It’s less than 6 weeks to She Speaks!
I have to confess to ya’ll that I have a little, bitsy problem. I’m obsessed with my own birthday. I know. I know. That’s so narcissitic that your opinion of me has probably dropped into the basement. It’s just that my mom let me choose all my favorite foods, baked a yummy cake and really treated me like a princess for the day… I digress (and it’s not nice to blame your mama for your narcissim).
What I meant to tell you is that I love She Speaks so much that it has surpassed my birthday. That’s a huge deal as you can tell.
For the next few weeks, I want to give tips for getting ready for She Speaks. For those of you not attending this year, I promise to write these so that you’ll have something practical to take away too.
My number one, most important tip is to remember that you are in the spiritual battle of your life! The good news is that you can win.
I’ve covered this thought in this post, so I won’t cover old ground. I just want to encourage you to start each day with Jesus, reminding yourself of who He is and who you are to Him. Fill yourself with truth and pray through the spiritual armor in Ephesians 6. Don’t forget to pick up that shield of faith to extinguish Satan’s fiery darts, because I guarantee that they’ll be flying.
Speaker Girls, Satan hates that you love Jesus and want to share Him with others. He will use any opportunity to speak lies about your calling and abilities. He’s not above causing conflict in your relationships to distract you. This is war! I didn’t recognize the battle the first year I attended She Speaks, and the war took a toll that it never should have. Here’s my story. (Please note that this post is 2 years old, so disregard the opening contest information. It’s long gone!)
If you’ll recognize it as such, you’ll arrive at She Speaks with a few of the normal nerves, but your spirit will be strong.
Fight the fight, Speaker Girls!