post: Today Was For Me

God bless you all! Happy Friday 😇✨

I Knew Today Was For Me – ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

This post is dedicated to May 30th, 2018 (yesterday). 💚💚

The morning crisp air welcomed me as I walked outside my door.

As I walked to my car, the soft breeze hovered then grazed across my face.

The sun stunningly glowed ever so gently over the horizontal layer of clouds.

I Knew Today was for Me. 

Walking out the day.

Giving God/Jesus all of the praise.

Sitting outside during my break.

I SEE….

Baby herons,

Flying over me.

In groups of 20.

Looking graceful as they glisten across the Texas sky.

Transparently bright. Truly all white.

I feel The Holy Spirit tell me that this divine moment is more than right.

I Knew Today was for Me. 

Reaching my destination after a long day of work.

Exhausted.

Yet .. EXCITED within.

After being drawn to check the mailbox…

WHAT DO I SEE?!

Official legal documentation…

That THE ASCENDER’S TOUCH is an entity!!!! 🙌😆😍🙏✨

I KNEW TODAY WAS FOR ME!!!!!!!!! 


Hello Readers/Wordpress Fam,

YES YES YES YES! This is the BIG announcement that I have been itching to tell you guys for the past two weeks. ☺️ I wanted to wait until I received the document before spilling the beans. The Ascender’s Touch is officially a legal Non-profit Organization!!!! Wow!!!

I am still at awe that I am witnessing my divine destiny and purpose unravel right in front of my eyes. I can only give thanks to God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit for making this possible. ❤️ 3 years ago around this time, I was given insight on who I was created to be. It was not easy waiting but God preserved me and enabled patience within me! Thank you Lord!!!!

We all have a purpose in this life. I want to make sure that mine continues to glorify The Lord and help His people along the way. Whatever your purpose in, trust me that God will ensure that you have ALL that you need to walk into it. 🙏

I want to also thank everyone who takes out the time to read my blog posts. 🙌 It really means a lot to me!!!!! 😇 Please stay tuned for the great impact that this organization will have on the lives of others. We do have a instagram 📷  page that will be used quiet often for updates on open donations for single parent households, local food banks, to avail the homeless and more!! We will be striving to receive the majority of clothing and food as donations. It is truly needed for many in our community.

Check us out!! @TheAscendersTouch

For those who are new to my blog, check out the very first post that I released on here. It is called The Dream That Started It All.  The first of many! 🌌

HAVE A GOOD NIGHT! LETS GO FRIDAY!! 🙌

(a little words of wisdom before you go 😃 )

Repost: Poem Windows

Wow!!!! Its already a new week?! Geesh. May is speeding by you guys. Haha

Last week I was planning on reposting all week long. Unfortunately, things went completely different than what I planned.

Which happens in life, right?! 🤷🏾‍♀️

My coworker asked me to dog sit her 🐕 while she was out of town. I am a TOTAL dog person and animal lover all around!! I didn’t really hesitate at all to say yes!

I figured it would be a piece of cake 🤪

The first night that I dog sat, he was very upset that I came inside the door instead of his beloved doggy parents.

Even though I met him once before, this dog started to growl and raise his teeth at me. Which threw me back completely.

You think may be thinking… growling?

…Almost ready to bite you?

Just kick it!

Let me show you guys how big her dog is! He is up to my waist and taller than me on his hind legs.

When a dog that size is coming at you in such a way… there is no kicking involved. It is time to fight!!!!!

Or PRAY!!!

Praying is exactly what I did. Haha 😂😂

I literally stood my ground and declared that no weapon formed against me shall prosper. Telling the dog to obey the authority that I’ve been given as a child of God.

And it worked!!!! 😩🙌🙌🙌

He stopped getting aggressive with me and simply turned his focus on playing instead.

It was a close call you guys!

My hands were shaking but if you know dogs, you cannot show any fear nor can you back down.

If you do, it’s 100x harder to snap them back into a calmer state of mind.

I was 👌🏾 close to throwing in the towel and telling my coworker to find someone else to dog sit for her.

This morning was my last day of dog sitting. A week later …. her dog and I are now good friends. Lol

It’s funny how things work out. I honestly did this out of the goodness of my heart.

Humbling myself and lending a hand to someone that I am honestly not good friends with. Nor are we blood relatives.

I put myself in her shoes and thought “why not?”.

When you do something out of kindness, out of the spirit instead of your flesh… & the pressure suddenly begins harder than you expected… it’s not always so easy to push through.

There was a time where my flesh & the enemy asked me “why are you doing this? You aren’t even getting paid.”

Difficult moments like that are reminders for us to simply pray.

Pray to our Lord and Savior who can instantly change the reality of the situation.


If you have a few more minutes of your time to spare, please check out my poem called “Windows“. It’s a short but lovely poem about waiting.

Poem: Windows

Have a wonderful Tuesday!! God Blessyou all!!! 🌈

Repost: Waiting By God’s Door

Happy Tuesday Readers!!!

This week I will be reposting a few of my old poems that still reside in a special place of my heart! ❤️✨

I wrote this poem in 2017 during a time of being preserved while I wait for God to unleash a particular blessing into my life.

