The Embarrassing Truth About Writing a Book

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Stressing out about writing a book is NEVER worth it.

I’m embarrassed to admit that I acted like a crazy person for the year and a half of my life while putting this book on paper. It was like the world was coming to an end.

It was all about me!

What are people going to think?

Am I good enough to do this?

Me, an author? Like titles are all that important at the end of the day.

Insecurity relentlessly taunted me day and night.

Looking back I was self-absorbed. My face is flushed while admitting this to you.

After it was all said and done (or wrote) I held the book in my hands and the only thing that truly mattered was God’s grace.

Yes, God’s grace that saved my life. God’s mercy that kept me here a little longer on earth to hopefully share Jesus’ love with a hurting world.

Memories of my life raced through my mind and tears leaked out the corners of my eyes the moment I held my book Worthy of a Miracle for the first time.

Thank you Jesus. Thank you. I prayed.

That’s all that ever really mattered or still matters … Jesus.

A small piece of my life was written on those pages to share that our God is real and our God is always here with us.

I’ve taken some time off from my blog. I’m not sure where I’m headed. The only place I want to be is in continuous fellowship with God worshiping Him. That is my life’s priority.

Being 100% authentic is at the core of who God created me to be and at any time I feel the tug to live for the world, I retreat. I hop off social media and you’ll see limited post from me.

While the world tells me in order to keep a steady following I must post consistently, my heart longs to stay in alignment with the Holy Spirit.

If your reading this today I want to say thank you for supporting me here and believing in me. You inspire me to keep it real and to simply be me. I hope when you see my emails come through you’ll continue to take a peak and see what God’s up to. Thank you for understanding the ebbs and flows of my inconsistent post.

For anyone out there that is working hard to achieve your goals I want to encourage you to take time to connect with God consistently throughout your day. Make sure He is your number #1 focus and not the goal you are working towards. If your life feels out of balance I highly recommend finding a Christian coach or mentor.

Dear Lord I pray for each reader here to connect with you deeper in this very moment. May we take time to talk with you and seek you first throughout our day. Make us sensitive to the prompting of the Holy Spirit inside of us. We love you Lord. In Jesus name we pray. Amen.

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How To Overcome Criticism

Everybody struggles with defeating thoughts; we are not alone in this. The enemy will attack our worth via criticism. We have to stop letting negativity lead us. Instead, take it captive and lead it with the truth.

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Whenever the lies bombard me, I can speak these five truths out loud instead.

1) God will never condemn me. He does not disapprove of me. He does not criticize or blame me. He does not find fault in me (Rom. 8:1–2).

2) God has not given me a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline (2 Tim. 1:7).

3) I am strong, and the word of God lives in me, and I have overcome the evil one (1 John 2:14).

4) I am in perfect peace because I trust in God as my thoughts stay fixed on him (Isa. 26:3).

5) I have been given authority over all the power of the enemy, and nothing will harm me (Luke 10:19). 

(Excerpt from Worthy of a Miracle, Chapter 15 Speak Truth)

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How to Find God in the Middle of Devastation

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This is a heavy question … have ever lost a family member or friend to suicide?

I have.

There’s really no words to express the depth of heartache that goes with this type of grief.

My friend Susan Mead knows this pain all to well. She lost her sister to suicide. While that could have easily paralyzed her life, Susan found God’s grace in the middle of her devastation. She wrote about this in her incredible book Dance with Jesus, From Grief to Grace.

No matter where we are in life, grief hits us from every direction. Whether it’s a bad report from the doctor, a broken relationship, a job loss, a sick child or simply being disappointed in ourselves. Grief can present itself in our everyday lives.

You might question is it really possible to experience the joy of moving from broken to blessed or from grief to grace? Find out the truth through Susan’s powerful words in her beautifully written book Dance with Jesus, From Grief to Grace!

Be sure to click here and check out Susan’s blog today! She is giving away a signed copy of my book, Worthy of a Miracle.

