We. Made. It! My goal was to post 40 prayer journal prompts in 40 days, and friend, today is Day 40!! If you stuck with me through the whole journey, we’ve done a ton of introspection and reflection and learned a lot about ourselves, God, and his love for us. Now it's time to look … Continue reading 40 Days of Transformation, Complete!
Yesterday, we let go of the lies that keep us from finding our truth and purpose in God. Today, we embrace the fullness of who the Lord created us to be! Please know, this is a tricky subject and I want to present it in a way that doesn’t leave room for misunderstanding, so I’ll … Continue reading How to let go of labels and love your life! (Part 2)
I had a very human moment when I scheduled the posts yesterday. I accidentally scheduled the Overflowing Jesus Journal: Day 38 prompt, which was supposed to publish this morning, to post yesterday with Day 37. To make matters worse, I set them to post at the same time, but WordPress took it upon itself to … Continue reading Oops! I Had A Human Moment
As women and Christians, we sometimes believe we have to live in a state of false humility and poo poo away any acknowledgment of our gifts, or even simple compliments. Ever done this before? Friend: You look really nice today! You: Oh, it’s nice of you to say that, but I couldn’t get my hair … Continue reading Learning to accept kindness from others
Wasn’t yesterday’s post about facing fears and finding joy juicy? If you haven’t read it yet, check it out because we’ll take those concepts even further in the nest two posts. Our goal is to let go of the labels we use to define our lives, recognize the labels as the lies they are, start … Continue reading How to let go of labels and love your life! (Part 1)
We’ve done a lot of in-depth journaling over the last 35 days. Today is a free day. Bust out a journal and pray for everything that is on your heart. Lift up prayers for other people and for your own life. Give God your praises, worries, hopes, fears, peace-creating, and anxiety-provoking situations. Whatever it is, … Continue reading The God of the Universe is Always With You
I spent a lot of time in my life avoiding discomfort and the dreaded “disappointment.” I was wrong. I realize now I’m disappointed by the lack of disappointment - because it means I didn’t try all the things I should have. I can only imagine where life would be if I were willing to put … Continue reading Why Disappointment is Important for Growth
Do you have perfection paralysis? I know it's plagued me throughout my life. Perfectionism often derails us from our purpose because we often refuse to move forward unless perfection and success are guaranteed, and they never are. So we get stuck. Fortunately, we have a heavenly father who doesn’t expect or even want us to … Continue reading Why You Don’t Have to Be Perfect To Be Loved
Our to-do lists are often too lengthy for the papers we jot them on to contain all the items. How does this happen? It’s because we tend to feel like we should do things, simply because we’re capable of doing them. This is wrong. God gave us the abilities he wants us to use to … Continue reading Stop Letting “Should” Paralyze You!
Whenever we feel down about an ongoing situation, it’s easy to wave the white flag, sit back, and admit defeat. But we don’t have to accept that - at least not according to Marie Forleo, and I believe her! I LOVE Marie's “Everything Is Figureoutable” philosophy and her book by the same name is fabulous! … Continue reading Stuck in a rut? Here’s how to get out.