Presentation on theme: "My silly family.... Everyone wears a label…. NO, ACTUALLY, IM AN AMATEUR… Are you a professional woman? Amateur Definition #1: the opposite of a professional."— Presentation transcript:
My silly family...
Everyone wears a label….
NO, ACTUALLY, IM AN AMATEUR… Are you a professional woman? Amateur Definition #1: the opposite of a professional. Someone who engages in study, sport or activity for pleasure rather than for financial benefit.
IS MOTIVATED BY WHAT SHE LOVES AND VALUES An Amateur Woman…
REJECTS THE EQUATION STRESS = VALUE An Amateur Woman
So do not worry, saying, What shall we eat or What shall we drink or What shall we wear?…your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. ~ Matthew 6:31-33 Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. ~Matthew 19:14 What is it that I love?
BELIEVES THAT PLEASURE AND REST ARE IMPORTANT PARTS OF LIFE. An Amateur Woman… Come to me all you who are weary and heavy laden and I will give you rest…rest for your souls. ~Matthew 11:28
EMBRACES THE TRUTH THAT CREATIVITY AND FREEDOM ARE THE BIRTHRIGHTS OF GODS DAUGHTERS An Amateur Woman…
EMBRACES THE FACT THAT SHE HAS WORTH IN GODS KINGDOM AND A JOB TO DO ON THE EARTH, NOT JUST IN HER OWN HOUSEHOLD! An Amateur Woman… For we are Gods masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. ~Ephesians 2:10
What is your Life Strategy Archetype? * The Improviser: does the best she can do with the resources she as at the moment… The Superwoman: who wants to have it all and plans to do it all at the same time The Sequencer who wants to have it all and plans to do it all over the course of her life 60% of one of these groups says they are very satisfied with their lives. Which one?
CONSIDER OLYMPIANS: AMATEUR DOES NOT MEAN SLACKER! Amateur definition #2: An athlete who doesnt compete for payment or monetary prize. AN AMATEUR WOMAN IS MOTIVATED BY EXCELLENCE: HER OWN PERSONAL BEST.
Your training regimen includes… Good nutrition Good literature, good instructional books, less mental clutter.
Your training regimen includes… Getting to know yourself: therapy, personality tests, spiritual gifts tests Good coaches, mentors and friends Spiritual training (church, Bible study, prayer)
Your training regimen includes… Creative endeavors Cultivating humility. Learn that failure isnt fatal!
WHEN IT COMES TO MOTHERHOOD, WE ARE ALL AMATEURS. WHEN IT COMES TO BEING WOMEN, WE ARE AMATEURS AS WELL. Amateur definition #3: a person inexperienced or unskilled in a particular activity. Fighting lions is not for amateurs.