It’s Not About Your Credentials…(Part II)

Last post we were talking about the desires of your heart and that there is a reason for them being there. We covered the first thing you should know about that and here is the second half to that….

Secondly, it’s not necessarily about who you know or measurable your credentials are! There are plenty of people out there with credentials and degrees that they are not using for their intensive purposes that school was supposed to prepare them for! There are also plenty of people who have knowledge and skill in certain areas, but their people skill and their willingness to remain teachable is lacking.

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Ridding Self of Coveting (Part II)

Last post we were discussing the definition of coveting and how it can take root in our lives. To rid ourselves of anything that could possibly be perceived as coveting is to stop looking at what others have and comparing your fruit to theirs. You may have been given the same opportunity to flourish, but you are in a different season or you might just have more to overcome, to learn from so that when it is time, you have the maturity, knowledge, and understanding to know what to do with what you have been entrusted with.

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Overcoming Rejection (Part II)

Keep in mind that not everyone is meant to be in your personal circle and sphere of influence. Keep in mind that not everyone can go where you are going. There will always be people that are in support of you, but then there are also people who will pretend to be and people who are not. This is why it is important to be careful with who you open yourself up to, who you allow in your inner circle, and who you allow to hold you accountable. Make sure that the people you let in have wisdom, knowledge, and results in these areas that you are seeking advice from.

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Digging The Fork Deeper: Taking A Closer Look (Part II)

Taking the Bulimia a step further, I chose to look at digging down to the root of the excessive guilt. The guilt was enough for me to flash back to the abusive behaviors that I encountered growing up. In fact, many of the things this family member spoke over me, I found myself repeating to myself.

The pattern I now find myself fighting to overcome is emotional response or trigger, response to food usually in a small quantity now, then excessive guilt leading to flash back and repeating words spoken over me in my past, and finally me having to fight to reject the seed now rather than respond.

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Passion Amidst Patience

patiencePatience, an attribute that some of us are natural at and others find themselves continuously working on.  How do you know if you are the patient type or not?  There is one way to find out if this is a quality that we exhibit or a quality that needs to be strengthened upon.  We are all a work in progress.  We all must walk through a refiner’s fire in order to make appropriate tweaks that refine us and bring out the best in us as an individual.

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