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The word “mind” appears in scripture 142 times. God cares about what we think. He knows our thought life directly impacts our actions or lack thereof. There are things God desires to do in your life but your mindset can hinder them.
There’s no blueprint for life – it’s a journey with God. Although, God doesn’t give us specific answers to all of life’s major decisions in advance, He does provide us with direction, wisdom and make Himself available for the answers we need along the way.
As a full-time working mother, pastor’s wife and visionary building my God-given dreams; time and energy are hot commodities around here. Not that long ago I found myself living off of fumes and close to mental break down (I’m exaggerating but it felt like it). I had to step back and take a good look at myself and life and figure out a system that works for me.
Prior to meeting, courting and marrying my now husband, there were two men whom I thought would one day be my “husband.” I’m immensely grateful that I listened to God when He spoke to my heart and told me not to settle. I almost did but by His grace, I didn’t.
I honestly believe writing a book doesn’t have to be hard but there’s a few things you should know before you get started. I promise after accepting these truths, you’ll not only have the right mindset to get your writing on but you’ll essentially have the steps to get your first manuscript complete!
I quickly closed my bible and said, “Umm yea, this woman is not real, I can’t relate.” Why? Well for one, I don’t like to cook or clean, I appreciate my sleep, I don’t know how to sew (takes me 30 minutes just to get the thread in the needle head), and at that time in my life, I was working and in school full-time (do people still farm? – don’t judge me I’m a city girl).
God communicates to us in many different ways. How Moses discover his calling is different than Job, Joseph or Nehemiah. God is so amazingly creative. Even today he reveals our individuals callings in unique ways.
It’s virtually impossible to have a healthy/happy relationship with someone you can’t communicate with or when the communication is one-way. However, this is the reality for many believers in their relationship with their heavenly husband – Jesus Christ.
Distractions come easy, don’t they? Has this happened to you before? At the start of a new year, you set goals and make new year’s resolutions but by March you’ve either forgotten about them or simply gave up all together? Well… that’s you, me and millions of other people in the world.
Contrary to common belief, time does not heal all wounds but God can. Time has no healing power. Jesus is the healer: Psalm 147:3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds