It has been a year🎉

A year ago, 5 October 2017, I started this blog and posted my very first post blog post. Thank you to all who follow me and pray for me😘😭😘😭. Stay tuned for more❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ here’s to touching more lives with God’s Anointed Princesses and the Word.

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Not all people going through things need advice. And that is why some (including me) suffer in silence,  we don’t have anyone who will listen without interrupting and advising. Then you would wonder why depressed people take their own lives… listen!!

Changed.

Hey lovelies, It’s been a minute since I posted but only because I am back at school after holidays..

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Have you ever been at point in your life that you do a reality check and ask yourself questions just to know if something is/ some people are right for you…. that has been me recently. I know posted about being stuck but this one is different. 

I’m 16 and I have very little friends. I am not popular and am often pre-judged (if that’s a word) ’cause I’m very quiet. To those who are tired of my rants, I apologise but this is where I can be honest and real without feeling judged.

So recently I did a self-evaluation and I found put so many things about myself.

Firstly,  I am glad that I am not allowed to have a boyfriend because I am too young but I am a lot of work and have too many barriers. Also, dating and all that, even if I was allowed, is just not for me. So when I grow up, I dont want to get married at all! I don’t want that at all, I wanna live alone because I don’t want to be someone’s baggage or have to carry someone’s baggage. And I also don’t want to have children because I don’t want to raise children who will ultimately be like me not matter how hard I try cause either I will be too strict then they won’t be able to talk to me about their issues or I will be too soft that they will be too comfortable and probably lose all respect for me and also because I won’t be married and I want to travel, children are expensive. How I know this is because my parents spend a lot on me and my sister making it hard to save for holiday trips.

Another things is that, recently, we were enlightened about having to vote for prefects at school next year when I’m in grade 11 and I had always told myself, I wanted to be prefect but not anymore. Why?
No one knows me, no one is my friend even when I try to be friends with them.I am not popular because it’s always a popularity thing.

And Is it wierd that I dont want anything for my birthday?
I want nothing for my 16th birthday, I just want it to be a normal day. I don’t want calls, gifts or cards. Nothing, just want to be alone.

I feel like I have not gotten over what my bullies have said about me and also haven’t gotten over my insecurities, low self-esteem, doubts, fears, etc and I think I need to see a therapist, for real but I don’t know how to tell my mom who will tell I don’t need to and just need to pray which I totally get but I need to see someone, it’s really bad cause I am crying quite a lotlately which I don’t usually do.
What do I do???

Please do advice where possible😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

Thanks for listening/reading to my rant
xoxo Siphe♡

“I’m All Ears”

“I’m listening” , “I am all ears”…
These are very common phrases one says when someone needs or has asked to speak to them normally to ask for advice or to share news or even gossip. I use the “I’m listening” phrase whenever a friend asks to speak to me about something serious and need advice cause I’m am not about gossip ( come on somebody🖐).
Wait why am I making reference to this.. because we spend make so much time listening to other people’s stories and problems trying to give advice that we actually spend little time on listening to what God has to say to us.

When was the last time you said I’m listening Lord..? Or I’m all ears Lord, speak.

God hears us when we speak to Him and ask for things from Him and cry to Him (see 1 John 5:14, James 4:2 and Matthew 7:7) but He also speaks too and calls on us but nahh we are too busy trying to listen to friend’s stories which is good but God wants to speak to us because then we miss our purpose as we don’t take time to hear Him through His Word.

God is our teacher and father and both amongst other things require Him to speak to us, guide us and help us and teach us and prepare us for the test.

Test? What test?

Did you know that whatever that God teaches you will be tested. Look at Jesus, He was being taught by God through His 40 days and 40 nights of fasting that when it was all over and he was finally able to eat, Satan brought the test. The test won’t always come immediately after the teaching, it will come at the point where you feel most ready to take on whatever it is with that teaching. The moment that you think you are ready for the world with this teaching, is the very moment the test will come and it is up to show that you were listening.

It is all good and well to says you’re listening but come the test, you remember nothing🤔.. What were you listening to then?
And then you expect to Hear God during the test , umm honey quick reminder, The Teacher Is Always Silent During The Test. That’s why you should’ve listened when  He was teaching.

What I know is that the only way you can hear God is when you take time to study His Word, to spend time in prayer with Him. And by taking time, I mean having a distinct time to God alone with no distractions at all. There in that time is where you just seek God, get to know Him and Hear what He has to say not ask anything but let Him be the one who says and asks. One thing I know is that if you spend time with Him and listening to His teaching, come the test you will come out victorious even though it was tough but because you know who created you, lives in you and remember all He has taught you. You are good sweetie. And also through that time, you find the clear view of what your purpose is because He will make it clear to you. All He needs you to do is to be All Ears cause He wants to speak to you and maybe what you need answers to, He has been trying to tell you all along but are you too busy to actually Hear Him? Or you are too busy asking or searching for your own answers?

