Try Something New Tuesday -Have Faith

Have you ever found yourself repeatedly praying for the same things? Well, you are not alone.  In Mark 11:24 Jesus tells us “therefore I say unto you. What things you soever  desire when ye pray, believe you receive them and you shall have them.”  Therefore, if we continually ask after praying, we must not have…Read more »

Tell Me Something Good Monday – Pause and Enjoy the Quiet Moments

Christmas was wonderfuI!  I enjoyed spending time with my family at home, church, work and social groups.  We had a nice Christmas surprise, when my brother-in-law visited unexpectedly.  There was plenty of food and fun.  I will most likely be dieting all year to lose my holiday weight.  What a blessing it is to have…Read more »

Christmas Eve Blessings

This morning I awoke to the sounds of my husbands dressing for work.  I can hardly believe that today is Christmas Eve.  This morning the preparations begin.  Cleaning house and baking. The scents are already dancing in my head.  My children, parents and grandson will be here tomorrow, which warms my heart.  However, tonight is…Read more »

Spread the Love Friday – Randon Acts of Kindness

Happy Friday!  Christmas is right around the corner.  Did you know that when we actively look for ways to brighten the days for others, that we are happier?  So, today smile and wish everyone a Merry Christmas, and look for ways to brighten their day.  Maybe leave a note for someone.  Look for ways to…Read more »

Forgiveness Thursday – Forgive Yourself for Holiday Weight Gain

Holiday treats and parties have sure taken a toll on my waistline.  Over indulgence is a problem for me throughout the year, especially with my low levels of exercise due to Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. It seems to catch me off guard.  Every day my pants grow a little tighter until one night I have…Read more »

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Make Time for the Ones You Love

Good morning!  Everyone is super busy with Christmas only a few days away.  Last minute shopping, gatherings, Christmas parties, work, and the list goes on and on.  This week I have been thinking of those I know and those I don’t know personally who are at home or in a nursing home without family to…Read more »

Try Something New Tuesday -Listen Closely

Good morning!  It’s Tuesday and time again to try something new.  This week I challenge you to really listen to people when they are speaking and watch their body language.  I started listening closely about a week ago, and God began revealing to me the true spirit of those around me.  One lady was always…Read more »

Tell Me Something Good Monday

Happy Monday!  If you are a child,  you are getting pretty excited right about now.  I’m a grandmother and I am excited.  Christmas is less than a week away.  I am looking forward to spending time with my family and attending Christmas Eve services.  My heart is full this morning as a think of the…Read more »

Spread the Love Friday – 2, 4, 6, 8, Who Do You Appreciate?

Happy Friday!  It’s Spread the Love Friday and today I have a new challenge for you that will change your life in ways you cannot imagine.  Let’s see how many people we can tell how much we really appreciate them.  Start with family and friends.  Give them a hug and sincerely tell them how much…Read more »

Forgiveness Thursday – Live in Faith Expecting the Best

Often, people who have endured hard times, difficult people, chronic illness, or abuse develop a negative view of life over time, even after forgiving those who have hurt them.  They try to protect themselves by expecting the worse.  This type of negative and fearful thinking leads to bitterness, unhappiness and a circular continuation of the…Read more »