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Hey fellow relationships coaches (or aspiring relationship coach 😁),
What feels hard about building your business or mission?
You have this burning desire inside of you to help people in their relationships, but you get frustrated by the process of reaching people?
Right, we get it. So natural.
But we have 2 important questions for you to think about to overcome that frustration:
1. Is your certainty in your vision greater than > the discouraging moments of building your brand?
You’ve got to build up your certainty, big time!
2. Is your mental focus on what actions you can take each day, or more on comparing to others, what isn’t working or what’s not going fast enough?
You’ve got to be an expert at keeping your mind focused on what you can control, your actions!
Lastly, stay strong. Stay committed to helping couples!
We’ve got your back and you can reach out to us anytime!
p.s. we’re so happy to see all of the applications coming in to become a Certified Relationship Coach! The next group training begins very soon, so sign up for a call to learn about becoming certified! 💯🙏🏻
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They say it takes 30 days to change a habit and the reason it works that way is because changing is all about making small & incredibly intentional shifts in your behavior every single day. It’s easier and more likely to implement lasting change when you set realistic goals and experience small wins day after day— it spurs you on and motivates you to keep it up! .
❤️ CONNECTION CHALLENGE: So, what is something you’ve been wanting to change in your marriage? What small shifts can you make over the next 30 days to make it happen? .
We did it | Iceland 2019, Day 6 🌿🏔🌲🔥❄️🌋 After five full days of driving and detours, we finally made it to the south of Iceland, where we’ve previously visited, and thus completed our mission to drive around the entire country along Ring Road. With the afternoon open, we went back to Jökulsárlón Glacia Lagoon, revisited Reynisfjara (black sand beach), took a few detours along the countryside, and decided last minute to explore one more time and hike up a mountain to find the famously hidden “hot river” in an area called Steam Valley. The trek there and back was challenging, especially for me, but absolutely worth it 🏔 Now, we settle down at Hvergerdi, the hot springs capital of the world, for our last night in Iceland, before spending some time in Reykjavik and then returning home to our girls! 👧🏻👶🏻❤️
b a b y // g o l d
Trav & I always said we’d take the test together but as he left to meet with one of the men he pastors something came over me & I decided to take it then.
Mistaking the pregnancy line for the control line on the cheap pregnancy test we purchased from amazon I go to throw the test away thinking “I’m not pregnant.”
As I’m packing everything up arguably earlier than the 3 minutes they tell you to wait before reading the test (oops) I grab the test to throw it away & I see that I’ve been mistaken. Two lines have shown up & instant shock overwhelms me. Are my eyes deceiving me?
All of a sudden it hits me. It is not only me who stands in the bathroom embedded deep within our bedroom. But another little one. Baby Gold! & the first words out of my mouth are “God, I am sorry.”
You’re probably wondering...not “thank you, God?” No, that came second. First came repentance.
I couldn’t have predicted that would be my first response but it was because in that moment I couldn’t help but think of all of the ways we as humanity fall short of the glory of God & yet He still gives.
Not because of us but because of Him. Not because our sin is excusable but because it was purchased. Not because we earned it but because of His grace.
He gave this remarkable gift bundled up in a call to parenthood intended to sanctify us more than any journey we’ve ever been on to date & we just felt so privileged that He was investing in making us more like Christ in such a special way. He didn’t have to but He chose to.
So there you have it, by God’s Grace...
WE ARE PREGNANT!!!!!!!!!!
We couldn’t conclude this announcement without letting y’all know, we have those of you who desperately desire children on our hearts. We see you. We hear you & we are praying fervently for your hearts daily. In His infinite wisdom, His timing, His giving & His withholding ultimately refine us for His glory & our ultimate good. So for whatever reason He has withheld, His withholding in this season is good. We hope this encourages you.
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They must all be the same⁉️
Not true, semen analysis tests vary depending on where you go even if they are in the same city! This was something we just found out. Like I mentioned in my last post, my husband had to do the test twice at two different locations and got two different results. .
Don’t ejaculate for two days before.
Test options -
Bring sample on your own. Sample must be at the clinic in less than an hour from when it was collected. You must hold the sample against your body for warmth.
Collect sample in person in the bathroom of the clinic.
Time frame- a week
Results- low sample size and slow swimmers .
Instructions- Don’t ejaculate for 2-5 days but no more than 7. Cannot use any lubricants at all to obtain sample. It must be obtained dry.
Collect sample in person in the clinic. Nice reclining lazy boy chair and a toilet in the room.
Intercourse. Not quite sure what they meant by that.
Time frame- 2 days
Results - normal. .
I say all of of this to say that if you get a result and you want to confirm for sure you may want to test another way or at another clinic. The testing conditions are tough and make it harder to obtain a realistic sample. In my case, I hope the normal results are correct but I really could use a third one to confirm. Unfortunately, unless ordered again, my husband is over doing these samples. I’m secretly just happy he has able to perform for these as I don’t know if I could!!
Bye for now... Mrs! 👋🏼
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I ❤️ this quote! “There will always be someone who can't see your worth. Don't let it be you.” Mel Robbins - #5SecondRule If you are continuously apologizing for your existence because of some crappy person always belittling every thing you do, and never choose to see how awesome you are, you’ll never be able to accomplish half of what you’re meant to do. Cut the negative people out of your life, you don’t need them! Start learning to love yourself and, Darling you’ll soon be able to fly to places you only dreamed of! 😘
Something I had to realize before marriage was that I was FIRST the BRIDE of Christ. (Let me explain)... I had to learn to be completely filled by the love of Jesus before I even knew what real love looked like. That period of time, before @thegoodandthechad came along, was so vitally important because I learned to not settle for the “cheap imitation” of love that the world so often portrays but to WAIT for a love that reflected the love of Christ, a love I already knew. I seriously can’t stress enough how important the season of singleness is. .
For more of my thoughts on this make sure to check out the “singleness series” on my @youtube channel (link in bio!) 💛✨
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