There are way too many of us living beneath our means, our potential, our permission, and our access. We've allowed our insecurities to identify us and serve as excuses which keep us from moving forward for far too long, and it ends now. Could our obsession with forgiveness be fueling our insecurities and negativity? I'm stepping lightly because forgiveness has given me a reason to live, but lately, God has placed two scriptures on my heart to serve as encouragement, and I want to ask you to do more than just read them with me. Visualize them in action.
I think one of the hardest things about starting a new year is the realization of how much work you have left to accomplish on the goals that continue to linger from the past. It doesn’t make it any easier when you criticize yourself for not having moved beyond it. When the new year strikes, it can feel counterproductive to work on old goals when everyone is so consumed over the newness of the opportunities ahead. It’s times like those that often lead us to question whether we’ll continue to deal with the same distractions, delays, and disappointments in the future, and that is where I come in.
I know I am not the only one who has second guessed something God placed on your heart to do. We could allow fear to stifle our faith and we could become stagnant, but we could also trust that God knows us better than we give Him credit for. He created us to love: to love Him, to love others, to love ourselves, and to love this crazy amazing calling.
It's fall and cuffing season has officially begun. It reminds us that even though the swimsuit-wearing-yacht-sailing-exotic-vacation-season is over, the images that project competition into our lives are not. I have talked to a few incredible teens lately who have had amazing insight into the world of social media and how to guard our hearts from the effects of it which inspired the three secrets about social media I want to share with you. Let's get into it!
How much time have you spent worrying about things that you can't change lately? There will always be insecurities that we have to answer for and questions that confuse us, but neither of those get the power to dictate how we choose to respond. I've shared five tips to help you worship beyond the worry. Let's talk...