When times get hard, it is important not to climb in your shell and hide from the world. Don’t isolate yourself. Don’t let those feelings of guilt, self-doubt, or feelings of not being enough to run your life. Instead, look to God for support and guidance. He is your rock. He will always be with you. Stand tall with your head held up high, because you ARE ENOUGH! God created you to live a life of abundance. He created you to be treated as royalty when you reach Him in Heaven. It is up to you now to make the changes in your life and your relationship with God, and to grow and move forward so you can achieve and receive everything He has stored up for you. He wants you to receive all that you have waiting for you!
When I am going through these difficult times and even when I’m not, I continually talk with God and look for His signs of reassurance that I am on the right path. Just recently, going through an extremely tough decision process, God has been with me the entire time. So much so, that every time I recognize another sign from Him it truly blows my mind. He is so in tuned to my needs and the pieces all seem to come together. I’m sure I’ve missed some signs, but I have recognized way more than I have missed – I am certain. These messages, signs, and His soft voice all come in different ways; yet, the come at the perfect time.
Just the other weekend, it was as if He went on a weekend get-a-way with me because every time I turned around, there was yet another sign. He told me ‘Change was in the Air’, and before that, that ‘I needed to be willing to go it alone’. He told me to “trust in Him’ and ‘To Be Still’ because ‘He has this’. He pointed me to scriptures, such as John 29:11 over and over again……..
“For I know the plans I have for you”, declares the Lord “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future”. ~ John 29:11
Once I started to give in to His messages and believing He was in control, that’s when I started to come to terms with the idea that everything was going to work out. Then i started recognizing even more signs of reassurance. He put me in contact with a new friend that I met who even helped me think through my next plan of action. That friend just so happened to have personal first hand experience in what I was working through. I truly believe everything happens for a reason and we just need to trust in God at all times. He wants the best for us. He wants the best for each of us. I’ve said it before, I will continue to say it, but God brings people into our lives for a reason and/or a season. That friend I met, I haven’t spoken to since, but I believe she was that seasonal friend and she helped me with exactly what she needed to and I couldn’t be more grateful.
Don’t give up on your situation. Don’t give up on God, and don’t give up on Hope! Your circumstances can change in a split second. Keep your eyes on God and He will keep His eyes on you. Feel His presence as he holds you with his right hand. Feel his arms around you as He lovingly cradles you, and as you do, you will feel peace enter your very soul!
Remember though, your situation may not turn out the way you planned, but it will turn out better than you expected. You see, God knows all, sees all, and takes us all into consideration. He may even use us to help someone else. God places the light in us to shine onto others. He uses us for the good of all. Simply hold on to Hope that tomorrow is going to be better. Take one day at a time and trust in the Lord.
We need God as much as He needs us to be the light for others. This world is a crazy place, but if us believers shine our lights and stay focused on God and His path for us we will will be able to help so many people see past the dark clouds and recognize the blue skies. They’ll be able to look past their pain and begin healing. They will begin to recognize the Signs from God and hear his soft whispers, just as we hear Him whisper to us!
For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.
As the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.
~ Isaiah 55:8-9
We all have them. We all struggle with letting go our fears, anxieties, inabilities, weaknesses, temptations, and so many other feelings that are holding us back from our destiny. This morning during my quiet time with God, He gave me the inspiration to be vulnerable and to share what this means for me. Each one of us is different and walking our own journey. That’s right, we all have a story to tell. Some of us just hide our story all too well so that others have no clue of the struggles we are dealing with. We all would prefer to paint that perfect picture on social media, but that’s not real life.
Real life, is pain, suffering, frustration, fear, and lots of crazy emotions. Emotions can build up over time and affect our health in so many harmful ways. Take my heart attack for example. My stress and anxieties built up over years and then when I suddenly took on too much work stress, my body couldn’t take any more and my heart literally started to shut down. Since then, I have learned ways to better manage my stress, but we are all humans and we continue to deal with stressful situations that are beyond our control.
We need to recognize our insecurities and how they present themselves to us individually. For me, my chest gets tight and suddently I am found rubbing my chest to calm myself. Last night is one of those nights. This morning, I took some extra quiet time with God talking to Him and sharing my anxieties. We need to give Him all of our fears and let Him take that burden from us. We also need to find other behaviors that we can adapt into our daily lives that help us better manage our stress. May that is through meditation, yoga, spiritual readings, etc. For me, it’s a combination of several things.
