What do you expect from life?

On the train this morning I was running through what I had to do today at work. I thought also about the calls I had to make outside work, the food I was going to eat, my gym workout and some songs I’ve been needing to record. You see I am really excited because I have challenged myself to achieve certain things before the end of the year. When I have felt fear, I have prayed and pushed forward to find the root of that fear and pull those sucker weeds out. Why? Because I am on a mission to live the life God has for me. The only best.

I focus on Him and who I am supposed to be in Him. Then I take a step at a time. I expect good things to happen; to excel and be and do more than I or anyone else ever expected.  Again, why? Because l love God and His way is to continually amaze us. I find that without this understanding, we can rob ourselves of the freely given joy Jesus died to give us. Yes, life is a challenge and we will get things that seem to knock the life out of us. Nevertheless trust God and expect good to happen.

Peace!

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NM x

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Unique: To be a once in a lifetime person

I am just beginning to really understand what it means to be unique. I thought it was something I had to try to be. I went out of my way to be different. Tried to stand out from the crowd. Doing something because no-one else was doing it, or stopped doing something because everyone else did it. I know now it is less trouble than that. To simply live as God designed me; being bold, loving and making my only mission to be led by Him. That is unique.

You see I think somewhere along the line, we lost the plot. Got confused and that confusion (if we are not careful) can be what leads us. God Forbid! I pray that you live as the person God has already uniquely designed you to be in Jesus Name Amen. There has never been and never will ne another you.

Peace!

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NM x

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A new approach: Good Morning Monday!

Glorious Monday Morning! Welcome!
Thank you for meeting me with your necessary reality check. For showing me all I need to embrace, challenge and change. Thank you for bringing perspective and clarity. For helping me to take a long hard look at myself. Thank you.

You see whether you love or hate Mondays, it is a perfect time to get real with yourself. After weekend peace or revelry,  you wake up to a job, school or home life that you hate, love or could not careless about. If you love it, great!  Continue as you are. Onwards and upwards. Keep the positivity and push forward. However if you hate (or don’t care) what life is serving you at the moment, check your attitude or your actions, (or both!). Something has to change. Idol complaining will not help you. So this monday morning, smile! Take a reality check, pray and ask God for guidance to take actions to help you live your best.

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NM x

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The problem with ‘same old, same old’.

still broke, still complaining about the same situation, still chasing the same man or woman, still insecure, still childish etc etc….these are the people/ things to avoid. Or if it is you, today it needs to change. I know that sometimes it is hard, I mean really hard to change some things but is it really necessary to advertise, exalt and ultimately continue being defeated by it? I am learning that talking about things has its season. And that season should expire. There comes a time when the only conversation should be with God and all energy put towards overcoming by His strength. Sometimes re-living past and present problems in conversation just keeps the problem alive; talking about and doing the same thing, then feeling defeated. 

Today take that thing to God and leave it there. You have overcome in Jesus Name Amen.

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NM x

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Is there a way to have a better life?

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Self-reflection is so important. Why? Because only when we take an honest look at ourselves can we start steering our hearts, mind and actions to become who we want to be. If we only rely on other people to tell us what to do every second and each stage of our lives, we can (and often do) start to feel like we are losing ourselves. Yes, it is good to listen to people that care about you and have your best interests at heart. But to blindly only listen to them is dangerous.
So I called this post ‘Is there a way to have a better life?’ and I have the picture showing all the ways we can love more. What is the connection between what I have just said, the post and the picture? Well…YES you can have a better life and the way to do it is by self -reflecting and doing your bit to reach out and love more. You will be amazed to see what happens when you use your time and energy to build yourself and others instead of sinking in defeat.

Of course God’s Word (The Bible) is the best place to start as a thermometer.  Look at what it says and review your own life in light of it.

Have an amazing Day!

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NM x

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You are not alone: Different hustle, same struggle

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Do you know why they have support groups? Because there is something powerful when people come together t share their stories and draw strength from the shared vulnerability.  To know that you are not alone in your struggle helps us bring things into the correct perspective.  The correct perspective being: this will not break me. It is part of my journey, I will get through it and I will make it through stronger. Ever noticed how when you keep a struggle to yourself, it can consume you. It takes over your mind and before long has you feeling defeated, isolated (or at least feeling completely alone) and hopeless.

That is a lie.

There is nothing you are going through that is so unique a pain, it must kill or drain the life out of you. Granted, no-one knows exactly what you are going through. However everyone is going through something. Do not isolate yourself.  Be strengthened by finding the love around you.

NMx

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After Pain: Learn, grow and live <3

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Psalms 16:8 ASV
I have set Jehovah always before me: Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Happy Sunday! I love waking up and having some time to rest, reflect and thank God for my life and all He has done and continues to do. Even when I have had a bad week, and it was so hard simply waking up and getting out of bed each morning, I know God has given me strength to get through. I am thankful.

So today I just wanted to share a little word of encouragement with you. No matter what you have been through (or may still be going through), God is with you. Nothing can stop you from being the best you are made to be. You have a purpose. You are made to live a full and enriched life. Those ambitions and dreams you have, you can achieve them! Do not let past or present pains stop you. Learn, grow and live like a BOSS :)

Blessings!!

NM x

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