Sunday, September 20, 2015

Take a Faith-cation!

Faith with GodI’ve been off work for the past four days! I can’t begin to tell you how refreshed, refocused and relaxed I am! It was a much needed faith-cation!! Everyone talks about vacations and stay-cations. When was the last time you had a faith-cation? Not sure if it’s been used before, but "faith-cation" literally just came to my mind a few minutes ago. :)

My goal was to use this off time to be in the presence of my Holy Father. I love Him, missed Him because our one-on-one time has not been consistent lately. I’ve been distracted. So I didn’t plan anything and just fed my spirit. I read books, the Bible, daily scriptures, faith-based and positive blogs. Watched videos and scopes relevant to my life's purpose. I sat outside with intention—to admire and listen to God’s creation sing praise to Him. Leaves applauding through the wind. Birds singing. A father playing with his children. A woman walking with her mother. Each one greeting me with smiles and a hello. A dog on a daily run with his human visited me and offered a friendly sniff.

I cooked some of God’s amazing bounty of vegetables and meats. I ate—not to get full--but to enjoy each bite. Be fully present during my meals. Notice the smell of the food. How it felt in my mouth. Feeling blessed because not everyone has enough to eat. Yes, on my faith-cation, I was intentional, purposeful and intimately engaged with my Heavenly Father and all the blessings He’s provided for me.

I talked with Him about last week, today, next year, yesterday and 20 years ago. Shared my questions about my assignments. Thanked Him for prophetic words spoken over my life. Told Him I needed Him to prepare me to receive my harvest. I confided in Him about my fears and concerns and all the things I didn’t understand. I told Him I loved Him for being available always.  Confessed my sins and admitted my shortcomings.

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…and then I listened.

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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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