I’m so tired of being fearful. How about you? Every time I turn on the news I cringe in fear. I am afraid that more people are going to get shot, fear that the hate is going to continue with the violent protests and the massive shootings. There are more and more people that Many false prophets will appear and mislead many. Because lawlessness is increased, … Continue reading How to Get Past Your Fear and Find Your Anchor
We have all had enemies. People who don’t want the best for us, people who mock or ridicule us, abusers, liars, cheaters, etc. I used to get angry at them. I mean how could they do that to me? Don’t they have a conscience? But I found that the more stuff happened, the angrier I was. That was not helping me heal, it was preventing … Continue reading Forgiving Your Enemies
I’m tired of this world, aren’t you? Sometimes it just doesn’t make sense. I refuse to believe that our life here on Earth is all there is. There has to be more than living, dying, and paying taxes right? Yes, there is so much more… We each get to choose to live in faith or fear. It’s one way or the other. I had lived … Continue reading Hold On and Don’t Let Go
We are all in need of a new season. These past few years have been very exhausting for most of us. I am grateful that we are coming out of the Winter and into Spring soon. I love Spring with planting, fresh breezes, and all things coming back to life. I can’t wait to dig in the dirt again and plant something new. How about … Continue reading Not All Storms Are Bad
It’s been a year, right? We have all been through so much. One thing I have learned is that God still speaks. And I’m still listening. “So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. The Lord came and stood there, calling as at … Continue reading I Was Remembering All the Wrong Things
15 Quotes on Being Grateful Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” ― Roy T. Bennett “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”― Maya Angelou “God is in control and therefore in everything I can give thanks.” – Kay Arthur “Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open … Continue reading 15 Quotes on Being Grateful
The other day I took our two dogs outside to play. I sat on the doorstep and had a heart to heart with God while Max and Ruby were playing. I said, “Lord, you know I have been stuck in this season and going nowhere lately. I need your help. Can you please just give me a refill of your Holy Spirit again? I want … Continue reading The Wind of the Spirit Quotes
Mistakes. We all make them. Wrong choices. We all do them. But what do you do with that? Questions to Ponder: Are you one to forgive and forget? Do you hold onto those mistakes to beat yourself up with later? Do you expect yourself to be perfect? Are you angry when you or others make a mistake? I have to admit it – I … Continue reading Our Mistakes Do Not Define Us
Recently a few of my friends shared this poem with me. It rang so true. I remember when I first came to church, it was so hard. And then going through life I have been in most of these situations. How about you? Church is hard. Church is hard for the person walking through the doors, afraid of judgement. Church is hard for the pastor’s … Continue reading Church is Hard
I took my son to Physical Therapy last week. He recently broke both of the bones in his lower right leg. After the Dr. we stopped to pick up lunch for the ride back. We walked in the restaurant and I noticed there were 2 girls in front of us who were ordering. They had to be around 16 or so. One girl had purple … Continue reading What is with the Inflammatory T-shirts?
Hallelujah, spring/summer is on it’s way in. No more snow. Yipee! I am not a fan of cold, snow, or winter, lol. I love when the grass is green and the flowers are blooming. Their fragrance is almost intoxicating. Give me a lilac bush, a rose bush, a hibiscus, anything. I love the smell of new growth. All of a sudden the plant pushes its … Continue reading Are You Ready for a New Season?
Has time ever caught up with you? Maybe it’s because I’m getting older, or maybe because all my kids moved out and are on their own. I was driving my son to the Doctor the other day. He just had a motorcycle accident 2 weeks ago and broke both of the bones in his lower right leg. He was turning 21 in the next few … Continue reading God Will Turn Things Around for You