The Teacher

Webster’s Dictionary defines the word teacher as “one that teaches.” The word teaches is defined as, “to cause to know something :  to cause to know how.” I firmly believe that in each friendship a person has, you have a teacher. You are taught things without even really knowing at that moment, you receive counsel and feedback, you grow … More The Teacher

Shulammite Spotlight

As a new series to my blog, I would like to introduce, “Shulammite Spotlight,” where I will be spotlighting some of my favorite bloggers that I keep up with weekly.  Thank you to Rhanda who initially created this series on her blog!  The first blogger I would like to introduce is Ghenet from Ghenet Actually. I came across her blog … More Shulammite Spotlight

Roses & Marriage

Roses don’t grow overnight, they take time to mature and reach their full potential. Relationships don’t grow overnight, they take time to mature and reach the potential of becoming a marriage. A rose is beautiful but along with it’s beauty, it contains thorns. Thorns are not as beautiful, they can bring pain, and even though you … More Roses & Marriage

Love is…

October 17th, 2016 made my second year anniversary running this blog on WordPress and I thought of doing something to celebrate. This post will consist of things that have happened from October 17th, 2015 to October 17th, 2016. This is the, “Love is…” series. “Love is…” Celebrating my parents 35th Wedding Anniversary. Lemon poppy seed muffins.  Pressed … More Love is…

On Getting Baptized

I’ve been studying with Jehovah’s Witnesses since I was four years old. Once I became a teenager, my studying was irregular and was on and off again. It wasn’t until I was 19 that I really started making the truth my own and my bible study became regular and so did my meeting attendance. First … More On Getting Baptized

On Being Appreciative

“You don’t know what you have until it’s gone.” We hear it over and over. We even read it from time to time. Seldom do we actually meditate on it. Over the past week I’ve realized how selfish I’ve been when it comes to certain friendships. I’ve overlooked so much and taken so many little … More On Being Appreciative

Dear Future Me:

Rocio, wherever you are, know that that is exactly where you are supposed to be. Whether it is a high place or a low place, you are exactly where you should be. I hope you have continued to experience both good and bad situations in life and they have molded you into the person you … More Dear Future Me:

Lesson of 2015

“Guard your heart.” Like everyone, I started the year off strong and content. As the months went on, a few unforeseen occurrences happened that changed my life. Spiritually, mentally, physically, emotionally, financially, every aspect. It took awhile for things to fall into place but I can proudly say that I crawled out of 2015 alive. … More Lesson of 2015