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Hi, I’m Carey -- a speaker, author, and life coach honest about my life and faith, stumbles, fumbles, and all.

My ministry focuses on helping women untangle their self-worth from the world and secure it in Jesus. And when we do, we’re free to live authentic lives… not perfect ones.

A sure-fire recipe for living the tangled life…


Proverbs 3:5-6 in the Message says, “Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. Don’t assume that you know it all.”

So often, there’s a disconnect for me.

~ I don’t always trust God from the bottom of my heart, because I don’t like to give up control in my life.

~ I try to figure it out on my own, because then I have a better chance of creating the outcome I want.

~ I struggle to listen to God’s voice in everything I do and everywhere I go, because sometimes the world’s voice is so much louder. It responds quicker. And I’m impatient.

~ It’s hard to believe He will keep me on track, because so many times I’ve been derailed. And while I have to “own it” and take responsibility for going my own way, sometimes I get mad at God for not stopping me.

~ And truth be told, I so often DO assume I know it all. I’m pretty sure I’m brilliant and have life figured out. I’ve earned a billion different degrees from the School of Hard Knocks, and feel confident I have the answers.

So, this verse messes with me.

It messes with the tangles I hold tightly because those knots are “the way it’s always been” … and sometimes we like the familiar. Right?

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You’re not defective


When God thought you up… He did so with great intention.

He decided the family you’d be born into and the one that would raise you. He thought up the physical features that would define you – from your hair color to your bone structure to the color of your skin. He decided when to bring you into the world because He knew you had what it needed for that season of humanity.

God picked specific character and personality traits to weave through your DNA, knowing the impact you’d have on others.

He filled you full of amazing talents and gifts to help you walk out the plans He designed for your life.

God saw the problems that would come your way — the challenges you’d have to face — the struggles that would prove life-long — and made provision for every one of them.

You weren’t a cosmic collision. God wasn’t in a bad mood when He thought you up. He didn’t lose creativity when He got to you.

And you know what? God. Delights. In. You.

Many of you feel delight-less. You’re sure others consider you too much… or too little. You feel like your wants and needs don’t matter a hill of beans.

And you feel defective.

I’m sorry, friend — sorry that you’ve bought into that great lie that says you don’t matter… and you aren’t good enough.

I get it. I believed those for most of my life.

And it tangled me into knots. Geeze, those beliefs are toxic. And they bleed into every area of life.

It’s so easy to get tangled in worthlessness. But you don’t have to stay trapped there.

Sweet one, God never wanted you to become knotted up in the I’m-not-good-enough lies. And He is ready to untangle you, if you will let Him.

“Lord, remind me that I’m not a defect but rather a creation You delight in — and even more, that I am worthy of that delight! Help me remember that You didn’t make me like anyone else. I am unique. And that’s by intentional design. Help me love myself, and keep me from comparing myself to another because that never ends up in my favor. Will You give me the eyes to see me as You see me? I want to find contentment with who I am. Untangle me, God. I can’t do this without You. In the name of Jesus. Amen.”


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Pre-Order Perks for Untangled

cover with flowersIn 15 days… Untangled officially enters the world.

If you struggle with insecurity… if you feel like you’ll never be good enough… if you are tired of trying to measure up to the standards of the world… if you can’t seem to “fix” yourself…

… you’re not alone.

And friend, Untangled is written for women just like you.

Just like me.

And on June 2nd, you’ll be able to buy and/or download it anywhere books are sold.

But, I am offering a pre-order perk if you go ahead and purchase the book… now.

Here how it works:

1) Pre-order Untangled before before June 2. Click here.

2) Email the e-receipt to Carey@CareyScottTalks.com

3) And I’ll email you a 7-day e-Devotional as a thank you

Plus, you will be entered to win the Ultimate Untangled Gift Box. Perfect to share with your small group.

Here’s what’s included:

~ 3 signed copies of the book (plus the one you bought makes 4!)

~ 4 untangled heart charms (See it in the image above? It’s super cute!!)

~ $20 Starbucks gift card (so you can discuss the book over coffee)

~ and a few more surprises.

And just because I like you, here’s a FREE printable you can download now. I really love this one because it sums up the message of Untangled to a tee. Click HERE to download it now.


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