Random Thoughts

It’s A New Day, A New Year And A New Me!

by Yvonne Chase

Today I woke up with the song It’s A New Day by Patti LaBelle on my mind. You can read the lyrics below. Of course, I’m doing things God’s way. That’s the only lyric I would change. Doing things God’s way is what got me through 2020. Seems my lifeIs finally coming togetherFeels so goodDon’t […]

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Focused On Creating New Memories

by Yvonne Chase

In a recent interview with Elle magazine, singer Mariah Carey who is known for her over-the-top Christmas decorating and celebrating was asked about her deep love for this time of the year. Here’s what she said: “While many people who love this time of year are often trying to re-create early memories, Carey says her […]

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You Plotted Evil Against Me, God Turned It Into Good

by Yvonne Chase

On December 2nd, 2019, I had no idea God was setting me up to blow my mind. I had no idea that what was happening to me was actually happening for me. As I said in this post, on this day, one year ago, I moved back into the house I grew up in to […]

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I Don’t Believe In Coincidences, I Believe In Jesus

by Yvonne Chase

Earlier today while walking to the subway, I joyfully said hello, how you doing…have a good day to a white man in my path. He turned abruptly and said hello…to which I replied, hopefully, I didn’t startle you, and he said, “No, I’m in my thoughts.” I’m still walking to the subway when I said, […]

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Ellen Might Be Abusive And Kevin Not Know

by Yvonne Chase

Ellen DeGeneres and her eponymous talk show came under fire recently for toxic/abusive work conditions. Employees say sexual harassment, racism, control, intimidation, and bullying are prevalent on set. When her friend Kevin Hart heard about the allegations, he stepped up and said: “It’s crazy to see my friend go thru what she’s going thru publicly. […]

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I Was Today Years Old When…

by Yvonne Chase

The title of this post means you just found out something today that perhaps you should’ve known a long time ago. Google explains it this way; “It’s a meme/play on words to call themselves out for not knowing something. So, for me, I was today years old when I learned about narcissistic abuse, narcissistic families/how […]

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Sweet Mangoes…Sweet Connection

by Yvonne Chase

The last few weeks have been heavy so I thought I’d lighten it up a bit and share how God is working and good things are still happening in the middle of what looks like a Civil War. Sweet mangoes started a great conversation that led to a sweet connection. In this post, I shared […]

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Examine And Dwell In You Richly

by Yvonne Chase

Last week while reading my devotional, it talked about not only reading the word but letting the word examine you…letting the word read you. The text was Colossians 3:16 which says, “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, […]

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People Really Do Make My World Go Round

by Yvonne Chase

How are you holding up now that we’re on day 5,000 of sheltering in place? Last week was a rough week for me. I was pissed off beyond measure because I couldn’t get groceries. I miss grocery shopping! It’s my favorite kind of shopping. Do you know how frustrating it is to show up to […]

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Know That I Am God While You’re Being Still

by Yvonne Chase

We’re used to being busy. Society says if you’re busy you’re productive. If you’re not busy, then you’re not productive. You’re not doing enough. The busier we are, the more productive we’re said to be, however, how many of us know that’s not true? Instead of busyness, we are faced with stillness. You ever do […]

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