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Felicia serves as a blog contributor for The Ministry of Linda L. Johnson. The Love of My Life is the first of a series consisting of 12-monthly blogs.

Is it God or You?

April 29, 2018
By Sister Felicia, Blog Contributor


Blog #7
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Is it God or You?
As we walk with God and ask Him to lead our path, we know to walk by faith.  We ask for him for direction and move accordingly.  However, there were times when I would ask for direction, but I didn’t quite get the result I was looking for.  I knew God was telling me to move that way, but I didn’t understand why it felt like a struggle.  That’s when I discovered I was asking the wrong question.

In August of 2017, I began to praise dance at the church I attend.  The dance isn’t choreographed, rather the praise & worship team sings, the praise dancers minister in unison with a lead dancer in the front.  When I say lead dancer, this is not a designated position for one person, but it’s a role that changes throughout the song service.  This dancer is selecting the movements as directed by the Holy Spirit and the other dancers are following the exact movements.
When I initially began to dance I would only take on the role of a dancer who followed as I was learning the basics.  I had never danced in the past so just submitting to dance in front of the church was a big step for me.  Over time I became more confident in the abilities God gave me, but as we all know once you are comfortable in one place, God never lets you stay there.  It’s time to continue to grow!

Towards the end of the year in 2017, I was positioned as the leader and it was difficult.  To begin there were too many things going on in my mind, such as what should my next move be, I’m not sure what to do next God, that move didn’t look right, etc.  I was frustrated.  God had positioned me to lead, but I felt as if he wasn’t helping me when I asked him, “Lord what should I do next?”.  I planned the initial movement when leading, but keeping up with the counts, trying to follow the move of the Spirit and thinking of the next movement was just too much.  There was simply too much going on in my mind that was causing confusion. (We all know who the author of confusion is don’t we?)  At that point I wanted to avoid the lead role altogether!

I continued to dance and seek God, when he revealed I was not asking the right question.  During a praise dance training session, I was leading and speaking to a veteran dancer.  I was expressing the difficulties I was having and advised I was asking the Holy Spirit “What should I do next, but I wasn’t hearing anything?”.  She then replied and said, “No Felicia, you must ask, “God what would you have me to do?”.  While this may seem minor, God was trying to show me that this is not about me, but the fact that he wants to move through me. 

Without God we cannot do anything he’s purposed for us, but the bible says, “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength”.  I wasn’t getting direction because I was asking what “I” should do.  He taught me, Felicia cannot do anything.  When I tried I was confused and I failed.  However, the next day when I went forward to be the lead dance minister, I asked God what he would have me to do next and his anointing fell upon on me like never before through dance.  I was no longer thinking about what I should do next, but asking him to be glorified.  I was asking him to minister through me, to his people.  I didn’t focus on the next move too much, I simply focused on the Spirit and flowed wherever it led me.  That’s how breakthrough occurred for me as a lead dancer.

Therefore, I ask you today, what question are you asking God?  Is it a question centered around “I” or is it “God”?  God wants the glory in all things he does in our lives.  We must always remember that we can do only because he is doing through us by the Holy Spirit, not because we have power to do anything on our own.  I urge you to apply this question in every area of your life and take all focus off of yourself. Ask, “Holy Spirit, what would have me to do?”  At that point, trust him at his word that he will indeed do it!

God bless you,
Sister Felicia
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All Things God Works for the Good

April 2, 2018
By Sister Felicia, Blog Contributor
  
Blog #6 
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All Things God Works for the Good

On this Resurrection weekend, God has had me to just stop and meditate on him.  Jesus, the Son of Man was sacrificed and slain for the crime of blasphemy.  He claimed to be the Son of God.  Little did the men know at the time, that He was telling the truth as He is the Son of God and cannot lie.
It is written in Romans 8:28, ...
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Blind Faith

February 19, 2018
By Sister Felicia, Blog Contributor

Blog #5
 
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Blind Faith

“Now faith is the confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see”, Hebrews 11:1 .  “For we walk by faith, not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7….These are two of the most popular scriptures on faith in the bible.  In my opinion, having faith is one of the most difficult aspects walking with God.  I pray and ask God for things. I start out with great faith, but then when I don’t se...
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Keep Going!

January 25, 2018
By Sister Felicia, Blog Contributor
  
Blog #4  
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Keep Going!

This past weekend I attended a wedding - a January wedding in Minnesota.  I wanted to look nice and go the extra mile so I was determined to find a nice dress for the occasion.  My son advised me he’d be attending a basketball game with a friend the Thursday night prior to the wedding, so I knew this was the only day I had to find this dress. 

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Do you trust Him?

December 11, 2017
By Sister Felicia, Blog Contributor

Blog #3

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Do you trust Him?

I decided to make God Lord of my life in August of 2016.  Ever since then, my life has been directed by Him.  I have found surrendering control to Him to be challenging at times.  Even the times I know God has told me to do something, sometimes I wonder why or if I Him heard right?  Have you ever been there?  The bible says in Isaiah 55:8, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways...
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Are You Willing to Sacrifice?

November 5, 2017
By Sister Felicia, Blog Contributor

Blog #2


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Are You Willing to Sacrifice?

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believes in Him, shall not perish but have eternal life” John 3:16….This is probably the most well-known bible verse today.  However, do we really know what God did?  The bible tells us that God “gave” his only son, Jesus, so that we, man/woman, could be saved.  Giving is often not easy.  God gave His only son...
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The Love of My Life

October 2, 2017
By Sister Felicia, Blog Contributor

Blog #1


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The Love of My Life

In my season of singleness, I sometimes have feelings of loneliness.  I have met and spoke to other singles who have similar feelings.  One of the weapons I use to fight off these feelings of loneliness is writing/journaling.  I pour out whatever is inside of me on paper.  Sometimes those feelings are positive, in a state of thankfulness.  However in my periods of loneliness, the writing tends t...


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Divine Appointments

February 16, 2015

Divine Appointments

Events and circumstances in our lives are not always just mere common occurrences but rather divine set-ups and many times they unfortunately go unrecognized. Hence, you did not recognize your answer or your blessing that you have been praying about.

The book of Samuel (Judge, Prophet & Priest) sites a clear situation in the case of Saul who had no idea he would be chosen as KING over Israel on a very ordinary day “going about” doing an ordinary task.  Saul was as ...


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Testimonials: To God be the Glory!

January 19, 2015

O give thanks to the Lord for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever.

 Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the Lord.  Psalm 107:1,43

My boyfriend shot! As I finished preaching one Sunday morning and stepping off the platform to minister individually to the needs of people who had come to the altar.  Out from nowhere a young lady appeared, approached me and asked if I would come quickly out to her van in front and pray. Frantically...


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The Beauty of Affliction

October 26, 2011

So what's so beautiful about affliction?  Just think, without affliction we may not of had our current President, Mr. Obama.  So disturbed by the United States troublesome state of affairs, it moved him to toss his name on the presidential ballot with a mission of making change.

So what's so beautiful about affliction?  It was because of injustices and hardships, amongst classes of people that Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., came from behind his pulpit of preac...


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