It’s been about a year since I started Faith’s Guide, and it has definitely been a journey.
I have learned a whole lot about myself, God and situations. I usually write most of my posts on my (very long) commute to work, which gives me a lot of time to reflect. Apart from sharing my faith, this has probably been one of the greatest benefits (for me) of Faith’s Guide. You know when things happen, sometimes you just get on with it, with little to no regard of how significant the event was, or the lessons that was supposed to be learnt. My writing time has now become reflecting time; I would pray, seek God, search scripture to understand what happened, why it happened and the significance of it for my personal growth and development.
The second major lesson learnt over this year is the hard work that goes into creating and maintaining a blog. There’s a process of writing, editing, shooting, designing, researching, praying and finding the time to do all of this – which is not always fun. Nonetheless when I sit down and get to work, it is something that I find really fulfilling.
I know it sounds cheesy, but if there is anything you want to do, try and GO FOR IT!
Will it be easy? Probably not.
Will it be fun? Maybe sometimes.
Will it be fulfilling? Who knows, you will only find out when you try it.
Just a few tips, that I constantly remind myself of that I want to share:
Remember WHY you are doing what you are doing
( So encourage each other to build each other up, just as you are already doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11)
Remember WHOM you are doing it for
(And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:23-24)
Never, ever compare yourself with others
(Pay careful attention to your own work, for then you will get the satisfaction of a job well done, and you won’t need to compare yourself to anyone else. For we are each responsible for our own conduct. Galatians 6:4-5)
There are no short cuts in life – be diligent and committed
(The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor. Proverbs 12:24)
Have a good support system and use them when you need the encouragement, but also be a part of someone else’s support system and provide metal support and encouragement
(And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. Hebrews 13:16)
Just give it your best shot!
(Whatever you do, do well. Ecclesiastes 9:10)
I really hope this blog has been a blessing to you. The journey is not yet over and by God’s grace it gets better and better.
Regarding the vision for next year, I honestly do not know where and what direction I will be going in. What I do know is I will continue to combine two great loves: Christ and Creating.
Thank you all sooo much for your support and love. It means so much to me!! I sincerely pray for God’s blessings and grace on all of ya’ll.
Love your girl,
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