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Prayer & Giveaways!

Will you join me today in praying for those who are struggling with health issues? It can be so exhausting physically, mentally and emotionally for those with chronic health issues such as cancer and other diseases. Together lets focus our hearts on those who are sick and hurting, as well as their caregivers, doctors, nurses and medical staff.

Today my sweet friend and author of When a Woman Finds Her Voice, Jo Ann Fore is giving away a signed copy of my book! Enter to WIN here. 

And congratulations to Kelley Murphy for winning this custom-made Worthy necklace! Thank you for sharing #WorthyofaMiracle on social media last month.

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Book Trailer and Invitation for You

It’s hard to believe when I look at the above pictures that was me. And now in exactly two weeks I get to celebrate the Worthy of a Miracle book release! Can you say this with me, OUR GOD IS GOOD!

When I was diagnosed with cancer I prayed God would give me more time to share the love of Jesus with the world. I had no idea that would come through multiple miracles in the months and years ahead.

I would love for you to join me on November 10 to celebrate God and his MIRACLES! 

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A Powerful Lesson from Cancer {& Worthy of a Miracle Necklace Giveaway}

Worthy of a Miracle is a two-part book. Part One is about my personal story of God’s physical and spiritual healing in my life. Part Two is more of a guidebook and inspirational practice to deepen our awareness of worthiness and our relationship with Jesus.

Several years ago I woke up in the middle of the night and this acronym popped in my mind. JESUS: Just Live Today, Expect Miracles, Speak Truth, Use Your Gifts, Start Now! I put it in my cell phone and it stayed there for about a year before I ever did anything with it. Then one day when I was really struggling I pulled the acronym out and started journaling about how it applied to my relationship with God. Little did I know that years later this acronym would be in a book! Over the next few weeks I will share more here with you about each letter in the acronym.

This week we are going to focus on the JJust Live Today. Below is an excerpt out of Worthy of a Miracle, Chapter 13.

“When I was diagnosed with cancer and was afraid I was going to die, I wanted my time back. I wanted to undo the days I’d let slip through my hands . . . the slow and sweet moments with my husband, and the simple and silly moments with my daughter. I would sit on my front porch swing with the sinking feeling (the new reality!) that I only had that very hour, that very day. I could not go backward, and I was not guaranteed a future. I just had “today”.

Looking back, I am finally aware of what a tremendous gift it was to recognize that all I had was that single moment.” (pg. 177)

Focusing on today is one of the key points in Part Two of my book. We all struggle in this fast pace world with actually living in the present moment. I personally get so overwhelmed with my “To Do List” and I constantly stay a day ahead or at least a few hours ahead in my mind.

So how do we actually live in the present moment?

Here are my top 5 Just Live Today habits that help me live in the present moment. (Excerpt from Worthy of a Miracle pg. 179)

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For the month of October I am giving away this beautiful custom-made Worthy of a Miracle necklace. Everyone who shares this blog and any #WorthyofaMiracle #JustLiveToday content on social media will be entered to WIN!!!!! Leave me a comment and let me know what #JustLiveToday habit you will begin to practice. If you would like to purchase a Worthy of a Miracle necklace for you or a friend click here! 

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The WINNER of The Mended Heart by Suzanne Eller is Melissa Chambers who commented on 

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Get. It. Done.

It’s time to Get. It. Done.

8 miles in the rain!!! Yikes!

Let’s push through our excuses and just do it!

Time, money, energy, weather, mindset, people …. all of these are valid excuses but will we let them continue to be our stumbling block to not follow through on our goals?

What are you determined to persevere through? Let me know in the comments below and be entered to WIN The Mended Heart by Suzanne Eller. WINNER ANNOUNCED TUESDAY!!!

