Forgiveness is not a feeling, but an act of love and a choice to show mercy. Living by Christ’s example frees our souls and allows us to live . . .
. . . When we keep our eyes on Jesus and what he promises, we will have victory. Conversely, when we worry about worldly problems, like Peter, we will sink. So, as . . .
Love is knowing when to hold your tongue. Everybody has bad days. When you love someone, you avoid picking a fight. Sometimes silence can be perfect.
Is heaven real and if it is, where is it? What does it look like? Why do so many people look at me like I’m crazy when I speak to them about heaven or miracles? What are miracles? When do they happen? Do modern day miracles occur? All of my life …
Think of the people you love in your life and your family. What if one or more asked you to be less Christian or maybe even give up your beliefs entirely or they would step out of your life forever? What if those people were your children? What would you do?
No one is perfect all the time, but try to live by example and at all times be thankful for all your blessings. In all the cases above pray for God’s help and trust him for his timing is perfect. Today, people and especially children are influenced by what society says is right . . .
Doing something extra doesn’t necessarily mean a gift from the store. Sometimes it’s a kind word and a hug. This kind of love makes it possible for me endure stress . . .
Usually Christians are stifled to avoid stepping on the toes of other religions …
We never know when God is using us to help others. God used the magi to help Joseph, Mary and Jesus, and they may not have even known.
Every day may not be a good day, but try to find some good in every day to enjoy. If you can’t find anything, make a good moment. Go for a walk outside. Visit someone who is sick or in a nursing home. Enjoy an ice cream cone. Read a book. Dance. Focusing on all the bad and all that is wrong will only make you bitter and lonely. While pain and suffering may slow you down. It doesn’t have to stops you. Every day holds a new promise for happiness and joy. Now, that is something good!
It’s Praise the Lord Sunday! One way we can praise God is to uphold our Christian values and let our lives be a testimony of our faith.
There appears to be a decline in values in modern society. It leaves Christians to pondering “how did we get here and how can we improve the downward spiral of what is considered acceptable behavior.”
“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you” (1 Peter 1:7). Have you ever felt like a business decision made by a colleague was a personal betrayal aimed at you? I had his happen several times this week. I found myself upset and not trusting God as I should. Now that Saturday…