Proverbs 24:27

The foundation of my metaphorical house was built on lies, self-sabotage, judgement, and avoidance. I didn’t love myself when I looked in the mirror. I wasn’t proud with myself. Will I ever? Yes! God willing I am in the process of rebuilding my foundation. One way I was able to stop drinking was through faith and radical acceptance. I am blessed to be given favor by my Higher Power and faith in myself. If you don’t believe you can then you are probably right. If your struggling don’t give up! Today could be the day your life changes for the better! No better day then The National Day of Prayer to start rebuilding your life. Prayer continues to strengthen my relationship with God and others. Thank you to everyone who never gave up on me, and saw something in me I couldn’t see in myself. 🙏

-Striving to become a better version of myself.

Word of The Day
for·ti·tude
/ˈfôrdəˌt(y)o͞od/

noun

  1. courage in pain or adversity.

Philippians 4:6

It’s easier said then done to not worry about anything, but it is possible. I now understand there are areas of my life that I have full power over to fix and change. There are also parts of my life I can’t fix and that’s what I pray on. I ask God to give me the courage to change what I can, serenity to accept things I can’t change and the wisdom to know the difference. I don’t pray for material objects or money. I ask for serenity, courage, wisdom, empathy and understanding. We all have the willpower to change we just need to find our why. Also, don’t forget to say thank you!

Striving to become a better version of myself!

Word of The Day
o·pine
/ōˈpīn/
verb

FORMAL
  1. hold and state as one’s opinion.

Psalm 23:4

For 20 years I walked through life in darkness because I chose to. I didn’t fully embrace faith and God. I would tippy toe into faith when I needed it, and only when I needed it. I’ve now learned I have to embrace my faith daily. Whether I am on good times or bad times my faith is stronger today because I have tried living life on my own and it has brought me to the darkest places. Now the light shines daily. Even when times get tough and the darkness looks near my faith in God let’s the light shine. My Higher Power teaches me to look for good even in the worst situations. I am confident that I can overcome the darkness and evil with my faith. I am so blessed for a second chance. 751 days strong 💪

Striving to become a better version of myself!

James 5:16

When I was younger and ignorant I would pray for God to give me things. Give me money give me success give me health and a new body. It was all about giving to ME. What a selfish way to pray. Now I have let go of fox hole prayers. Now I pray selflessly thanking God for giving me another day at life another opportunity to grow and learn. I ask God that he gives me the wisdom, empathy, love, and fortitude I need to go about day helping others by first helping myself.

Striving to become a better version of myself!

James 1:12

Being tested by God helped me build mental strength, courage, wisdom, and an abundance of faith. In the past I would ask why me? Why am I being tested? Can’t I just be left alone? God tests us because it aides in building stronger values and morals. And if you don’t succeed fail forward, any failure can be turned into a success!

Striving to become a better version of myself!

1 Timothy 2:1-2A

I pray that I receive the wisdom and courage I need to change my life for good with God at the forefront.