Are you worried, stressed or struggling? How can we find joy in the most difficult times of our lives? First, joy and happiness are two very different things. We’re not going to be happy when we’ve just experienced a tragedy or when we’re going through difficult times in our lives. Happiness is fleeting, but joyContinue reading “Joy”
http://www.bible.com/en/reading-plans/17298 Just finished this very encouraging YouVersion plan. Take a peek!
“We always tease, that’s just the way we are.” The word says there is a time for everything under the sun and I’m sure teasing is no exception, but I’m learning (slowly and painfully) that the time for teasing is small; incredibly small… very small. “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of yourContinue reading “All Joking Aside”
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us POWER LOVE and SELF DISCIPLINE. 2 Timothy 1:7 In the midst of trials, are we tempted to ask selfish unproductive questions to feed our self-pity or personal narrative? If so, we’ve got the right idea, but we’re asking the wrong questions.Continue reading “Do You Ask Powerful Questions?”
There are six people in my immediate family. I asked each one to give me one encouraging word about the other five. The result was an incredible blessing! I quickly drafted the words into a small table and added a photo of each family member to the left column of their words. I entitled itContinue reading “Encouragement Challenge”
Huge “AHA” moment for me… One of the most powerful ways I can be an encouragement in the blogging world is to read, like, comment on and enjoy the posts of other bloggers! Here I was waiting around (maybe even doing a little internal pouting) for more views, likes and comments on my posts whenContinue reading “Light Bulb!”
Happy New Decade! Hoping you are already excited about your new goals, resolutions and ideas… my best friends and I each choose a word to focus on. If you do something similar￼ I can’t wait to hear about it! I am so excited about this new year (DECADE) I can barely contain myself! I knowContinue reading “Power”
What inspires you? What do you allow inside in such a way that it fills you with anticipation, joy or conviction? What motivates you to action? Are there people, places or experiences that can seep into the heart of you and make a change?
Father, thank you for the person reading these words. He or she wound up on this page for a reason. You are ready to begin growing an unshakable faith in this person. Thank you for allowing me to participate in your mission Lord Jesus! You highlighted an old truth for me today. I pray itContinue reading “My Prayer for You Today”
One of the greatest gifts of humankind is the art of listening. When you’re ready to listen to the heartbeat of your current joy, struggle and potential; write to me. I can’t wait to read your story, agree with you in prayer for guidance, ask questions and share insight from a place of non-judgement. IContinue reading “I’m listening…”