Spread the Love Friday – Enjoy and Let God’s Word Shape Your Perspective

“That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;” ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭1:10-11‬ ‭KJV‬‬ Isn’t it great to wake up and realize it’s Friday! I woke…Read more »

Forgiveness Thursday – On Those Trying Days

“For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭6:14‬ ‭KJV‬‬ Happy Thursday. The week is flying by and Christmas is almost here. Starting early this morning, I have seen one upset person after another. It sometimes seems that no one is happy. Like you, I listened and empathized…Read more »

Forgiveness Thursday – Let Go of the Past

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Thursday!  It’s a rainy day, but the sun is shining within me. Have you ever felt like your heart was hard from bad circumstances and rumors?  In my…Read more »

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Sin Can Keep You from Your Gifts

“You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.” ‭‭James‬ ‭4:4‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Wednesday!  It seems a little more like hectic Wednesday here.  We have the hustle and bustle of Christmas combined with…Read more »

Forgiveness Thursday – On Death

“Blessed [gratefully praised and adored] be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts and encourages us in every trouble so that we will be able to comfort and encourage those who are in any kind of trouble, with the comfort with…Read more »

Try Something New Tuesday – Watch Your Tongue

“With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be.” ‭‭James‬ ‭3:9-10‬ ‭NIV‬‬   Happy Tuesday!  It’s a great time to try something new.  What…Read more »

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 »

Forgiveness Thursday – When It Involves Your Children

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:32‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Thursday!  I’m so glad we made it through Wednesday.  We all have challenging days from time-to-time, and yesterday qualified for me.  Today is a new day and it feels great to start over. Has…Read more »

Spread the Love Friday – Praising God When It Hurts

“Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord, my soul.” ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭146:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Friday!  It’s a great day to spread God’s love. Have you ever considered the pureness of your heart?  Most of us can fake kindness or put on a good attitude around people, when things are going well.  However, when things get tough on…Read more »

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Listen

“Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:” ‭‭James‬ ‭1:19‬ ‭KJV‬‬ Good morning!  It’s day 15 and still no electricity.  I’m excited to say that I’ve been able to find peace in the routine I have developed within the chaos.  For years I’ve heard people refer…Read more »