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God Knows What You Need

God Knows What You Need

So I’m in the process of taking better care of my grass. If you saw my last post on doing the work, you saw the comparison between my dry-thirsty grass vs my neighbor’s well-nourished grass across the street. Well as I was pulling out the sprinkler and testing it out to make sure it was going the right way. I noticed a few birds fly right to where the water was and began drinking and bathing in the water.

I smiled for a moment realizing that God knows what we need and when we need it.

Matthew 5: 26-27 says …

Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are?

These birds didn’t know if I would be watering my grass. But it was just what they needed. And I imagine that the birds weren’t having a back and forth convo with God about not having anywhere to take a bath or get something to drink.

You know how we do. πŸ™‚

What’s interesting is that once they were done, they flew off. Β They got what they needed and then were off to fly about.

If you’re like me, you like to have everything in order. You like to know all of the details. But isn’t God funny. He doesn’t give us all of the details but He always gives us what we need. It may not be what we want (sometimes it is), but it’s always what we need.

This week I want you to stop charging God up for things not happening they way you want them to. Trust Him. Trust His plan for your life. Trust that He has everything under control and that He has everything you need and will provide it at the right time.


This week I want you to stop charging God up for things not happening they way you want them to. @TrueheartSpeaksΒ 

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Your Assignment:

  • What have you been worrying yourself about these last few days?
  • Release it and turn it over to God.
  • Stop putting expectations and restrictions on God telling him how and when and where.
  • Trust God this week to provide everything you need.

Until Next Time…

Hug + Love + Prayers

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How to hear from God more clearly during your quiet time.

Hear from God during Quiet Time

In preparation for 2016, I shared a survey asking a series of questions. One of which wasΒ “Which of the following areas do you struggleΒ with the most?”Β There were about 5-7 topics that rose to the top of the list. I then asked my blog readers, my vip email list & the women in my private fb page which of those topics you’d like me start with and can you guess which one had the highest number?

Yep you guessed it, it wasΒ quiet time with God to clearly hear from Him. Now if you are reading this and thinking, that wasn’t on my list, no worries, I’ll be addressing all of the top topics you selected at some point throughout this year.

I got you! πŸ˜‰

Ok so with that said, I wanted to share what works for me when I need to hear from God more clearly during my quiet time. Now let me say that it’s been almost 20 years since I committed my life to Christ, so don’t be so hard on yourself. This is a skill that takes time, patience, diligence and consistency.

You may not automatically recognize the voice of God because you aren’t sure if it’s him or you. I get it. I’ve been there and to be honest if I’m not careful to set time aside to commune and spend time with God, even some 19 years later, I question if what I heard was Him. Β If I happen to busy myself with the world’s cares and my own cares without giving them to him and letting him guide me through them, I get caught up in the busyness and chaotic noise of the world around me.

Can you relate?

  • You want to spend time with God but you don’t know where to start.Β 
  • You want to hear from him more clearly but aren’t sure if what you hear is him.
  • Your life is so crazy that trying to find quiet time is like trying to find a needle in a haystack.
  • You hear people say they hear from God but you have no clue what that’s like.
If any of these hit home, well let me tell you this… YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

Spending time with God is just like spending time
with any other person you want to get close to.
#QuietTimeChallenge

Can you remember a time when you were dating someone and you wanted to be with them all the time? Even with a busy schedule, you made time for them.

Why?

Well because you wanted to see your boo. I don’t care how long of a day you had, you weren’t going to let that day go by without talking to or seeing him/her.

Take a second and really think about it.

This is what God wants from us. He wants to spend time with us. He wants to talk to us. He wants to love on is. He wants to be the first and last thing on our minds and in our hearts.

Now I know what you’re saying, “yeah Detra that’s sounds good and all and yes that’s what I want, but how do I get to that point.”

I get it and I’m going to help you out.

Below are some of the things I do to hear from God more clearly during my quiet time.

Yes I use them!

Check them out and figure out what you can immediately implement.

