Thoughts and Teachings

A Lost Bible and a Secular Movie

by Tereciah on May 13, 2014

A Lesson From a Lost Bible Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Deuteronomy 11:18 NIV I lost my favorite Bible. Yep, last week I was cleaning my vehicle from the perpetual mess my younger sons seem to keep more »


5 Simple Ways to Having an Unshakable Mindset

by Tereciah on January 22, 2014

5 Simple Ways to Having an Unshakable Mindset by Tereciah V. Smithen-Quintana   Distractions are anything that divides your attention or prevents you from concentrating on a task at hand. They can present themselves in the form of a television show to a church, sorority or business meeting, to family responsibilities to health issues. I more »


I Want…I Want…I Want…

by Tereciah on September 5, 2013

    I Want…I Want…I Want… by Tereciah V. Smithen-Quintana   I want to lose 20 pounds.  I want to impact lives.  I want my hair to grow.  I want to… I want to… I want to… I noticed that I had developed a tendency to say “I want to…” a lot when it dealt more »


I Know I Am To Forgive, But Why Should I?

by Tereciah on February 21, 2013

I Know I Am To Forgive, But Why Should I? By: Tereciah V. Smithen-Quintana Forgiving someone for a hurt or action committed against you is said than done.  It’s easy to look and judge another’s life say they should do this or do that but when it comes to our own personal lives, for some more »

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5 Ways God Will Enlarge Your Area of Influence

by Tereciah on January 18, 2013

  Do you know your area of influence?  Do you know the people God has called you to reach?  What area in society are you to use your calling, your anointing, to make a change? Stepping out on faith and building an organization that can, and will change lives, is no short order.  Staying where more »


Pass Along The Encouragment

by Tereciah on December 20, 2012

Isaiah 41:10 – Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you; I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Recently I received a blessing.  It was so simple, so pure, so uplifting that I wanted to share with you. more »


Here’s a question that came up and I thought it thought provoking and wanted to share it with you in hopes it would somehow help you. “How do you know when you’re ready to take what you want to do to the next level?  I mean, how did YOU decide; what made you do it?” more »


Not Everyone That God Has Given An Assignment To Is Called To Work Within The Four Walls Of A Church Wow! Did I actually say that? Well, yes! For some of you, you’re thinking, “Finally! Someone get’s it!” and for others this may hit a nerve.  But in order for you to grow you first more »


7 Concrete Steps to Get Those Ideas Out Of Your Head and Into Reality For the last couple of weeks I have been very focused and my thoughts all of last week were, “Let me just get through this week and then I’ll take a breather!”  Ever been there? I spent one whole night just more »


If Your Were Guaranteed Success What Would You Need to Move Forward?   If you were guaranteed success in building your business, your ministry or your organization, what would you need to move forward? The first thing most people would say without thinking is money. But if they were to ponder just a little harder, more »