God’s Word

When Those Around You Tell You ‘Do Not Go’

You have spent time preparing to step into your dream. You have saved, studied, and made the necessary arrangements to move forward. Then you tell those around you, those whose opinion you respect, expecting to hear words of affirmation and congratulations, only to be told how wrong you are to pursue this. How do you …

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Journal Prompt, week 39

What do you see when you look in the mirror? I battle the voices declaring who I am when I look in the mirror. Voices of negativity, of not being good enough, pretty enough, smart enough, loved. Over time I began to look differently at that view. It was no longer my eyes, but God’s …

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Who Is Telling You ‘No’?

I had the honor of interviewing Amanda Keleher this week. Amanda is a woman of strong vision, seeing what most people miss. I met Amanda about a year and a half ago. I was immediately impressed. Despite being blind, this beautiful woman sees more than many around her. Amanda is a courage coach, partnering with …

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Journal Prompt – This Week’s Truth

Remind yourself of one (or more if you like) truth. Example: I am capable. I can and will complete that assignment.What is one truth you will remind yourself of this week? I am amazed sometimes at the things I say to myself. Things I would never say to anyone else. “You are useless.” “You will never …

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Journal Prompt Week 33

I was recently asked a question and struggled with the answer. That seemed like a perfect journal prompt. This week I wonder I challenge you to “Describe yourself in 15 words or less” I started by looking at an identity statement I made years ago. “I am a citizen of heaven (Heb 13:14), straining toward …

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Countdown to 60 – 13 days

Time flies as my 60th birthday gets even closer. Go to my Facebook page (lifecoachTA) and comment on any of the Countdown to 60 posts to be entered in a drawing for a copy of both of my books. Even if you do not knit or crochet, the short devotionals are still relevant. (one entry …

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Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk

You are the person you talk to the most. How do you talk to yourself? If your negative self-talk is ruling over you, join me tonight for a free webinar “Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk”. You will walk away with some tips and ideas to start to gain control over the negative words and …

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Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk

What do you say to yourself when you look in the mirror? When you make a mistake? Are those words self-defeating, or encouraging? I recently caught myself after I heard someone declare “I do not like to hear you talk about my friend like that”. I worked hard to look at the lies of my …

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How Journaling Led To A Published Book

I have been encouraging you to journal. Hear how my journaling led to publishing 2 books on Amazon through this youtube video   h Or….. read it here. Hi, TerryAnn here. I have my hot cup of tea, It’s rather cold with lots of snow here in the Midwest. While I am sitting back,  relaxing and …

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Confessions of a Former People Pleaser – Ridiculous

Changing the way I respond to others means changing my view of things. Sometimes I find the world around me is filled with negativity.  Some people seem to thrive on bringing everyone around them into their negative world.  Once I get into that frame of mind, it is hard to break out. One thing I …

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Confessions of a Recovering People Pleaser–What If

I hate to admit it, but people pleasing is an addiction. The truth is, when people call me, depend on me, seek me out to do something my ego is fed and my image is enhanced.  It provides a temporary high. And just like the temporary high from a batch of brownies or a chemical …

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