Candace Payne has become known to many as “Chewbacca Mom” when her viral video wearing the Star Wars mask propelled her to instant fame. She uses her influence to spread joy and encourage others.
How do you eat an elephant? Well one bite at a time of course! Serene and Pearl are the sisters behind the food freedom movement: Trim Healthy Mama. They know a thing or two about working hard to accomplish big things.
What do you do when you have moments where you find yourself stuck in fear? In her book “Everything Happens for a Reason, and Other Lies I’ve Loved” Kate Bowler shares how she was at the top of her game when she was told she has incurable cancer.
We all have it – that one thing that makes you feel inadequate. Mark Hall, the lead singer of the band “Casting Crowns” has one – it’s his A.D.D. When these voices start nagging at him, he has some thoughts that he shoots right back at them…
If you look hard enough, you’ll always find someone with more money, more talent, and seemingly fewer problems. Eric Metaxas (meh-TAX-is ) has written several NY Times bestselling books include, “Martin Luther,” “If You Can Keep It,” and “Miracles.” He says comparisons can seep into all areas of life, causing frustration and discontentment…
Maybe you have a dream, but you also have someone who says it will never be a reality. Bart Millard of MercyMe can relate. Bart’s dad was his biggest critic until his dad’s life changed, and then he became Bart’s biggest fan. Bart’s experiences are re-told in the movie “I Can Only Imagine.”
In many ways it’s like a giant eraser. When you choose LOVE, it wipes out all kinds of barriers. Jon Weece is the author of “Jesus Prom.” He shares a story about spreading contagious encouragement… in a simple, yet, profound way.
So, you’re crossing all your “t’s” and dotting all your “i’s,” but things just aren’t going as you planned. Tahni Cullen says maybe the disappointment has to do with your expectations. She has a son, Josiah, who has autism spectrum disorder. She shares their story – including a puzzling dream she had – in her book, “Josiah’s Fire.”
Sometimes it would be nice to have the eternal optimism of Tigger from Winnie-the-Pooh. He rises above the all negativity of life. Keep the Faith’s Confidence Coach Trish Blackwell has found the power of controlling her thoughts.
Everything, and everyone, has limits – even superheroes. Just ask Jennifer Rothschild. Her newest book is “Me, Myself & Lies.” Even though the stress of life doesn’t stop – Jennifer has discovered a way to re-set.