How long will you wait before you begin?  (Joshua 18:3) 

The recipe that you are wanting to try, begin with the first ingredient.

The friend that you haven’t talked to in years, begin with hello.

The letter you need to write, begin with Dear______,

The time you’ve missed with your children, begin with a kiss on their forehead right now.

The place that you’ve longed to visit, begin with a picture on the fridge.

The person that is mad at you, begin with I’m sorry.

The person you are mad at, begin with an honest prayer.

The husband that is not even sure who you are anymore, begin with holding his hand.

The job you’ve wanted all your life, begin with your name on the application.

The picture you’ve wanted to paint, begin with getting the tip of that yellow paintbrush wet.

The book you’ve wanted to write, begin with one word.

The exercise you need, begin with any movement.

The appointment you need to make, begin with a phone call.

The marathon you want to run, begin with one step in new shoes.

The healing that you need for your heart, begin with a whisper of truth.

Begin, today.   One Step.  One breath.  One Heart.

Sometimes, what holds us back is needing to have it all figured out…

to know the plan, be equipped, and know what awaits us on the other side.

He awaits you.

He is on the other side.

He is with you as you go.

He is with you as you begin.

Begin today.

Begin now.

How long will you wait before you begin?  (Joshua 18:3)

Have I not commanded you?

Be strong and courageous.

Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged,

for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

Joshua 1:9

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  1. This feels like Jesus gently coaxing us as toddlers to take that first step. 🙂 Thank you, Michelle. Sometimes that first step is so surrounded with fear, but He is with us and will catch us when we fall.

    1. Thank you Trudy! Yes, those first steps…and the ones that follow. One step at a time right :)? Have a blessed weekend friend!

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