Esther's Diary – Jesus, Life & Shenanigans

Disappointment

A word I’m too familiar with. Disappointment is defined as “sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations” and that has been a recurring theme in my life. I was always disappointed, by everyone and everything: myself, friends, jobs, siblings, men, parents, pastors, etc., and it left me feeling very lonelyContinue reading “Disappointment”

5 lessons my 20’s have taught me (so far)

Are your 20’s ghetto or is it just me? One minute you think you’re getting your life together, the next minute, you forget to put on your wig before leaving the house. Despite being in my early 20’s, the first couple years have been slapping me around just enough for me to learn one orContinue reading “5 lessons my 20’s have taught me (so far)”

Sorry, Prince Charming is not coming

Like Snow white, Cinderella and their friends, I was waiting for Prince Charming too. After a while, I realized I was playing myself so, your girl had to get up. Prince Charming who? He ain’t coming sis! How and why did I come to that conclusion? Let me share my experience: Growing up, marriage wasContinue reading “Sorry, Prince Charming is not coming”

Forget what could have, should have, would have !

I don’t even know where to start with this one. Let me quote the bible. In Isaiah 43:18, God commands us to “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past” followed by “See, I am doing a new thing”. This is a verse I had been hearing in my heart for quite someContinue reading “Forget what could have, should have, would have !”

I stepped out of my comfort zone. Now what?

I always say, “I like to live a peaceful life”. A little too peaceful. No risks. No chances. Everything is calculated and planned. I analyze everything, every move. I look at the pros and cons. I am careful in my decisions. I liked living that way but God was not really with it. One ofContinue reading “I stepped out of my comfort zone. Now what?”