Casting Your Cares Upon the Lord

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For you to click onto this post, where are you today, sis? Are you worried about something? Are you afraid? How about sad or disappointed? Wherever you are on this topic, I don’t believe you’re reading these words by chance. God wants you to surrender all of your worries and cares to Him. Here’s a verse that I want you to speak out loud, apply, and embrace today. Psalm 55:22 says, “Cast your cares upon the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never [...]

Devotion is Calling You…Pick Up

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Do you have a regular devotion time? You know, a moment when you set aside time to spend with God alone in His word?  The reason I’m asking is because, I believe that this is a very important component to incorporate in your Christian life. We all need it. Actually, I have to have it! I love getting up in the morning and enjoying a nice hot cup of French Vanilla coffee with my journal, Bible, a few books, and my laptop. Sometimes, I even [...]

Feeling Blocked?

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For starters, I’m not talking about being blocked from someone on Facebook or Instagram. However, if you are feeling blocked in that way, shake it off, my sister. Don’t even worry about it. Keep moving forward, instead. Don’t let that blockage be a hindrance to all that God is doing in your life. Forgive and move on. Amen! Okay, now for the real reason that this post is being written this week. It’s actually a bit of a blast from the past, because initially I [...]

Need Mercy?

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Have you ever been in a situation when you knew you had done something so wrong, that you also knew that you needed immediate forgiveness and mercy? Are you there now? If so, let’s talk about it. First of all, before we move further, can I ask why do you need mercy? What did you say or do that caused or is causing you to need it? Really think about that why? Are you afraid of the consequences or judgment? Are you hurt or remorseful [...]

How to Live the Christian Life Well

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How’s life today, sis? Is it going well for you? If it is going well, yay!!! Keep enjoying this beautiful, peaceful day in the Lord. Yet, if things are not going so well today, keep your head up and look up for better days to come. But no matter how your day is going today, I believe God wants you to see the bigger picture. And that big canvas is all about “How to Live the Christian Life Well." That’s right. It’s time, sis. It’s [...]

Creating a Good Schedule

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Are you ready to have a great week? If so, then it will start with creating a good schedule. And it really doesn’t matter when you’re reading this particular post. Whether it’s Monday (when my blog comes out @ 7:30am on www.insideoutwithcourtnaye.org or Facebook Page) or Wednesday, the point is that God wants you to have some order to your work week. And creating a good schedule for yourself will not only help you to stay focused on the task at hand, but also help [...]

Helping Others When Life is Tough for You

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Considering the title of this post, have you ever asked yourself the question, “How can I help someone else when my own life is tough?” I would say that many people have, including me. I’ve been there before, when my life was flipped upside down, but yet I still needed to sing on the praise team, lead the young adults group, do women’s prison ministry, and be a loving wife and mother at home….even though life was tough for me. I get it, sis. You [...]

Before You Send THAT Text

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Have you ever been in a situation when you received a text message, and you were like, “WHAT?!” At least, that’s what you thought in your mind, right? Or how about that text that comes through as if someone is demanding something from you or asking you to do something that you just don’t want to say a wholehearted smiley-face, “Yes!” towards? Well, before you send them how you really feel, pause and consider before you send THAT text! You know what text I’m talking [...]

Let God Fight for You

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Tired of fighting a battle that you feel like you can’t win? Exhausted from screaming, fussing about it, or being upset, fearful, or worried about things that you feel like is totally out of your control? Let me ask you one more question. Have you ever heard that your weapons of warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds? Well, it’s true. Second Corinthians 10:4 tells us so. Listen sis. As you press to live right and do what [...]

Responding Properly Under Pressure

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If you clicked onto this post, you’re probably shouting, “Yes! How do you do it?” Trust me. If you feel this way, I totally get it, because I’ve been where you are before, too. Actually, I wish I could’ve read a post like this one years ago! But here it is, my sister. Tried and true. So let’s talk about how to respond properly under pressure. First of all, let me ask this quick question. What’s got you under pressure? Or maybe I should also [...]