We can start off strong JUST focusing on workouts and food… but when real life hits, we get thrown hard , realize we’ve not built up the INNER muscle for less than perfect times and circumstances. So what do we do?
In working with women over the years, I’m often asked HOW to apply God’s Word to emotional eating, to physical fitness, to marriage when you’re the only partner pursuing health, to life when you’re seeking purpose and fulfillment balanced with motherhood.
“The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:5b-7 (NIV)
Every time I open up and get raw and real about my #bingeeating past, I receive so many Private messages from women who have lived or are living that same reality… and most every time the same fears pop up – the fear that you’re not strong enough to overcome it , and the fearContinue reading “3 steps I took to overcome Binge Eating”
And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17 NIV. This is one of those scriptures that hit me between the eyes and I felt like a fire in my belly when I started workingContinue reading “A Heart Shift: Shining Light on the Lies Fear Speaks”
“How can she be so lit up from the inside out and on fire about the Bible, and it seem like such a chore or boring task to you – something you know you “should” do, or “have” to do??”
Welp… y’all… Annie apparently used to feel the same way! Today’s devo was so encouraging to read…. join me?
100 Days to Brave – Day 17 – Dig Into the Word for Yourself
God Made YOU only ONCE. That’s it. There’s only one you and there’s not another single soul just like yours. Think about that!!
Look around at your life. What could be better? What are you not so satisfied about? What situation or circumstance are you currently frustrated about or just waiting for the day to come when you’ll be able to change things? EVERYTHING in our life first originated as a THOUGHT. Our mind can only create somethingContinue reading “100 Days to Brave – Day 11 – Your Mind”
In what ways and in what relationships are you already leading others? Are you a mother leading her children, a manager leading a night crew, a coach leading a team, a compassionate stranger offering encouragement to a frazzled and frustrated stranger? A missionary in another country? A local bible study host? A teacher, a minister,Continue reading “100 Days to Brave – Day 10 – Your Feet”
YOU AREN’T A MISTAKE . You are fearfully and wonderfully made!
This was a message I needed for SO LONG. If you don’t know this part of my story, I invite you to get to know how God used this TRUTH in my life to set me FREE from acting and believing like I was less than compared to any other woman, a bother for everybody else to put up with, and a burden to my family as a daughter, to my husband as a wife, to my boss as an employee, to my pastors as an assistant, and to my friends as a person.