Let’s take last night for example, I was sitting in my recliner and noticed I was trying to calm my inner stressors when it dawned on me to go some of my essential oils. If you’ve been following me, you know how much these oils have helped me balance my emotions and keep me spiritually grounded as well. The first oils I went for were Release, Acceptance, Grounding, and Stress Away. Within minutes I started to relax and I could no longer feel the pounding heartbeat or the knot in my chest, and I was breathing much easier.
Release helps me let go of negative thoughts and feelings.
Acceptance helps stimulate the mind to open up and accept new things in life.
Grounding helps keep me grounded so I can deal with reality in a more logical and peaceful manner. It’s great for emotional and spiritually grounding.
StressAway literally melts the stress from my shoulders.
When you are dealing with numerous problems related to the nervous system and emotional balance, these are some great essential oils to try applying topically and/or diffusing so you can start letting go of your insecurities too! Young Living essential oils has changed the way I live every day. It has changed the way I manage my emotions and has helped awaken my spirituality. After all, God gave us these amazing oils on Day 3 when created the plants and trees. God said He has supplied us with everything we need.
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We all know how important it is to have our ‘WHY’ documented and drilled down so far that it almost makes us cry, right? It needs to really light a fire within us. It needs to keep us motivated to keep moving forward even when we can’t see the next step. If you don’t know your ‘WHY’ yet, I urge you to work on that. Keep asking yourself, ‘WHY’! Why do you want to do what you are doing? Why?, Why? And eventually, you will get to the root of your why!
Once you know your why, picture yourself in an elevator with a stranger and you only have ten floors between you and your departure. The stranger greets you good morning, and asks you, “What do you do?” This is your chance to WOW them! Your elevator speech needs to be short (30 seconds short), to the point, and make them want to stay on the elevator so they can hear more or at least exchange contact info!
“After 18 years in the same corporate job dealing with stress and a declining paycheck, I decided to become my own boss by sharing my love of essential oils and how they have personally helped improve my health, manage my stress, and gain freedom! I have already helped hundreds of families live a healthier life by removing the harsh chemicals from their lives and am supporting them in meeting their goals and freedom! I’d love to share with you the steps I took if you’re interested!”
Here’s a guideline you could follow if you need help:
I’m a ___________.
I help __________
So They Can __________.
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This morning during my quiet time with God, I was sitting with Him and just being quiet in my thoughts and drinking my coffee. I was looking at the footprints on my cup and rubbed my fingers over them and realized how many times God has carried me during the rough times in my life and couldn’t help but feel so blessed and close to God. I must admit, I haven’t always felt this close to God and spending quiet time with Him was not a priority for me and years ago, hardly ever.
Lately though, I have been able to recognize His presence and how all of the puzzle pieces are starting to come together. So often when times get hard, we can’t understand why. Why would God let this happen? Our lives touch so many different people every day of our life and the trickle effect is way beyond our comprehension. It isn’t always just about us and what we need every second of the day. People come into our lives and go out of lives for a reason. Some only stay for a season and a purpose and when that purpose is achieved, or when we are no longer benefitting from that relationship, God steps in and what we thought was our plan takes a turn that we didn’t expect. As much as we want things to happen in our timeframe, it never will. God is the one in control.
He knows when we need a break and if we don’t take that break, He will step in and take control. You might come down with the flu and be forced to take a week off and do absolutely nothing except lay in bed. You might have a minor freak accident and twist your ankle or even break a leg and be layed up for days or weeks at a time. It is important for us to realize that that even this was His Will. During that time, He is making you stronger ,whether you realize it or not. Later though, if you are fortunate enough, you too will start to see the puzzle pieces come together and these difficult times will begin to resonate with you how they turned out for the better in some weird way. It could be as simple as the fact that while you were layed up, you had the time to read a book, or watch a movie that truly impacted you in some way that led to a change in your mindset. Maybe while sitting in the doctors office, you got to talking to the person next to you, and something you said to them impacted their day and led to a change within them. It could have even just been a smile or a kind word that transpired and you will never know how you changed that person’s life. Everyone has a story to tell and you would never know just by looking at them what challenge they are facing. Maybe that person was contemplating ending their life, but that kind gesture of simply holding the door open for them and smiling changed their mind. It could be that simple.
