As a writer and speaker, I’ve had to assess my own motivation for writing, and my definition of “success.” These six tips helped me keep my focus and continue to enjoy the process in times when writing is hard.
When God makes a promise, He fulfills it. Are you waiting for a move of God in your life? As you watch and wait for God to fulfill promises, what are you looking for? What do you see?
Instead of making new year resolutions, I’ve prayerfully determined 15 things I promise myself this year as basic life principles I’d like to become more consistent in adopting. Life is too short to waste energy on things that don’t matter.
This holiday season may not be the Thomas Kincaid picture perfect holidays that we all long for, but I encourage you to press in and look for ways that He is working in your circumstances for good. He promises He will. Read more for examples of how God uses our seasons of pain.
Scripture encourages us to be thankful in all things – thankfulness is key to contentment. And, being content at Christmas is easier when you consider all you have to be thankful for.
Are you putting pressure on yourself or allowing others to pressure you to live up to an expectation that isn’t consistent with what God has said? Are you guided by God or by a sense of guilt?