So…I have fairly light brown eyes and wanted to find a color to accent them which would make them stand out. I thought, “Maybe I can do metallic colors like silver, gold and bronze!”  So one day as I was perusing down the make-up aisle I noticed an ad (it had Pink as the spokeswoman, side note – love her style), the ad showed her wearing these bright metallic colors on her eyes called “Flamed Out”.  Me being a sucker for color and metallic, I purchased the gold, silver and bronze shadow pencils. They go on smooth and are long lasting! Whenever I wear them I always get compliments on my eyes.  It’s the first thing people notice.

This made me think…”What if you and I stood out the way my eyes did when I wore these metallic colors?” “What if when people see us they have to stop and stare for a minute because there is something about us that catches their attention?”  Then I thought, “Wait a minute…there is! At least there should be.” 

You see when you are a Christian, the more time you spend with God (in prayer and reading the word) and the more you allow his Holy Spirit to be the fire within you, the more you stand out, like my eyes did.  It’s a spiritual kind of “Flamed Out” that can only be applied by Him.  It goes on smooth and it’s long lasting but keep in mind it also has to be reapplied (as does your time with Him).  So if you’ve been feeling like a plain Jane and need to update up your look, you know what to do.  I guarantee you, there is nothing more eye catching then someone who has a flame that comes from within.  

What? You’re not much of a eyeshadow kinda gal?  No problem!  “Flamed Out” has a whole line of products…mascara, lipstick, nail polish, ect. Take your pick!

PS,

Now go and give the world something to talk about 

 

(Luke 24:32 , Matthew 3:11)

Harpers Bizarre

I am a visual person, so vivid images catch my attention.  I happen to love some magazine covers.  So many elements go into making the cover stand out.  One magazine in particular that has spectacular covers is the Harper’s Bazaar.  The colors, fashion and celebrities on the cover are very appealing.  These attractive covers get you to pick up the magazine and eventually read them.

As I was perusing through the magazines something occurred to me…the message wasn’t clear!  There were articles entitled “Look Younger”, “Fabulous at Every Age”, and “Update Your Look”.  Well which one should I believe?  That I’m FAB at every age?  That I need to look younger?  Or that I just need to update my look?  Talk about BIZARRE!

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I’m so glad the word of God doesn’t contradict itself.  The message is reliable and supports itself.  I LOVE magazines, but what a confused and insecure woman I’d be if I let the Harper’s Bazaar define me.  Who/What defines you?  Your marital status?  Clothes?  How “good” you are?  Material possessions?  Position?  Ministry? Your calling? or CHRIST?

(Philippians 3:7-10)  (Matthew 6:19-21)  (Luke 12:15)

PS,

The only thing more BIZARRE then the Harper’s Bazaar are those who give it the authority it wasn’t meant to have.

#noconfidenceintheflesh

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Harpers BIZARRE

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My Essie Collection

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Which color to wear?  That’s the question of the day.  It’s summer so maybe a bright color or a pastel!  So many colors to choose from, so many different shades…decisions, decisions.

I was looking at my Essie collection the other day and thought “So many beautiful colors.”  Then I thought, “Kind of like the people of God.”  We are all unique and have something to give (which God has deposited into us).  First Corinthians 12:1-11 talks about different spiritual gifts, services and works.  Like the many shades of my Essie collection we are all special and bring something different to the table, or the “nail polish stand.”

Even though there are many colors on my nail polish stand they all have the same distributor, Essie.  Just as we, even though we have different gifts, services and works…we too have one distributor, Jesus.  One color is not considered better than the other although we have our preferences (mine is pink 🙂   ).  Each shade has its benefits.  Some are better suited for summer, others for fall, spring, or winter.  Some are pearlescent and some are glittery for the fancier occasions.

Whichever color or shade you see yourself as, know that each one has its purpose.  Don’t wish you were a different color then what you are.  You just might be the exact color that someone needs.

(1st Corinthians 12:1-11)

PS,

We are all on this “nail polish stand” together and with the same purpose, to serve others.

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The Perfect Aviators

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Aviators! I have to get me a pair.  So one day I took a trip to the shopping plaza in search of the perfect pair.  I tried on multiple pairs, they looked great!  The problem was they distorted the true color of things.  The blue shades made everything look blue, the red ones red, the yellow ones yellow and so on.  I don’t know about you but I like to see things as they really are.

The world tells us we need to be this way or that way.  Behave a certain way, attain a certain amount of fame and fortune, look a certain way, etc.  I’m not against fashion as you know 🙂  but it shouldn’t define you, nor should status and position.  We buy into it slowly but surely, trading our undistorted clear vision for the worlds “Aviators.”  It happens to the best of us.  Join me and take off them colored shades.  See things as God sees them.  You may not be the coolest in the eyes of  others but I guarantee you, being accepted by God is of far more value.

PS,

You want to see clearly?  Read the WORD.

(Psalm 119:18) (Luke 2:30-32)

#seethingsasGodseesthem

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I once bought this pair of Gucci pumps, they were FAB.  Everywhere I went heads turned and eyes stared.  One day as I was going on a night on the town, I noticed a small tear in the sole.  It wasn’t very noticeable so I paid it no mind.  As time went by it just became worse and people began to notice.  The threading un-threaded, the heel broke off and eventually I could no longer wear them in public.  One very important part of the story which I failed to mention…I bought them at a black market.

Sound familiar? No?  Okay, here goes!

Living for God, I mean REALLY living for God costs you something.  You can take short cuts and fool the world for a short time but in the end will your  “Gucci Pumps” prove to be the real deal?  Or will people see them for what they really are?  Knock offs.

(Matthew 23:27-28)  #thetruthcanhurt

PS,It’s not too late to invest in the real thing.

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Gucci Pumps

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