“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…
“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…
Come, let us drink our fill of love until morning; Let us console and delight ourselves with love. PROVERBS 7:18 AMP Happy Friday! It’s Spread the Love Friday! What will you do to make someone’s day special? Sometimes the smallest gesture can make the biggest difference. Lending an ear, giving a hug, and leaving a…
Sometimes when we are starting what we know will be a busy week, we can combat our anxiety by clinging to what is good . . .
Have you ever been so excited that you just can’t wait for something to happen? Tomorrow we are giving my grandson a birthday party. He turned three on the 18th, but I’m still excited. Funny, when I was a child it seem to take so long for birthdays to come around. Now . . .
Last week I was listening to a group of people in our community talk about “how this person should do this, and this person should do that” to make the community better. Have you ever participated in a similar discussion? Of course, the answer is . . .
It’s Forgiveness Thursday, and some of my friends are hurting today. I have some friends who have had a recent relationship break up. I also have some friends who have recently had to say farewell to a family member who has passed. It doesn’t get much tougher than saying goodbye when you don’t want to, or feeling rejection. It’s a time when . . .
Have you ever felt empty? Have you felt like no matter what you do, you can’t find happiness? Is being content something you can’t seem to wrap your mind around? Are you an overachiever, a workaholic, a perfectionist or something similar? . . .
Do you ever feel like you are unable to make positive change? Do you feel like the world is too big? Then, I have good news. The smallest of changes are viral in the scheme of changing the world . . .
I’ve noticed that many people get caught up in the “how to” of prayer. I understand fully, because I’ve been there. I have been to prayer classes, where books have been passed out on what to pray for in various situations. I have read books trying to understand how to pray publicly and what to pray. I’ve listened closely and . . .
When I think back to when my children were growing up, I often regret not being there for them and providing them more. It was always my dream to be a stay home mother like my mom, which is not always possible in today’s world. So, I worked . . .
Just about every Wednesday I encourage you to use your gifts to change the world, and I have discussed how we all have different gifts. Have you ever wondered what can I do? How can I make a difference? . . .