“Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 (NKJV) Proverbs 31 is a popular passage and a lot of women want to be the virtuous Proverbs 31 woman. She possessed characteristics that set her apart. However, it wasn’t her looks that set her … Continue reading Proverbs 31 [Repost]
I can't believe it's already August! This year has flown by so fast... with the exception of January, which felt like 3 months. And it feels like summer only lasted 20 minutes. However, I'm excited about what the month of August holds, including my blog tour! Yes, I'm on tour.
You are worthy. And your worth does not decrease when other people are not able to see it. Your value does not lessen when you feel insecure, because your value is found in Christ. Your dreams do not become impossible the moment someone shoots them down, unless you decide you will no longer pursue them. Because faith without works is dead and if you're going to believe in God you must also believe you were created in His image and the desires He has given you will come to pass. That has to become your truth.
Is it really as extreme as you're making it? Because it's only as extreme as you make it.
Regret has a way of showing up uninvited. Oftentimes, we think if this particular thing wouldn't have happened, or if I would have just said it this way instead... everything would be different.
As a daughter of God, you don't have to "prove" yourself to anyone else. You don't have to brag or convince anyone that you are valuable and worthy. God has already accepted you as His own and it is His opinion that matters.
All of these things I don’t need are tucked away in boxes that no one ever sees. In the same way, we have so much unnecessary baggage hidden in our hearts and our minds, taking up valuable space. Maybe you notice it and maybe you don’t, but it’s still there. And eventually, the evidence of your baggage will reveal itself.
Part of walking by faith is being willing to take the first step. God desires to bless us, but we must also do our part. Is there anything keeping you from pursuing your purpose or being obedient to something God has told you to do? Is fear, insecurity or the idea of what others might think keeping you stagnant?
This post is an excerpt from my new book: Chosen For Such A Time As This. It is available for purchase here on Amazon. "Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble." Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) "Show me your friends and I'll show you your future." I used to … Continue reading 31 Days of Proverbs: Day 13
Here is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of my book 'Chosen for Such A Time As This'. You can find it here on Amazon, and I blogged about it here. “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” … Continue reading Eternal Perspective