When we learn to look for the positive in every situation, eventually we can find something positive even if that something is as small as a mustard seed. That terrible storm, may have torn your world apart and you can’t understand why, but you must have faith that something positive transpired somewhere. If you can’t think of any way possible that something positive happened for you, maybe you are right. That’s when we have to look at the bigger picture and remember it is the chain reaction of events and other people involved who were impacted. I can almost guarantee you that somewhere in that chain reaction someone was impacted by something positive and we just won’t know until we meet our maker and fully understand the why’s behind our lives and everyone our lives touched!
For better or worse, we have to have faith and believe that everything happens for a reason and everyone matters to God. After all, we are His children and He wants the best for us all!
Just like building our business, we all grow differently, we all have our own beliefs, we all find God in our own timing. Whether you believe in God, or a higher power, we still believe in something so much greater than us. For me, it is all about God and He has been calling on me for a long time. I’ve believed all my life, but it hasn’t been until I’d say these last five years where I’ve noticed my spirituality really taking off.
I’ve learned to recognize His Signs and hear His small voice in my head whispering what I needed to do. I am here today to tell you, that when I listened and did what I was asked to do, my world started to change. And not in a little way, but a big way! The more I do for Him, the more He does for me.
This year, OMGosh, at times, I feel like I’m flying so high I can’t stand it! I am getting so involved in my church, that I will be up on stage Tuesday night. That has been a dream of mine, ever since I walked in that church five years ago! Jesus is calling us all, we just have to be willing to listen!
My mother for many years always kept bringing up God and trying to get me more and more involved with the church and the Bible, etc. But you know what, it has to come naturally, just like building our following, our books, our Young Living business. I can’t force anyone to share or do the business with us. You have to WANT it for yourself, you have to BELIEVE in what you are doing, and why you are doing it, and most importantly you have to BELIEVE IN YOURSELF!!!
I’m here today to share this with you because God is the one who placed this opportunity in my lap after I prayed and prayed for a way to make money so that I could do His Will, so that I would be able to retire from my day job and continue to share my love of Him with all of those who struggle with stress, anxiety, and depression. And now, I get to do all of that, but I also get to tie it back to essential oils and how all of the emotional and spiritual oils have helped keep me focused and grounded to my purpose. He is the one I have to thank for ALL OF YOU!
HE IS CALLING YOU TOO, AND I’M SO GLAD HE BROUGHT YOU HERE!!!!! xoxoxo
Get out of your comfort zone. Get out of the boat, and dance on water with God!
Last night at Bible Study, I met an amazing leader and I know that she will play a role in my success in making my biggest dream come true! In fact, she already has! She and I have alot in common and I know once we find time to meet and get to know each other, the similarities will grow. How do I know this? God brought her into my life for a reason!
You see, the first day my best friend and I decided to check out this new Church called Lifepoint, and we sat in the audience in awe, the music and the people drew us both in. I felt the music in my very soul, I felt His presence in my heart and felt as if my heart was beating stronger as a result. I knew in that moment that this Church would become a part of me. I told my friend, Karen, that one day I will be standing on that stage.
This is basically the same message that this amazing leader spoke about last night! She talked about how she sat in the back row of this very same church when God spoke to her and gave her the same dream and she followed His every move to be that leader on stage speaking for God! I had to meet her! I didn’t hesitate, not even for one second, to walk up to her and introduce myself. Years ago, I never would have done such a thing. I was too shy, too intimidated, too scared. But ever since God directed me and placed that desire in my heart to write my first book, “Signs from God”, He has constantly urged me to get out of my comfort zone and put my faith in Him! I’ve taken that chance every time and I know that one day, I too, will be on that stage dancing with God!
Everyone has a life to live; everyone has a job to do in this life. So live your life, but take some time to really think about what your purpose is in this life. How can you help other people? How can you help spread God’s Love? Is it through healing? Is it through your music? Is it through teaching? Is it through serving? There are so many different ways we can do God’s work. Spend time with God and He will lead you. Ask for His help and He will guide you. Believe in His timing and know that He is with you and loves you unconditionally, all the time. He will help you get out of your comfort zone. He will bring the people into your life, at the right time, to ensure you have everything you need to be successful. God wants you to step out of that boat; out of your comfort zone; away from safety, and put your trust in Him! He not only wants you to walk on water like Peter, He wants us to Dance on Water with Him!
Start speaking life and purpose so that you feel it in your soul! You are meant to make a difference in this lifetime! With God’s help you can do anything you set your mind to! Here’s a picture I had taken after a Young Living conference when I knew that one day I would be up on a stage, bigger than this one, speaking about stress, anxiety, depression, and Miracles and how Young Living and the Lord changed my life!
See It; Dream It; Believe It – It Will Happen!
