TA has been one of my best friends since we first met in junior high.
We instantly bonded during teen night at DV8. Our family would drop us off super early and we’d be some of the only kids there. Out of sheer boredom, we made up a game called, “I Bet You A Penny.” We would watch the entrance and say, “I bet you a penny that the next person who walks in is wearing a striped shirt.” We would literally spend hours doing this until more people got there and the club got hype. Oh, and we never paid out any pennies.
Our stories are very similar because our grandparents played a very significant role in our upbringing. His grandma, Momo, was the sweetest lady you ever met. She always greeted everyone who stopped by their house with a smile and “Are you hungry? I made some food.” Oh, man, could Momo cook. My mouth waters thinking about her enchiladas.
One day I went over there to meet TA and he was still getting ready. I waited in the living room with Momo. She proceeded to tell me her life story. She said that she was presented with different work opportunities, some of which she had no idea how to do. She said, “LaTisha, I never worried about it. I did the best I could and I let the Lord do the rest. He always helped me and got me thru whatever it is that I was doing. It’s because of Him that I was successful.”
The world lost a terrific woman and heaven gained an angel when Momo went home to the Lord in 2014. She played an instrumental role in raising my best friend, so I know firsthand the power of her legacy. She changed my life by loving her family and loving God.
Recently, I launched my first e-course, Yes, I Am: Affirming Your Way Into the Life You Want. I had never done my own e-course before and it’s been on my mind to launch one for years. I will tell you that it turned out to be way more work than I thought. I never realized how intricate the pieces fit together - from creating the course, creating graphics for the course, proofreading, recording course audio, creating content to market the course, e-mailing my readers, creating a masterclass where I walk people thru the four step process I created, etc. At every turn, I was met with things I had never done before. I was worried, stressed, and scared that I was doing all of this in vain. What if I messed something up? What if no one wanted it? What if I failed miserably?
However, I kept going, despite my fears. I knew that I wanted to share with people my experience with affirmations and all of the goodness that affirmations have brought to my life. I mean it when I say that I want to help people take center stage in their lives, to love themselves fully and to go after the life of their dreams. If there’s anyway I can help them do that, I want to.
Anyhoo, there was one day that I was really in my head about what I was doing. Isn’t it funny that the Master Life Coach was thinking negative thoughts as she was creating an e-course that helps people reprogram their mind with positive affirmations?
Well, that’s what happened, Honey Bunny.
Then, all of a sudden, Momo popped into my mind. I remembered what she said about not knowing the exact steps but trusting that God would guide her and help her do the work.
It’s exactly what I needed in that moment.
I share this with you because you may be at a point in your life where you aren’t certain what comes next, what steps to take, or how to do what needs to be done. I get it. It’s scary, overwhelming, and makes you want to run and hide.
However, I hope you’ll remember Momo’s story because it’s the crux of co-creation with God. You do your absolute best and you give the rest to God. You trust that God is always working for your highest good at all times.
The reality is the Universe loves you with an intense tenderness and is always working on your behalf. Consider that everything you’re going thru is part of your testimony -- those mountains are there to show you that you can move them with your faith in God.
It is overwhelming and impossible when it’s just you. However, you are never alone.
God is always with you, loving you and giving you the answer or showing you how to find it. If you’re too busy following your negative thoughts down the rabbit hole of despair, you will miss what’s often right in front of you.
I am so grateful that Momo shared her story with me that day because I needed to be reminded of it in the exact moment when I was scared, desperate, and feeling alone. Momo’s sweet voice entered my head and reminded me that I am a child of God and all I have to do is ask for his help and trust that he’s got me.
The same goes for you. There is never a moment where you are forgotten or left out. You are too precious, too important, and too loved by Life itself. How do I know? Quite simply, because you’re here.
Now it’s your turn. Comment below and tell me about a time you co-created your life with God.
I’m cheering for you. Like the angels do for you every single day.