When You Say YES to God

By Inside Out with Courtnaye Has God called you to say “yes” about something? If so, what is it? Are you ready? Willing? Eager? Or a little scared? When you and I say yes to God, it’s sometimes easy, but most times, not so much. Let’s go a bit deeper. As you say yes to God, know that it’s totally natural to feel a little scared. Sometimes it’s hard. Sometimes it’s overwhelming. However sometimes, it’s exhilarating! And that’s totally natural, too. But no [...]

Following God’s Vision

By Inside Out with Courtnaye I’m going start this post with a question. Has God given you a vision to do something? It could be something He’s shown or revealed to you in the past or recently. If so, what is that vision? Think about it. Ponder it. And trust Him to lead you step by step on how to fulfill it. He’s faithful to do so. I want to add here that God will never give you a vision without showing you [...]

Preparing for God-Given Assignments

By Inside Out with Courtnaye At this time, do you think or believe that God has given you an assignment? If so, what is it? Are you preparing for it? And in what ways? That’s what I’m going to help you focus on this week from a biblical and practical perspective. So, let’s get started. For starters, there were many in the Bible we can quickly trace back to such as Noah who was given the assignment of building the ark. Moses who [...]

Knowing and Fulfilling God’s Will

I want to ask you a heart-to-heart question. Are you about the Father's business today? Or, are you busy doing what you want to do vs. what God has called you to do? Think about that for a moment. The reason why I’m asking these questions, is because sometimes we can get so caught up in doing a “good” thing that we neglect to be doing a “God” thing? What I mean by this is, “Are you truly doing the will of [...]

Steps Toward Your Purpose

I was recently a part of a women’s conference (She Will Conference), and one of my fellow sisters in Christ spoke on a lot of “P” words. It was truly awesome! And I say that to say, that even though this was not intended, I can’t help but have a bunch of “P” words coming out of me as I prepare to write this week’s blog post! LOL! So as you read this write-up, I can’t help but talk about the process of prayer, patience, [...]

Don’t Know What to Do?

Let God light up the way. He wants to help you…through the direction of His Word. God’s Word is what will show you His perfect plan for your life. I know that might seem like, “Duh Courtnaye!” But really listen to what’s being said here. Psalm 119:105 says, “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” What it reveals is that when we run to God’s Word and open it up, the Holy Spirit literally illuminates it and then [...]

Focus On the Task At Hand

I’m just going to jump right into this one! Do you have work to do today? Is there a project or God-ordained assignment that you know in your heart that needs to get done? Is there something that you really want to start or begin working on? If so, it’s time to focus on the task at hand, sis. I just went to a Christian women’s blogging conference called, Declare, and it was really awesome! In that conference, I got a ton of helpful nuggets [...]

Attack the Task Ahead of You

Have you ever had to face a task that you felt was so BIG that you felt overwhelmed just thinking about it? Are you there now? If so, I totally know what that feels like. Yet, I also know that unless you settle down and get busy on it, it simply won’t get done. When I am asked to do something that I know is according to God’s will, I feel obligated to get it done! I wake up thinking about it. And I tend [...]