I challenge you and I to begin to take time to seek God and Just want to Hear from Him for however long. He wants to speak to us.

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Yours Truly,
Siphe❤

Bruised Heels Can Still Crush Heads…

Good Day From S.A❤ How are you all doing? I have been great.
So today I will not be discussing a woman in the bible, rather I will be discussing Genesis 3v15. The first time I was exposed to this verse was through a picture of Sarah Jakes Roberts from a conference she spoke at where she spoke about how bruised heels still crush heads. And I was like whaaaaaat?? But then decided to do my own study on it, only because I did not hear the word so I did my own study and decided to share it with you all. There’s a whole of truth here so prepare yourself. 

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Genesis 3: 15 [ESV]
“I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring, he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his head”

There are some versions that say; ” you shall crush his head instead of bruise his head” if you have it please share.

Reading this verse and doing my research on this topic, I realised that this verse actually was the first promise given after the fall of man..

Umm, Siphe, are you okay? Promise? There isn’t a promise here😲.

Yes I am okay.
And yes there is a promise.

Well, when you read this, you see God chastising the serpent for what he did and punishing him but when you look at it in depth, you realise firstly that the first half of the verse: “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between  you and her offspring” says the following: By her offspring He is also saying her seed which ultimately is Jesus. God was saying that between you(Satan) and my Son and all who are in Him, there’d be opposition which till today is evident. We are in constant opposition with the enemy and His schemes and the Spirits that are under Him. But then the promise comes in at the last part, when God mentions the bruising and crushing. Why I say this is a promise is because God is giving an underlying message of redemption/salvation through Christ whose “heel” will be bruised but who will crush the head of the serpent even with the bruised heel.

Jesus crushed the head of the serpent with a bruised heel!

Wait, Siphe, how so??

Okay so when you study Jesus’ life , you see that before He defeated satan, He was bruised. His “heel” was bruised but even though He was bruised, He was still victorious because Satan was defeated.

Let me bring it this home a bit..

So we already know that as God’s children, we are in opposition with the enemy who never wants to see us victorious in anything and therefore will do anything to bruise our heels in an aim to distract us and cause us to forget about the victory we want to see and focus on the wound. Most of the time, he will use whatever is our breaking point to bruise our heel, be it anger, discouragement, doubt, unforgiveness, anxiety then because we  are human and get hurt, we nurse the wound and not carry on with our journey to victory. We nurse the lost relationships, crushed dreams, the debt and forget the victory ahead. I have done it too, hence I experienced depression and suicidal thoughts because I spent too much time nursing the wound and not much time getting back up and carrying on my walk to victory. Let me tell you something: yes, bruised heels hurt, but they don’t kill. But crushed heads are unsurvivable. So get up, the wound heals sweetie, it’s time to crush heads.


It hurt when Jesus was being bruised and beaten but that didn’t stop Him from defeating satan and gaining victory, why is it stopping you? Huh!? (That’s a word right there). Most of those who were enforcing pain on Jesus were not under the power of God, nah fam, it was all the doing of the evil one but as I said earlier bruised heels don’t kill but no survives as crushed head.

We are being reminded that, yes, our heels will be crushed but those won’t kill us but we are to get up and crush the head because If Jesus, who did it on the cross and lives in you could do it, then you and I have all the power and authority to crush the life out of that enemy/serpent. You better get to it honey before I lecture you on whose child you are. Stop nursing the unecessary wound, you are making satan think he has won… umm uh uh he hasn’t so bandage it up quick and get to crushing and ultimately to victory.

Quick reminder, Victory does not come without a wound.

A wound? I didn’t sign up for that! Well do you think Jesus did?! No He didnt sign up for the enormously painful bruising and beating but He had to go through it to gain victory so if you wanna have victory wherever you are in your life, you gotta be willing to experience the wound/ heel-bruising or else sorry boo thang, but no victory cause you didn’t finish the full cause. Victory is not an easy road to go through honey.🤐 sorry if I crushed your dreams of easy victory, wait no not sorry.

Jesus is an example. It was not smooth sailing for Him. It was painful for Him to get to the victory that was declared before His birth.

