These Anointed sweatshirts are such a sweet reminder of the anointing we've been given by Jesus and who He says we are. The message behind the design came from my childhood days spending time with my grandmother, Clarita. She was a powerhouse woman of all of 5 feet, but she could pray the house down. She was my first encounter of what being anointed looked like in a person. She would use olive oil to cook the most delicious meals and with the same oil, she would anoint and over pray me & my siblings.
To anoint someone is to put an oil that has been prayed over, placed on someone with their permission or on something, followed by a prayer. The act is a symbol of consecrating (marking) what you are anointing for His blessing, protection, and power. I firmly believe it was her anointing me as well as her prayers, and those of others, that brought me back to a life fully surrendered to Jesus. It's that same practice, I implement over my family and this brand.
The Anointed Hoodie is a vintage creamy white tone that is so warm, and embroidered in a beautiful gold. The message behind the design is the confidence we have in being God's anointed, chosen people. It is blessing to be sealed with His approval, and to have the Holy Spirit in our hearts, guaranteeing Jesus' return. 2 Cor. 1:21-22
Maybe you're wondering: what do I do with this anointing? You share your anointing by doing good to others, loving and serving the community, and spreading the good news about Jesus! You don't keep it to yourself. You shine & share your anointing to others!
Born For Greatness Hoodie
The Born for Greatness hoodie is this old school gold with a bold black embroidered statement! This might be my absolute favorite out of the entire Fall Collection! This is one of the colors picked out by my followers on Instagram. I originally only purchased 2 hoodies then after some stories and polls, I got a resounding "yes" to carry this hoodie for the line! So, thank you!
The message behind the design is from when I was a kid in summer church camp, called Discovery Camp in Colombus, Texas. It was the first time I heard that I was born for greatness just like God told Moses in Genesis 12:2. I remember telling God I would give my life to tell of His greatness. This is what David talks about in Psalm 145:6, "People will speak of the power of Your awesome acts, and I will declare of your greatness!" It was one of the messages that the Holy Spirit brought back to my memory when I was battling suicidal thoughts in my 20's. He reminded me that my life had purpose and meaning, and this silenced the lies of the enemy.
If you're alive, then God's not done. You are here on purpose and your life has meaning. Turn off the noise of the enemy, and hear the good news: You are Born for Greatness!
Failing Forward is my Superpower Tee
The Failing Forward is my Superpower Tee is one of my favorite tees! It's a casual piece and easy to add to any jean or short with a powerful statement. The message behind the design came from John Maxwell's, "Failing Forward" book. I was a professional at failing! I failed classes, relationships, friendships, businesses, and many cooking attempts! Failing sucks!
Once John started telling me (we're friends in my head by the way) that, "If I'm not failing, I'm not moving." Okay John talk to me because I fail real good and I don't feel so good afterwards. Which is common as most people stop whatever progress after they fail. Plus, it doesn't help that the world tells you that if you're failing then you're not doing life right. John, however, encouraged the opposite, "Fail often, fail early, but always fail forward." This becomes your stepping stones in the direction of your dreams and success. The Bible talks about trials coming our way, but He works everything out for our good. Romans 8:28
I make very public that I have struggled in the development with this company as I am in uncharted territory with my background as a registered nurse. Now, I am determined to use every struggle as a lesson to grow, succeed, and give God the glory. Failing sucks when you stay stuck. Turning failure into success is by using them as lessons learned and leveraging on them - that's failing forward. Your failures aren't a mistake - they are a stepping stone for God to use through you! Failing forward is your superpower!
Graced In My Lane Tee
The Graced In My Lane tee is such a girly piece with a punch of confidence. I meant it that way! The message behind the design was from the common line, "Stay in your lane." With 12 years of medical experience, I was trained to know the "why" in every symptom, diagnosis, and outcome. Naturally, I asked God, "Why do I need to stay in my lane? He revealed that there is a special gift designed for me of unmerited favor (the definition of grace) where there is skills, gifts, and talents that only I have access to. Well okay God, that's a good reason!
He lead me to 2 Timothy 1:9 where we have a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us before time began. Also, 2 Corinthians 8:7 that says excel in everything - your faith, your speech, your knowledge, and love -- but see that you also excel in grace. My takeaways from these two passage of scriptures is that the grace we have in our own lane has been given to us is a holy calling and is what we should strive for excellence in those skills, gifts and talents as they reflect Jesus.
You have all the grace you need inside of you NOW. God gave you the exact amount of grace you would need to fulfill the purpose and plan for your life to reflect & refract the glory of Jesus. Eph 4:7 My sister, you are Graced in Your Lane!
