The pause in between the time God gives us a dream and the time we see it come to pass can build or break our faith. Like a holy thread connected to heaven, the Holy Spirit brings wind to lift our sails with hope and keep the dream alive. Holy pauses prepare our hearts to receive the [...]
Another long day, grappling past lies and current insecurities and future worst-case possibilities. Craving words of reassurance to raw wounds open, I reach out to friends with said aching, seeking remedy. Disappointment comes again as well-intentioned words fall hollow on these doubting ears. Shame lays another layer down upon a battered heart. And round about [...]
Overwhelmed? Yeah me too. We often cry out for a more balanced life as we reach for our God given-goals. Somedays I think to myself is a balanced life possible? In today’s Podcast, Nancy Ray of Nancy Ray Photography will share her unique wisdom on this topic and her five-step process to eliminate overwhelm and restore joy. To gain more [...]
Dear Treasured Tribe, Imagine you knew you only had a short time left to live and wanted to share a last meal with loved ones. Whom would you invite? What meal would you share together? And most important, what final words would you carefully choose to speak over those who graced your table? Words matter. But last words can leave a legacy to those you love. Of course, not everyone knows [...]
Even though Jesus tells me not to judge, I confess I am guilty of doing it. Judgement has subtracted from my life long enough. Ahhh - but mercy is a multiplier and triumphs over judgement. In today’s Podcast, learn how we can make room for God’s multiplication by exchanging the habit of judgment for a habit mercy.
by Millicent Phillips It’s easy to find yourself at the end of a rope you've overestimated the length of your capacity. It’s an alarming reality to come to when we run out of ourselves in the face of the responsibilities we have taken on. The strange thing about reaching the end of ourselves is that we reach that point [...]
Are you self-sabotaging your success through self-deprecation? Sometimes I can be my worst enemy -can you relate? Self-judgement is a bad habit that will throw you off balance. In today’s Podcast, we start a two-part series on how to break the habit of judgement to balance your thinking for a brighter tomorrow.
by Aliene Thompson A flaming sword closed the entrance to the Garden of Eden. Adam and Eve stood beyond the angel-guarded gate with no way to return to Eden and the tree of life, a previous provision now severed by a sword strategically placed by God himself. Like bitter mingled with sweet, the flaming weapon stood with the mighty cherubim and created an unbreakable barrier to the bounty in Eden. God let the [...]
Weary? Be FAITHFUL to cultivate WHATEVER is front of you and find balance. The pursuit of life creates an endless chase making the world responsible for our happiness. In today’s podcast, learn how to switch your focus and find real life.
by Aliene Thompson Have you ever thought of the hold-ups in your life as holy hedges of protection? Consider this—during holy hold-ups, the Holy Spirit is hovering and working on your behalf behind the scenes to build something beautiful. This is an area where I have to continually renew my mind. But I have learned that in the resting and the waiting—in [...]