Briana ariel's journal





God is Faithful

I pray you all are having an amazing day. God is so faithful in so many ways, but if I am honest I questioned it this week. Why? Because my meticulously crafted plan was altered drastically. A big deal that was pretty much signed sealed and ALMOST delivered fell through. My heart felt like a […]

October 14, 2020

Faith, Personal

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The Power of No

I wish I could paint the creative process that evolves in my head to accurately give you all insight into my world. In words; think of a large amusement park with many different attractions, zigzag lines, chaos and order, lots of colors, music, and so many options of rides. If it sounds exhausting, it’s because […]

September 28, 2020


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I Am Who He Says I Am

We all have people who we know through social media, work, school and various acquaintances and then we have people who we really “know” on an intimate level. The people in my life who really know me can attest to that fact that I am always encouraging them and random strangers all of the time. […]

September 17, 2020

Faith, words

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Silent No More: Abuse

I remember being a single mother; caught in a whirlwind between healing from an abusive marriage and raising a newborn. My world was flipped upside down in so many ways. In that season I fully realized who held my world. That discovery of the depth of Jesus’s love for me was real. That kind of […]

August 13, 2020

Faith, Personal

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In the art of transparency: I’ve spent too much time concerned with other’s thoughts of me. I’ve told myself, “I can’t because this person will be offended” or “I am not sure what they will say, so I won’t ruffle feathers.” I’ve jumped through hoops trying to accommodate people who honestly could care less about […]

May 2, 2020

Faith, Personal

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When The Lights Go Out

Today I was in the midst of taking a shower after a fun workout with my daughter in the backyard. I was thanking the Lord for specific things when all of a sudden the lights went out (COMPLETE DARKNESS). I took a two second break and went back to thanking the Lord even through the […]

April 28, 2020

Faith, Personal

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When I Feel Worried – Soul Affirmations Vol II (FREE Ebook)

In light of the recent events of COVID-19 our world seems to be the most uncertain as it has ever been. I’ve had numerous conversations with friends and family about our fears, faith, and the gray area in between. This book of affirmations was created to meet a need in my life as well as […]

April 10, 2020

Faith, Personal, words

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He fits my soul like a precise cut piece of steel, tested and true to equip the international space station! Ha, I am just being all-poetic, but I can do that because I am in love! I’ve reserved this portion of my life intentionally to allow myself to be present, to cultivate what we are […]

March 31, 2020


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My First Illustrated Children’s Book

Every year I try to work on a different medium of art. As a child I had endless amounts of time to create using different mediums every day. However, those days are behind me and with limited time, I have to narrow my focus in order to get better. Last year through a series of […]

March 26, 2020

art, words

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Wild Prayers

A simple prayer can transcend generations! Without even an ounce of doubt I believe the prayers my Grandma Annabelle prayed over me are coming to pass. I am blessed with the opportunity to pray for and with my daughter, Elise daily. Hearing her pray makes my heart burst into tears because I know her very […]

December 13, 2019


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