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Faith

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Who Are You?

Allow me to introduce myself to some, and reintroduce to others. I am Cynthia Lombard, child of God, wife, mother, friend, mentor, college graduate, author, blogger, and inspirational speaker. Growing up, I wanted to be an actress, I loved performing in front of people whether it was, spelling words, my grandmother was calling out, or memorizing speeches for the Easter or Christmas program. I love all forms of art, drawing, painting or just admiring a fine piece of art.  I like the beach, I like coffee and tea equally, I love listening to music, and outdoor conce[...]

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Joy

How many of us have heard, or read the Scripture, "The Joy of the Lord is my strength" I have heard it, read it, and said it all my life. However, I didn't understand what it meant until I was an adult. I guess we sometimes don't understand things until we go through some things. I always wondered why we were supposed to be joyful while going through the fire. Who wants to be joyful while in the fire, nobody. The fire is often a painful place a place we usually can't wait to get out of, we want whatever lesson that needs to be learned to be taught quickly unfortun[...]

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Destiny

Have you ever found yourself in a bad situation that was completely out of your control, and ask the question, why is this happening to me? Then thinking, I must have done something wrong. At the same time not being able to think of anything that could have warranted this type of punishment. Let me, be the first to raise my hand, when I was a child my life was everything one would classify as a great childhood until the age of nine years old. For one decade unimaginable  things happened, things I never wanted to talk about, things that would change the course of[...]

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Trust

The Lord gave me a word for 2018, Trust: The firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.  I  was not surprised, because he had been dealing with me regarding trust at the end of 2017.  In November, my family suffered a horrible loss, and a couple of weeks later my husband got very ill and had to be hospitalized. My faith was challenged, and it was a very stressful time for my family. Therefore I was having a hard time trusting God. Which, in retrospect is a little hard to believe, because I've been in a lot of tough situ[...]