Waiting… I hate waiting. Waiting to hear back. Wondering if the news will be what I desire or not. There’s part of me that has high hopes, strong faith and is incredibly optimistic, but then there’s a part of me that wants to remain grounded, be practical, and realistic. Why? It seems like it’s internally […]Read more "DAY #176: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
DOOR #3: 🚪 The partners of the book agency firm are meeting on Tuesday to discuss taking me on as a new writer. I’ve been asked to make a few edits to my book proposal, so that’s what I’m doing today. ✏️ Tuesday (Jan 21) is a big day! Would love your prayers. 🙏🏽 Pre-orders […]Read more "DAY #172: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
I met with the book agent (I really want to work with) for the second time last night. We talked for an hour and a half. He’s a really great guy. (His agency firm is one of the top in the Christian book market.) And… I made it through the second door 🚪 and he’s […]Read more "DAY #170: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
Tomorrow, I meet with the book agent (I really want to work with) for the second time. I made it through the first door and now on to the second. The greatest gift to me would be your prayers! 🔥🙏🏽🔥Please pray for favor for the meeting tomorrow and, ultimately, that I get paired with the […]Read more "DAY #168: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
Today, I simply want to encourage you to keep pursuing the dreams God has placed in your heart! You are not too old. It is not too late. You may not be writing a book, but you are definitely penning your life story. Please know that you are incredibly valuable and have a God-given purpose. […]Read more "DAY #164: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
Next Wednesday, I meet with the agent (I really want to work with) for the second time. I made it through the first door and now on to the second. I would love it if you prayed for me! Please pray for favor for the meeting this Wednesday and, ultimately, that I get paired with […]Read more "DAY #162: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
❤️ THANK YOU! 👏🏽 Today’s a really big day for MESSY LIFE PODCAST!🎉 We just surpassed 10,000 downloads!🥂 Thanks for all your support and love! If you’ve been inspired, moved or helped by listening. Please share it with someone who would benefit from it! 💙 Go to http://joeljohnson.org/podcast PS… ANNOUNCEMENT: Feb 1, 2020 we’ll be […]Read more "MESSY LIFE PODCAST 10K DOWNLOADS!"
Think about that… No one has the unique qualities and gifting that have been given to you. There is only one of you and that makes you rare and valuable. So sell yourself short and don’t waste your time attempting to be like someone else. If you do, the best you’ll ever be is second. […]Read more "No one is you (and that is your super power)"
Celebrate endings—for they come before NEW BEGINNINGS. The beginning of 2019 punched me in the throat emotionally. It was the end of so many things… but the beginning of this brave new ministry journey I’m on. I celebrate those endings and the end of 2019, because it precedes the new beginnings of 2020! 🎉Read more "Celebrate Endings"
May the tears you cried in 2019, water the seeds you are planting in 2020. You are loved by a God who cares infinitely more than you can ever understand. There are times of testing, hardships you must face as you learn and mature into the individual God has intended you to be. Yes, there […]Read more "2019 Tears"