Apr 17, 2019 | Podcast

003: The Next Right Thing with Emily P. Freeman

“We make 35,000 decisions every day – no wonder we struggle to make the big ones!” 

In this episode, best-selling author, Emily P. Freeman, shares from her new book, The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions.

So many of us live full and busy lives which can cause us to feel rushed and hurried internally as well. But when we invite God into the decision-making process it can change everything. Emily’s podcast has resonated with so many women – over 2.2 million downloads in the last year and a half! And her new book is a run-away best-seller just a few weeks from release. Yay, God!

Emily offers so many practical tools for how to sift through the clutter and do the next right thing, giving us the opportunity to finally breathe. Enjoy! 

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Important Takeaways from Show

  • We make 35,000 decisions every day – no wonder we struggle to make the big ones. 
  • Unmade decisions hold a lot of power. 
  • External busyness can seep into our souls internally.
  • When we feel hurried on the inside, it can be difficult to discern what we really long for and what might be best.  
  • There is a connection between what we believe about God and our ability to make decisions with confidence. 
  • A wrong decision is just a wrong decision – it doesn’t mean we’re wrong. It doesn’t speak to our identity, just our situation. 
  • “Clarity cannot be rushed” – Marie Forleo
  • When seeking direction, look for “arrows” not just answers.
  • The point is not a decision, a plan, or certainty, but union with God.

TLR 003 - Confidence in God - Emily P. Freeman

 

Links from Show

BOOK: The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions

INTERVIEW: Grace for the Good Girl with Emily Freeman 

BOOK: Grace for the Good Girl

PODCAST: The Next Right Thing Podcast

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