• Find your word of the year_dayspring_hope_encouragement_Find God's word for your life this year_happy new year 2019

    What’s your 2019 Word of the year?

    Your 2019 Word of the Year Here it is, January. Another new year and the same old question… “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” And we all know what happens with resolutions. They are usually forgotten by mid-February and replaced with a heap of discouragement. Let’s make 2019 different. What if you replaced your resolutions with a word? Just one word to focus on all year. A word that helps you filter decisions, calm emotions and face the each day with resolve. A word that serves as a reminder of God’s truth in your life and inspires you to live your faith each and every day. A word based on God’s…

  • Christian Single Moms and Single Dads Encouraging help

    STRIPPED | Letting God By Letting Go… All Of It!

    Letting Go is followed by a  change of heart and a change of mind.  After that, letting God suddenly becomes a priority and not the last resort. “The mind of man plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.” – Proverbs 16:9 After hurting his ankle, my son woke up one morning with the worst pain. His first steps from getting out of bed signaled the start of a derailed schedule. At first glance, I had to consider the fact that he was a middle schooler… can you guess where I’m going with this? However, after assessing the situation, the pain seemed so unbearable to him as he squeezed…

  • woman of faith in God_faith matters_trust and have faith

    Faith Matters

    Consider this… You woke up to a beautiful morning… Someone just took their last breath. Faith Matters. How vulnerable are we during the night? While our bodies rest, there is absolutely nothing we can do about what occurs around us and within us. We simply wake up to a brand new day and move in with our day. Mentally skimming through the schedules of our day, is there any consideration given to our sovereign God who, by grace, permitted this day seen? Thank Him!  You may be frustrated at potentially being late to work… Someone is having trouble finding one. Faith Matters. Dealing with angry commuters, stressing over the possibility of being late, spilling coffee… need I…

  • WWW | How Single Parents Can Turn Their Passion To Profits

    WWW = Website | Work -at- Home | Wealth Stuffing envelopes. Cold calls. Surveys. Secret Shopper. Data entry. Virtual assistance. Poll calling. All of these titles, positions and the like use to represent the realm of work-at-home opportunities way back in the day.  I, myself, have previously tempted to venture some of these opportunities but have often found that more work was required, more time was vested, and the results were disappointing for me. For example, stuffing envelopes. I mean… just how much licking did I need to do to earn a decent living? Not to mention all the weight I’d gain. Did you know that the substance contained in the glue used to seal envelopes…

  • E N D - Enough | No More | Done! 2018 Goal Setting and Action Workbook MAKE WAR Edition

    2018 Goal Setting and Action Workbook is Here. Order Yours TODAY!

    E N D – Enough | No More | Done! 2018 Goal Setting and Action Workbook MAKE WAR Edition This workbook is just one of the many self improvement tools Dreams Of My Own has created personally. It’s a detailed and comprehensive goal setting and action workbook, designed with you in mind. This MAKE WAR edition is a supplement to the 2018 CSteps MAKE WAR New Year Kick Off event that was hosted by Conquering Steps Counseling Services. I was honored to be just one of the guest speakers and my topic focused on “MAKE WAR with Peace Robbers”. If you’d like to learn more and access the seminar for free,…

  • 5 Ways to Make Thanksgiving Memorable After Separation

    *** A post courtesy of Integrous Resolution Services *** It’s that time of year again – Oh, Thanksgiving… a time to give thanks for the blessings in your life, including the blessings of what or who’s no longer in your life – perhaps a former partner or spouse (hint, hint!). Whether you’re happy to be divorced or separated, that doesn’t make the first Thanksgiving after a split any easier. The traditions you had established with your former spouse or partner are now broken, and you now may be forced to come up with a new plan for celebrating Thanksgiving, especially when you have children. As much as it’s easier said…

  • Misrepresented Single Moms have voices to help them

    Your Article Misrepresented Single Parents – So Lets Talk!

    Misrepresented Single Parents Have Voices To Support Them And Dreams Of My Own Is One Of Them.   Dear Ashley C. Myers, You’ve publicly slandered & misrepresented single parents, so let’s talk! I stumbled across your article, Problems With Single Parents Households, while conducting additional research for a nonprofit organization I plan to propose in the next coming weeks. Unfortunately I found no means of communicating with you. There was no link to contact you nor reach you via other means. I have sent a contact form to Odyssey, your article’s hosting site, thinking it was at least a reasonable way to reach you. Since your article was written publicly,…

  • A Call To Prayer, Action And Unity - As A Nation, As A People

    A Call To Prayer, Action And Unity – As A Nation, As A People

    * * * Dreams Of My Own extend deepest sympathy and prayer to all who were affected by the horrific tragedy that occurred in Las Vegas on the night of October 1, 2017. * * * A Society Gone Cold Or A Crisis Of Unity? “Who did this?” “What motivated them?” “Was the intent about race/hate/terrorism?” “Mental health?” “Was it preventable?” Who’s at fault?’ From the most basic individual to the highly esteemed, people are far too focused on perpetuating investigation and proposing their own case study. Arguments are ensued, relationships destroyed and basic respect for people seem so ancient, nowadays, that perhaps it’ll only be rediscovered by excavation. What do…

  • Your Pain IS Your Platform – A Single Mom’s Hope Out Of A Hopeless Situation

    You’ve heard me say this several times before, your pain is your platform. Who best is an expert to your own mess? Get to turning your mess in to a message. Your test in to a testimony. I wanted to share this beautiful story from  Kristina Kuzmic, a comedian, blogger, reality star, chef, a mom, and much much more. What I love about her is her wittiness, her humor, and she really does live up to the name given to her as the “Truth Bomb Mom.” Recently, Kristina shared a video opening up about the struggles she faced after a divorce left her raising her two children alone. Take a…