Ambassador– an authorized messenger or representative (dictionary.com). Since, I have trusted in Christ as my savior I am now an ambassador for Him in all the things I do and all the ways I act.”We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.” 2 corinthians 5:20
Balance-mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm behavior, judgment, etc.(dictionary.com). After my relationship with the Lord, I am finding balance with my husband, family, friends, career, fitness, nutrition, personal growth and now blogging!
- not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring: abold hero.
- not hesitating to break the rules of propriety; forward; impudent: He apologized for being so bold as tospeak to the emperor.
- necessitating courage and daring; challenging: a bold adventure.
- beyond the usual limits of conventional thought or action; imaginative: Einstein was a boldmathematician. a difficult problem needing a bold answer.
- striking or conspicuous to the eye; flashy; showy: a bold pattern.
Dream– an involuntary or voluntary vision occurring to a person when awake (dictionary.com). My dreams lead me to explore, to ask, to imagine all of the possibilities for my life. To stop dreaming, is to stop moving forward. Lynette Lewis says it perfectly, “Dream BIG. Dream on all cylinders.”
Expect– to look forward to; regard as likely to happen; anticipate the occurrence or the coming of (dictionary.com). Oh how I love Lynette’s illustration’s, “Expect to be expecting.” When you don’t see it, expect it. God has PLANS, so EXPECT THEM! Live fully in the season and expect great things to come. Expect prayers to be answered.
Influence– to move or impel (a person) to some action (dictionary.com) Like Lynette Lewis, I want to be “a woman of influence.” I want to move, encourage and enliven people to their fullest potential. Oh how I wish I had been at the New Life Church Daughter’s Conference this year! Instead I listen to the podcasts!
Invest– to use, give, or devote (time, talent, etc.), as for a purpose or to achieve something (dictionary.com). Invest “I have never known a person that did anything half-heartedly, to be successful,” John Maxwell. In all endeavors it is important to be reminded to invest and commit in order to achieve success!
Perseverance– steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement, an continuance in a state of grace to the end, leading to eternal salvation (dictionary.com). I like the verb, to persevere, even better: to persist in anything undertaken; maintain a purpose in spite of difficulty, obstacles, or discouragement; continue steadfastly (Dictionary.com).