Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book and what you write is largely up to you. 2020 can be the same old story or you could decide to take your story back. When we decide to “own” our story – we take it back – and can write a brave new ending. […]Read more "2020: Take back your story"
Their approval is your distraction. Live your life to please God alone, not others. Everyone has a right to their opinion, but you have a right to ignore their opinion.Read more "Their approval…"
1. Love her Mother well. Treat her mom with respect, honor, and affection. 2. Be there. As much as possible be there for those important events, moments and days. Years later, she won’t remember what present you bought her, she’ll remember if you were present. 3. Pray for her. Fiercely & regularly. 4. Tell her […]Read more "7 Rules for Dads with Daughters:"
Ignoring the red flags now, because you wanna see the good in people, will cost you later. Seeing clearly, is the greatest gift you can give to yourself and others. We are all growing in maturity. We all have blind spots. We need others to lovingly respond to us, even when this means they draw […]Read more "Red Flags"
I wasn’t given a second chance to play it safe. Mediocrity can kill, and I’m done with dying. Quote: @the_poetrybanditRead more "Whats your 2020 mantra?"
People are going to talk… but keep pressing toward making your God-given dream a reality! It’s not going to be easy. It’s going to be difficult, heart breaking and messy…but I promise that the present pain will be worth it when you walk into your personal promised land. Just know that when you’re attacked, it’s […]Read more "Attack is the proof that your enemy believes in you."
So I’m interviewing agents now. I have a finished book proposal and this helps the agent to see what your book is about and also to see if they have publishing houses who might be interested in taking on your book. (I describe what a book proposal is in a few earlier posts.) I and […]Read more "DAY #139: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
Can we just admit that 2019 secretly destroyed us all a little…. The start of 2019 was messy! But by the end of it, I found the message in that mess, the purpose in that pain and my testimony in that test! Keep moving forward, don’t allow yourself to get stuck in 2019. Forgive who […]Read more "2019"
LISTEN NOW: http://joeljohnson.org/podcast Identifying your own personality and the personalities of others is the road to greater compassion for all. It allows you to extend infinitely more grace and understanding to others and, more importantly, yourself. Personality tools like Enneagram are incredibly helpful in the journey of self-awareness and other centeredness. Understanding personalities shows us […]Read more "MESSY LIFE PODCAST: ENNEAGRAM TYPOLOGY PART 1 & 2"