As I continue my journey through the Daniel Plan, I’ve noticed that I am most comforted when I am alone. Do I love to fellowship with my family of faith at my church? Yes. Do I enjoy nice chats with my coworkers? Yes. Am I thankful for the support and presence of family and friends? Yes. And I try to […]
It’s been 3 days since I started the Daniel Plan and let me tell you, I had a rough start. It has a lot to do with my preparedness. I waited until today, Saturday, to go to the groceries and properly stock my fridge and pantry with appropriate items and I have yet to take part in any form of workout. I also felt a cold […]
This song has been on my mind all week. It’s referring to Mark 8:36: “What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?” This song reminds me that all of the materialistic things I own should not be considered more valuable than my mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional well being. Even though I […]
Everyone has a purpose for existing in this world. To some, it may be challenging to determine that purpose and to others, trusting in God to reveal your purpose seems like the legitimate answer. I, myself, tried to figure out life for myself. It was very draining…confusing…and I really wanted to throw in the towel in the midst of challenging […]
I will officially start the Daniel Plan on February 18, 2015, but before I delve into The Plan, I first have to know my purposes for participating. I personally want to become stronger in the 5 Essential Elements that make up the Daniel Plan: Faith, Food, Fitness, Focus, and Friends. Faith: My primary purpose for joining my church in this […]
As the Lenten season draws near, the members of Wheeler Avenue usually prepare themselves for the Daniel Plan. We are charged to change our lifestyles by eliminating unhealthy eating and bad mental habits. As I continue into a journey unknown with a supportive body of believers, my faith, fitness, focus, food intake, and friends (the 5 Essentials of the Daniel Plan) will increasingly grow stronger as […]
The images below capture few of many learning experiences I had while on my trip to Haiti this past winter.
The images below capture few of many moments of a memorial service held at our school to celebrate the life of Cindy, our school’s Title 1 coordinator and Reading coach, who died at the hands of breast cancer.
Greetings, I’m SheldaRay! This blog will feature a variety of photographs that serve to capture moments on my faith-based journey towards the unknown. I am a goal setter and I strive to accomplish all of my goals but things may happen….unforeseen things. Some things may not necessarily go by how we plan them because God already has a plan for us. So when I write, “journey towards the unknown”, I am referring […]