Wednesday, January 2, 2013

I Look to You

NaBloPoMo Day 1! During this month long event, bloggers are provided a writing prompt each day. It may be a statement or a question to inspire creative flow. I’m going to share each day’s prompt in case you want to journal/write along with me. 

Today’s prompt: From where do you draw your energy?

My major source is God. His love, His light, and His everlasting love energize me. When I see the faces and hear the laughter of my family, I feel something that I can’t explain. They ground me and remind me who I am.

Speaking of family-that is why I’m posting so late tonight. We had our annual New Year’s Day fish fry. The weather was nice. Children were running around the yard playing. Men were gathered in circles telling tall tales—oops I mean sharing stories. Where were the women? Everywhere, of course. In the kitchen, cleaning, checking the pots and pans, assuring that the tea and lemonade kept flowing, sitting around the dining room and kitchen tables chatting and laughing. Some of us were outside catching up with old friends, sharing funny stories and striking a pose for the many camera phones. (Does anyone have an actual camera anymore?)  The air was vibrating with positivity!  Now I feel revived to keep moving forward.

I draw energy from God every day, but family gives me that extra boost. They are my gift from God.

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I’m Trinka Polite! Georgia native! Aunt Extraordinaire (at least I think so)! Lover of divinely delicious food! Servant of God and I gratefully accept my calling as counselor, poet, and speaker. My mission? 

As a counselor, it is to empower you to access your full potential and live more authentically!

As a poet, it is to share words to inspire love, deliverance from hurtful situations and encourage a renewed relationship with God.

As a speaker, it is to provide a dynamic experience which will actively engage you and your group in learning and growing.

My professional background includes over 14 years as a Career Counselor providing education planning and career guidance.  I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and National Board Certified Counselor with a Master’s degree in Psychology.  My publications include After the Sixth Day: Notes from a Spiritual Journey and Pain is Fertile Ground—poetry collections focused on spiritual awakening and growth.

On a more personal note, the southern lady that I am loves to cook (have you seen my Pinterest board?) and have fun with my family!  Are there any two things that bring more joy to a G.R.I.T.S. (Girl raised in the south)? Lol 

I hope we stay connected because new ventures are on the way to enlighten your mind and to partner with you to chart a course for your success!  

Peace & Blessings!


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