My life coach recommended Playing Big by Tara Mohr, and the first chapter on the inner critic blew me away! There will always be voices of doubt discouraging you from pursuing your dreams. Why not learn how to name your inner critic? This way when she (or he) appears, you can move forward in faith instead of fear. Tara writes, "The costs of women's self-doubt are enormous. Think of all the ideas … [Read more...] about Are you a dreamer with an inner critic?
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
I have some exciting news about Devotional Diva! Almost two years ago, I made the bold decision to shut down Devotional Diva to pursue God's leading. Before I sent out the blog announcing it was ending, I wished someone would step forward and request to take it over. Well. I got an email from Maggie Winterton letting me know her proudest moment was sharing her story of acquaintance rape on … [Read more...] about The New Devotional Diva