Daniella Whyte

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Enthusiastic (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 366)

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Romans 12:11-12 (NLT)
Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically. Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.

Many people get excited about starting a new project or setting a new goal but never actually reach the finish line because they never learned how to maintain a disciplined work ethic and enthusiastic attitude over the long haul. In order to reach your long-term goals, you need long haul enthusiasm. You’ve got to have passion, heart, and inner fire for what you’re doing or you’ll never make it to the finish line. You will easily get discouraged and give up if there is nothing on the inside propelling you forward. Read more…

Doing Right Leads to Happiness (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 340)

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Philippians 1:18 (NLT)
But that doesn’t matter. Whether their motives are false or genuine, the message about Christ is being preached either way, so I rejoice. And I will continue to rejoice.

Happiness is not determined by what other people do or say, whether you are treated good or ill, whether you are criticized or talked about, whether people are working with you or against you. The motives, intentions, and actions of other people cannot be the deciding factor in whether you have a happy life. If you allow people to determine your happiness or look to them as the source of your happiness, you will be disappointed over and over again. Read more…

Broken Crowns (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 175)

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Luke 15:10 (NLT)
In the same way, there is joy in the presence of God’s angels when even one sinner repents.

The value God places on each human life cannot be compared to anything else. Many times people want to know how much they matter to other people. But what really matters is how valued we are by God. In Scripture, a lost sheep, lost money, and a lost son were diligently searched for until they were found. This is how much God cares for us. Read more…

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