January Was Cleansing, Revealing, And Good To Me

by Yvonne Chase

And just like that, January is gone. It was a good month that started with a ten-day Master Cleanse that extended to fifteen days. I am sure I would have continued if I did not run out of maple syrup because it was a breeze. I was never hungry or lethargic, nor did I ever […]

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My Roasted Chicken Is Better

by Yvonne Chase

Once upon a time, there was a woman in my life whose behavior I did not understand. Her constant need for attention was alarming. For example, on one occasion, I invited her to my home for dinner with my friends. Once she saw the spread of food, she loudly proclaimed, “My roasted chicken is better.” […]

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People Who Are Easy To Lose Aren’t Worth Keeping

by Yvonne Chase

In my last post, I wrote about walking away from a narcissistic abusive relationship. In this post, I will share what happens when you leave a narcissistic abusive relationship and specifically what happens to the people in your life. I want you to remember the title of this post: people who are easy to lose aren’t worth […]

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Walking Away From The Old And Into The New

by Yvonne Chase

If I had to pick a theme for 2021, it would be walking away. My greatest accomplishment and what I am most proud of is being a cycle breaker. I went full no-contact and walked away from a narcissistic abusive family of origin. There is no going back. That chapter of my life is closed. […]

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Meagan Good And Devon Franklin Were Not A Match

by Yvonne Chase

It saddens me to know the marriage between Meagan Good and Devon Franklin is over. Divorce taints our Christian witness especially when you place yourself on a pedestal as a couple who figured it out and got it right. Below is their joint statement: “After much prayer and consideration, we have decided to go into […]

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Domestic Violence Is Evil And Hurts Gods Heart

by Yvonne Chase

In my last post, Agape Love Does Not Stay In Abuse, I talked about the church’s response to domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. According to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and the CDC: On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United […]

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Agape Love Does Not Stay In Abuse

by Yvonne Chase

Yesterday my pastor spoke a message from 1st Corinthians 13 which covers the subject of Love. The overall message was good, but it went left when he talked about the verses that say, “Love protects, love trusts” and connected it to the domestic violence his mother endured. Here’s what he said about agape love: “When […]

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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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