As I prepare mentally, emotionally and spiritually for my very first Activate Conference, I realize that it is very important for me to unpack and unload in order to deliver my best.

Today I will attempt to unpack three cases of pain. For months I walked past these suitcases for they are a constant reminder that my Mother has made her transition. The pain simply overwhelmed me. Truth be told,  I’ve sat up many nights staring at them trying to find the inner strength to unpack them however grief and pain consumed me and I left it for another day.

My Mother’s  transition gifted me with tons of love, loads of memories and three cases of pain. Unpacking these suitcases will be one of the hardest things I have ever done but necessary for my growth.

How many times do we avoid the process because of the pain that may surface or re-surface? As I take the uncomfortable action steps to unpack these suitcases of pain today, my wish is that you do the same.   Take the pain that you have locked in the corner for months or even years, and address it.  Your pain may be the death of a relationship, job, or thoughts that no longer serve your highest interest.

We need you to show up at the Activate Conference without painful baggage and hidden agendas.

Give yourself permission to heal. I have 3 cases of pain and it may take me all day, it may take me another week, but I am determined to unpack and release this part of my process before I greet you on September 20th at the Activate Conference. Let the healing begin one case at a time.

Let the healing begin one case at a time. Today I want you to unpack…

Unpack the suitcase of love and encourage others to do the same

Unpack your strength so that you can knock down walls that keep you from being the person God has called you to be.

Unpack your vision so you can see yourself and the world through God’s eyes

Unpack the process in every situation and be grateful for the lessons behind each one.

Unpack your joy from head to toe, inside and out

Unpack your pride and be willing to ask for help

Unpack healing to help your body and mind be stronger and clear each day

Unpack your song and dance to the beat of the drums and not the drama

Unpack your truth so that faith can take you to amazing places

If this has inspired you to unpack, share this post with your circle of sisters! Hope to see you in September at the Activate Conference .

Miss you mommy…

Written by : Lucinda Cross

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  1. Kristen August 10, 2013 at 10:18 am - Reply

    God bless you!

  2. SMonique Smith-Person August 10, 2013 at 12:55 pm - Reply

    UNPACK those material things Lady, for you have stored the very best baggage one can have…..Memories of your Momma………..Lock and replace the key into your heart. Cyber Hugs4life!!

  3. Sileah Grant August 10, 2013 at 2:31 pm - Reply

    As l move through the rest of my life l’ve made the this decision of facing my fears. Not knowing that l was unpacking. Until l physically began to clean out my closits that left me feeling 10 pounds lighter, and today l just keep them organized.

  4. Bernetta Green August 11, 2013 at 1:45 pm - Reply

    Blessings Lucinda…Thank you for sharing. This article is ‘right on time’.No time like now for me to begin my unpacking process as well.

  5. Chelsea August 11, 2013 at 4:07 pm - Reply

    Thank you for this post. I lost my mom recently as well and I have been avoiding it. I keep telling myself I will deal with it later. I appreciate your transparency and will be praying for peace for you and your family. God bless!

  6. Trana Hamilton August 20, 2013 at 7:03 pm - Reply

    You are a Godsend. I feel empowered to overcome my fears and all the things that keep my in bondage. Thank you for being a wonderful woman of God! I am looking forward to meet you!

  7. September 7, 2013 at 9:59 am - Reply

    I enjoy your post Lucinda
    You inspired me

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