How do you know if your dream is from God or just your own idea? And what if your dreams and ambitions for the future don’t line up with the season God has placed you in?
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In this episode (part 2 of 2), Holly and I continue our conversation with Christy Wright. We dive deeper into the topics of Christy’s devotional, “Living True: 40 Days to Get Back to You”, including discovering which of God’s traits has meant the most to Christy in her life.
Christy shares her wisdom on how to discern whether a dream is from God or just your own idea as well as what to do when your season doesn’t line up with your dreams or ambitions. We also discuss how to trust God even when it seems like things are not going according to the plan we thought He gave us.
This is part 2 of our conversation with Christy, so make sure you check out part 1 if you missed it.
Key Points Discussed:
- What truth about God means the most to Christy?
- Is my dream from God or from myself?
- Character of God
- Can you name the fear ?
- Journal it & share it
- The cry test
- When your season doesn’t line up with your dreams or ambitions
- Doing the right thing at the time
- Ask yourself: “What is right right now?”
- How do we trust God for our future when things have fallen through in the past?
- Leaders are Learners
- The Drama of Scripture by Craig G. Bartholomew and Michael W. Goheen
- Fall in Love with God’s Word by Brittany Ann
- The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer
- Life: An Obsessively Grateful, Undone by Jesus, Genuinely Happy, and Not Faking it Through the Hard Stuff Kind of 100-Day Devotional by Lisa Harper
Key Quotes from the Episode:
“When we recognize God in our past, we are more likely to recognize him in our present and in our future.”
“If you can name your fear, it might be wisdom that is holding you back.”
“God is okay with you wrestling with Him.”
“We want to put things in buckets–it’s either us or God. It can be both!”
“God sees you right now. He sees you right now, right where you are. He sees you and He is with you.”
Connect with Christy Wright:
Christy’s devotional: “Living True: 40 Days to Get Back to You”
Christy Wright is a #1 national best-selling author, personal development expert, and host of The Christy Wright Show. She’s been featured on Today Show and Fox News, and in Entrepreneur and Woman’s Day Magazines. Since 2009, Christy has served at Ramsey Solutions, where she teaches on personal development, business, and faith. You can follow Christy on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube or online at www.christywright.com.
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