#GiveMe30HabitProject 12.01.2020 {Circle Prayers}

Welcome to the 24th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory!   This month’s habit is to pray over the same things daily!   Things have understandably been tough for all of us this year. So much has happened that we never could have seen coming. I think it’s important for…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 11.01.2020 {Ask Jesus}

Welcome to the 23rd habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory!   This month’s habit is to include the Lord in your day to day life by learning to “ask Jesus!” I recently listened to the book Walking With God by John Eldridge on Audible. I’m struck by how poorly I…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 10.01.2020 {Worship}

Welcome to the 22nd habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to listen to worship music daily! I’ve talked before about including worship music as part of my morning routine. You can also read a post I wrote on the topic for the Dashing Dish blog here….

#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2020 {#Moderation365}

Welcome to the 21st habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to dip your toe in the water and see what it’s like to practice #Moderation365! The challenge this month is to pick one thing that would make your nutrition a little more enjoyable and incorporate it…

2020 Vision

This was definitely funny, but the more I thought about it, the more I just couldn’t help but think about the truth of what God’s perspective on 2020 would be. While our view of this year might be negative at the present, I think that hindsight on 2020 will be 20/20, and we will be…

Five Tips For Setting Goals & Choosing Habits That Honor God {FTT26}

I was recently asked about how to set goals and choose habits that honor the Lord, rather than cater to our personal or more worldly desires. Sometimes it can be difficult to know if we are truly following God’s heart or indulging the flesh and honoring self. We want to stick to healthy disciplines, but…

The Hope In Joseph’s Story

The Hope In Joseph’s Story: “Things may look bleak in human terms, but can end up being totally different when our God comes into the picture.” This time of year, we read a lot of devotions about Mary and the beautiful humility she exhibited in response to the Lord. I won’t deny that I still…

On Leaving Things Unfinished…

One of the best lessons my business coach Jill Coleman taught me was to look for opportunities to learn / share insights as you come across them in your day-to-day life. This is one such pearl of wisdom—pun intended. I found this barely begun-to-form pearl in my birthday dinner oyster. Tiny though it is, it’s…

Five Tips For Managing Holiday Stress {FTT23}

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are upon us! Is it just me, or does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with this time of year? It seems like we blaze through each event focusing only on the next event to come. We waste Thanksgiving thinking about Black Friday and cyber Monday. Then we get caught…

#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…

Five Tips For Boosting Confidence {FTT19}

In my coaching video that posted the other day (find it here), I talked about the keystone habit of weightlifting and how it was the catalyst for growing confidence and positive change in multiple facets of my life. Confidence was something that I struggled with the majority of my life. If I’m honest, I still…

#75Hard Day 35: Make Friends With Discomfort {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Our culture has developed into one of comfort at all times. ▶️ Ease of access and instant gratification have conditioned us to expect results quickly and effortlessly in all areas of our life. We are frustrated when things don’t align with a “quick-fix” timeline. ▶️ While it is natural…