Is your happiness determined by your circumstances? Pray that you will discover true joy in OUR CREATOR. Ask him to give you a deep and abiding satisfaction in each day that goes beyond human understanding.
Lack of self-control comes in many forms, over-eating, addiction, gossiping, our temper, spending too much time on social media and the list goes on.. Self-control requires discipline, which we need to practice and asked God for help. Proverbs 25:28 describes a man without self control as a city broken in to and left without walls.Continue reading “Weaknesses & Self-Control”
.. Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to DEVOUR. Resist him, standing firm in the FAITH… And the God of all GRACE… will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. (1 Peter 5:8-10, niv).
“Miracles are instantaneous, they cannot be summoned, but come of themselves, usually at unlikely moments and to those who least expect them.” –Katherine Anne Porter
I long for contentment and serenity in my life and I deserve those times. I earned them, but without life’s pain I would fail to recognize its value. “We tend to think of the rational as a higher order, but it is the emotional that marks our lives. One often learns more from ten daysContinue reading “Pushed by OUR PAIN”
“One must be leery of words because they turn into cages. – Viola Spolin
If I am faced with a change of any kind today, I will know I am not alone. Whatever I am facing is right for Me and necessary to my well-being. Life is growth and the next stage awaits…. so if the door closes, don’t keep pulling on it and allow the window to open!
Today I will allow my prayer and meditation to direct my efforts today. My purpose can then be fulfilled. Nobody is without a contribution to make, everyone of us is giving what we agree called upon to give when we are in the right relationship with God, who is the master artist in the designContinue reading “Prayer & Meditation”
You can expect the unexpected in your day to day life. Pleasure and pain both share in Our lives. We often forget that Our growth comes from challenges also referred to as problems.
“Parents can only give good advice out of them or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” –Anne Frank Parenting is the hardest job u will ever have, but can bring u so much joy, especially the grandchildren in ur future. When uContinue reading “Everyday is a NEW BEGINNING”
Today when I S-L-O-W down I am free and open to all the blessings that are meant just for me. Frantic and panic are old familiar friends. It’s time to kick them out from Our house.
We must learn to ACT rather than REACT. Change is ours if we want it. Being in charge of our own feelings and our own actions prevents anxiety from overcoming us. The opportunities to react will be many today. Everytime I pause, determine the action I feel better about and take it. My emotional healthContinue reading “Reaction isn’t ACTION”
Problems give us the opportunity to learn something. If we don’t get the message the first time around, we get another chance, and another, and another. When we miss out on the learning each time the whack upside the head gets harder. Obstacles are gifts for learning. We never really know what we have learnedContinue reading “Problems”
“If you have anything to tell of importance, for God’s safe begin at the end.” – – Sarah Jeanette Duncan