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Lessons from Exodus 1 and 2 on How to collaborate effectively

Lessons from Exodus 1 and 2 on How to collaborate effectively

There are 5 ladies of great significance in Moses’ early life, as detailed in Exodus 1 and 2:

  1. Jochebed (his biological mother)

  2. Shiphrah (his midwife)

  3. Puah (also his midwife)

  4. Miriam (his sister)

  5. Pharaoh’s daughter (his adopted mother)

What struck me most about them is how they buck the traditional stereotype that women can’t get along! I mean, sis, they literally all came together in order to preserve their joint vision- protecting Moses and keeping him alive- despite the fact that the Pharaoh reigning at the time had commanded that all Hebrew boys be killed at birth!

Not only that, they did it successfully!

So clearly these 5 bad-ass women have a lot to teach us about the power of collaboration in bringing our God-given visions to life and how to do it- all of which I shared on my Facebook page this week via the (live) video below.

Lessons from Asenath on how to be productive

Lessons from Asenath on how to be productive

So for the last 2 weeks, lovely, we’ve been doing a lot of talking about Asenath and what she gave birth to- particularly with regards to the significance of her first son’s name (Manasseh).

Today, we’ll be moving right along to decoding the significance of her second son’s name (Ephraim) and what she has to teach us about being productive- all of which I shared on my Facebook page this week via the (live) video below.

Lessons from Asenath on how to stop playing small

Lessons from Asenath on how to stop playing small

So last week, lovely, we looked at Asenath and what she has to teach us about how we can forgive ourselves and move forward. She also has loads to teach us about how to stop playing small- - all of which I shared on my Facebook page this week via the (live) video below.

Lessons from Asenath on how to forgive yourself and move forward

Lessons from Asenath on how to forgive yourself and move forward

So we’ve been doing a lot of talking about Rachel and Leah in the last few weeks, haven’t we lovely? With a particular emphasis on what they teach us about how our pasts can negatively influence us with goal setting. For example, setting goals with the wrong intentions/why or making “God’s word of no effect” by holding on to “tradition”.

The past can also keep us in bondage if we refuse to forgive ourselves for past mistakes, failures or lifestyle choices so that we can become the women of God that He ordained us to be. But never fear, lovely! Asenath (Rachel’s daughter-in-law) has much to teach us about the 4 step process of forgiving ourselves and moving forward so that we can avoid all that jazz (and much more!)- all of which I shared on my Facebook page this week via the (live) video below.

Lessons from Rachel and Leah on how to find your why

Lessons from Rachel and Leah on how to find your why

So…I have a confession to make, lovely..

When it comes to new year, I can be a bit of a grinch. To the point that, last year, I wrote an article for TEDx entitled “Looking beyond new year”. To quote from it, here’s why:

I don’t believe in the magic of new year! Do I believe it’s a great time for reflection? Yes, and I do so around this time! Do I believe it’s a great opportunity to set some new intentions and goals? Absolutely, I always set New Year’s resolutions! But, when I say that I don’t believe in the magic of new year, I mean that I do not believe in the myths surrounding it such as that, in and of itself, a new year will:

Wipe the proverbial slate clean, getting rid of all the challenges and issues that people currently face in life

Mean that no new challenges and issues will pop up, thereby allowing them to have a flawless and “successful” year overall.

I also don’t fall into the category of people who believe that, just because they’ve set a goal or intention for the new year, it will automatically come to pass (regardless of the aforementioned challenges and issues).

So what this means is that when people are saying things like:

  • “This is going to be my year”

  • “New year, new me”

And more around this time of year, it absolutely annoys me!

You see things don’t change just because you want them to. At least one, if not all, of the following must take place in order to achieve your goals/new years resolutions:

  • Developing the right mindset

  • Taking consistent action

  • Practicing successful habits

  • Having a strong enough why so that when the going gets tough, you won’t give up

It’s that last point that I’m going to be focusing on today as I discuss how to find the why behind your goals (using Rachel and Leah as an example of what NOT to do) because I truly believe it will be as fundamental to your journey as it has been to me so far.

SOUND GOOD LOVELY?

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Lessons from Elizabeth and Mary on how to walk in God's purpose for your life

Lessons from Elizabeth and Mary on how to walk in God's purpose for your life

A few years ago, I wrote about the fact that- aside from celebrating Jesus- Christmas is a huge reminder to share our gifts with the world. Not sure how, lovely? Well, here’s a hint:

The most effective way to share your gifts with the world is by walking in God’s purpose for your life.

I elaborated on the 5 whys, wherefores and more of all of this on my Facebook page this week via the (live) video below.

How to pray and discern the voice of God with Destiny Thomas

How to pray and discern the voice of God with Destiny Thomas

In today's interview, I will be talking about how to pray and discern the voice of God with none other than the amazing Destiny Thomas, who is an author, motivational speaker and a prayer and discernment coach.

By the end of this video you will know:

  • Some common misconceptions about prayer and how to avoid them

  • How to pray and discern the voice of God

  • And much more!

Sound like your cup of tea, lovely?

Great! You can do whatever it is you need to do to get comfortable and press play to access this awesome conversation, below:

How to become more body positive with Dlang (Denisha) Ferguson

How to become more body positive with Dlang (Denisha) Ferguson

In today's interview, I will be talking about how to become more body confident with none other than the amazing Dlang Ferguson- the founder and creator of Dlang Designs and UnZIP the Runway over at Dlangdesigns.com.

By the end of this video you will know:

  • The difference between body positivity and body diversity (and why that’s so important in entrepreneurship)

  • How to feel confident and more body positive

  • How to launch a Kickstarter without burning out

  • And much more!

Sound like your cup of tea, lovely?

Great! You can do whatever it is you need to do to get comfortable and press play to access this awesome conversation, below: