Spring 2015 – Make it Happen

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This 19-day study will encourage you as you surrender your fear
and need for perfection and try on the life that was designed for you.
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Week One // Make It Happen
Week One // Make It Happen
I don’t know how old you were.  Maybe it was when you were still fresh faced and the world around you was full of excitement.  Maybe it was when you were a little bit...
Day One // Make It Happen
Day One // Make It Happen
The American Dream can be so dangerous!  It’s made up of the grass is greener, Pinterest perfect and unrealistic expectations that work like a Photoshopped version of reality.  It’s also what little girls dream up...
Day Two // Make It Happen
Day Two // Make It Happen
It’s astounding to think that one reaction to an outcome of life can shape not only my present, but also my future.  That it has so much power that my whole life story can be sent down...
Day Three // Make It Happen
Day Three // Make It Happen
From the outside looking in, it’s easy to misjudge, to overlook and to clearly miss what is actually happening from the inside looking out.  We’re a society of surface level details.  Many of us...
Day Four // Make It Happen
Day Four // Make It Happen
It’s the butterflies in our stomachs, lump in our throat and anxieties of the unknown that often keep us from starting something new, learning a new skill or stepping out of our comfort zones...
Day Five // Make It Happen
Day Five // Make It Happen
“What is wrong with me? Why can’t I just control my life?”- Lara Casey Lara’s words struck me hard.  I felt like I was going to fall out of the chair at my daughter’s...
Day Six // Make It Happen
Day Six // Make It Happen
Sigh… I could not get that song out of my mind the whole time I read the chapter and wrote this post.  And you know there is a little part of you humming the...
Day Seven // Make It Happen
Day Seven // Make It Happen
Fear has been my biggest stumbling block to faith. Fear that I’ll never get married or have children of my own. Fear that I’ll be stuck at a job that isn’t going anywhere. Fear...
Day Eight // Make It Happen
Day Eight // Make It Happen
“When you are taking a leap of faith—to God—you can trust that He will be there to catch you.” Lara Casey’s words are true.  God promises to take care of our every need.  But,...
Day Nine // Make It Happen
Day Nine // Make It Happen
There’s a note in my iPhone from November 6, 2013 titled, Responsibilities.  In it I have listed 12 activities that I needed to attend my focus to during the week.  If I added up the...
Day Ten // Make It Happen
Day Ten // Make It Happen
Math has never been my subject.  I freely admit that I barely scraped through Geometry, even with a tutor!  Numbers and I just don’t jive.  But if you told me that there was an...
Day Eleven // Make It Happen
Day Eleven // Make It Happen
As, I sit here and ponder my next few words, the question that plagues my mind is this: “Where would I be without God’s grace?” How would I have been able to survive the...
Day Twelve // Make It Happen
Day Twelve // Make It Happen
Years ago when I was a teen, my family and I took a boating trip with a couple. We lived in Corpus Christi, Texas and the couple wanted to take us to this remote...
Day Thirteen // Make It Happen
Day Thirteen // Make It Happen
In the last few weeks we’ve covered a lot of material; twelve chapters to be exact.  Contained within is a plethora of inspiration, moving testimony and a sprinkling of challenging questions. Some of us...
Day Fourteen // Make It Happen
Day Fourteen // Make It Happen
My degree is in Elementary Education.  I had the pleasure of teaching for a couple of years in various school districts and with a diverse group of students.  Of all of the lessons that...
Day Fifteen // Make It Happen
Day Fifteen // Make It Happen
Writer’s block. Lack of focus. Yep. This has been where I have been over the course of the past few weeks each time I have sat down to write this blog post. Was it...
Day Sixteen // Make It Happen
Day Sixteen // Make It Happen
My life has been chaotic with a capital C lately.  With new responsibilities at my job, an extra weekly class I’m taking and working on my hospitality skills in hosting a couple of large...
Day Seventeen // Make It Happen
Day Seventeen // Make It Happen
Somehow from the depths of your sleep, you awoke this morning. Was it an alarm that interrupted your peaceful slumber, the cry of your child or something altogether different?  No matter the reason your...
Day Eighteen // Make It Happen
Day Eighteen // Make It Happen
Last night my heart broke for a friend.  I felt so ill-equipped to provide the words that she needed to hear.  I know so many others that would be much more capable than I...
Day Nineteen // Make It Happen
Day Nineteen // Make It Happen
It’s just after 10:30 p.m. in West Virginia.  Any warmth from the day has long since disappeared and I sit in my overstuffed recliner with a blanket over my lap.  Through my partially opened...

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