  • Schedule it in. Put it in your calendar.
  • Start small. Set aside at least 10-15 minutes. If you’ve never done this, don’t schedule 30 minutes to an hour. You will overwhelm yourself.Β 
  • Eliminate all distractions.
  • Set the tone with worship music.
  • Be Open.
  • Read God’s word and let it speak to you.
  • Get Quiet.
  • Reflect on what you read and how it will affect you today.
  • Get a journal/notebook to write down what you hear.
  • Be consistent. It will feel uncomfortable at first, but keep at it.

Now keep in mind there are other things you can do to hear from God more clearly but here are just a few to help you get started. Also remember that prayer and quiet time are different. You’re idea of prayer may be giving God your laundry list of to dos, saying amen, then getting up and going about your day without letting Him respond.

Stop it!

That’s not prayer, that’s a monologue. This is why you may not be able to hear clearly from him. You haven’t sat still long enough to allow him to respond. Once you pray, sit tight, get quiet and let God speak.


Give God the same kind of love and attention you want from Him.

#QuietTimeChallenge

Listen, there are days that I don’t say a word other than “God I want to hear from you. Speak to me today. I need you.”

Especially if what I’m going through has me on my last leg and there really isn’t anything else for me to say.

If you’ve been there you know what I mean.

Hopefully this post and the strategies I shared will help you on your journey to hearing from God more clearly.

Want to have these suggestions at your disposal to print and hang up to refer to?

Awesome!

I figured you would, so I created aΒ Quiet Time ChecklistΒ for you to refer to when having your quiet time with God.

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Next time you prepare to get quiet and have some alone time with God, use myΒ FREE QUIET TIME CHECKLISTΒ to help position you to hear everything God wants to say to you.

Until Next Time…

Hug + Love + Prayers

Detra

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Move in spite of how you feel

Move in spite of how you feel

I had a friend call me one day and she was feeling some kinda way. She was working in a project and she just couldn’t get past how she was feeling. She was feeling blah, out of it, not motivated and just in a funk.

Have you ever felt that way…

I know I have…

Ever have a big project or task to tackle but you just did not ‘feel’ like it? Well me too. There have been tons of days where I didn’t feel like it but I did it anyway.

This conversation I was having with my friend is similar to many conversations I have had with clients on moving past how you feel so you can get to where you desire to be.

When you have a goal in front of you, you can let feelings get the best of you. And as women, we tend to rest in our feelings when making decisions.

STOP IT!

Now I’m not telling you to ignore your gut feelings or your intuition but I am saying that those feelings of ‘doubt, insecurity, I’m not enough, I don’t feel it, etc‘. — suck it up and get moving. Same thing I had to say to my girlfriend. Heck it’s the same thing I have to say to myself sometimes. Β Depending on where you are in this journey, you don’t have time to be whining about how you feel.

Some days it’s do or don’t.

Either you make it happen or it doesn’t happen.

Sometimes you have to make the sacrifice now and sow the seeds now so you can reap a harvest later. Many of us want a good life, good health, good wealth, a good marriage or a great job, career or business but we don’t want to put the work in.

As a believer of Christ, the bible is clear that we walk by faith and not by sight. Walking by what you see is essentially walking by what you feel. This race we are called to run was never promised to be easy. Trust that whatever God has ordained and put you here to do, you have the strength, power and ability to do in Him.

Moving in spite of how you feel (& what you see) is all about trusting a power that is greater than you. When it gets hard, holdfast to the vision, dream, goal or aspiration. If you don’t have any, then that may be why you are tossed ‘to and fro.’ You have nothing to stand on. When your feelings are trying to overtake you, you have to also remember all of the ‘other’ stuff you’ve come through. Β You also have to remember WHY you are doing what you are doing.

As you go higher, your faith will be tested and you have to make the decision that you will move in spite of how you feel. You move in what you know. You move not in what you see with your sight but in what you see with your vision.

