Over the last 11 days of starting this project many people have gotten behind me with such encouraging words. Encouraging words to me are like gas for my tank, they keep me going. After getting some encouragement I feel like I can conquer the world. My love language is definitely words of affirmation. When I was working with the kids in the after school program I would constantly remind them of the power of their words. I would say, "Your words are powerful and you have the opportunity to make people feel really good with your words or to make them feel really bad with your words." Words can be life and death. I don't want to take for granted the life that encouraging words bring. So no matter how many times my husband says, "I love you" I will treat it like the first and when he says, "you're beautiful" I will force myself to believe him, when people say "I'm amazing" I will start to live like I'm amazing and when they say, "you are a great mom" I will walk confidently knowing I'm a great mom. I want to be a person that receives the life that encouraging words give. Like when the Lord says, "You are more than a conqueror." I want to live like I can conquer this world.
Today I am grateful for encouraging words.