I am continuing to wait for my divine purpose to unleash at full capacity. For the day where I no longer work for the man or the system, but to work for The Lord full time. I want everything that I participate and labor towards to give glory to the Kingdom of God.

If the job or corporation does not honor God nor does it help others… I do not wish to partake in it.

Check out this poem at the link below. As you wait for God to move on your behalf in a certain area of life, continue to wait with a humble heart. He will come through!!! 😆❤️✨

Poem: Waiting by God’s Door

Also, at the end of the week, I will be making a GRAND announcement! Stay tuned!!!! 😃🙏

Resist the Devil and Rejoice in the Lord : Depression

Depression is defined in part as “a hollow; being in a low state; a state of sadness; dejection.” The real cause of depression is not where we are, but our attitude about where we find ourselves. That’s why the devil wants to make you feel like you’re worthless and rejected.

But if you don’t let the devil impress you with what he does, then he can’t oppress you; and if he can’t oppress you, then he can’t depress you.

I think one of the best ways to resist the devil and achieve victory over depression is to let the Holy Spirit lead you into a time of rejoicing. The enemy wants you to look at the negative and have a pity party, but the Holy Spirit wants you to look at the positive and just have a party! Living life and truly LOVING the life that you have been given.

Philippians 4:4 says to “rejoice in the Lord always.” When we’re focused on God, rejoicing in Him, depression has no place in us. So the next time the enemy tries to make you feel low or sad, choose to rejoice in the Lord!

Speak positive affirmations over yourself when you first wake up, as you get ready for your day, during lunch… pretty much 24/7!!!

The words we speak withhold so much power & authority.

Do not give the devil any time to squeeze his lies in your mind.

Think of it similar to working out. 💪🏾

To gain those swollen muscles and chiseled arms/legs that you desperately want, you have to consistently work at it.

Training and building your body to mature into the next phase of growth.

It’s the same thing with the mind.

I always post sticky notes of self-love quotes on my bathroom mirror and throughout my apartment.

Just an visual reminder.

It’s good to also visualize the positivity on top of speaking it.

Again: Do not give up!!!!!

You are loved. 🌹

You are sought after. ❤️

You were made to overcome this!

Once you lose that fear, realizing that our loving God is in control & He wants the BEST for you…. everything will change.

Prayer: God, You are wonderful and amazing, which is why I can rejoice in You always. Depression has no place in my life because I am filled with You! 🙏

Let’s end this week on an amazing note! ✨ With our heads up high and our minds focused on Jesus. Knowing that we are children of Christ! The world and the devil may be against us, but God is FOR us. None can overrule The Ruler Himself. 🙌As I always say, stay encouraged!!!! The devil cannot take us out, that is why he tries to convince us to do it ourselves. Resist the devil and Rejoice in The Lord! 😃

Leaving an example down below!!!

Life in Hope – Jesus Keeps Me Afloat!

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Romans 15:13


The title of this post speaks volumes!

The world is a fearful and unsatisfying place without the hope of eternal life with Jesus. Apart from the expectation that comes from the hope of heaven, our world is without cause for peace, celebration, or joy.

There is life in hope.

There is joy in hope.

There is purpose in hope. ✨✨

Hope is to be at the foundation of all our decisions, emotions, and pursuits.

Hope fills us with joy in the midst of trial and perseverance in the midst of failure.

Hope guides us to abundant life.

Romans 8:24-25 says, “For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.”

We have the promise of eternal life in perfect, unveiled relationship with our Creator and Sustainer. The King of kings and Lord of lords waits patiently for the final redemption and restoration of all things (Revelation 21:1).

He longs for the day when all pain, tears, disappointment, separation, and sin will end for good (Revelation 21:4). And He longs to fill us with the same hope and expectation He has within Himself.

 

 

Romans 15:13 says, “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

Our heavenly Father longs to make us a people of hope. He longs for His followers to live a lifestyle that declares to the world, “This life is not all there is.”!!!

He longs to fill us with a heavenly perspective that we might throw off pursuits of worldly pleasure and live for eternity with Him.

Jesus said in Matthew 6:19-21, “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

The hope of eternal life with our Father is to be the guiding light set ever before us. Where have you set your hope? Where do the treasures of your heart lie? Placing our hope in heaven secures the treasures of our hearts with our heavenly Father for all of eternity. In contrast, when we treasure the things of the world, that which we accumulate will pass away as quickly as it came.

Take time in guided prayer to allow the Lord to fill you with a fresh hope for the age that is to come. Allow your perspectives to shift in light of the glory of an eternity spent in total communion with the Creator. May the hope of heaven guide you to a lifestyle of storing up your treasures, and therefore your heart, with your Heavenly Father.

  • Meditate on importance of hope. Allow Scripture to shift your perspectives and pursuits to living for Jesus!

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11

“The hope of the righteous brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.” Proverbs 10:28

  • Where have you placed your hope in the things of the world? What have you been looking to in order to satisfy your longings that is fleeting and temporary?