Just because God said you are going to be victorious, you getting the promotion, new job, child, scholarship, debt-free living, doesn’t mean that you aren’t going to have the mean boss, tiring interviews, sabotaging employess, financial issues, tests, labour pains. You can’t experience the victory with experiencing the wound but it is not there for you to nurse, it is there to remind you that even through it, you are victorious and all because of Jesus in the end.

Next time you enter a heel-bruising situation, remember that you have the power to crush the head of that enemy. It is all in the power of faith, prayer, a relationship with God, and the realisation that Jesus did it so you can too. You are strong honey, a bruised heel will not kill you, Get Up! Crush And Be Victorious!

I hope you have a revelation through that like I did. That God spoke to you because I know there are some who needed to hear /read this, I am part of those who needed this word. Jesus is so powerful because He got me to study and post what I needed to hear. He speaks in the wierdest ways, Hallelujah to Him!🖑🖐!!

Please do share. I know you know someone who needs this word. Share on your social media accounts,  contact list, Groups, however but share with someone. You never know who needs this to help them get through something.

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Yours Truly,
Siphe❤

My Playlist. 🎧

Hey lovelies. I’m the type of girl who loves to just chill with my earphones listening to music while doing chores, schoolwork or bible study. It helps me get into the zone. So I thought why not share the songs that are on my playlist with my wordpress family. These songs are the songs are keeping me going at the moment.  Hope you’ll enjoy listening to them.

What Songs are on your playlist that you can recommend?

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Here we gooooo:

1. Let Praises Rise-  Trey Mclaughlin Cover
https://youtu.be/QlkPtIGMEIc

2. Let Praises Rise- ORU Worship Centre
https://youtu.be/zP-9QKSqL9s

3. Do It Again feat Travis Greene and Kierra Sheard – Elevation Collective
https://youtu.be/2dYmVphxEao

4. Here As In Heaven feat Tasha Cobbs Leonard-  Elevation Collective
https://youtu.be/Bw4t_ro9t5Y

5. If God- Casey J
https://youtu.be/YNWiwA2fobk

6. Mkhulumsebenzi- Khaya Mthethwa, Oasis Worship
https://youtu.be/Qm10iEMdjCc

7. Victory Belongs To Jesus- Todd Dulaney
https://youtu.be/wa78qxQCKgo

8. By Myself- Deon Kipping
https://youtu.be/rCClp5Q64Io

Enjoy❤🎵🎶🎧

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Yours Truly,
Siphe ❤

Just Like Her: •Sarah•

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Good Day, from South Africa❤. As I am writing this, it is just past midnight here and it’s Saturday😊. How is y’alls weekend going so far? Well mine started great cause I had a sister date with my baby sis yesterday (Friday) and it was fun cause we went out to the games then had lunch so yeah we got to bond.❤ I realised how much I loved her and how much I want these dates to carry even when we’re older.

Anyways, Today’s Princess is Sarah.

Background:

Sarah’s initial name was Sarai which means princess but in Genesis 17:15, God changed it to Sarah which means mother of all nations. I have something to say quickly about the name changed situation.. so when I read this whole name change thing, I took it lightly but something hit me when I was studying Sarah, when God changed her name, it came with a promise though it seemed impossible it still occured. This is tied to the fact that God calls things into being like He did when the Earth was void. He called all nature into being. So it was with Sarah and all those whose names were changed in the bible. You see, God will change the name to align with The Promise (#Issa Word).  Sarah could have never become the mother of all nations as a Sarai. Her name had to fit her promise/purpose. God has your name. You may not know it yet but what God calls you is what is aligned to your promise. Okay okay let’s continue with who Sarah was..
Sarah was barren which meant the physically she was unable to have children but because God is even bigger than infertility, Sarah gave birth to a promise whose name was Issac. Even at old age, He is indeed a miracle-working, promise-keeping God.

Barrenness:

Wait! What?! A 15-year-old talking about this🤐😲

Initially when one thinks barrenness/infertility, you think physically unable to give bith, blah blah blah.. But have you ever considered spiritual barrenness

Chilllllllleeeeeee….

Hear me out before you think I don’t know what I’m talking about. I may not know physical barrenness but surely I have a tiny bit of knowledge on spiritual barrenness. Spiritual Barrenness is the inability to birth the promise God has placed within you. It is being unable to fully produce, let out, birth that very thing God planted in you. Similar to when a woman is unable to have children when she has eggs, it is being unable to birth the fruit when we have the seed. Sarah had the problem physically but some may have it spiritually too. It happens where we find ourselves praying for a birthing but no result and that results in us bringing Hagars which are totally unnecessary. Our Problem much like Sarah, is that we saw no solution in our own capacity to what God said would be but we thought would not be so we bring a Hagar which ultimately will turn her back on us because Hagar has what we don’t… mmmmmhhhhhh, I feel this word for somebody ( Me included👋👋)

But I ain’t done cause what we don’t realise is that God is a God of perfect timing.. He knows when and how he will birth so whether you are physically or spiritually barren, God knows how and when for your life. His promise remains. Listen out for it…

Laughter:

Sarah, one day,  heard God tell Abraham that she would give birth despite her age and her bringing Hagar, He was STILL going to bring her a son.

