Posts Tagged ‘positive self-talk’

Be Strong and Courageous: An Encouraging Words Episode

Episode 146E Be Strong and Courageous

EPISODE 146E One of my favorite verses is at the beginning of Joshua – “Be strong and courageous.” It’s written four times in just that first chapter. I find it encouraging when I have something big going on. Or when I have a lot to do. Or when I’m in the middle of a book…

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Trying Your Best Is Good Enough: An Encouraging Words Episode

Episode 141E Trying Your Best Is Good Enough

EPISODE 141E In today’s Encouraging Words episode, I want to encourage you that you are probably not a person who doesn’t try their best. Sure, maybe you could do better if you had more time, or better materials, or any number of other things that make the situation different. But right now, with the time and…

109E – Recognize the Good and Write It Down

Episode 109E Recognize the Good and Write It Down

Sometimes I have to stop and ask myself, is God trying to get my attention? Because it sure seems like I keep running into this or seeing that lately. That happened this week, as a matter of fact. When I was interviewing Stacey Donovan of Hallmark Publishing, she was talking about her main character in…

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107E – Planted, Not Buried

Episode 107E Planted Not Buried

Sometimes we feel stuck. Maybe a little, like walking in a bog. Maybe a lot, like waist-deep. Maybe we sometimes even feel we’re totally buried, cold, in the dark, alone. Imagine, though, that you’re not buried but…planted. Like a seed that gets planted in the spring, maybe this is a very temporary season, one which…

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