Power Shift

It has been 72 hours since God shifted me from employee to entrepreneur! As most of you learned from my last post, I was relieved from my 9-5, but I’m relieved to know I don’t have to work for or answer to anyone ever again, except for me, because I AM NOW THE BOSS! I’m grateful that God released me from jealousy, negativity and the hands of the person that thought they could hold me back, but sadly for that person, God has done nothing but push me forward! I don’t look at anything as a loss, because in order me to climb to the top, the work that I was doing had to STOP! I’m not sure if anyone else is going through a temporary storm (sadly in the midst of this pandemic), but if you are, understand this, you are being put in the perfect position to shift you to something far greater than what you thought you lost! There will probably be times you experience depression, nervousness, anxiety, fear and uncertainty about your future, but just like those days, this (tough time) too shall pass. Don’t give up or lose hope, because you can’t see what’s ahead. Remember, He does, and I can assure you, He’s already cleared the way. All you’ve got to do is trust Him and follow His lead!

Thank you for your continued support and following, even in my absence! I appreciate all of you, but I appreciate your love so much more!

Until next time my (faithful) NOTE takers!

Writefully yours,

Deetra La’Rue

Do you believe?

“Oh ye of little faith”? Does your disbelief in whether or not you can obtain success or be anything you want to, holds you back from executing your ideas? Do you personally feel as though you’re not capable or has someone planted the seed and told you so? A lot of times, people are reluctant to step out on faith and “go get their blessings”, all because they don’t believe in themselves.

I used to struggle with self-defeating behaviors as a teen and in my early twenties, because I constantly told myself I wasn’t capable of doing half (if not all) of the things I wanted to do. I didn’t believe in myself, largely due to my lack of assertiveness. I sat on a lot of my dreams, aspirations and goals, because “I” didn’t believe in me. To make matters even worse, I didn’t have anyone to dispel my crazy unbelief.

However, I couldn’t depend on anyone to tell me something, and expect me to believe them, when I was in disbelief. This path of destruction continued for years, until I got even closer to God. My thought patterns changed from negative to positive, my attitude improved and I went from self-doubt to knowing I could, even if I was told I couldn’t.

Just imagine, had I stayed down and never come up, I wouldn’t be where I am today. I’m certain my misery and lack of confidence would’ve kept me low, when it was meant for me to go high. I must admit, there are still times I second guess myself or hesitate at ideas, but even I have to “check myself”. I know my worth and value, and that is what keeps me moving forward.

When was the last time you believed in yourself? Or, are you one of those people who base and measure their self-worth off of someone else’s opinion? Is there anything you’d like to pursue, but you don’t believe you can do whatever it is you are seeking? Let me guess, you gave up long before you even started. I’ve been there, but like me, you’ve got to get rid of your self-defeating behaviors.

Besides, you can’t expect anyone to believe what you are selling or take you seriously, if you don’t even believe in yourself!

Until next time my NOTE takers!

Writefully yours,

Deetra La’Rue