Leibester Award

I would like to thank Laura M Baily, All The Shoes I Wear blogger for the nomination for this award. Click her name for link to her blog space and check out her writings and such.

What is the Liebster Award? The Liebster is an award that is given to bloggers by other bloggers. Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcoming.

The GUIDELINES for the Liebster Award are as follows:
1. Thank the person who nominated you
2. Display the award on your post
3. Answer the questions given to you
4. Nominate 5-11 other blogs for this award
5. Ask them creative and unique questions of your own
6. List the rules and inform your nominees of the award

My Questions

1. What is “your song” for getting you motivated, to work out, to accomplish a task etc.

-My current motivation song would be lots of songs love listening to music too many favs to name.

2. When you are down about something, what person do you contact and what is always their approach that gets you out of your rut?
-My go to person is my Pastor Juanita Gibbs, she is like such a great best friend to me. She hears me out lets me vent, then keeps it real with me in a counsel type way to show me things to work on in things again or what needs to be prayed about.

Visit her blog by clicking here.

3. Have you ever been so embarrassed you left a place and never went back? What happened?

-I cannot say that has happened to me. If it has I don’t recall it.

4. Do you have a childhood friend that you’ve never heard from since then, but think of often? Have you ever tried to get in touch with that person?

-Had a childhood friend, think of on occasion, but with the time we been apart we have grown in different directions. Seen them on facebook but were not connected via that medium at all.

5. Snakes or spiders?


6. Have you ever tried to duplicate a meal or dessert that you had a restaurant? Was it epic or an epic fail?

-Yes I sure have it was a main course dish from Cracker Barrel I dont even think its on the menu any longer, but my version turned out just as good if not better than theirs.

7. The last wedding you attended – which guest were you? Life of the party? Hidden in the corner? So drunk you don’t remember? Mad at your date and left early? Feeling sorry for yourself and jealous of the bride and groom?

-Some how at the last wedding I attended I became the unofficial MC of the event and even caught the bouquet.

8. Of all the sci-fi movies you’ve seen, which one would be your “dream future”, the kind of life you could embrace even if not perfect?

-Not really been in to SyFy flix in a long time

9. If you could go back and tell your 12 year old self one piece of information that could change your life, what would it be?

-Change and adapt to things early on, don’t take so much to heart and guard who you think your close to, because they aren’t as close to you as you think they are.

10. What celebrity hairstyle did you try to copy in your teens or early 20s?

-Cant say I have ever copied a hair style ever in my life.

My nominees:

Judy @ Sensibledove

The Sun Shineth Again



GraceO @Gracelifecollections

Questions for my Nominees:

1) What is your favorite color?

2) Cats or Dogs?

3) Favorite book

4) Favorite tv show

5) Favorite movie

6) Favorite candy

7) Which season do you prefer?(Spring,Summer, Fall, Winter)

8) Time alone or got to be around people or both

9) Saver or spender

10) Dream vacation

Sunshine Blogger Award #2

To be recogined on the blogging community is amazing.

Many thanks to Laura M Bailey of All the Shoes I wear for this nomination. Click her name for the link to where I was nominated and to visit her blog space.

What is Sunshine Blogger Award?

“The Sunshine Blogger Award is an award given from a blogger to fellow bloggers to recognize each other. This award was given because he/she considers my blog to be inspiring , positive and brings sunshine to the lives of its readers”. I hope you too find inspiration in my site!

Sunshine Blogger Award Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you.
  • Answer the 11 questions asked.
  • Nominate 11 other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions.
  • List the rules and include the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post.

The Questions From My Nominator:

1. What was the greatest kindness someone showed to you?

I would have to say the greatest kindness ever shown to me has been from my Pastor. Even before she was my Pastor she loved me when I felt unloveable. She accepted every quirk and has come along side me in ways no other woman has ever taken the time to do so in my life. She has helped groom me and shape me in the things of God and the spirit as well as helping cultivate my gifts, talents and abilities. Without her I wouldn’t be blogging, building my graphic arts gift, becoming an author and more.

2. What was a kindness you showed to others.

The most broad spectrum kindness I show is being a listening ear to alot of people. Many even total strangers have confided in me and trust what I myself would consider info to be shared with a trusted confidant. But, some how that is a comfort and kindness to people.

3. What is the most sentimental item you own?

My mothers Bible

4. Do you remember your first kiss?

I am still waiting to have my first kiss.

5. Name an instance where you laughed at yourself.

Happens too often to name just one lol. I can be silly at times.

6. what song would you dedicate to someone that you don’t care for?

Cold- Maroon 5

7. If you were a character in the Wizard of Oz, which character would you be?

Dorothy as she got to travel even if it was only a dream.

8. If you could only choose 1 food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?


9. What’s your favorite movie?

Lord of the Rings(All 3)

10. what’s the first book you ever loved?

