The Year of the Launch Pad

You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. – Proverbs 19:21 (NLT)

With one day left of 2015 I can look back and honestly say that God’s plan prevailed. This was a tough year because I had to let go of some of my desires and you can imagine that it was very frustrating and disappointing at times. But I’m thankful that even in the midst of my frustration with God and hesitation to comply with His will that He was and still is faithful.

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What’s On Your Mantel?

 All right then, Joshua said, destroy the idols among you, and turn your hearts to the LORD, the God of Israel. – Joshua 24:23 (NLT)

Most times, people place treasured items or special trophies onto their mantle,  (a shelf or outside covering of a fireplace) symbolizing an accomplishment, value or a source of pride. Now I’m usually not much of a fireplace person and most times I’d rather opt out of having a fireplace in a home or apartment. But depending on the layout, if I had the choice of having the fireplace with the symmetrical built-ins, then hey you’ve got yourself a deal! I mean the fireplace, is the heart of the home, so why not go for the whole nine, right? But just like the mantel is the heart of most homes and showcase our most prized possessions in the natural realm, so are our hearts and minds in the spiritual realm. So I dare to ask you, what’s on your mantel?

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What Will Your Harvest Say?

It’s HARVEST TIME!

It’s always good to hear that whatever you’ve been working so hard for, praying for, crying for, believing for etc. is going to pay off soon. It’s a great motivator. It’s that extra encouragement or boost you need to keep moving forward. It’s like you’re running that last stretch and you’re 2 seconds away from passing out on the ground and giving up but that person comes up behind you and gives you a pat on the back and tells you to keep going. That’s what hearing that it’s harvest time does for me. What about you?

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Getting Organized

Clutter is nothing more than postponed decisions. -Barbara Hemphill

I can be such a bad procrastinator it’s ridiculous sometimes. I don’t know how I can expect to get anything done waiting til the last minute to begin. So I’m making a conscious effort daily to consistently stick to my to do list until it becomes complete. There’s one thing I know for sure…. and that is that I live too much in the future to ever get things done efficiently. So here are a few tips to help me do better in managing my time and getting and STAYING organized.

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