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…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 »

Spread the Love Friday – Be One

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…Read more »

Spread the Love Friday – Build Them Up

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 . . .

Forgiveness Thursday – Be the Miracle

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 . . .

Forgiveness Thursday – For Those Suffering

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 . . .

Forgiveness Thursday – God Fulfills

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? . . .

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Radiate God’s Love

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 . . .

The Unique Partnership of Prayer and Faith

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 . . .