Focus Word For The Year 2020: Surrender

For some reason, I thought I had shared this post, but never did! Oh well, better late than never! Do you choose a focus word for the new year? After praying about it, the Lord gave me “surrender” as my focus word for this year. It seemed odd at first, but after digger deeper, it…

Happiness vs Joy

An email from She Works His Way and the quote on the second slide about millennials by Jordan Raynor resonated with me so much today. It’s not just millennials though; it’s just worse for them because of the number of choices they have. There have been studies showing that the more options we have, the…

#75Hard Day 73: The Importance Of Trying New Things {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ As kids, we are constantly exposed to new ideas and information. Everything is brand new. There is excitement and joy living every day in the moment of constant engagement with all of these new things. ▶️ As adults, we eventually lose the excitement of life on a day to…

#75Hard Day 72: Things Can Shift In A Moment! {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Sharing something a little bit different today. I felt like the Lord wanted me to give a word of encouragement! ▶️ I was thinking about how the temperature went from in the 70s to in the 30s literally overnight. It was not fun for the walk this morning 🥶…

#75Hard Day 71: It Gets Harder Before It Gets Easier {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ You need to understand that most things will get more difficult before they get easier. ▶️ Knowing this, you will not hit that space of time and end up giving up because you think something isn’t going to work. ▶️ The reason that this happens is because in the…

#75Hard Day 69: Don’t Show Up For A Debate With Yourself {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ A friend told me yesterday about a great statement she heard from @TonyRobbins. I knew immediately I needed to do a video about it. ▶️ When asked about his ability to follow through on disciplines he said something to the effect of I just don’t allow myself to show…

#75Hard Day 68: Don’t Forget To Celebrate Your Wins {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Often times we get so hyper focused on moving onto the next thing that we forget to celebrate how far we have come. ▶️ We focus on crossing things off our list as we go and move on quickly before we even think about what we’ve accomplished. ▶️ They…

#75Hard Day 66: Are You Avoiding Doing The Work? {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ There are certainly times when we try to attack a problem and don’t know that we are actually going about it the wrong way. ▶️ In these cases there’s obviously a good reason why we are spinning our wheels and getting nowhere. ▶️ Sometimes we know there’s something deeper…

#75Hard Day 65: The Art Of Kintsugi + The Beauty Of Our “Flaws”

View this post on Instagram ▶️ There is a Japanese art called kintsugi in which broken pottery is mending with gold, silver, or platinum lacquer instead of clear or color-matching lacquer. As you can imagine, this highlights the broken places rather than disguising them. ▶️ The Japanese value the history and use of an object…

How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything? …Maybe Not!

I have a love hate relationship with this phrase. On one hand, I totally agree. The passion that you show up with in one area of life often spills over into other areas of life and transforms them in a similar manner. For example, up until I found a love for lifting weights, I struggled…