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Building and Growing Your Best Life Podcast Nothing is off limits here! Intentional Living, Authentic Faith, True Purpose and Identity The Abundant Life God Promises in John 10:10

Building and Growing Your Best Life Podcast Nothing is off limits here! Intentional Living, Authentic Faith, True Purpose and Identity The Abundant Life God Promises in John 10:10
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Building and Growing Your Best Life Podcast Nothing is off limits here! Intentional Living, Authentic Faith, True Purpose and Identity The Abundant Life God Promises in John 10:10






Episode 017: Nothing Goes As Planned

Nothing Goes As Planned Welcome Back to the Building and Growing Your Best Life Podcast!! Where have I been and what's been going on??? VERSES REFERENCED Proverbs 16:9 "A man's heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps." We. as humans, love to make plans. Plan out every detail of how and what WE want our lives, homes, families, etc to look and feel like right??? NKJV "In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps." NIV Find me...


Episode 16: Mama Co-Op Community

More Be sure to download the attached PDF or photo to email, share, print with/for all your mama friends!! I can't wait to have you sweet friend!


Mama Bird Book + Life-Giving Journal

Mama Bird Book + Life-Giving Journal, Author Melissa Crossland, will be available for PREORDERS March 12th. To receive updates, additional content and a chance at a FREE copy, you MUST go to and SUBSCRIBE to be on my email/newsletter list.


Episode 014: 5 Ways to Guarding Our Hearts

Read more on the Journal Blog @ You will find all the details | verses referenced| and more on the Blog I love that you're listening to the Building and Growing Your Best Life podcast! Take 5 mins to leave a rating & review; I read one with every episode. Find and Follow me here:


Episode 013: What is Spiritual Growth Life Coaching?

Life Coaching - helps you to make and achieve goals that would not be possible on your own - helps to implement successful changes in each client's life - is present and future focused rather than past focused like a therapist or counselor - unbiased & non-judgmental environment - serves you in motivation, commitment, accountability, and responsibility - offers clarity ~ self-awareness from a godly truth perspective - boosts confidence and self-esteem in whom God made/purposed/called you to...


Episode 12: Who Is Writing Your Story?

Who is writing your story? What are "right priorities?" The story of Tabitha in the Bible (Acts 9) VERSES REFERENCED: Exodus 20:3; Matthew 22; Acts 9; 1 Corinthians 14:40; Matthew 6:33; Matthew 10:39 FREE PDF JUST FOR YOU! Music Credit: The Piano Guys "Story of My Life"


Episode 011: The KETO Diet would KILL me

Hi I'm Melissa! I cannot eat and follow the KETO Diet because I would die...literally! Have you ever heard anyone in your life say that??? On this episode, I am sharing a very real and HARD part of my journey towards Building and Growing my Best Life with you. It pertains to all things food, food additives, and food chemicals (yay fun!) and what they were doing to my body and life. And, by the way, none of it was good stuff. Did I want to sign up for having to totally retrain my entire...


Episode 010: Focus | My One Word for 2018

Focus - the center of interest or activity; producing clear visual definition Learn what demands your attention vs. deserves your attention Be okay with saying 'no" to things in order to give a "yes" to the best of what God has for you Verses for FOCUS: 2 Timothy 2:15; Colossians 3:2; Proverbs 4:25; Mark 1:35; and Luke 4:42 Find me @


Are We There Yet? A Season of Waiting on the Lord

What do we do when we are in a season of waiting? We've prayed, and now we want answers. What does God's word say about these seasons of waiting? Psalm 27:14 NLT Ephesians 3:20 Galatians 4:3-4 Advent links: (Never too late to start today) Not an ad or partnership WHERE TO FIND...


Episode 008: Self-Care, Mantras & Who We Worship

10 Simple Self-Care Practices Daily Affirmations and Mantras + How to speak truth over your life How we worship ourselves and life-changing ways to change it We were created for worship | Are we worshipping God or what He created? Verses Referenced: Psalm 127:1 ~ Galatians 2:20 ~ Mark 12:30-31 Ephesians 4:22-24 ~ Colossians 3:5 ~ Luke 9:23-24 John 12:24


Roots of Your Life - Part Three | Standing Firm

Top Four Reminders/Implements to Standing Firm with an Unshakable Faith 1. Remember Who God is 2. Praise Him for what He has already done in your life - His character & faithfulness 3. Place your Hope in Him alone 4. Anticipate and Believe God is hearing your prayers and will answer VERSES REFERENCED: PSALM 71:1-8 JOHN 16:33 Where can you reach out to...


Episode 006: She Made Me A Mama

This story is a story of truth | restoration | survival | honor | love In honor of my daughter, Chelsea, who turned 26 this week and made me a mama. Our story is not without it's ups and downs, hard times (truly just surviving) and full restoration in Christ. She is loved beyond measure! And God loves her more that I do. Real vulnerability to let you know: You are not alone! God is for you! You can endure hard're a mama!


Episode 005 - Roots of Your Life - Part Two

What does it mean to "be the church"? What does being the church | outside of the walls of a church | look like? What are our "gifts from God"? How can I find out what mine are? Verses referenced: Ephesians 4:11 | Romans 12:3 | 1 Corinthians 12:3 & 7 Spiritual Gifts Test @ How to find...


The Roots of Your Life - Part One Focused Faith

Part One of The Roots of Your Life - Focused Faith What is focused faith? What does having focused faith do? What impact can having focused faith make in your life? Verses referenced: Matthew 14:30 Matthew 14:22-30 Matthew 17:20 How can you reach me:


Episode 003: The #1 Key Ingredient for Your Best Life

The #1 Key Ingredient for Your Best Life It will always be the unmerited grace freely given by God! Always friends! In every relationship, every instance and circumstance, grace has to abound. Grace as rest and release feels good, and we would love to stay in that place. God can sometimes extend grace upon us that can also rip and tear us from something harmful and dangerous to bring us to something that is better. What can grace do to help us build and grow our best life? Verses...


Episode 003: Digging Out the Weeds of Your Life

This episode: Who's green thumb are you allowing to plant seeds of truth, love and grace into the garden of your life? The weeds are not just rooted! They spread across the whole boundaries and everywhere in between your garden/life. The season of digging will be ~ Uncomfortable | Painful | Sorrowful But the results are glorious! Let the oxygen and newly turned soil our hearts are longing for is waiting ~ let's get digging friends! Verses referenced: Isaiah 58:11 (ESV) James...


Episode 002 - Top 5 Things that are Holding You Back from Your Best Life

There are FIVE (5) consistent things that will keep you from achieving and attaining your best life! What are they? 1. Fear 2. Unsupportive Family/Spouse 3. Procrastination 4. Distractions 5. Doubts We dig deeply into each one, and dispel them all with what God says is true about each one. Friends, your best life is waiting! Waiting for you to say "yes" | take a step or leap of faith | seek His truth over your life. Verses referenced in this episode: Isaiah 41:10 Psalm...