Why Do I Write?

This morning, I came across Kirsty Stuart’s article “Why Do Writers Write?” on her blog Freelance Writers Online. It got me thinking: as a writer, why do I write? The topic itself has been in my mind a lot lately, because of the struggle I’ve been going through with trying…to write…my book. Understanding is a […]

The Price

What am I supposed to be doing right now? Writing a book. Why am I not currently doing that? I feel stuck. The pressure to create. It’s making my stomach feel bleck. I feel like letting it go in favor of something way more pleasurable. Should I? No. After all, I do want to do […]

Go for it even if it kills you.

A dream so scary, it’s hard to admit. A dream so big, you can’t help but wonder if it’s even possible. But then you realize how badly you want this. But then you remember who you interact with on the daily. Revelate hoy Cadenas romperas Reinos se postraran A Tu nombre escuchar I want to […]

Don’t Be Such a “Worrywart”.

Be anxious in nothing. Nothing. Nada. Zilch. But do what instead? “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Philippians 4:6 Then leave it at the altar. And do what in the meantime? I’m always so constantly afraid of doing the wrong […]

Dreaming is hard.

Amazing love How can it be? That you, my King, would die for me Amazing love I know it’s true It’s my joy to honor You In all I do, I honor You. In my life, I would like to: Create/Start/Own my own business. I want to employ people who are great at a particular […]

I have everything.

I was sitting in my room, alone, reading through the book of 1 Corinthians. I had JUST had started the first chapter, and couldn’t make it past verse 7 without having to stop and pause because of what God was saying. Verse 7 though… “Therefore YOU DO NOT LACK any spiritual gift as you eagerly […]


“So King?” “Yes.” He always answers out loud. Never a “hmm.” Never a grumble. “Am I pretty?” “Define pretty, loved one.” “Well…beautiful.” “Then yes. You are pretty.” Hmm, I remarked, satisfied with His answer. But then, a time later, I thought of something. “King?” “Yes, love.” “Am I pretty?” “Why do you ask?” “Because I […]

My “Passion Roadmap” — Life is worth planning out.

If I could have anything, be anything, or do anything, what would it be? Everyone needs a plan. If you don’t know where you want to go, you’ll never know what direction to start heading in. So here’s my current life map. Where I’d like to see myself in different intervals of time. There are […]

My name is Raquel Serrano.
I currently live in New York, NY.

Life goals:
To live.
Be better than who I was yesterday.
To walk hand in hand with my King in all things.

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