The God of the Universe is Always With You – Day 36

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 – Day 36

Why Disappointment is Important for Growth – Day 35

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 – Day 35

Why You Don’t Have to Be Perfect To Be Loved – Day 34

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 – Day 34

Stop Letting “Should” Paralyze You! – Day 33

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! – Day 33

Stuck in a Rut? Here’s How to Get Out – Day 32

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 – Day 32

The Surprising Impact of Your Focus – Day 31

Are the messages you surround yourself with positive, uplifting, faith-based, and hopeful? Or, are they negative, anxiety-provoking, or fear-inducing? How do you feel at the end of the day? If you want to change your state, start monitoring what you're taking in. What you listen to affects you. Changing your input changes your internal condition … Continue reading The Surprising Impact of Your Focus – Day 31

How to “Be the Change You Wish to See” – Day 30

I don’t believe anyone is happy with the state of the world right now. We all know things need to change - but so many people are mixed up on how to improve it. One thing is clear, though: The world desperately needs to change. People are rightfully demanding justice for the oppressed, and their responses … Continue reading How to “Be the Change You Wish to See” – Day 30

Words of Comfort for When You Need Hope – Day 29

God’s words are better than anything I could ever write. The Bible is a living, breathing document that the Lord will use to comfort you when you need it most - even more than Grandma’s famous cookies. Passages take on new meaning every time you read them. You can read an oldie-but-goodie and discover a new … Continue reading Words of Comfort for When You Need Hope – Day 29

How To Make Time For God – Day 28

In your daily life, is it easy to focus on the things that really matter to you, or do you find yourself getting distracted? Do your daily activities align with your priorities? These questions, their answers, and how you act on them can change your life.  The past several posts we’ve taken baby steps toward … Continue reading How To Make Time For God – Day 28

One Simple Key to Unlock Joy and Life Balance – Day 27

Need more balance in your life? Want more joy? Sister, you are not alone! We all do. Today’s post contains one simple trick to help you find both of those, and we'll do it by building upon what we already learned. In Day 25 we discussed our subconscious need to say yes and acknowledged how … Continue reading One Simple Key to Unlock Joy and Life Balance – Day 27