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Being a Good Person

Growing up I used to think that being a good person meant behaving in a way that made other people happy. As long as they were happy I was a good person. As long as they were pleased with my behavior, and I stayed quiet and smiled, I was a good person. As long as [...]

By | 2018-10-26T06:55:33+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Blog, Inspiration, Personal Development|Comments Off on Being a Good Person

Face your fears

Being hesitant and not trying something new because of fear of failing is also failing because you will never discover your full potential, you will never experience all the wonderful things God has envisioned for you. You will never know what you are capable of and what He can do through you. When we face [...]

By | 2018-10-26T08:05:00+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Blog, Inspiration, Leadership, Personal Development|Comments Off on Face your fears

The world needs you…

There is no one else like you, who thinks like you, or can touch the world the same way as you. The world needs you to be who God envisions you to be not who someone else thinks you should be. #beyou #unique #special #nooneelselikeyou #joannecortes #smile #dontbeafraid #nofear #bold #courageous #fearless #be #you #envision [...]

By | 2018-10-24T15:08:18+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Blog, Leadership, Personal Development|Comments Off on The world needs you…

God will never…

God will never force you to fulfill your purpose but will empower you to achieve it. He will never hinder you from reaching your full potential but will encourage you and cheer you on. He will never stop you from going outside the box, outside the norms, but rather is pleased when you do so [...]

By | 2018-10-23T07:51:14+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Blog, Inspiration, Leadership, Personal Development|Comments Off on God will never…

Enough…

I know you are frustrated, concerned, disappointed, disillusioned and discouraged by the behavior of some Christians. I know they claim to be disciples of Jesus yet display attitudes which are judgmental, condescending, discriminatory, hypercritical, disapproving, unaccepting, and unloving. I know they claim to be humble and meek yet use power, fear and manipulation to obtain [...]

By | 2018-10-22T08:25:11+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Blog, Inspiration, Leadership, Love|Comments Off on Enough…

Let Women Lead

The misconception that a woman cannot lead has given many women the option to deny their calling, ignore their potential, and dismiss their purpose in life. This has resulted in many women unfulfilling their God given gifts, talents, and calling. Please do not make the mistake of enabling this misconception and denying women their call [...]

By | 2018-10-22T08:24:35+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Blog, Inspiration, Leadership, Women|Comments Off on Let Women Lead

Would You Still Follow Him?

Jesus defended a woman who was about to be stoned when it was shameful to do so. Jesus approached and touched lepers when it was reprehensible to do so. Jesus healed the sick on the Sabbath when it was unacceptable to do so. Jesus gave sight to a blind man when it was seen as [...]

By | 2018-10-16T08:16:44+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Blog, Inspiration, Leadership, Love|Comments Off on Would You Still Follow Him?