I Have A Purpose Tee
I Have A Purpose Tee is so yummy soft, and a beautiful color to wear year round. The message behind the design came from the secret life I lived in my 20's. What was public knowledge was that I was a clean freak. I loved to clean! I applied my immaculate cleaning skills to my partying, drinking, sleeping around, and out of control lifestyle. From the outside, I was a tidy Christian who grew up in church, went to a private school, and went to Bible College. I was a pro at Sunday service and rocking my WWJD gear on Wednesdays! On all the other days, I deliberately chose to live a life out of the umbrella of God's protection. When I decided to fully live for Jesus and focus on my new nursing career, the enemy loved to remind me of who I used to be, entice me to go back, and how I had blown my chance on being used for God. He also convinced me that no one would understand me if I came clean, and that I should keep my mouth shut. With the growing silence, grew the shame and guilt.
On my way home from night shifts is when I felt the most oppression and the thoughts of suicide began. In my logic, I talked myself out. Then, what felt like the operating system of my hard drive (God) performing a force stop on those negative thoughts, I began to remember Sunday school and summer camp lessons. I was reminded I am loved by God and He has a purpose for me. I gave those Godly thoughts power with my voice and began to say aloud,
I am loved. I belong. I matter.
I HAVE A PURPOSE HERE.
I said them until I believed them. My purpose is to tell you my story and that the God of the universe has handpicked you for a purpose on purpose. You are not too far gone from being used by God. He is not mad at you. He is madly in love with you. He is reaching out for you now, and longs to use your story for His glory, if you let Him. I pray this tee blesses you and reminds you of your worth!
**If you struggle with suicide, call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or email me at email@example.com - I would love to walk alongside you and pray over your life.
You have a purpose here.
Gangster Giver Tee
The Gangster Giver tee now in a white tee with black or gold lettering. You decide! The message behind the design came from wanting to create a space or platform to allow others to purposefully shop, sow, and serve others.
A portion of every purchase is given to Love Bought, an orphanage in Colombia. The entire purchase of the In This Together Tee goes directly to my best friend, Whitney, who's been battling breast cancer and multiple surgeries. Our core is generosity and we believe that giving is so gangster!
Toddler Born For Greatness Sweatshirt
The Born for Greatness Sweatshirt is a super soft must have for ALL kids! The message behind the design came when I was a kid in summer church camp and that was the theme of the summer. I heard about the story of Moses and how God shared with Moses His vision by way of stars. God shared with Moses His plan to make Moses' name great in order to bless others. Gen. 12:2 I remember thinking as a child, "Wow! God picked me to do great things! What in the world will I do?" Then I heard about David, and how he knew there was greatness in him even as a shepherd boy. He said to God, "You are so Great! You will make me great, and when You do, I will tell others of your greatness!" Psalm 145:5
Maybe you feel like that you haven't done anything great or that God can't use you? I've felt that before. In fact, it was in a troubled time in my 20's when I was playing church and partying every weekend. I was certain I had blown the opportunity to be great and be used by God. It was on my drive home from my evening nursing job when I had moved away from that life that the enemy would attack me with thoughts of suicide. He would say, "God can't use you. Remember what you used to do?" Then, as if a system would override my thought pattern, the born for greatness teachings would delete the lie. I began to remind myself and say aloud, "Sin can't hold me. I am born for greatness!"
In a world of negativity, I want that on blast! I intentionally made this in a children's sweatshirt because children don't hear that positive messages enough. I want our children to know there is greatness inside of them! I am here to tell you, "You are born for greatness!"
In This Together Tee
Our staple In This Together Tee is so girly and fun! The message behind the design was to show my heart of love & support to my best friend, Whitney as she continues to fight through her breast cancer journey and the financial strain that comes with it. I wanted to make a design that wouldn't be limited to only breast cancer. Maybe you have a friend who's battling a life threatening illness or a friend who just needs to know they are not alone. This would be a beautiful gesture of showing how you are "in this" with them.
I believe as the body of Christ that when we see others in the thick of life's trials is when we need to step it up and rally with others in showing the love of Jesus. Hebrews 10:24 encourages us to get inventive in encouraging others by doing good deeds and showing Jesus to them (the Message translation). This was one of my ways of being inventive for Whitney. Maybe it's not buying a tshirt. Use whatever talent or skill you have to show up for someone - cook a meal, pray for them, visit them, write them a letter to share with them how much they mean to you, go grocery shopping for them, whatever you can think of! Just show up and let them know we "In This Together!"
**All the proceeds of this tee go directly to Whitney to help with her breast cancer journey.
Primero Dios Light Bomber Jacket
The Primero Dios light bomber jacket is perfect for church or date night. A must have for Houston weather or any city that has varying climates in a day! The message behind the design was a phrase my grandfather said during troubled times: Primero Dios! This is Spanish for God First. As our core values, we had to have it embroidered on a jacket and made on a tee. Be sure to check it out here: https://shoppalomablanca.com/products/primero-dios-tee
Primero Dios Tee
This vintage like Primero Dios tee is so rad! This was my first design for the Fall Collection and it's fitting since it literally means "God First" in Spanish. You guys loved this tee so much that when I made the first batch it hadn't made it to the online store and I was selling it out of my car! So, this is the second batch for those waiting to snag one for yourself!