Nora Roberts: Irish Trilogy Set

Now that I have gotten away from Romance novels some time …

Bible all translations

11. which of your posts would you love to share? STEADFAST CONFESSION


1) Beautybeyondbones

2) Ives Trendy Blog

3) Grace Okezie

4) Katie, pearls&grit

5) floatinggold

6) Laundry & Dishes

7) definingyellow

8) Rejoicing in Hope

9) Becoming His Tapestry

10) thebeccafiles

11) Kelleysdiy

Questions for my nominees:

1) What is your fav tv show?

2) Favorite candy?

3) If you had to choose just one thing to have with you on an island what would it be?

4) Is there a song that comes on the radio that you consider your jam? If so whats the song?

5) Where are you? State? Country?

6) Do you have pets? If so what kind.

7) Mountains or Ocean?

8) Been to movies latley? What did u watch?

9) Favorite wild animal!

10) Favorite Book?

11) Favorite Scripture?

Leibester Award

I was nominated by Grace Okezie for the Leibester Award this is the blog nominations link.

Check out her blog space and her history in the blog where she nominated me.

About the award:

The Liebster Award 2018 is an award given to new and upcoming blogs nominated by fellow bloggers in order to give exposure and foster a community of recognition and appreciation.

It is a way to be discovered but also to connect and support the blogging community. The award was first created in 2011 and continues to flourish every year.

Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome.

The Rules:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you, and put a link to their blog on your Liebster Award blog post.
  2. Include a small section telling us why you are passionate about blogging.
  3. Provide 10 random facts about yourself. (Optional)
  4. Answer the questions given to you.
  5. Nominate 5 – 11 bloggers that you feel would enjoy blogging about this award.
  6. List these rules in your post.
  7. Create 11 questions for your nominees to answer.
  8. Inform the people/blogs about this nomination.
  9. Comment on the official blog post with a link DIRECTLY to your Liebster award blog.

Questions from my Nominator:

  1. What is your opinion about blogging. A means of income or a platform for information. My opinion of blogging is a way to encourage people through my journey with the help of the leadership God gave me in my life, as well as, His leading in my life to overcome things that many of us battle. Showing that it is possible to get the right help to heal your soul.
  2. What do you do aside blogging? I work for a tele-communications company in my home town. My passion is my kingdom work of website maintenance and ad construction to draw people to the ministry along side my Pastor. I am recently ordained as a Youth Teacher and I work with some wonderful children teaching them scripture and lessons at their age range.
  3. Who do you look up to in blogging and why? I would say I look up to my Pastor Juanita Gibbs she encourages and inspires me so much from getting healthy, studying and getting more into the word of God and processing things out of my soul that need dealt with. She is an amazing example of a woman of God before me. I had asked God for so long to send a woman figure into my life that knew enough about the real world and its trouble that haf the balance of knowing the word to help me He answered all that and more in her. I am so greatful.
  4. Who would you never forget in life and why? I would have to say whom I would never forget would be my Reformation Developmental Center Family. They have stuck by me, accepted me, and loved me and that has made all the difference in my world.
  5. Where would like to visit in the next one month? I would like to visit a tropical island by cruise.
  6. Do you have a skill? What is that? A skill would be perhaps my photography. I love taking photos of just about anything, people, places, things to capture the moment, or the beauty or the obscurity to remember it in imagery as long as the image lasts.
  7. What do you see life as? Life is an opportunity to show God to the world. We are to be salt and light and love and kindness to a world that doesn’t readily have that.
  8. What is the craziest dare you ever did? None
  9. Where do you see yourself at in the next 5 years? Perhaps full time in ministry.
  10. What/who would you for? Not sure what this question is about.
  11. Where is your best shopping center? Amazon.com

My Nominees

1) Saving Joyfully

2) Missinperfectdot

3) Lizzy

4) Renew or Redo

5) Crave the Dish

6) Riya -High Noon Journal

Questions for my Nominees

1. Favorite book?

2. Favorite tv show?

3. Do you have a hobby?

4. Are you an extrovert/introvert/ambivert?

5. Who is a role model for you?

6. What inspired you to blog?

7. Do you have a favorite scripture?

8. Favorite food?

9. Favorite pet?

10. If you had to choose one would it be pizza or tacos.

11. Do you prefer the beach or the mountains?

Sunshine Blogger Award

Blog recognition awards!

I was Nominated by blogger: Thesunshinethagain click name for link to blog where I was nominated. So be sure to check her out!

Be sure to visit all the links below. Check the bloggers out give them a like and follow!

The Sunshine Blogger award is given by bloggers to bloggers who inspire positivety and creativity in the blogging community.


  • Thank the blogger who nominated you in your blog post and link back to the blog.
  • Answering 11 questions that the Blogger asked you.
  • Nominate 11 new bloggers to receive the awards and write them 11 questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine blogger award logo in your post on your blog.

My question

  • Who would you trust to continue writing the contents of your blog ?

The only person I would trust to write my blog in my place would be Pastor Juanita Gibbs as most of what I write about is inspired by her teaching or councel of me. As she blogs also be sure to visit her blog space link. Also check out her facebook coaching page link as she does a live teaching every tuesday. She is also an author and business coach visit her website link.

  • What is the current date/time at your place?

Right now it is Easter Sunday night April 1, 2018 at 10:30pm

  • Where are you right now?


