“Dig in.” I woke up with these words on my heart. They were a sweet, gentle whisper from the Spirit into my longing ears. For a while now, I’ve been sifting through what the world says I need to do to be successful, knowing in my heart and spirit that this “success” as defined by …
The real guiding question for a word of the year is this:
How will this word of the year remind you to lean into the Creator?
Read more about how to use a Spirit-led approach to choosing a word for the year.
It may seem that I am “flat broke” for a season, my spirituality, my marriage, my motherhood, and this ministry are in full abundance.
I know that sometimes we have done all that we can “to throw off all that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles” and we are still flat broke. We can “fix our eyes on Jesus” and the finances have yet to change. We are in the season of “hard” and seeking just the glimmer of “hope”. I want to tell you a secret. I’ve heard it said that “hope is not a strategy”. I want to lay that falsehood to rest. Hope is a strategy.
I used to be a Yes Girl.
How I’ve learned to create a gentle, but firm “no” and a bold, resounding “yes”.
This change has helped me live out my purpose with the Lord’s pace.
Overwhelm is such an ugly word and a label I wore for years! It still tries to show up and hang over me like one of those crazily patterned vests I wore in junior high! But, through prayer and meditation of God’s word, I found some Spirit-led strategies that keep in my toolbox to overcome this overwhelm every time it shows up in my life!
Sister, I want to share these tools with you too. Because just like in junior high, sharing our best with our friends is how we truly build each other!