Dwell on all things beautiful!
Sometimes thoughts come to remind us of past hurts. Those thoughts sneak in unannounced, and are unwelcome. Immediately our gaze lowers, our heart aches. Dear friends, this does not have to be… Continue reading “When The Past Still Hurts”
Ford and Kavanaugh, a powerful prayer…
Father in Heaven, you are merciful and kind, loving beyond our comprehension! I lift up these precious souls, Ford and Kavanaugh, whom you created and formed in their mothers womb. Hold them close to your heart today, wrap them in your loving arms, speak to them in their inward parts about what is good, lovely, right, and pure. Continue reading “A Powerful Prayer for Kavanaugh and Ford”
“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ, God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32
Continue reading “The Greatest Motivator to Forgive!”
Hope is the confident expectation of good things from God!
Why is it that we so often wake up anxious, expecting the worst things to happen?
Okay, so bad things may happen. We live in a fallen messed up world! But why wake up each day expecting them? I’m sure there are many reasons . . . one reason may be because life keeps dealing a bad hand and we end up thinking “this is how it’s always going to be.” I get that. I’ve been there. But over time I’ve learned that staying in this mindset only serves to hurt me.
So if given the choice, to hope or to hurt, what would you choose?
Thanks be to God, I’m learning to choose hope . . . and hopeful thoughts always make me feel better. That said, I’d like to share my happiness tip #9 with you today . . . Continue reading “Expect Good Things! [Happiness Tip 9]”
The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow.” – Robert Tew
Happiness tip #8: Keep your eyes on the road ahead
Keep your eyes on the road ahead. Stop looking back! Trust that your struggles (past or present) have purpose, and that they are developing in you great strength for tomorrow. So let go of past disappointments and hurts and look ahead to all the wondrous possibilities that lay in store. Though you cannot know what the future holds, you can trust the One who holds the future. Fear not. Whether God leads into a valley or a mountain top, He promises to be with us and to guide us. And the best part is that every trial we’ve faced has prepared us for what lies ahead. So keep your eyes fixed on Jesus and look ahead with joyful hope and confidence. Jesus is our faithful champion who initiates and perfects our faith as we walk with Him! Look ahead . . .
Continue reading “Keep Your Eyes on the Road Ahead [Happiness Tip #8]”