In honor of my birthday I wanted to post 37 lessons I have learned over the years. I cannot believe I turn 39 on May 15th! May God minister to your heart.

  1. God understands
  2. Laugh a lot
  3. Embrace the moment
  4. Enjoy life
  5. Say sorry
  6. Exercise often
  7. Do the impossible
  8. Ignore the cynics 
  9. Deal with shame 
  10. Run your race 
  11. Reduce worrying 
  12. Trust God
  13. Write a book about your story 
  14. Give yourself a break 
  15. Forgive yourself 
  16. Forgive others
  17. Don’t just talk about it be about it
  18. Take more risks
  19. Do your best 
  20. Read the Bible 
  21. Listen to God
  22. Lay hold of opportunities 
  23. Prepare for the best 
  24. Maximize your gifts 
  25. Dream big 
  26. Fall forward
  27. Invest in your kids future 
  28. Date your spouse 
  29. Pain is a good teacher 
  30. Sacrifice 
  31. See a counselor 
  32. Rest
  33. Try new things 
  34. Keep a journal 
  35. Give back 
  36. Invest in your community 
  37. Be a hope dealer