(re)Designing the Dream

Once we get good at laying down the dream, it gets a lot easier to allow God to transform our ideas to match His own. What My Messy Desk is today is a far cry from the way the dream began. Who knows what it will look like when it’s all said and done? I thought […]

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Laying Down the Dream

Why would God give me a dream that He knows I’ll never see come to fruition? I’m sure that’s a question my friend Grey asked many times as she grieved the Death of her Dream.  Does that seem cruel to you? Like unnecessary suffering and heartache when you might have been content to keep with […]

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Death of a Dream

I’m excited to share my dear friend Grey Zachary with you all today. She, just like many of us, has suffered the painful death of a dream. But she also has much wisdom to share about how to handle that grief. Be encouraged, friends. ********* You can be anything you want to be… Except when you […]

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When Dreams are Delayed

I confess, I can be pretty impatient. When I set my sights on something I want it now. But God-sized dreams are rarely served up fast food style. In fact often, they come slower than slow cooked. You see, I’ve already had this vision for My Messy Desk for at least five years and the […]

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When Drudgery Dulls Dreams

As women, we seem to face obstacles men never do. They are expected to do big things and chase their dreams. But often once women marry and have children, the demands placed on them sometimes feel less than dreamy. Diapers. Dishes. Dusting. Doctors appointments. For some of you that may be your dream. If that’s […]

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Dreaming Doesn’t Mean Discontent

Who you are doesn’t have to be at odds with who you’re becoming. In fact, finding contentment with who you are right now is the first step to becoming, as my friend Kristine Brown says, More Than Yourself. I’m excited to share her words about why dreaming doesn’t mean you are discontent today! ********* I […]

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