A godly and biblically-based devotional to help people with their faith and confidence; to encourage, educate, and inform. Come everyday for inspiration. Almost everybody is going through something and you can get through it with Jesus. I am a witness to that fact. Never give up on the great blessings God already has lined up for you. Jeremiah 29:11 says, 'He knows the plans He has for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'
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Soar! Part 1 (weekly podcast episode #24)
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Today starts the day of my book study of TD Jake's book, Soar!: Build Your Vision from the Ground Up. Jake's book is a book for entrepreneurs or for those of us who want to take life to the next level. It's for those of us who want more.
Part one in Soar! begins with Proverbs 13:12, which says, "hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life." That verse is obvious, isn't it? How many of us have been hoping and dreaming for so long now, that what we always wanted to achieve is a distant memory? It's time to Soar! It's time to move. On page 15 Jakes says people are always asking him how he does all the things he does. What he says, is that it's the way he's always been, because his parents and grandparents had the entrepreneurial spirit. It was in his DNA. His father had a "combination of boundless energy, desperate motivation, and relentless determination." How many of us can identify? I know I can to a certain extent. Although my mother wasn't an entrepreneur, she knew one when she saw one and she saw greatness in me even before I saw it in myself. Mentors and having someone to believe in us, is important, but just in case you may not have that, carry on anyway. God sees what we're trying to do and we will get there. Believe that.
Stay tuned to the In Sharon's Heart Podcast, which has great content regarding some of the books I'm reading.
Daily Devotional Podcast. Follow along with blog post. How are you feeling today? What kind of head space have you been in lately? I ask, because I'm just wondering if anybody feels like me -- free like me. Free as an eagle. Free as can be. That's right, out with doing business the old stale way and in with a fresh new operation. It's a shifting happening in the atmosphere of Sharon's life and I'm moving on to the big and awesome things God has for me. What do you say for yourself? What are you speaking over your life? What it is for you? For me, I am no longer afraid to go out in the deep end. I am no longer afraid to fly higher, I am no longer concerned about what I have or do not have, and I am no longer concerned about what anybody thinks or says. Who the heck cares anymore? I don't. Because God tells me he doesn't give me a spirit of fear or timidity ( 2 Timothy 1 :7) , but He gives me a spirit of love, confidence, power, self-control, and
Click to listen to current podcast episode. “Never Giving Up” are power-words — strong affirmations that give us momentum and movement. That’s what’s up. We can do so much more in our lives when we have momentum and movement. It’s about standing, literally and not sitting or laying around feeling sorry for ourselves. I used to do that once upon a time and that sorrowful thinking is for the birds. We don’t have to be down. We can get up and get going even if we start small. In fact, I love starting small, because it helps set a firm foundation of habits and routines. Momentum and movement will help us get and maintain a position of strength to do what God says we can do. CLICK to get my latest ebook collection that will help you get MOVING regarding the things you want in your life.
Daily Devotional Podcast. Follow along with blog post. When I was going through a dark time -- when I had nothing -- there was a certain person who helped me sometimes. She helped me whenever she basically felt like it, but she did help, and for that I'm appreciative. But, something interesting happened after I started growing out of my despair. Something interesting started happening when I no longer needed her for anything. And something interesting happened even though I remained kind and grateful towards. The interesting thing that happened was that she started hating on me. She started treating me differently. At first I was really bothered by it, because I thought she and her husband were nice people I wanted in my life. I liked that they had a sense of compassion and were interested in helping people who were down and low. That really appealed to me, because I was raised that way; my mother was raised that way; her mother was raised that way, and it goes back to as fa