The message behind the design was a phrase coined by my Papi (grandfather) who was in the hospital this past spring with a heart attack that lead to other complications. He would use say that phrase like a reset to any negative feedback or report he received and used it to refocus on God. My 87 year old Papi is alive and well, and is still recovering from that event keeping God First in all he does!
It's a good question to ask yourself and realign: Am I keeping God First in my life? Where are the places where He's not and maybe I am putting myself, others, or things first? I believe if Jesus was wearing a tee it would say, "You First" meaning He chose you & me first. He did this on the Cross for us. In response to His love, we boldly say, "Primero Dios" por siempre!
It's Time to Shine Tee
The It's Time to Shine Tee is super soft and the perfect top for jeans or a leather skirt. The message behind the design came from a women's conference I was asked to attend as a vendor and share about this ministry. Their theme was around Isaiah 60:1, "Arise, shine for the light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you."
God gave me insight after reading this passage that as Believers we are waiting for the right time to share our story, right time to share Jesus with a stranger, or the right time love on someone who you know needs it. We are lead by our feelings, trapped in our enneagram number or personality type, and waiting for "next time" instead of stepping out in obedience NOW to follow His instructions to "Go and tell" the good news of Jesus. Girl, It's Time to Shine!
Spirit Filled Hoodie
The Spirit Filled hoodie is your classic gray, comfy fall staple. Not only is it a great Jesus conversation starter on the benches of game day, but it's a bold statement of those truly in relationship with the Holy Spirit. Our vision is to see more lives saved, transformed, and boldly Spirit filled - proclaiming the name of Jesus!
Prayer is at the core of Paloma Blanca and our foundational verse is Acts 4:31 "...and when they were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness and courage." The Holy Spirit is not a thing, mystery, feeling, or thing you wish for. The Holy Spirit is a person and He was given to us as a Helper when Jesus left to Heaven. John 14:26 The Holy Spirit's mission is to bear witness of Jesus in us and through us. Heb. 10:15 The Bible states that if we are Jesus followers, you will know by our lives or the fruit we produce. Matthew 7:15-20 For example, plant an apple seed, you get apples. Thus, a by-product of our relationship with Jesus is being spirit filled love, joy, patience, goodness, and peace. Gal. 5:22-23 In your relationship with the Holy Spirit you also obtain wisdom, discernment, power, and the ability to speak in a language only God can understand (speaking in tongues). 1 Cor. 12 In order to activate the Holy Spirit in your life, you must pray and ask Him to work on your behalf. James 4:2
If you have any additional questions on being Spirit Filled email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'd be happy to talk more about the Holy Spirit with you.
Oil of Joy - Joyful Winter
Oil of Joy is for Jesus, Others, and You.
This season's essential anointing oil scent is called, Joyful Winter. A beautiful, winter orange, and floral aromatic scent that feels like a perfume. This high-quality grade essential oil blend is mixed with olive oil from Galilee, Israel.
When I was developing the scent and came to what I believe God wanted me to produce, Joyful Winter came to fruition. As a nurse and also someone who has battled winter depression in the past, this oil is timely. This beautiful mixture of lavender, lemon, frankincense, joy, patchouli, and orange will help decrease anxiety, decrease depression, improve immunity, bring about peace, spiritual awareness, and joy!
This oil is indeed wonderful, but that is not what makes this oil special. It is the community of prayer warriors that came together specifically to pray over the oils, charged their faith in God in asking Him to release His blessings and healing on those who would use it. When you use this essential anointing oil, it is a symbol of your activated faith to God's supernatural power on our behalf. Hebrews 11:1
Accompanying every bottle is a simple step-by-step practice to prepare you in using Oil of Joy so you are equipped!
Description: 10ml glass bottle with metal ball roller
2020 Vision Tee
My idea for this cozy tee is what I love to do with the women at my vision + goal planning parties. My goal we get together is to revive dead dreams and help them cast vision for a new year, create an art worthy piece to anchor them throughout the year, collaborate with other like minded women, and cultivate actions steps towards those goals. That's my idea of crushing 2020!
Kid's Gangster Giver Tee
This preshrunk vintage black short sleeve tee is a soft, relaxed fit. Due to our printing process, this particular tee needs to be washed prior to wearing.
Cultivating givers starts when our babies are young. Let’s raise children who don’t just share, but give wholeheartedly! All of our tee’s go towards a local or global charity, and this one represents our gangster giving community! Grab a Gangster Giver Tee for yourself here!
I Have a Dream Tee
My idea for this tee is that inside every person lies a dream. You have a dream and I want to help revive that dream so you can become all you were meant to be! That's my idea of crushing 2020!
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