What's your big dream? Do you dream of something global like reconciliation or something more personal like encouraging others or writing a book? In light of the recent tragedies that have happened in St. Paul, Baton Rouge, San Diego, Munich, Nice, and all over the world--global reconciliation has been on my mind. A lot in fact. But, the reason I haven't addressed the issue on my blog is because I … [Read more...] about What’s your big dream?
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Today, I want to share with you 19 reasons on why you should read the Bible. In 1997, my mom gave me a NLT One Year Bible. I was in the hospital with severe eczema all over my face and feet. She read to me Hosea 6:1-3 that says, “Come, let us return to the Lord. He has torn us to pieces; now he will heal us. He has injured us; now he will bandage our wounds. In just a short time he will restore … [Read more...] about 19 Reasons to Read the Bible
I met Leeana Tankersley y-e-a-r-s a-g-o when we were fresh faced and book-less at the San Diego Christian Writers Guild. I am proud to say that she is now a three book author, and I am learning so much from this brazen woman. In fact, her newest book Brazen: The Courage to Find the You That's Been Hiding just released. You can purchase your copy on Amazon here. I wanted to share with you my … [Read more...] about 28 Reasons to Stop Fighting
I don't know why I give so much attention to haters and incorporate their words into my belief system as a deterrent to my joy. Could it be that I have bought into the belief that for every new level there is a new devil? I remember talking about this very same thing with a fellow NavPress author, Bekah DiFelice. The road to becoming self employed was not easy. I never expected my dreams would … [Read more...] about Forgive the Haters & Get Your Joy Back!
I waited to share a word that I believe God gave me in Scripture a few months ago because I was scared. One of the benefits to reading through the Bible in a year--is anticipating which Scripture verse God might speak to me. Through each page, chapter and verse--the Holy Spirit illuminates the voice of God and His Truths. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 says, "All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable … [Read more...] about I am woman hear me war!
[Guest Post - Caite Balderas and I never met in CA although we had mutual friends. It wasn't until we were both living in Austin that we met during those few months Marc and I were there. Crazy how our paths crossed, and that God used me in her life! Read her amazing story below. I love her courage to write her dreams and share them with the world.] About two years ago my mind started spinning … [Read more...] about Obsessing Over God’s Plan