I’m pretty sure we would all agree that decisions are very difficult to make at times. I know personally I was in a very dark place and so distraught trying to make a life-altering decision. The tears I shed were almost never-ending. Finally, God stepped in and realized I had had enough. That’s because I was begging for His help because I couldn’t decide what was best. I couldn’t understand what His Will was for me, and it was His Will that I wanted to follow. Finally, I was prepared to make a decision based on what I thought I wanted, and then literally minutes before the decision was communicated, that decision was totally flipped the other way. His Will was relayed to me, and the next steps were revealed. What I learned during that time was that if it feels right, it is! If you are struggling with the decision then that’s your answer. Stick to what feels right! When it feels right in your heart find a way to stick with it and make it work, whatever the issue is. Once you make that decision, just do it! Be strong, be committed, make the change and be done with it so you can and move on! If you dwell on it too long, you will change your mind and drive yourself crazy!
Only you can change your life; only you can change your destiny!
Feel good about the decision and move forward!
I can only imagine what life would be like if only I knew what I know now! How many times have we all said this? Let me help you because the time is NOW! Don’t Wait!
I’m sure you’ve heard the scary stories about all the toxins in our lives these days. Do you know the average woman puts on over 300 toxins before she even leaves the house in the morning? It’s crazy, and don’t even get me started on all the chemicals and by-products that are in our foods, or the difference between organic, all-natural, therapeutic, etc. etc. It’s time we all do some research because we are killing ourselves slowly. I so wish I knew years ago what I know now! It could have changed things so much more for the better. My kids could have had a much healthier head start in life had I known what I know now! I have learned that there are better alternatives, we can live a toxin free life, and you know who taught me? That’s right Young Living!
Essential oils support every system in our body, including our emotions, and spiritual grounding. These oils touch every cell within our body within twenty minutes! With Young Living essential oils you can use them, aromatically, topically, and even through ingestion!
If there was ever a better time to become a Young Living Member, it is NOW! Essential Oils are on the rise big time. There are so many companies introducing essential oils into their products, but people it is so important for everyone to realize the importance of Quality essential oils. I’ve been a member of Young Living for almost the past two years and I have learned so much through my research and everything that their doctors and scientists and those Royal Crown Diamonds who have been around much longer than I have.
Young Living is the founder when it comes to essential oils. Gary Young had over 30 years of experience in the field of essential oils and he and his wife founded Young Living almost 25 years ago. They will be celebrating 25 Years in Business next year and I am so excited to be a part of that team of builders sharing the love of what Gary and Mary created all those years ago!
Young Living is the only company with the Seed-to-Seal guarantee that we are receiving the purest form of 100% Therapeutic Grade A Essential Oils and they stand behind that committment and reinforce how important quality is to them. The culture, vision, passion, and everything they have built eminates the love they put into Young Living and all of their members who join in their passion for sharing their own love of Young Living essential oils and natural plant-based products!
It is important to note that true Grade A oils can’t be found at Walmart or other general stores for $5! It is critical that you learn to read your labels. Look for warning signs saying do not apply topically, do not ingest, call poison control, etc. These types of companies are able to price their essential oils at a more economical cost because they are adding carrier oils and synthetics (which are cancerous) to fill their bottles and cut costs. Young Living does not cut corners or quality for the sake of cost. Nothing is more important to Young Living than Quality!
When it comes to giving back to their members, it is especially obvious this month just how much they give back. I have never seen so many promotions going on in one month before. The promos though, they aren’t all just from Young Living. The support that the members give each other is extradorinary too because everyone wants to help each other grow. It is the best MLM Company I have every worked for and am so very proud to say will be the last company I ever work with. I am now my own boss growing my own business thanks to Young Living!
Don’t delay, get on the oily band wagon today! Start taking control of your own health and wellness. Start ditching the toxins from your life! And if you decide this is a great business opportunity for you too, I would love to support you and help grow your business!
The time is now! Let’s do this together! Look at all the ways you can get more this month! First you want to become a Member http://www.believeinessentials.com
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PLUS, if you decide you want to start sharing, the only investment is that initial $160, but to receive all of the commission owed to you, you would ONLY need to increase your Essential Rewards order to 100PV and that will never go up! Our top RCD Leaders are only required to place a 100PV Monthly Order too! Check out these Monthly Average Incomes! These numbers are REAL! The Income is Limitless! The Income is Residual! The Income is WILLABLE!!!! What are you waiting for? Let’s do this!
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