When this popular decorating blogger talks about change, you may think she’s referring to décor . . . but these principles apply to so many areas of life beyond furniture arrangements and wall art.

  1. Change creates a new beginning.
    Yesterday may have been about tears, dissatisfaction, and letting go, but today is different. Change of any kind gives birth to a new beginning. Embrace the possibility with gusto.
  2. Change shifts things.
    This adventure sets you on a new path and gives you a fresh vantage point. Today you are blessed with the chance to look at your life and home from a new perspective.
  3. Change calls you to action.
    I have always felt that God wants to use people who are willing to move their feet. You will definitely get moving in this pursuit of a newfound love for your home. Each change you encounter will encourage and enlighten you as you walk through the next one.
  4. Change ignites your imagination.
    This journey you begin today will spark your creativity. Ask yourself, “What if? What if I traded my dark curtains for light linen panels? What if I turned my dining room into my office? What if I believed in transformation?” Creativity makes dreams come true.
  5. Change inspires confidence.
    If you doubt your talent or sense of style, make a list of your passions and move forward with hope.
    Trade your fear of failure for the joy of trying.Click To TweetWhether you are redesigning a room or redesigning your life, you can do it with confidence.
Excerpted from Love the Home You Have, copyright ©2015 by Melissa Michaels. Used with permission from Harvest House Publishers. All rights reserved.