Wait! Hold up! Ummmh Did we also Hear God proper there?????

Yea, yeah we did. Okay, so when Sarah hear all this, She laughed.  She laughed because she couldn’t imagine it ever happening.. why? She was OooooooLD
Imagine you’re 90 and infertile but God is like Imma Give you a child!

When she laughed, God asked her if she laughed, she denied but He knew she did and asked this, “Is there anything impossible for me?” The answer is no there isn’t  ( Obviously 😒). What you’re forgetting is when you feel your blessing is way overdue, you laugh too. You don’t picture cause you have an alternative but that alternative was not what God said.. uh uh honey, it wasn’t.  Let me tell both you and I something: until you realise that your timing is not God’s timing and God knows the when, He will continue to make you laugh and yes, you may regret laughing but the laughter will be,in the end,  one of triumph and joy and victory.

Sarah’s life is one that helps look at our spiritual barrenness and realise that we don’t need Hagar, no no, but we need Faith. Faith that overshadows fear and rejection and failure. A Relationship with God that allows us to realise that God’s timing as Perfect Timing. One that requires to be content. Her life is one we can all constantly look at and see what God has changed our names to be in accordance with His promise over our lives. I definitely have learnt a lot in just typing this because what I just typed is completely different to what I had written in my notes. God is Promise-Keeping, Remember that ❤

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Even if you wanna talk,  Contact me there and I will surely reply❤

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Today, I’m shouting out to two bloggers:

1. Nakas❤❤❤
She is an amazing person. She comments on my blog posts and through her comments, I see the beautiful soul she is. She also has an amazing blog. I am not lying. It is BOSS. Check it out and I guarantee you’ll love it😘 shout out to you boo.

2. Rotimi
He is very encouraging and supporting. You will never regret getting to knkw him through comments. His blog is also great. His is Boss as well. No joke. Check it out, you won’t regret it, pinky promise. Shout out to you my brother❤

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Your views:
1.on colourism?
2. How girls should be raised to deal with this current world as it is?
3. Allowing Youth a bigger platform to share the word?
4. Black Girl Magic Or All Girl Magic? Should it be divided or all should unite? Why/why not?

Comment with your answers… can’t wait to see your answers😊

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Anyone willing to hear my business idea drop me a comment and we discuss it… or know any entrepreneurs or business people willing to listen to a world-changing, child-developing, community-serving business proposal, drop a comment or email with their names and contact details.

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Quick rant:

I am so sad… why because I wanted to be at Sarah Jakes Roberts’ conference sooooooooooooooooooo bad, it is called Woman Evolve but homegirl has no money so couldn’t make it😔 but iss cool.

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Stay Loving. Stay Awesome. Stay Blessed. Stay Anointed. Stay Queening/Kinging.

Love from South Africa ❤
– yours truly, Siphe💕

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Stuck🙁

Ever been in a place in your life where you wonder what’s going on? What I am doing? Is it all worth it….

It’s worse as a blogger and being a young teen christian girl ’cause you find yourself in writer’s block and questioning your faith and having all sorts of hormones doing things in you and you like “wait!what is going on?🤔”

Well, recently that’s where I’ve been. I have been trying to figure out what is going on? Trying to figure out what to write about because nothing feels right.. 
Trying to find me…
Trying to work hard in school…
Trying to keep my peace and attend youth services and school bible studies…
Trying to be a good blogger touching others which seems not to be working…

Honestly I’m stuck, even prayer seems to be the very same words that go like this “God I need you” or “I can’t do this anymore Lord,  intervene please, I feel like I’m going crazy “

I don’t want to give up even though flesh has, something me hasn’t  but its hard trying to do something that seems pointless cause it’s not reaching the people I want it to reach. And goals I have had this year, are still not happening and I’ve tried hard to try make things happen but hey, His ways are not our ways so…

Any verses of encouragement?
Please do pray for a sister in Christ.

Have a blessed day❤

Just Like Her: •Eve•

Good Day Beauties, I hope you have all been well and been queening/kinging and remembering your worth in Christ.

