Category Archives: Overcoming Failure

Tempted To Run

Have you ever had one of those days? You know, those days when everything you touch crumbles? I recently had one of those days. The day didn’t start off bad. I woke up feeling refreshed and determined to have a productive day. I was going to spend some time in the word, exercise, clean my house, do a little writing,

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Quit trying to look so perfect! You’re making me look bad.

  Can I share something with you? I used to think that in order for me to bring God glory I needed to portray perfection. I tried to say all the right things, do all the right things, and be the all right things. Not only is this a crazy way of thinking, it’s also a lie the enemy tries

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Do We Have To Go There?

I once asked a friend this question: What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase Ingest every lesson? She laughed and said, “Heartburn.” Although my friend was only kidding, she was onto something. Heartburn is uncomfortable. It’s troublesome. And it can keep you up at night. When I have heartburn all I want to

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The Answer Is To Fail?

  Do you struggle with having to be perfect? Are you held back by the fear of failing? Most people I know can make a goals, not quite reach them, and be still be satisfied to do better next time. Not me. I have a tremendous longing deep within the depths of my soul for everything I do to be

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How To Get Rid Of An Uninvited Guest

Negative thoughts don’t wait for my invitation. They lurk in the back of my mind waiting for an opportunity to barge in. All it takes is one look of disapproval or a tiny step in the wrong direction and they show up like an uninvited guest. Instead of throwing them out I entertain them. Before I realize it, my party

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