Three Essentials for your “To Do” List

There are many things “to do” in life. It can be overwhelming. In order to keep track, we make lists, fill our calendar, resort to placing sticky notes in all sorts of places, while trying our best to also keep a constant mental list going.

I’m not sure any of that will ever change. Life can be complex, and lists help. But I have found three essentials in scripture that if included at the top of our daily list, seem to make the heart lighter, the mind more focused and peaceful, and our “to do’s” a little less overwhelming.

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Keep Your Face Towards the Sun

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” — Walt Whitman

The weather forecast says it’s all sun today! So happy!

We all love sunny days, but sometimes the shadows from the past keep our hearts covered in gloom, and we waste a day in our life, that could have otherwise been beautiful.

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Dear God, I Need Your Perspective

Dear God, I need your perspective. Things don’t make sense. I’m unsure what to do and which way to go. Help me see things from your perspective, and to trust you, even when I don’t understand. Thank you for loving me, and hearing my prayer. Fill me with your peace and joy, and guide me, as I go about my day. Amen

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Are You Tired of Feeling Sad? [12 Tips to Overcome Sadness]

I’m tired of being sad. I’m tired of being tired. What will I do?

When life losses its luster and disappointment weighs the heart, we typically struggle with feelings of sadness. Feeling sad isn’t bad or wrong. It’s a God-given emotion.  But when sadness lingers, it can be hard to endure.
So what do we do? 
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