Upgrade Your Disappointing Season from an Obstacle to an Opportunity

Have you ever been so sure about a plan? So expectant, hopeful and full of faith about something or someone only to be thoroughly disappointed? Whilst reading Own Your Everyday by Jordan Lee Dooley, I was reminded me of how God kept me and the lessons we can garner through those times. A Season of Epic Disappointment After my uni graduation and smashing my degree with a first class honours in Business Entrepreneurship, I was buzzing, and ready take over the corporate world with my…

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Don’t Just Dream The Dream, Ignite Your Inner Entrepreneur – Here’s how

Are you a potential Christian entrepreneur with a dream, vision or idea that is just that, a dream, vision or idea? Here's some encouragement to help you go from dreamer to entrepreneur in one small step. Marie Forleo, one of my fave business mentors and influencers, sent out the most awesome email (as she always does) to her students. “You're a leader and a shining example of entrepreneurial possibility — showing the world what it looks like to do business from a place of love, truth and…

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Get Better, Not Bitter, After Rejection! 5 Biblical Truth Bombs you need to know

I read Hagar's story in the summer of last year - as I lay in bed at my nan-in-laws by the sea - after being rejected by someone I hoped would be a friend for life. I’d been dwelling on this friendship break down for months and it was impacting me negatively as the hurt from this friendship had begun to impact other areas of my life. I refused to let this rejection become a poison and I went to God with it in prayer (again). I dived into God's word and He dropped what I call 'golden truth…

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Encouragement for the girl that wants to step out in faith but is feeling vulnerable, apprehensive and afraid

You can do it girl! And I am already proud of you! Deep down you know CAN do it too! But sometimes just before we to step out in faith and do that new thing, that hard thing, we sometimes experience a flood of doubt, a bit of fear and then we ask am I really meant to be doing this? Despite the God-given dreams, words, confirmations, we sometimes still ask, who am I to do this?  I know you're scared, afraid, apprehensive and feeling vulnerable, but you are the right person to do this! This…

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10 Things I Learned About My Purpose When Peter Tried To Walk On Water

Fear and doubt were standing in the way. Standing in the way of answering the call and stepping into the purpose God had for my life. Fear and doubt drafted excuses and worries on my behalf. Worries about things that might never even happen. But we have a choice, to let doubt and fear keep us rooted in mediocrity and lukewarm living or to run wholeheartedly, faithfully and courageously with endurance, the race set before us. As I tried to negotiate with God about doing things based on my…

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I don’t have time for God I’m doing my laundry! Here’s how to pause and prioritise time with God in the middle of it all

October 10, 2018|By Shovorne Adams|In Time with God, Prayer, Christian Living|17 Comments|6 MinutesI Don't Have Time For God, I'm Doing My LaundryIf you’re feeling anything like I am by the end of the workweek, you’re tired. Have you had a long day? Do you have family members to look after too? Does the housework need doing? Where did so much laundry come from anyway? I feel like I just got the wash basket down to empty, and now it’s full again!!! If you answered yes, yes, and…

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My Friend, It’s Time To Bloom. Stepping out in faith when you feel there is no room for you

October 9, 2018|In Entrepreneurship, Christian Entrepreneurship, Know Your Worth|By Shovorne Adams|8 Minutes|29 CommentsTrust me I’ve been there? God’s been telling you what you should do but you’re fighting against your calling. Putting the signs down to coincidence or feeling that if you do this first, or get that done first then the time will be right. Plus others are doing it so well and you feel like there is no room for you. Feelings of inadequacy, comparison, and inferiority…

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Hey Girl, Grab a Chair! Welcome To The Hope Table

I LOVE a themed social. A blush and gold tea party; bright hats and bright chats; Ladies Come Dine With Me; War Room movie night – just give it a theme and I am all over it! Having done events planning during my career my organisational skills and my table-scaping game are puh-retty good if I do say so myself. I delight in taking the time to prepare for guests. Even if it’s just one friend coming over for a cuppa, I might whip out the cutesy floral teacups or my duck-egg-ish blue tea set. Who…

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