  • Feeling like giving up…
  • Feeling like you can’t go any further…
  • Feeling like this situation is about to over take you…

Well keep going… Put one step in front of the other and don’t let how you feel abort what’s ahead of you.

Until next time…

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Handle burnout before burnout handles you

Handle burnout before burnout handles you.

Now a days we are so busy that we are walking around here like the energizer bunny. We just keep going and going and going.

Between you and me … That’s not how it’s supposed to be.

Some of you my dear sisters are running yourselves ragged. You are tired, irritable, agitated, stressed, anxious, and just darn overwhelmed.

Well let me let you in on a little secret… If you don’t slow down and go sit down somewhere (some of you need to go lie down), you are going to go down.

Yes I said it.

I know you want to support everyone and you want to be super woman but if haven’t noticed, it isn’t working, is it? No I didn’t think so.

You see I’ve been there. Trying to be all things to all people with no one being anything to me. Or least partly because I wouldn’t let them help me. I didn’t want people to think I was weak or that I couldn’t handle everything I had going on. On the other hand, I also just thought running myself ragged (not intentionally) was what you were supposed to do, right?

WRONG!

Somewhere along this journey no one told me it was ok to say no. No one told me it was okay to put me first. No one said that if I kept going at the pace I was going, I’d finally crash. And guess what I crashed. I was exhausted, I was moody and I didn’t understand why no one stopped this train wreck before it had happened.

I will tell you why …

Because most of us women are all doing the same thing and we all think it’s what we are supposed to be doing. Most of us saw our mothers, aunts, grandmothers and other women in our immediate circle do it. Not knowing that they so wanted the rest, therefore I am giving you permission to take a break before you burnout.

So how exactly do you handle burnout before it handles you…

  • Say no
  • Set boundaries  
  • Know your stress triggers
  • Re-teach people how to treat you
  • Let yourself off the hook
  • Stop worrying about what people think so much
  • Unplug
  • Rest

There are so many more suggestions that I could share but I’ll leave you with these eight for now…  I think they are pretty self explanatory.

Get settled in and comfortable saying no and setting boundaries. Know those stress triggers that set you off and be aware when other people, places, and things set those triggers off.  If you have had a habit of letting people just treat you any kind of way, you need to re-teach them how to treat you according to your new normal. It is your responsibility to help them unlearn some of the habits they have been used to using.

Learn to let yourself off the hook.  It’s ok that you aren’t perfect.  It’s okay that you don’t have it all together.  It’s okay that you don’t have all the answers.  IT IS OKAY.  Let yourself off the hook.  God still smiles when you cross His mind.  Once you learn to let yourself off of the hook, understand that the freedom you desire comes when you stop worrying about what people think.  Who cares what they think.  I mean really…. who cares?  Why is their opinion so important? I want you to be more worried about what God thinks than what ‘people‘ think.

In order to stop worrying about what people think, you may need to unplug.  Cut the phone off, get off of social media, pray, journal, meditate.  Take a break from the tv and all of the ripping and running.  So whatever you need to do so long as you unplug and get quiet so that you can recharge.  Lastly, unplugging allows you to rest.

Your turn…

  • Pick one or two of the suggestions I gave you on how to handle burnout before it handles you and begin implementing them immediately.  Start small and then work you way up to integrating them all into your life.

If this resonated with you, share your comments below and feel free to share so that other women who read this can glean from your wisdom too.

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Until next time….

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God has not forgotten about you

God has not

Not sure who this post is for but know that God has not forgotten about you. Β I know you may be going through a rough patch in your life, your marriage, your job, your finances, your health or anything else.

Know this, God’s word is true when He says He will never leave you nor forsake you. Β You might feel alone, but you are not alone. Β You might feel isolated and that mayΒ have nothing to do with you and EVERYTHING to do with God. Β Sometimes God has to strip us and separate us not to break us but to make us. Β There is purpose even in the breaking. Β When God is involved there is only one reason for the breaking and that is the making.

You have purpose. Β You have value. You have a specific reason for being here. Β Never doubt it and never let what you are going through or what you’ve been through to make you second guess that.

