Author Archives: Lysa TerKeurst

Because I Am Loved

Because I Am Loved

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time. – 1 Peter 5:6 Thought for the Day: Doing something in order to be loved is a trap, but doing something because I am loved is incredibly freeing. My friend Kathrine Lee once said to me, “The first time I lost weight, I did

Satisfy Your Cravings Without Guilt

How many times have you wished and hoped and prayed that maybe, just maybe, this time your efforts to eat healthier and lose weight would finally work? I’ve wished and hoped and prayed many times and I know how hard it is. I know what it’s like to try all the latest and greatest fad

Repentance = I Quit

Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. – 2 Corinthians 7:10 Thought for the Day: Jesus didn’t die so we’d be sorry. He died and then was resurrected so we’d be changed. – Steven Furtick My heart is stirred this morning to say it’s time

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Seeing Good in the Hard Things

I’ll never forget the first time I attended a publishing convention, giddy with excitement and weighed down with fifteen copies of my book proposal. I was more on a mission than a college senior looking for a diamond-toting man willing to grant her a Mrs. degree. Yes, ma’am. My shoes and I clippity-clapped all around that convention floor making

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Everyday Moments to Treasure

And yet I will show you the most excellent way. If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. — 1 Corinthians 12:31–13:1 Each morning, I have a routine with my man. It’s simple. Nothing profound. Nothing for which we’d ever stop

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Boss Your Taste Buds Around

Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. — Romans 8:5 Thought for the Day: “Taste buds, you aren’t the boss of me!” Whatever my physical struggle, I can’t believe the lie

Stand Firm in the Faith

Embrace Courageous Choices

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. — 1 Corinthians 16:13 Thought for the Day: Making a courageous choice means walking on the path of discipline in the area of our food choices. It’s coming to the realization that changes need to be made — and making those changes in the quietness

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