Daniella Whyte

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Hopeful Expectations (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 262)


Psalm 130:5 (NLT)
I am counting on the Lord; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word.

Isn’t it interesting how we tend to count on people more than God? We put faith in careers, relationships, activities, security, and even travel and have a good deal of expectation that people will do what they say, that we’ll arrive halfway around the world safe and sound, that we will be loved, and that our jobs are stable, and that our families are safe in the communities we live in. Read more…

3 Complete Ways We Sabotage Ourselves (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 174)

3 Complete Ways We Sabotage Ourselves

“I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.”
— Tony Robbins

Life is not about what could have been, what should have been, or what you would have done. Life is about what is. Why? Because what is is all that matters. If you find yourself hanging for dear life off a cliff, you should know two things. The first is that you’re hanging for dear life off a cliff. The second is that something good is about to happen, providing that is what you expect. Not giving in to self sabotage is really about refusing to expect anything less than what you really want to achieve and then going in that direction. Read more…

Anticipating Something More

I’ve often wondered what happened on the day after Good Friday. Of course, we know Jesus lay in the tomb on this day. But after all the events of the previous day, it is hard not to think of the questions that may have run through the minds of Mary, John, and even the other disciples. For these people who had followed Jesus all the way to the cross, I am sure they felt deep down in the recesses of their soul, that this could not be it, this could not be the end.
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