Save the Date!!

Unknown-12012. What a year! A year that came and went, filled with memories that will never be forgotten.

Unknown-2• Top of this year, January 17th, I celebrated the 5th anniversary of receiving my driver’s license. I should’ve also been getting the “Best Driver Ever” award! 🙂

• January 19th, my adorable niece turned 5 years old and January 20th, a piece of my heart went on to be with the Lord. The only Grandmother I had left and ever knew, passed away.

• March 14th, I bumped into an old friend who taught me a lot of new lessons and March 15th, I performed at a showcase. I still get excited when I look back at the footage. I can actually say “I did it!”

• April 8th, my gorgeous baby niece turned one and on June 23rd, my family had my Grandmother’s home going service.

• July 22nd, my Uncle who was also my friend, passed away unexpectedly. I gained a second angel.

• In August, my writing was published for the 1st time in a national magazine and on August 21st, as a birthday gift to myself, I started THIS blog!  faith

• September 8th, 2012, my oldest niece turned 12. Boy, how time flies! And on September 30th I was baptized, which was a beautiful experience. I also lost another Uncle…

• October 2nd, my prince/nephew turned eight and October 15th, for the first time in my life, I went to a Brandy concert. (Loved her since I was a child!)

• In November, I was voted treasurer of my choir, and in December I paid off one of my oldest credit cards and THAT is a big deal ladies and gentlemen!…

Meaningful occurrences in my life I always try to write down and most of the time I do. It is not because I won’t remember but actually being able to see a list of all that I’ve been through, boosts my confidence; not in myself but in the Lord. I am happy to know that whatever life throws at me, predicted and/or unexpected, God is ALWAYS there.

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Isaiah 43:2

When you pass through the waters,
I will be with you;
and when you pass through the rivers,
they will not sweep over you.
When you walk through the fire,
you will not be burned;
the flames will not set you ablaze.”

Every person and/or event that is significant should be cherished. The evidence of your strength, the warmth of your joyous days and life-changing moments, should always be documented. It’s all apart of your testimony!

Should you go through a situation which you are unsure of, knowing a date can make all the difference because if God did it before, HE’ll do it again.

So going forth this year, whenever something remarkable  happens– don’t forget to save the date!

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Happy New Year family!

On the “Be Encouraged” page (https://ohemmawrites.com/be-encouraged/ ) find a simple reminder that can KEEP you at ease, for THE REST OF YOUR LIFE!

Featured this week under Ohemma’s Words, (https://ohemmawrites.com/ohemmas-words/) is my original poem titled  “Healing Phase”.

Lastly, “It is Written…” (“https://ohemmawrites.com/it-is-written/) has the top 10 reasons YOU should keep a journal in 2013!

Stay you & enjoy,

~Queen

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Falandria
    Jan 01, 2013 @ 16:31:30

    Beautifully written

    Reply

  2. SwindleSeason
    Jan 01, 2013 @ 17:03:22

    What a wonderful year !!! I want to see that video from the showcase !

    Reply

  3. Mommy
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 12:22:34

    Queen, I am so proud of you .I love it , God continue to Bless you and give you the wisdom you need to encourage all of us Again God Bless you. Mommy

    Sent from my iPhone

    Reply

  4. Stacey Deveca
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 21:07:13

    Love the part when you said “I gained a second angel,” in regards to your Uncle’s passing away. That’s such an inspiring attitude towards bereavement!

    Reply

  5. Manecha Swéay Guillaume
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 23:19:17

    This was so powerful! Thank You Queen! LOVE LOVE LOVE this blog! Keep up the great work Sis, I am so proud of you!

    Reply

  6. Cheryl Flanders
    Jan 04, 2013 @ 08:13:58

    This was lovely. May God continue to expand your precious gift

    Reply

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