Tag: encouragement

This way to better health….

It really does only take one solid decision to change everything. Many people go on diets and completely wreck their self control. If that works for you, great! Keep at it. When I’m struggling with my diet, I just make one definitive decision for that week.  By giving up one thing, it keeps me mindful

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An unlikely duo, a bruised ego and a warm heart.

  Last year, I was going to run the LSU lakes 3x a week. Beautiful setting and somehow quite therapeutic. May have done it 3x total. Just didn’t happen. Didn’t set that goal this year. However, I am improving. So far this year I’ve been 2 times. Last week was one of those rare occasions.

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If? Not if. Definitely not.

Thought for the day. What would happen if we really believed this? How would our thoughts and actions change? They would change radically!  God is for us. God is for YOU. He is in our corner….our guide, advocate, Father, and  helper. Picture Him with you. Because He is! The more you practice His presence, the more

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Cliff hangers! This is THE leap of faith. Brilliance below.

One of my favorite pastors used to say, “there is a brilliant moment in every Christian’s life where their faith intersects with God’s faithfulness.” Those are the rare but necessary cliff top moments where you step off in faith and find that He is faithful. It is when and where we have nothing to depend

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Created for Creativity. Are you?

Wow! Today I attended the second of a Beth Moore Bible study called Breath. It’s about the Holy Spirit. Today’s lesson was on creativity and it was amazing. While I can relate to Beth when it comes to country accents (and overcoming life challenges) I can do her teaching no justice. But to not share a few

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Perception. Painfully powerful. Today’s pick of the day.

Having been in sales since I’ve been an adult, I understand the power of perception. First impressions mean everything when it comes to building relationships. Having started a business that is also a ministry, both traits remain equally important. Perceptions and relationships are key to success. The difference in business and ministry? Eternity.  Now my goal is blending both

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Push! How to “faith it forward.” Today’s pick of the day.

There is a fine line between faith and fear.  Faith? It’s real. Yet fear, it’s real too. Both serve important purposes. Faith pushes us out of our comfort zone where we trust that God is with us and we do something we could otherwise not do in our own strength and power. Fear serves as a

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