You are being pressed. Β You are being crushed. Β You are being stripped. Β You are feeling like you don’t have anything else to give. Β Just hold on. Β God is not through with you just yet. Β He is doing a work in you. Β He is preparing you.

Don’t fight the feeling. Β Don’t fight the test. Β Don’t give in to the temptations and distractions of the enemy. Β Pay attention to the tactics, schemes, and patterns of the enemy. Β He is keen but he isn’t that smart. Β You will come out of this. Β You will overcome this. Β For you are an overcomer. Β I know you are feeling overwhelmed but God asks that we cast out cares on Him for He cares for us. Β I dare you to cast all of your cares on Him and look to hills from which comes your help because your help come from the Lord.

I want you to speak God’s word over yourself, your life and your situation. Β  Speak life into yourself and that situation that you feel like is trying to over take you. Β Take it over with the power of life in your words.

I believe in you and in the God that resides in you. Β Trust Him bring you out of this season better, stronger and wiser.

Until next time…

Live.Love.Lead in & on purpose

…Hugs Detra

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I AM God’s Masterpiece

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This week’s SpeakLife Declaration is:

For I am his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that I should walk in them. (‭Ephesians‬ ‭2‬:‭10‬ ESV).

I was reading my bible last night before heading to bed and The Lord took me to Ephesians chapter 2. As I was reading the chapter, verse 10 popped out at me. It says that we are his workmanship… In other translations it says we are his masterpiece.

Now I don’t know about you but I don’t always feel like a masterpiece. I don’t always feel like the Mona Lisa. I don’t always feel like something special and unique. Something that some might call priceless.

But guess what?

Who cares what I feel, God word is clear that in spite of how I feel about myself, His word declares how HE feels about me. This passage declares the we were created for GOOD WORKS which God prepared beforehand (before we got here) and not only that, but that we should walk in those good works that were created before we got here.

So let me let you in on a little secret…. You have purpose, you have a reason for being here, you are special and unique and set apart. I know that your life and your circumstances may not agree but I serve a God that can take whatever you are going through and turn it around if you let him.

So not only for today but for the next 7 days meditate on this passage of scripture and become one with it. Meditate on it until you really start to believe it. I also want you to speak it. Say it everyday throughout the day. Constantly remind yourself that you in fact are indeed a masterpiece. You were created with something specific in mind that God purposed for you to do and to be before you got here.

Until next time…

Always remember, to thine own self be TRUE, for out of the abundance of the HEART, the mouth SPEAKS.

LIVE, LOVE, LEAD in & on purpose

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You will be misunderstood

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And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. (John 1:5 KJV)

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You will be put in places and around people who don’t get you. That’s okay. They’re not supposed, initially. As light in darkness, people who live in darkness or who live beneath their purpose don’t really know what it’s like to live in and on purpose. They have to be taught. They have to be shown. You have to be the example. People need to see what an intentional and unapologetic life looks like. They need to see someone who is happy on their job, who is happy in their marriage, who lives God and walks in the light that was given by Jesus.

If you have been wondering why no one gets it, it is because your light is unfamiliar to those in darkness. Your light is so bright that they have to squint their eyes and marvel at the who you are. It’s been so dark for so long that they aren’t even sure what light is anymore.
Be that light.
Be the salt.
Brighten up someone’s life and add some seasoning to it. It’s your mandate. It’s everyone’s mandate. Remember that to whom much is given much is required. You are required to use your gifts and double them. Make good on them. Don’t bury them and don’t let others dim your light because they don’t have the confidence to let theirs shine.
They may not understand now but they will in due time. Just keep shining your light in the dark places of your job, your marriage, your children, your family, your community & anywhere else God places you.
Keep shining your light!
Until next time….
Choose to live in and on purpose!
Hugs…
Detra
Life Purpose Generator – Speaker | Coach | Consultant | Mentor
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Let Yourself Off The Hook

9 But he said to me,Β β€œMy grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. ~2 Corinthians 12:9

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As I look over my life and all of the awesome things I have accomplished, I am reminded that while so many people look at those ‘things’ or those ‘accomplishments’ and think that life is perfect for me, it isn’t all roses and berries. Β It really isn’t and I imagine the same goes for you. Where people see you as this great person and sometimes forget that in all of the great things you do, you are still human. Β WE are still human. Β We make mistakes, we have shortcomings, we want to quit, we want to just put our heads under the covers and not come out for about a week.

