When you feel as if you are losing your mind, stop to recalibrate before you fall to the floor.
Defeat, discouragement, dismay & depression are not your friends.
Show them the door.
Do not be distracted by their visit.
Just refocus after their departure.
Let the imprint of the bottom of your shoe be their next tattoo.
Wow. We are out to eat and lo and behold I see the longing to make a memory on Eighties Band Night at Mo’s Irish Pub.
As I watch women flood the floor to dance with each other, my heart understands their loneliness AND their desire to simple to have some fun. Sadly, I saw spouses turn their wives down to dance due to what? Lack of security? Embarrassment? Unwillingness to be seen with her or them? An opportunity to make a memory cane and went..
Hey!! Make memories. Don’t be bound by fear of man, need for approval or feeling not good enough.
Enjoy you. If married – enjoy your spouse. Get over it friend! Love the one who leads you to be uncomfortable and free… Dance. Sing. Love. Laugh. Remember to make a memory…
You are a special treasure!
Your smile is amazing.
Your eyes pop in that color.
You are doing sooooo good!!
I’m so proud of you.
You are valuable.
You are chosen.
You are on purpose.
Your life counts.
I’m glad you’re alive.
I’m thankful to be with you.
You are a breath of beauty.
You are strong.
You are lovely.
Your smile is contagious.
You changed my life.
Your words encourage.
You have great taste.
You are worth it.
You are a special treasure.
Wow! Look at you! Be strengthened friend. You do matter. You do have value. You do count. I’m happy to see you.
Now, look in a mirror and tell yourself ALL of that! Then, do it again but slowly with strong intention – look yourself in the eye with gratitude for you.
Then look the person with you in the eye and say all of the same to them.
Does not take long.
Love yourself. Love others. Share with friends. Tag/Encourage someone today.
The holidays can drain you emotionally with memories of the past. But if those emotions lead you into despair, then it’s time to rethink how you respond. Love yourself and love those around you. Don’t take loneliness, depression or sadness into your future. #Emotional truth for every day #life #Share with a friend. Every Day w Donna Mae.
Braver Saturday – No More Games – the enemy in the earth and between our own ears is always shaming and blaming. It’s a game. Come up higher into His Truth. You are made in His Image. Love yourself. Love-d
Braver Saturday – Do less with more focus. Do what you must while on the way to where He is taking you. Sometimes you spend a long season cleaning up the messes from past decisions. That’s okay. It’s part of the journey, Jesus is with you. That’s the whole Purpose – that He is with us…as you faithfully take care of issues that just cannot be ignored anymore – those things that niggle at your mind like a simmering pot on the stove – whether legal, mental, emotional, spiritual, physical or financial …over time…as you handle X y z you eventually get to that place of strength and humble beginnings…where you can focus on less and accomplish more. Do less with more. So, don’t be afraid to finish what you started. Look, there really are seasons where you can’t walk away from your past because it’s facing you each morning to remind you to follow up and follow through on what was begun…keep chipping away and trust Him each step of the way. Stay filled up with His presence and His courage as He walks with you….and He will direct you – focusing one day at a time ..it WILL GET YOU THROUGH the darkness and you WILL SEE less problems and more solutions. Don’t give up!! Don’t turn back!!! It’s gonna be okay. Eventually, you will move out of what you do and it will move you from all you know into who you have become and that’s when you see it….those obstacles and those fearful decisions were all part of shaping and molding you into the courageous person you have become… Do less with more focus and over the process of time, you leave what you know to step into who you have become. #blogger #faith #church #kingdom #anxiety #anxietyquotes #mentalhealth #fitnesss #gym #life #bebraver
Braver Wednesday-Storms come and go. Ask for eyes to see the colors in your storm. Let the promises He has given you come to remembrance in the storm. Let HOPE arise. God is NOT DEAD!! HE hears. HE sees. HE knows. Hold on my friend. Your business can turn.
Your marriage can turn.
Your work can turn.
Your health can turn.
Your life can turn.
Your love can turn.
Let hope arise.
Turn from the storm and look to the colors in the storm. Then, remember the promise. Love-d
Braver Wednesday –
Today gloom and doom visited me. Distracted, I almost let them in my home. But, I remembered their pungent smell, their destructive presence, and their confused lifestyle. I remembered when they exited my body. I remembered how I told them not to return. So, it’s been a while old friends…I recognize your voices and continue to say no. One day you will show up and find nobody here that you know. #bebraver Say no to your enemy til you yourself get the picture. Love, d
Fearless Friday- Why don’t you be the light in someone else’s darkness? As believers we justify walking out life alone because Jesus had friends unwilling or unable to stick with Him. We spiritualize loneliness saying our ‘need’ or someone else’s need should only be for Him. Perhaps we should heed His admonition to His disciples to remain awake? Perhaps this is an example of how we can be friends with others. Once someone begged me to be their friend. The intense need this woman had was unbearable. Over time I watched her blossom and bloom through our friendship. She never became dependent on me for her source of happiness. She just needed some light in her darkness so she could find her way out.
In the family of Christ we should be healthy & mature enough to be friends with others. We should not have to beg for relationship with one another. Is it possible we should see the need of isolation as significant as shelter, food, or water? A possible breeding ground for suicide, sickness & bitterness may be lack of relationship. So, why don’t you light up someone else’s darkness? You might gain a lifelong friend. Love, d
Fearless Friday – God cares. HE is actively involved in our lives. Let Him have your worries. Let Him have your thoughts. I know you may feel like HE doesn’t care – but that doesn’t mean HE doesn’t care….Love-d