Lately I’ve been looking at lessons I can learn from women in the bible in order to unlock the inner princess/ women of God in me and I have decided to share it with you so that we can all unlock our inner Esther/Ruth/Deborah and learn from Eve/Sarah, etc.

We cannot to look at women of the bible without looking at the very woman who represents all women: Eve.

Recap:
Eve was the first woman in the bible. She was the Mother of all living. God had named her ‘ezer’ which means ‘help’ then Adam named her ‘Eve’ which translated means life which relates to a part of her role as she gives life. Eve was created in God’s image much like all of  us, displaying a part of God’s character which too is in many of us and we should continuously work on those characteristics of God in us inorder to reflect them to others and draw them closer to God through our character.

Eve’s mistakes🤐

Okay , before y’all wonder, I am not one to look at someone’s mistakes but I believe through Eve’s mistakes, we can recognize our own and begin to address them inorder not to repeat them over and over but to be able to grow and be able to be who God calls us to be without falling back into the trap of these very mistakes we commit unknowningly or even knowingly. So here we go….

1. She compromised with a rebel🤔

So one of the mistakes Eve made was that she compromised with a rebel that being Satan. Why I make this statement is because Eve began to tolerate the challenge of Satan/ Enemy/the rebel which led to her falling into the trap of his evil schemes because she placed herself in a situation that made her try to reason with the enemy who tried to convince her otherwise which led to her compromise. I don’t about you but I know there were and probably still are times in my life where I thought I knew better when I began to reason and compromise with something other than God. Just like Eve, a lot of us tend to fall into a compromise with something or someone that gives a different perspective or opinion or offers something totally different from what God offers because we either think its good for when we know its not. It’s a spot where we begin to seem desperate and we see what the enemy or our sinful nature offers as a better choice/reason which then we compromise thinking it rushes into the blessing like Sarah or we are up to score with God like Eve. At this point we need to be able discern between the Word and the flesh/ the enemy and that is what will help us as children of God, defeat the urge to compromise. And inorder for us to be able to do that, we need to Seek First the Kingdom of God because that is the only way we would be able to discern what is right for us to do and what is not and that is tied to having a relationship with God ultimately.

2. She fell for the offer…
 Reference to Genesis 3:4-6
One mistake we make like Eve did is that we fell for the temptation of our sinful nature and the devil too and that is when like Eve we don’t  to stand our guard and forget what we were told by God. A lesson we can learn is to trust God. Trust that what God tells us is true and no one can convince us otherwise even when we try to convince ourselves otherwise. Another is to listen and stand your guard. God will never mislead you but your flesh will and that is what lets us down as God’s children. Lesson: Trust God and don’t let your guard down. Lean on only his promises.

Just like Eve, I have compromised with the devil and fell for the temptation and have learnt a lot from this bible study on Eve and will begin examining my behaviour and will begin to listen and trusting fully on what God say and not try to reason with the flesh and I hope you can join me.

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Shout out to :
Gail
– You are Amazing and I thank God for you. Check out her blog y’all. She is inspiring and gives loads of love to all.❤
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Who are your favourite bible women?

What is your opinion on femicide? And how do you think tge issye should be addressed?

Favourite quotes?

Comment with your answers.. wanna get to know you better and know how you all think and please comment with your name and place you’re from❤☺😊💕

Bloggers Support Bloggers Award

The Rules:

1.Thank the one who has tagged you for this challenge and link their blogsite.
2.Add the official photo in your page.
3.List at least 5 bloggers you like. (Suggestion: You can list up 3 bloggers that you’ve known for a long time and you can also list up 2 newbies or more. It’s up to you though!)In 5 sentences or above, give a short description about why you love the blogger.
4.Tag at least 3 bloggers to do the challenge.
5.Put #bloggerssupportbloggers in the Tags section so whenever a blogger is looking for new blogs to read, it will be easier to find!

I would like that Mama Gail of Gail loves God for nominating me for this, I am late, Apologies🙁. Besides that I want you all to check out her blog, it is awesome, one of my personal favourites. She is an awesome person and that is why I consider her my Mama. I know that one day when I travel to the States, I will try make it my mission to meet her.

Blogs I like: _Not a nomination but a mini shoutout_

1.Nakas

2.Tammy7711

3. Brenda

There are many more but thus far, I am enjoying these blogs. They are very good reads and very insightful. I believe there is more that God is going to do for these blogs. Check them out, You will enjoy them❤

Nominations:
I am nominating all who follow me to join in because I know that all your blogs deserve to be nominated as you are all supportive through your blogs, follows and comments.

Lots of love from your girl, Siphe💕