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                                          ~Praise for Worthy of a Miracle~

Linda’s story is an amazing example of God’s mighty power and faithfulness. If you’re believing God for something that seems impossible, let this book empower you to believe you are worthy and He is with you! – Lysa TerKeurstNew York Times bestselling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries 

My friend Linda is what I call “Gospel-strong”! In the pages of Worthy of a Miracle, you will see how in Linda’s weakness, Jesus made her “Gospel-strong”! You will not regret buying this book; you’ll like it so much, you’ll buy five more for your family and friends. ­­– Derwin L. Gray, Lead Pastor Transformation Church, Author of Crazy Grace for Crazy Times Bible Study (Lifeway)

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Linda Kuhar is a Certified Christian Life Coach, Board Certified Life Coach, Certified Human Behavior Consultant, Author, Speaker and Mentor. Click here to learn more about coaching with Linda & frequently asked questions.

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Bad Habits to New Habits

I’m inviting you to pray this today: “Search the inner depths of my heart and expose anything that is not of You so I can be set free of it.” Excerpt from Stormie Omartian’s book The Power of Prayer to Change Your Marriage.

What do you need to be set free from?

In my quiet time I was reading Psalm 5:11-12 and part of it reads “Let those who love Your name be joyful and exult in You.” All of a sudden my eyes were opened to a “bad” habit I have. I have a habit of not being joyful, instead I have a habit of anxious thoughts and worrying.

I’ve decided I want to create a new habit of gratitude, thankful and joy filled thoughts to replace my bad habit of anxious and worried thoughts.

Let me know what “bad” habit you have and what new habit you can replace it with?

*I will be announcing giveaway WINNER next Tuesday, be sure to leave a comment to be entered to win The Mended Heart by Suzanne Eller.

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                                         ~Praise for Worthy of a Miracle~

Linda Kuhar extends an invitation to find an extraordinary God at work in the middle of our ordinary lives. She offers faith, encouragement and, most of all, hope. Whether you’re going through a difficult time or are simply looking for inspiration and a new perspective, Worthy of a Miracle will meet you where you are and help you see what could be. – Holley Gerth, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of You’re Already Amazing

I knew Linda’s story would be inspiring, but had no idea how much her book would touch my heart as a woman, a wife, a parent and a believer. Seeing how God orchestrated small and life changing miracles in her life literally moved me to tears as I witnessed the tangible proof of the power of God at work. Her story is a beautiful reminder of God’s sovereignty, packed with scriptural promises and practical steps for growing our relationship with God, while reminding us all that we are worthy of His miracles too. – Tracie Miles, Christian Speaker & Writer, and Author of two best-selling books, Your Life Still Counts: How God Turns Your Past Into A Beautiful Future and Stressed-Less Living: Finding God’s Peace In Your Chaotic World.  

Preorder your copy of Worthy of a Miracle here! Read what other’s say about this book here.

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Linda Kuhar is a Certified Christian Life Coach, Board Certified Life Coach, Certified Human Behavior Consultant, Author, Speaker and Mentor. Click here to learn more about coaching with Linda & frequently asked questions.

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No Pain, No Gain … Really?

This was so hard … 7 miles complete!

Why do we take two steps forward and one step back when working towards our goal? We might need to consider the different factors involved. For example this week I need to look at the difference in the weather, my nutrition and stretching from the previous week.

Coaching tip: When you are working towards your goal do not get discouraged when you have an “off” day. It is part of the process to have good days and bad days. Remember progress not perfection. We must go through growing pains, learning and perseverance to get across the finish line.

Let’s keep up the good work ladies, together we will make it through!

Share with me today your progress and maybe an area that you are struggling in. Let’s talk this through together in the comments below & be entered to win a copy of The Mended Heart by Suzanne Eller.

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Linda Kuhar is a Certified Christian Life Coach, Board Certified Life Coach, Certified Human Behavior Consultant, Author, Speaker and Mentor. Click here to learn more about coaching with Linda & frequently asked questions about the experience.

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