Who’s in Your Tribe?

Given the state of our society and world today, I have been in this space of dejection and woe in my spirit. It has been so disheartening having to witness the crimes against humanity that is consistently happening each day, in multiple realms that make up our society. Whether it’s another black sister or brother…

“Shame on You”

That statement used to echo often in my mind, after I considered my behavior in a situation, that does not reflect a “well-behaved young lady”. Growing up, when people came to learn that I was the oldest child in my family, there was this invisible pressure to always do and be good because my siblings…

Grace Saved Me

“Grace loves me, but it’s not what I deserve, and nothing that I’ve earned, but daily, Grace saves me … I’d be lost, but for your Grace” Grace by Tasha Cobbs When I think about all that I have encountered, experienced and endured in my life and did not completely destroy me, I can only…

Just … Breathe

With all that is going on in our world, have you BREATHEd today? I am talking about the act that you unconsciously perform to sustain life in your body. Let’s take a moment and, “Breathe IN ….. hold that in for 5 seconds ….. Breathe OUT”. How did that feel? You may have let go…

I Worship The One Who Lives

Happy Resurrection! ☀️ A few days ago, we celebrated the Resurrection of King Jesus, who died 2,000 years ago for the very things we have overcame, struggling with and even the things we have yet to face. Because He lives, we are no longer in bondage to sin. There is healing and freedom at the…

"Saved, but not Submitted"

I came across the title of this post through the application that I use for my job, to submit my hours each week. Each week, after entering your hours for each day worked, there is a button at the top of the page that says “Submit”, when you are ready to send in your hours….

Learning to Lean on Him

“All my independent women, raise your hands up!” Every time that statement was made in any setting, I would swiftly raise my hand up with pride. I was proud to be able to pay my own bills, ask no one for anything and “making it happen” when I needed something quickly. Little did I know,…

Hey Y’all!

Welcome to Hidden Treasure! Before you continue reading this post, did you check out the “About” page? I’ll wait… (*gives looking eyes emoji*) My name is Sandina Joseph, but I go by Sandi. I thought, why not begin this journey with me sharing some facts about ya girl. This part, is a bit hard for…