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:19-21

Ask the Lord to help you place your hope in Him alone. Choose to live your life for your Heavenly Father instead of seeking worldly success and satisfaction. Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal to you ways in which you can rid yourself of the world and receive the hope of Heaven!

May Romans 5:2-5 be your anthem of hope today:

Through Him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

Remember to continue to live and walk in the hope of The Lord. Jesus will keep you afloat!

(RANDOM 🚨 ALERT!!!: I am geeking out about this is new kayak keychain that I got yesterday. It looks identical to my life size kayak. It’s so cute!!!! 😍 )

Tonight’s Beauty Tip: DIY Facial Toner ✨

Ladiessssss!

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I wanted to share my latest and most favorite facial routine with you really quick! Believe it or not, what we put on our skin and what we consume within our bodies affects us more than we casually realize.  If you want your skin not only to feel , but look healthy; check this out!!! 💕

I stumbled upon this DIY facial toner recipe on Pinterest a few months ago and I love it!!! 😍 This toner consists of 100% organic and natural ingredients. No alcohol or other irritating ingredients involved (unlike some of the over the counter products). It is consisted of Apple Cider Vinegar, Water, Aloe Vera Juice, and a splash of an essential oil of your choice.😃

The first time I made this toner, I used lemon as my choice of essential oil. BAD IDEA. Both are “citrusy” and do not get along well for your face. 😩 The apple cider vinegar is naturally strong by itself. So less is more!

WARNING: Instant burning effect if used with lemon. lol🔥🔥

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I ended up switching the lemon for lavender!! Which ended up being a good save. 👍

When it comes to products that are inexpensive and organic… I am ALL FOR IT! Feel free to give it a shot as well!


I also use Rose Hip Seed Oil on my face twice a day, after a fresh wash. Without a doubt, the oil alone has improved my skin, making it glow effortlessly! 🙌🙌

Are there any skincare regimes that you currently do and noticed improvements on? If so, feel free to share!! 😆

Goodnight my friends!! God Bless.❤️

May’s Sunshine Blogger Award

Sending prayers and love out to all of my readers!!! Even when you take out just a second of your time to read or comment on my post(s), I am forever grateful!!! You are awesome.

This morning I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by GaliLovesGod!
God Bless Gali! I am very delighted to be nominated in this award, Thank you so much! You rock!!!

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Sunshine Blogger Award Rules:

-Thank the blogger who nominated you.
-Answer the 11 questions asked.
-Nominate 11 other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions.
-List the rules and include the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post


My Questions from Gali Are

1. Did you have a favorite teacher?

  • Growing up, I did have a favorite teacher. Her name was Mrs. Green from the 4th grade. Funny thing is, before she was my teacher… she was actually my neighbor as well.

2.Do you know how much God loves you?

  • Each day I try to grasp the amount of true love (agape) that God has for me. It goes beyond my mental capacity. As His ways are greater than my ways and thoughts… I can’t fathom the true amount but I know it is unconditional love.

3. Where in the world do you live?

  • Dallas, Texas y’all!

4. What is your blog title?

  • The Ascender’s Touch

5. Do you have a favorite hymn (song)?

  • My favorite is “This Is The Day” by Fred Hammond. It always gets me moving.

6. What do you enjoy doing?

  • My favorite 3 things to do right now are: kayaking, drawing, and practicing yoga.

7. Who amazes you?

  • Jesus! I am constantly amazed by His faithfulness and mercy.

8. What do you like most about WordPress?

  • I love the community base of WordPress. It is different from other social networking sites.

9. What strengthens your faith?

  • As much as I dislike going through tribulations, they develop extreme amounts of spiritual character and strength of faith. Afterwards, I have found myself giving thanks to God for those moments. Tribulations are events that are painful but necessary to happen. Leveling me up to where I need to be.

10. When is your birthday month?

  • October!

11. Why do you get out of bed in the morning?

  • I used to ask myself the same question. Especially during the college days… when I had a brief stage of depression. For every morning that I am chosen to partake in, I know it is for a reason. God performs miracles every second. There are 86,400 seconds in a day. Never know what’s in store!!

My Questions for the Nominees:

  1. What is your favorite season of the year?
  2. How did you come about knowing Christ?
  3. Who is the most influential person to you and why?
  4. 2018 is still getting started, is there anything that you are looking forward to this year?
  5. If you could choose to go back in time or to travel into the future, which would you do?
  6. Do you have any hobbies?
  7. Growing up, did you imagine your life pertaining to what it is now?
  8. How long have you had your blog on WordPress?
  9. What is the best part about blogging?
  10. What do you want your readers to “take away” after reading your blog?
  11. Do you know that you are MORE than a conquer in Christ? If you didn’t know, let me tell you that it’s true & you are amazing!!

My Nominees:

Gracefully Undone

His Perfect Timing

Rebecca Brand

Pete ; The Psalmist 

Beholding Him Ministries 

Pure Glory

Alisa R. – Thriving In Grace

T.R. Noble

BeautyBeyondBones

House of Prayer & Praise

Christians Lead By Example

Congrats Nominees! Please do not feel obligated to participate. If you do, no rush! Take all the time you need. I’ll be looking forward to reading your responses!

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