Written by ArikaJanuary 14, 2011
We’re back again for another of LaTara’s posts here at TCMW on her Life, Love, Liberty Blog Tour. For those who don’t know, this blog tour is part of LaTara’s month long birthday celebration. Her birthday is actually on Monday (1/17) but she’s doing it up BIG and celebrating all month long! So, I ask you to join me by wishing her a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Once you’ve read today’s post and left your comment (you could win personal coaching from LaTara when you comment) I’d like to invite you to learn more about the blog tour and why LaTara chose to name it Life, Love, Liberty by heading on over to her Integrated Woman Ministries site and check out this post. Tomorrow We Stretch – LaTara Ham-Ying’s Life, Love, Liberty Blog Tour
Now onto her post, which today is all about balance and why God wants you to find it and keep it! I know at some point or another we all as mamas struggle with finding balance. Throw in running a business and it can get pretty hairy…heck down right SCARY really. So, even if you think you don’t need this post, I encourage you to read it, because unfortunately balance is not something that once we have it always stays in tact…craziness, the busy-ness and the overwhelm creeps back in quite frequently and if we don’t learn to recognize it and nip it in the bud early it only grows and gets worse!
Why God Wants You To Balance Your Life?
In the midst of trying to be everything for everybody you may have lost a sense of how to keep everything in it place. Not the things on your kitchen table or the items in your laundry basket. I am talking about those physical, emotional and spiritual things that throw you off balance if they are not in place.
The connection of your mind, body, and spirit are integral to your daily existence to help you maintain balance. When your body is out of whack it throws of other facets of your life; like your sleeping pattern, your stress levels, and your hunger triggers. When your mind is out of whack it takes your reality and twists it into a false perception. This perception often messes with the way you think you appear to others, how you feel about yourself, and what you think others are saying about you. And when your spirit is out of whack, your relationship and connection with God is out of whack too.
Your ability to leave the pseudo you behind and live a more authentic life, is interrupted when your mind, body, and spirit are out of sync. God does not desire for His children to live lives that are unbalanced. He created you as a balanced being and has given you all you need to maintain it.
One thing we do that throws us off balance is putting on the Super cape we created and stepping into the role of “every woman” to everybody.
I love the song “I’m Every Woman” by Chaka Khan. However, the reality is that we are not every woman and cannot pretend that we are. Yes, like the Proverb woman (Proverb 31), we as women are equipped with the ability to do much.
However, we are not equipped with the ability to be Every Woman. We were created to be one woman – the unique, rare individual God created us to be. To try and be anything more than that, is like telling God you are not satisfied with the skills, talents, and gifts He has blessed you with. It is only possible to be YOU; and as long as you try to be anything more, you can forget living authentically because the path you are on is not yours.
I am looking forward to reading your comments. Remember when you comment, you are entered into the Total Soul Makeover contest here on They Call Me Wahmmy! On Monday I will be choosing the winner and the blessed lady will get 4 hourly sessions, where together we will look at your mind mess, your body mess, and your spirit mess to determine what needs to be worked on, how to do it, and how you can have a better business as a result of it!
LaTara Ham-Ying a certified herbalist, writer, Biblical Life Coach, entrepreneur, and the Founder of Integrated Woman Ministries; a coaching ministry that focuses on helping women find their true path through abundant integrated living. She emphasizes the use of practical Biblical Strategies for healing, transformation, and living in the NOW for a better life and business. Visit LaTara today at http://www.latarahamying and be sure to sign up for your free copy of 7 Strategies for Biblical Success
Remember, wish LaTara a Happy Birthday, leave your comment for a chance to win coaching from LaTara, then head over and learn more about her blog tour, including where you can find her touring for the rest of the month! Life, Love, Liberty Blog Tour
Also, if you liked what LaTara had to share with us, please let us know. Who knows maybe, just maybe if we show her interest we can have her back or even help me get her interested in putting together something special just for the They Call Me Wahmmy mamas!
Have a great weekend ladies!