  • What is one thing you absolutely cannot do without?

My bible

  • How often do you post contents on you blog?

I blog 4 to 5 days a week.

  • What do you do outside of blogging–hobby? career? School?

Hobby: Photography

Career: Tele-communication

  • What is your favourite nickname if any?


  • What is your all time favourite dish?

My all time favorite dish would be taco bake.

  • Where do you see yourself 5-10 years from now?

Serving the Lord in full time ministry in some capacity.

  • Who/what inspires/motivate you?

My Pastor Juanita Gibbs she definitly inspires and is a motivator for me. She wants to see me succeed in life and she loves me to push me to greatness and perfect my gifts and talents.

  • What do you think the world need the most of?

More fruit of the spirit (Galatians 5:22)

Nominees for Sunshine Blogger:

1) Matilda & Shelita

2) Sharon – Life as a believer

3) LifeByThePages

4) KelseyWrites

5) PersonalGrowth&Success

6) GlowGorgeous9

7) Fractured Faith

8) dtills – Invisible-No-More

9) SnowDropAngel

10) Qui Talks

11) Saving Joyfully

Questions for my nominees:

1) Who inspires you?

2) What encourages/pushes you to blog?

3) If you didn’t blog would you be doing something else?

4) Favorite book?

5) What would you change about the world today?

6) What country are you in right now?

7) Where do you want to be in 5yrs?

8) Favorite color?

9) Favorite meal?

10) Favorite emoji?

~Cynthia 😍

Versatile Blogger Award

Thank you Riya, High Noon Journal for the nomination.

Link for Nomination

Rules for the award

  1. Write 7 facts about yourself
  2. Nominate 15 more bloggers!

My Facts:

1) I am a child of God completley devoted to serving Him!

2) I have the bestest of Pastors in the world at Reformation Developmental Center in Juanita Gibbs. Without whom I wouldn’t be blogging or writing.

3) I love working with the kids I teach in Sunday school.

4) Yellow is my fav color

5) I love yellow flowers especially sunflowers or yellow roses.

6) I enjoy cultural food of all kinds. I will try about anything once 😉

7) Photography is an enjoyment.

My Nominations:


Godly Chic

Floating Gold

No Eggs or Ham

Mostly Holistic Lifestyle


Florence Lancaster



Miss Imperfect

Historian Ruby

Our Daily Walk


Fractured Faith

Tatiana, Holy Spirit, You are Welcome Here


I was elected to be awarded for the Liebster Award by: Riya @ highnoonjournal

About Riya – I come from a small city in India (Nagpur, Maharashtra). Currently I’m living in Beijing, China for studying MBBS. Life is pretty good here but very different from what I had in India. I miss a lot of things about India but having lived here for two years already I’m pretty much used to this lifestyle.

Thank you so much for the award!

My very first blogger award!

Such an honor as a new blogger to be awarded this by the blog community!

~Cynthia 😍

What is a Liebster Award?

The Liebster Award is an award that exists only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. It’s a great way to discover great blogs by new bloggers and support one and another in the blogging community. Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome.

Rules of the Award

Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blogs.

Answer the questions sent by the person who nominated you.

Nominate other bloggers to receive the award and write them several new questions.

List the rules and display the Liebster Award logo in your post and/or your blog.

Blog Nominations for Liebster:

Questions for my Nominations:

What is a favorite scripture?

Who is your favorite author?

What event have you attended that just made a lasting impact or memory?

What is a favorite thing you like to do?

What do you enjoy most about blogging?

Favorite movie?

Favorite tv show?

Favorite color?

Favorite song?

My questions from my nominator:

Why do you like blogging?

For me as a new blogger of less than 3 months it has become a way to express a different side of me that I normally keep hidden away. I want my life story to inspire others that may go through pr experiance similar things like I have to know we can overcome, heal, and walk in a newness!

What is your favorite gift you have received till now?

My favorite gift I have received to this point I would have to say is a second chance at life. To explain that stay tuned for my book release.

If you read, which is your favorite book?

To this point as an avid reader so many books have been a favorite through the years. My most favorite is the Bible(of course) close seconds would be books by Juanita Gibbs, Joyce Meyer, Lisa Bevere, Lysa Tyrkheurst, Bonnie Gray, and many more.

Which celebrity do you admire?

Cannot really say I admire a celebrity, but I do like Sandra Bullock ever since I heard she came to ECU which is like over an hour from where I live.

What do you think is admirable about you?

What I think people admire about me is my writing. For years my writings have been remembered. I recall when I went to college for a 3rd degree the profession of whom I had years like 7yrs prior remember me when she said “I remember you, you always wrote very well”. Hense the blogging now all this time later.

What is something you learned in 2017?

I have learned quite a bit this year, bit for this blog sake I will keep it short and say that learning to love myself for who I am has been a learning experiance.

Pick a quote you live by or wish to live by.

~Love Life~Live Life~ 😍

What is your favorite food?

All food 😉

What makes your nervous? Any phobias?

Snakes, lizards, etc anything creepy crawly.

Which is your favorite T.V series?

Golden Girls