I know … me too.

But as I was thinking about what to share with you this week, I was running a recent conversation hubby and I had through my mind and thought about the many people who have similar feelings of feeling like sometimes you can’t really let your hair down because of all of the expectations that others have on you. Β It gets stressful trying to live up to certain standards when sometimes you just want to scream and run and hide. Β Believe me I’ve been there. Β Part of who I am now has evolved from being who and what others wanted me to be to focusing on who God has called me to be and trusting that in spite of all of my mishaps, mistakes and shortcomings, He has called me anyway. Β The same goes for you too!

Now maybe this isn’t your story, maybe you don’t have a lot going on and you just feel like where you are and who you are isn’t enough. Β You feel like you need to be stronger, you need to have more accomplishments, more notches on your belt or whatever. Β Well I am here to tell you that whether you have lots going on or not enough… to let yourself off the hook. Β As the scripture above says, God’s power is sufficient for you. For HIS power is made perfect in your weakness. Β How awesome is that to know that when the world and society, and tv and magazines say you have to be perfect, God says it is in your weaknesses that His power is made perfect.

It is in your inabilities that God’s abilities can shine through. (you can tweet this)

Let yourself off the hook. Β Stop trying to be someone or something you are not. Β Stop trying to compete with and keep up with the Joneses. As one of my fav financial gurus, Dave Ramsey, says, stop buying things that you can’t afford to impress people you don’t even like. πŸ™‚ Heck stop buying things you can’t afford to impress people you do like. Β If people only like and associate with you because of the car you drive, the position or title you hold, the size of your house and all of the name brand ‘this’ and ‘that’ you have, than it’s a superficial relationship and you need to let it go. Β You need people in your life who can love you when your poor and love you when your rich, who love you when you have and when you don’t have. Β Those are the essential relationships you need in your life. Β People who won’t lie to you but will tell you the truth about yourself when you need to hear it.

Let yourself off of the hook. It’s ok that you haven’t always lived a perfect life. We have ALL done things we are not proud of which is why God’s word is clear that ALL have sinned and fallen short of the glory. Β We have all made mistakes that we wish we could take back. Β Ask for God’s forgiveness and then forgive yourself.

Let yourself off the hook. We all have moments when what we see in the mirror isn’t as fit, beautiful, smart, wise, fabulous, prayerful, health-conscious, outgoing, motivated, confident, brave, daring and fearless person we know we can be or would like to be. Β So here’s your reality, you were made just right. You were fearfully and wonderfully made. Β You were made in the image of a God who created you to be perfect through weakness in HIS strength and power. Β All you need is in HIM. Β It is in him we live, move and have our being. Β Stop downing yourself. Stop self-sabotaging everything you do. Β Stop letting people speak negative instead of positive into you. Β Start speaking life over yourself and most importantly…

LET YOURSELF OFF THE HOOK…

  • you will make mistakes
  • you will fall short
  • you will disappoint yourself every now and then
  • you will have loss
  • you will have days when you second guess yourself
  • you will have days when it all seems to be falling apart
  • you will have days when you know in your heart of hearts you didn’t give it your all
  • you will sin
  • you will feel sucky and yucky

I could go on but I won’t…. you get the point…

BUT guess what… it doesn’t have to stay that way. Β As you know I teach you to have your moment… so have the moment. But don’t stay in the moment. Β Learn from the moment.Β Deal with it don’t run from it. Β But also know that it will be in your weakness, your ability to be transparent with yourself and all that is good and bad, and your humanness where God will be able to show up and show his strength in your weakness. Β So whoever told you that weak people are suckas… doesn’t really know God and never really let their weakness be what God uses to show His purpose. Β Don’t let your pride keep you from allowing God to be who and what he is … GOD!

