It doesn’t matter what people say about you or to you, what matters is what you believe. A lie has no power unless people believe it, and a narrative grows in power when people repeat it. Everyday we are in a battle, one that starts in our minds and manifests through our words. Thousands of negative thoughts are planted in us by media, our loved ones, our spiritual adversary (the devil) and even our selves. Eventually we accept the lies that we aren’t worthy, loved, or good enough. We frequently profess what we can’t do, what will never happen, and what is impossible. Our beliefs shape our words, and our words define our actions. Our words also solidify what we believe.
Singleness is NOT something to be endured. But I know it feels like itsometimes. If you’re single, I’m right here with you. I haven’t been in a relationship in 6 years. I’ve gone on dates here and there, waisted time on some foolishness, but I’m still waiting to meet God’s best for me. I know what’s it like to feel like a second class citizen, to avoid social media on Valentine’s Day, and be less than happy when someone else gets engaged because it’s not me. It’s been a journey but the biggest lesson I’ve learned is this: Singleness is something to be enjoyed. This wait has been...
The key to creating a life you love, accomplishing the right goals, and living out your purpose is simple: Be intentional. Typically, the reason we don’t reach our goals is not because we’re not capable, but because we’re not intentional. Living intentionally means doing things on purpose for a purpose. The desire to reach the end goal has to be greater than your feelings, your lack of motivation, any temporary inconvenience, and requires dying to your flesh. For Christians, living intentionally begins with
f you had the ability and power to break free from bondage, to see God do the miraculous in your bleak situation, or receive amazing revelation from God about your life, would you use it? God has given us this power through the gift of His Holy Spirit and gift of fasting. Although we’ve been given this gift, we don’t use it to it’s full ability, and some of us don’t use it at all. Maybe because we don’t understand it, or because it seems too hard. In Matthew 6 Jesus teaches His disciples about prayer and fasting and says to them,“When you fast…”. Did you catch that? He said when not if