Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Stop Bad Chatter

“The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭15:4‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Wednesday!  It’s the day before a holiday and everyone has their minds on family, cooking, cleaning, traveling and similar things.  Don’t forget to be thankful. It’s not just about being thankful at mealtime, but remembering all…Read more »

Try Something New Tuesday – Make a Joyful Noise

Let the sea resound, and all that is in it; let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them! ‭‭1 Chronicles‬ ‭16:32‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Tuesday!  It’s a great day to try something new. Have you ever felt betrayed or like your world has fallen apart abruptly?  It happens to all of us.  What works for…Read more »

Perseverance during Life’s Trials

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. ‭‭James‬ ‭1:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬ We have all endured temptations and preserved through life’s  trials, but some seem especially difficult.  Saying goodbye to a family member…Read more »

Forgiveness Thursday – Claim Your Blessings

The blessing of the LORD brings [true] riches, And He adds no sorrow to it [for it comes as a blessing from God]. ‭‭PROVERBS‬ ‭10:22‬ ‭AMP‬‬ Happy Thursday.  Every day is a good day to forgive yourself and others. Are you claiming your blessings?  Deuteronomy 28 has a list of blessings and curses with these…Read more »

Light of the World Blogger Award

I’m truly honored to have been nominated by Joe of Lighthouse Devotions and T. R. Noble of Inside Cup  for the Light of the World Award.  I strive everyday to let God’s light shine through me and find this Award to be a blessing to my ministry.  Thank you Joe and T. R. Noble.  Take a…Read more »

Tell Me Something Good Monday – Breaking Old Habits

But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭1:2‬ ‭KJV‬‬ Happy Monday!  Tell me something good!  I have several stories to share.  First, I saw a lightning bolt come down and hit the transformer in front of the house next to ours…Read more »

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Choices

For if I do this work of my own free will, then I have a reward; but if it is not of my will [but by God’s choosing], I have been entrusted with a [sacred] stewardship. ‭‭1 CORINTHIANS‬ ‭9:17‬ ‭AMP‬‬ Good morning!  We are so thankful to have survived the storm with no damage.  Today,…Read more »

Tell Me Something Good Monday – Listen

Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven.    Matthew 10:32 Good morning from beautiful New Orleans!  It is amazing how fast a few days go by when I’m on vacation.  Maybe it’s because I’m super busy or maybe because I’m having a wonderful time.  Last night I took…Read more »

Tell Me Something Good Monday – All Things Come from the Lord

First pride, then the crash— the bigger the ego, the harder the fall. ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭16:18‬ ‭MSG‬‬ Good Morning!  Tell me something good!  I had a wonderful quiet weekend at home studying.  I’m slowly catching up on some school work and planning an upcoming trip to New Orleans.  It’s a business trip, but still exciting.  I…Read more »

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Conforming and Modeling

So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into…Read more »