Health Insurance Alternatives - Build a Business, You Don't Need Benefits

Health Insurance Alternatives - Build a Business, You Don't Need Benefits

This blog isn’t about how much money it takes to raise a child, but simply how much money does it cost to go through a pregnancy and deliver the baby.

The cost of having a baby for me was $0.

I’ll tell you how that was possible (without insurance), plus I’ll give you a heads up on the many bills that accrue.


Female's Guide to Biblical Femininity

Female's Guide to Biblical Femininity

Do you feel like you hear the same verses on biblical womanhood over and over?


I’ve certainly felt that. Ooookaaaaay, submitting is important. Not sure what that means in real life. And got it, beauty comes from the inside. Eternal beauty matters more than my clothes.


However, when I really took some time to research the topic, instead of ignore it because it’s confusing, I found there is a LOT about women in the bible. I find it helpful to categorize verses to help see common themes and messages God confirms over multiple passages. This post doesn’t have commentary on the verses, my encouragement is for you to study, look at historical context and wrestle with these passages in your time with the Lord. What I did in this post is categorize the major topics I noticed and I’m giving you a ton of verses to help you get started in your efforts to seek biblical womanhood in your own life.

Men Prefer Debt Free Virgins Without Tattoos - RESPONSE

Men Prefer Debt Free Virgins Without Tattoos - RESPONSE

Whether your instinct is to say “heck yea!” or “heck no!” this header is sure to draw attention, gain clicks and go viral. I’m talking about two hundred thousand shares.  


This post references controversial scriptures with controversial ideas of how to respond to them. It hit a ton of points, with little explanation, empathy or encouragement for those who already find themselves with debt, not a virgin or with tattoos. It incited response videos from angry youtubers and fury over social media.


The drama is on and in my response to the original blog post and these subsequent videos, I’m going to both criticize and applaud both sides of the argument to help bring unity, or at least understanding, within the Christian community.

How to Save Time (and Cut Overwhelm) with Your Content Creation

How to Save Time (and Cut Overwhelm) with Your Content Creation

Whether you are creating content for a blog, facebook, instagram, YouTube, twitter or anything else, it is going to take some time. However, so often it can feel like it is all consuming and overwhelm kicks in. This blog shares 4 elements of a time saving stream lined content creation system.

How to Use Generosity to Grow Your Impact AND Income

How to Use Generosity to Grow Your Impact AND Income

It's inspiring to hear stories of people giving up wealth to serve others, but what if you feel called to a for profit business? Maybe your business isn’t something that is spiritual or deeply impactful on the surface but you feel like God has given you your talents to share with the world and you want to be obedient. But sometimes you wonder if you are being selfish or ungenerous by pursuing something that doesn’t fit the traditional “full-time ministry” mold. This leads to feeling less than, guilty or even consciously or subconsciously limiting the success of your calling to help you feel more aligned with what is easier to accept as God’s will. This story and insight was created to support you through that to maximize your impact AND income. 

 

7 Biblical Principles of Prosperity and Wealth

7 Biblical Principles of Prosperity and Wealth

Are you are at a place where you believe that money is a valuable resource and you recognize the importance of expanding your income with your impact.  Have you decided to pursue wealth for God's glory?

 

If so, these 6 principles will shine line on how to create wealth while establishing healthy boundaries that keep you in alignment with God’s Word.

How Building a Business Grew Built Me Up Spiritually

How Building a Business Grew Built Me Up Spiritually

I know for some building a business and pursuing God can feel like opposite pursuits. But what I have found is that entrepreneurship forces me to put action to my faith and overall my intention is to not balance between the two but rather align myself with God's will for me in all areas of life. 

How I Went from Hating Myself to Empowering Others With Confidence

I remember way back, middle school, maybe elementary, I would literally write out “I hate myself” over and over. I felt so powerless and so defeated. Those kinds of feelings continued to be an underlying theme in my life and I struggled with chronic depression because of the negative thoughts I believed. 

There were several turning points, but with every single turning point, whether it be when I decided to go to counseling, when I committed to consistent personal development reading, when I read “Battlefield of the Mind” by Joyce Meyer, each of those turning points made a difference because I made a conscious decision to chose to be accept the positive messages and reject my old, but familiar negative beliefs. 

As I went through those experiences, I felt a lot of internal tension. In a way, I didn’t want to believe I was worthy of great things. I didn’t want to accept the peace and unconditional love that God has already given me. But fortunately it no longer was an option to live in self-hate because I so badly wanted a different life and I never wanted to live outside of God's truth so I chose to accept the positive and reject the negative as lies. And that’s what I’m encouraging you to do as well!

In the midst of this mindset transformation, God prompted me to share my story online with a blog. I knew I would love the freedom lifestyle that came with entrepreneurship but at the time I struggled to even admit that I wanted it to blossom into something full-time. I literally had a blog post where I suggested money making ideas and when I mentioned blogging I added in that I didn’t expect MY blog to make money. Why did I do that?

Even though I came a long way, I still didn’t have confidence.

Actually, within a few months of blogging I became intrigued with coaching.  I don’t particularly love writing and I definitely dislike the technical side of it. But I wasn’t sure how to begin. I was unsure whether to get certified or not, and if so, where at? And what if I didn't get any clients? So I pushed that idea to the side. Why?

I didn’t have confidence.

At the time I didn’t see it as a confidence issue. I thought I was being realistic with my blog expectations. I thought I was just overwhelmed and possibly lazy with the coaching confusion but now that I have more confidence, (and have decided to go for what I really felt called to, which is Mindset and Business Coaching) I see what was really going on.

The quicker we can identify where a lack of confidence is holding us back, the sooner we can take courageous action and fail forward or experience success. Yes, this journey constantly takes me out of my comfort zone but the most important result of all is that sharing my story inspires others, grows me as a person and deepens my faith in God, all of which is honoring to God.

I want to hear YOUR story now. Leave a comment with a decision you made either out of confidence or insecurity and the result you got!