God’s Word

Following God’s Plan to Crush Your Goals

Many Christians believe that pursuing our goals goes against certain Christian beliefs and counteracts whatever plan God has in store for us. On the contrary – Scriptures encourage us to pursue our goals and achieve success. Consider these passages from the Bible: Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the …

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Steps to Thinking Positively in Difficult Moments

Sometimes it’s hard to look on the bright side even when things are going fairly well. When you’re going through tough times, gaining the “glass is half full” mentality can be a feat in itself! Don’t Get Overwhelmed When you’re in the middle of a stressful situation, it’s important to disallow over-anxious and over-analyzed thoughts. …

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When Those Around You Tell You ‘Do Not Go’

You have spent time preparing to step into your dream. You have saved, studied, and made the necessary arrangements to move forward. Then you tell those around you, those whose opinion you respect, expecting to hear words of affirmation and congratulations, only to be told how wrong you are to pursue this. How do you …

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Journal Prompt, week 39

What do you see when you look in the mirror? I battle the voices declaring who I am when I look in the mirror. Voices of negativity, of not being good enough, pretty enough, smart enough, loved. Over time I began to look differently at that view. It was no longer my eyes, but God’s …

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Who Is Telling You ‘No’?

I had the honor of interviewing Amanda Keleher this week. Amanda is a woman of strong vision, seeing what most people miss. I met Amanda about a year and a half ago. I was immediately impressed. Despite being blind, this beautiful woman sees more than many around her. Amanda is a courage coach, partnering with …

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Journal Prompt – This Week’s Truth

Remind yourself of one (or more if you like) truth. Example: I am capable. I can and will complete that assignment.What is one truth you will remind yourself of this week? I am amazed sometimes at the things I say to myself. Things I would never say to anyone else. “You are useless.” “You will never …

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Journal Prompt Week 33

I was recently asked a question and struggled with the answer. That seemed like a perfect journal prompt. This week I wonder I challenge you to “Describe yourself in 15 words or less” I started by looking at an identity statement I made years ago. “I am a citizen of heaven (Heb 13:14), straining toward …

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Countdown to 60 – 13 days

Time flies as my 60th birthday gets even closer. Go to my Facebook page (lifecoachTA) and comment on any of the Countdown to 60 posts to be entered in a drawing for a copy of both of my books. Even if you do not knit or crochet, the short devotionals are still relevant. (one entry …

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