Idle mind? Did Eve have an idle mind when the serpent so shrewdly hoodwinked her into believing it was okay to eat from the Tree of Knowledge of good and evil? (Genesis 3) Well, I can't speak for Eve, but I know for myself when my mind is idle I am leaving room for that… Continue reading Keep Out That Sneaky Serpent
Constantly being grateful is God's will for us. ( 1 Thessalonians 5:18 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Thessalonians+5%3A18&version=ESV) But how often do we either write in our "Gratitude Journals" or in prayer thank God for our blessings then rush off to the next item on our list of "Things to Do"? Guilty! Today's verse reminds us that we need to… Continue reading Constantly Giving Thanks
Life is too short to hold grudges, and no one these days has time for strife. Friend, today if you are having trouble letting go of a deep wound ask Jesus to cover you and your offender with his love. Ask Him to help you exchange feelings of hate for compassion,kindness and love. He is… Continue reading See Over Us
Have a blessed, safe, and healthy weekend. And Remember to: Look Up, Let Go, Live Joy! The photo for today's verse comes from Carolyn V. Check out more of her work here: unsplash-logoCarolyn V
How many times do you tell yourself, "I'm not going to worry about anything today."? Then within a matter of possibly seconds your mind starts whirling, the "How will I's", the "What if's," and the ever popular, "How am I ever...". I must admit, as hard as I try and as many times as I… Continue reading Am I Being Selfish?
Have you ever thought about the relationship between our level of thankfulness and joy? How about the posture of our attitudes, especially during these times of uncertainty? I have to admit, most of the time I am a positive, glass half full kind of gal. I keep up with my gratitude journal, thanking God for… Continue reading The Promise of the Faithful is JOY!
I was just sitting this morning reminiscing of Palm Sundays of my youth. In Sunday School we would make crosses out of palm leaves. Walking into service we would be handed a FULL palm branch (as a little person that was a big deal! wink wink), which may have been taken away at some point… Continue reading Hosanna!
Let's ask God how we can be "The Light" for someone today. Look Up, Let Go, Live Joy!
Look Up, Let Go, Live Joy! How can I pray for you this week? Send me an email in the contact section. I promise not to put you on a list and send you tons of mail. One of the joys I am finding during this crazy time in our world and having to "shelter… Continue reading Finding Strength
Over the past almost 15 days now our family has been really trying hard to heed the calling of our Government leaders by staying home. I don't know about most of you, but I am getting a little cabin fever even though the weather here is finally drying up so I can get out and… Continue reading Rest From Your Sheltering In Place