Let yourself off the hook, if God isn’t expecting you to be perfect, neither am I.

Until next time….

Choose to live in and on purpose!

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Do it Afraid

Do It Afraid

At the beginning of the year, I had the opportunity to share as one of four guest speakers for a Tele-Event entitled “New Year New You 2014.” My topic was about how to live in and on purpose. Β As I prepared for the call, I asked God what He would have me to share with the women on the call and He gave me three points, the first of which was DO IT AFRAID. Β I will share the other two in the weeks to come.

I received such awesome feedback that I figured I would share with you in more detail what I shared on the call to help you jumpstart 2014 so you can start living in and on purpose.

When we talk about doing it afraid, it means feel the fear and do it anyway. Β So many times we let fear be the very thing that keeps us from the greatness that is waiting for us. Β I am here to tell you to STOP IT! Β It is time for you to start doing it afraid.

DO NOT let fear be the only factor that determines your decisions. Β Do not let fear be the deciding factor for how you pursue purpose. Β Remember thatΒ What You Feed Expands. Β So my question to you is what are you feeding? Β Your faith? Or your fear?

If you are feeding your fear, it will continue to expand, but if you are feeding your faith, then that is what will expand. Β I believe that we have to get to a place where we intentionally minimize those things that would cause our fear to grow even if that means doing it afraid. Β The more you press through fear in to faith and action, the less of an impact it has on you.

There is an infographic I’ve seen numerous times that says “the phrase ‘DO NOT BE AFRAID’ is written in the bible 365 times. That’s a daily reminder from God to live everyday being fearless.”

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If Do Not Be Afraid is listed in the bible 365 times, then that is a hint that maybe, just maybe, you need to start focusing less on your fears and more on what God instructs you to do and that is to NOT BE AFRAID. Β Now let’s be realistic here, even I get afraid. Β Shoot we all get afraid. Β I get nervous. Β I over think things. Β I even sometimes try to talk myself out of doing certain things until I hear that still small voice tell me DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT… JUST DO IT. That’s when in spite of my fears, my insecurities, my doubts or whatever else I may be feeling or thinking, I do what I’ve been instructed to do.

Is it always easy to do it afraid? NO. Β Will you second guess yourself, while doing it afraid? Β YES. But will it be worth it? ABSOLUTELY! Β Doing what you know in your heart of hearts to do isn’t always easy. Β It’s takes guts, it takes passion and it takes drive. Β If you spend time feeding your faith, it makes the journey just a little bit easier. Β In addition to feeding your faith, you also need to get moving. Β Taking massive action minimizes the level of fear you feel as you continue to keep moving. Β This is why I say you have to do it afraid. Β To DO is a verb, which means you need to be in action, doing something. Β 

The reason your fear has been so rampant in your mind and your life is because you aren’t doing anything or the things you are doing are feeding your fears instead of your faith. Β Just in case you didn’t know FAITH is also a verb and it only works when you work it. Β Are you willing to work your faith? Β Are you willing to put your faith into action? Β Are you willing to take massive action in the direction of your dreams, goals, aspirations and purpose?

I sure hope so.

Isn’t it time you starting doing it afraid?

I say YES…

So get moving!

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Spirit-Filled Sunday – Motivational Minute 372

It’s Spirit-Filled Sunday!

Today’s Motivational Minute is…Β 

BELIEVE!! — Simple yet POWERFUL if you do it. Β Belief only works when you work it!Β 

 

 

YOUR TURN… on this Spirit-Filled Sunday, is there an area of your life you need to believe God for? Β What it is? Β Do you REALLY believe that you can receive it? If not, what’s holding your belief back?

Share your thoughts in the comments section.Β I would love to hear from you. There may be someone who just might be blessed by what you share!

Here’s to you living life IN & On Purpose…

Detra

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