Try Something New Tuesday – Finding Joy during Trials

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,” James 1:2 NIV Happy Tuesday! Since Hurricane Michael came through the Florida Panhandle, I talk to depressed people every day. Honestly, the feelings have washed over me from time to time. It’s difficult to find joy in your world when…

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Forgiveness Thursday – 490 Times? Really?

Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭18:21-22‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Good morning and happy Thursday.  It’s a great time to forgive others and yourself. Are…

Spread the Love Friday – Be a Revolutionary for Christ

The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers, but the root of the righteous endures. ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭12:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Friday!  Spread God’s love everywhere you go. Have you ever been teased for being a Christian?  Have you ever felt that you had to stifle your beliefs or that you were be considered a “goody two shoes”?…

Try Something New Tuesday – Let God Sustain You

In many ways Christian life is like a diet. We learn how to behave and what to do from reading God’s word. If we follow Biblical teachings, slowly we will grow and see the benefits. What happens when we want to do something that we know we shouldn’t do (i.e. lie, cheat, steal, have affairs, gossip, hurt others, etc.)? What happens when we are tempted? . . .

Praise the Lord Sunday – Have Faith

The only one I know who can get into trouble as quickly as Dominic is me. Yet, no matter what I’ve done or how hopeless life seemed at the time, God still had me. Joel 2:25 says when we have faith “God can restore what is broken and change it into something amazing.” I have found this to be true countless times in my life . . .

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – A New Baby in the House

Today is day four with a new baby in the house. Yes, as silly as it sounds, at our house bringing a kitten home is like having a new baby. I have the jealous sibling, my Great Dane, Singer, and the baby who is adjusting, Dominic. When there is too much stimuli, like when visitors stop by to meet him, he gets overwhelmed . . .