During times of chaos, we place our hope in the one who never changes, Jesus Christ.
“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8
As Christian Life Coaches, our clients, families, and friends, are often looking to the coach in their midst for a different voice in the storm. Our empathetic voices can bring a sense of clarity, calmness, and hope.
There is a wonderful acronym for H.O.P.E.
As Christians, we have a choice to make. We can function with a “hope” mentality or a “despair” mentality. After all, we are called to be the salt and light of the earth.
“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men. You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden;” Matt 5:13-14
How are you choosing to focus on hope? It is most certainly a minute-by-minute decision. Often, coaches and encouragers our struggling as well.
Perhaps, some tools for your personal toolbox might be in order?
Investing your time with the Father is not just a luxury but is a necessity. Bathe in the word and shut out the world. Create a sacred space and time. This will fill you up so you can ultimately pour into others. If you want to learn more about how to pray, you might enjoy this lession from Billy Graham on “How to Talk to God”.
During chaotic times, a place to document your thoughts and prayers could bring comfort and hope. When you come through the adversity, there will be a place to reflect and then praise God for the deliverance. Interested in learning more about journaling? Check out these tips from Desiring God on “Five Ways to Flourish in Journaling”.
Take this time to tackle an online business building course that you have been putting off. For example, self-paced DISC Training Certification https://www.christiancoachinstitute.com/courses/certified-disc-facilitator/. Read one of the motivational books that have been gathering dust on the bookshelf. So many options to keep you moving forward personally and professionally.
Your time and talents are needed right now. Reach out to clients, friends, family, and fellow coaches. God may be placing someone on your heart, respond to the Holy Spirit’s prompting. Encouraging and loving on others is such a gift. How can you bless someone today?
In conclusion, we at Christian Coach Institute are here for you as well. We are blanketing you all in prayer. Let’s bravely embrace a mentality of hope!
“God will help you overflow with hope in Him through the Holy Spirit’s power within you.” Romans 15:13
Don’t forget self-care! Here is another reading to enjoy: