How do you move past inhibitions? One of the reasons this blog has been a huge step for me is that I’m naturally averse to all manner of social media. Yes, I have social media accounts. No, I do not post anything. Not words, not pictures. I will, on occasion, share the work of a… Continue reading Moving Past Your Inhibitions – Part 1
Who is responsible for what you do with your time? Who is accountable for what you accomplish with your 24 hours? It would be tempting to attribute that responsibility to your children, your spouse, your boss or all the people you've obligated yourself to. But the fact of the matter is, it's up to you.… Continue reading Your Day, Your Time
What is it that God has designed you to do? Is it writing, counseling, speaking, building, teaching? Each person has a unique gift and skillset that can be used to impact the world. Each of us has a task to complete and countless opportunities to make a mark in the world. The problem is often… Continue reading Understanding Your Worth
Where can you go to hide from God? No matter where you go, no matter what you’ve done, no matter how you feel, there’s no where you can go to hide from God. In Psalm 139, David wrote that, to God, there is no difference between darkness and light. Remember the movie Beverly Hills Ninja? … Continue reading Hiding From God
Listening can be difficult, especially when the world is screaming, when its chaos seems to take over all your senses. Sometimes we choose not to listen. We choose not to tune in to His still small voice, so gentle and soothing; so calm and so NOT what we want to hear at times. Can’t God… Continue reading The Importance of Listening
When loved ones say the wrong words, cut a little too deep (as they often will), or don't offer the support you wish you had, what do you do? It provides a great opportunity to fold. To grab your blanket, hide in the corner and pretend your dreams and goals never existed. After all, if… Continue reading How to Deal When Words Cut Deep
Who said you need permission to be a writer? A world traveler? A dreamer of ridiculously huge dreams? Who said you are defined or limited by what others have achieved and how they achieved it? Who said you can't forge your own path? If God has placed a gift or talent in you, why do… Continue reading Who Said?