Beating Shame With Fashion

2019-07-18T09:43:53-05:00Nov 6, 2017|Overcoming Hardships|

Whenever those negative thoughts and feelings creep in, remind yourself that your identity isn't found or based upon what you've done or how you feel about yourself, but who you are and who you were created to be.

Puzzles and Surrender

2019-07-18T09:43:54-05:00Oct 10, 2017|Overcoming Hardships|

And here’s the thing about God: We also will not be able to put together the puzzle of the Master-Creator on this side of heaven. God refuses to fit in our “box,” and so will not fit together like one of my clear-cut puzzles.

4 Ways to Get Out of Your Funk

2019-07-18T09:43:54-05:00Aug 18, 2017|Overcoming Hardships|

I have a choice in how I act and how I handle my emotions. I decided I would refuse to let the enemy try to convince me it’s okay to go through an entire day in a funk, not acting like myself. Don’t get me wrong, I understand we all have those days. But, I’ve decided not to let those funks control me. I have the freedom to break free from those emotions, and I will choose to.

The Beauty of Being Alone

2019-07-18T09:43:54-05:00Aug 11, 2017|Life Skills|

When we are quiet and slow down, we make space for the Lord. I am so guilty of crowding the Lord out because of my busyness (even if the busy things are good things). So, I invited the Lord to meet me. I prayed “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting” (Psalm 139:23-24).

4 Ways To Be Joyful Through Trials

2019-07-18T09:43:55-05:00Aug 4, 2017|Overcoming Hardships|

Ultimately, my God is a GOOD God. No matter what circumstance I am in or how many handicaps I have. He is still good. You see, when we are not moved by trials due to being planted firmly at the Lord’s feet, people notice. And what, in fact, they are noticing, is Jesus.

Replace Fear with Trust

2019-07-18T09:43:55-05:00Jul 28, 2017|Life Skills|

Yes, we will experience trials. There will always be something, but if we strive to plant ourselves by the living water, during the trails we will remain steadfast in His supernatural strength and will be able to conquer anything that comes our way.

God’s Abundant Grace

2019-07-18T09:43:56-05:00Jul 21, 2017|Inspiration from Scripture|

He gives it to us in a way that is far more abundant and delicious and beautiful than we deserve or need! Think of all the things on this earth that reflect God’s good and abundant grace: sunsets, good food, air conditioning, loved ones, your favorite movie… these things are all God’s grace.