Not Today Satan!!!

Shirt: Etsy Skirt: NY&Company

Satan definitely tried it when I was trying to get this post done! So I had planned this post about 3 weeks ago when I first saw this skirt here. When it went on sale for 50% off I grabbed it and I planned on finding a graphic tee to wear with it. I have fallen in love with graphic tees thanks to my blogger boo Ranisha (check out her blog here, she’s awesome!) but I knew I didn’t just want any shirt, I wanted one with a message or something I really liked. As a seasoned woman I just don’t like to walk around with just anything on my chest. I want people to feel something even if it’s just nostalgia. So I was just about to click the buy button on a Sade T-shirt (and don’t worry I’m still gonna get it lol) but something said hey this would be a chance to style an outfit for church especially with this gorgeous velvet skirt. So I searched some Christian tees on Etsy and this was one of THE first shirts I saw. I knew this was it because I had a friend/co-worker who would always say “Not Today!” whenever his conversation with a client was going in the wrong direction if you catch my drift.

Shoes: Lola Shoetique Fishnet Socks: Rue 21

So this is when things went left. I ordered the wrong color shirt. My original vision for this look was a white tee with black writing but oops I don’t think I paid attention when checking out. BUT I didn’t open the package until the day of the shoot. I also planned on wearing a pearl bib necklace with it to dress it up for church but the necklace was so big it covered up the writing. So I took another L and just settled on simple accessories since it was my goal to just get this message across. I struggled y’all because I stayed out too long and my makeup sucked, my wig wouldn’t act right (hence the ponytail) and my photographer failed to tell me one sock was falling down around my ankle. BUT I still fought and pulled thru bc when I heard what happened in my home state of Texas Sunday I knew everyone I could reach needed to see this. The difficulties I ran into were NOTHING! People lost their lives AND the fear of not feeling safe in their place of worship, which should be a sacred place, was felt in the hearts of Americans everywhere. Well I am here to say on my small piece of the web that fear does not exist except when it comes to fearing God and Him only! I still have my faith because I know what God has done for me and delivered me from. With age comes experience and the knowing that this too shall pass. I pray for everyone that was affected and hurt and my prayer is also that we continue to go to our places of worship wherever that may be. Praise and worship confuses the enemy so let’s make sure he stays out the loop. Not today Satan, or tomorrow or ever! I’ll see y’all at church.

Love Ricki

18 thoughts on “Not Today Satan!!!

  1. Yolanda November 7, 2017 / 5:32 pm

    So cute sis! Love how you did the socks & pumps!! 😍😍


    • rickiloves November 8, 2017 / 1:59 am

      Thank you sis!!! I️ wanted the booties from Zara but I️ was like an I️ really gonna wear those so I️ saw this idea somewhere and the socks were only $3.99! Lol


  2. lefthandglam November 7, 2017 / 5:51 pm

    With all your mishaps your outfit is hitting!!! I need that t-shirt in my life!


    • rickiloves November 8, 2017 / 1:58 am

      Thanks Acacia!!! I️ hope you get it so I️ can see how you styled it hun!

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  3. Ranisha November 7, 2017 / 6:00 pm

    The whole fit is on point hunni! I ❤ it and you 🤗. Thanks for the shout out too 😘


    • rickiloves November 8, 2017 / 1:56 am

      Love you too boo!!! You put me on to graphics tee hunny! I️ love them now!


    • rickiloves November 9, 2017 / 4:43 am

      Thank you so much and i appreciate you reading my post!


  4. ontheevestyle November 8, 2017 / 2:32 am

    Oh i love this! Message and fit! Not Today Satan!!!


  5. Cynthia November 8, 2017 / 1:33 pm

    Love it I’m gonna try the socks and heels trend too, to chruch lol hate wearing stockings


    • rickiloves November 8, 2017 / 2:35 pm

      Thank you! Come thru Ms Cynthia!!! Can’t wait to see how you style them!!!


  6. Coco B November 10, 2017 / 1:14 am

    Well said ❤️❤️❤️


    • rickiloves November 10, 2017 / 1:25 am

      Thank you and I️ appreciate you reading my blog!


  7. Chaneya November 12, 2017 / 9:00 am

    Super cute❤️


    • rickiloves November 12, 2017 / 3:27 pm

      Thank you and I appreciate you reading and commenting!


  8. beconfidentu November 27, 2017 / 5:36 am

    Love your outfit💜💜💜. I’m in love with fishnet socks, I don’t even know what I’m going to do this winter.

    Liked by 1 person

    • rickiloves November 27, 2017 / 1:14 pm

      Aww thank you so much! They were fun to wear lol!!!


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