Monthly Motivation-Sorrow Into Dancing, Psalm 30:11

I read a book several years ago called “Small Island” by Andrea Levy.”  There is a quote that I came across in the reading that touched me. “He looked so pained that I dreamed of taking his hands and making him dance.” Her statement is directed toward someone not particularly nice; he is a harsh,…

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Quote: Because God Loves Me I Can Sing-KathieyV (Book Update)

My second book comes out in January.  I have put together 30 days of prayers as a free gift for those who receive my book.  It is called My Story My Divorce God’s Promise- Journey.  This book follows my first book My Story My Divorce God’s Promise-The Beginning. Because God Loves Me, I Can Sing There…

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Monthly Motivation-He Directs Our Path

Monthly MotivationHe Directs Our Path It was spring break for my grandson Caleb.  We decided to go to a museum every day for three days.  The first museum had a special exhibit that contained challenging mazes and puzzles.  I know I am not the best at making my way through mazes, but we decided to…

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Monthly Motivation-The Carrot The Egg and The Coffee

 I found this short story on a site called Spiritual Short Stories. The title of the story and the author are unknown.  As I read the story,  I thought of myself and the many others who have experienced pain and despair. The Story A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and…

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Encouragement-Healing From Divorce a Video by Tony Evans

Words of encouragement from Tony Evans. ¬†This short video needs no commentary. It speaks lovingly for itself. God Bless, KathieyV “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” James 4:8a

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Monthly Motivation-To You Lord I Life My Soul

This is a motivational post from my divorce blog.  I wrote it early in my separation and divorce process.   Psalm 143:8 is a beautiful verse that we can hold unto in the good and the bad times in our lives. Monthly MotivationI have found, in my transition, that one of the most difficult parts…

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Monthly Motivation-Choose Your Path

Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and courageous.  Do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go,” Joshua 1:9 Sometimes where we find ourselves is not the most pleasant of places.  Sometimes we did not decide to be in this place, but it…

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Monthly Motivation-“You is Kind, You is Smart, You is Important” The Help

Monthly Motivation for June of 2023. ¬† I had recently finished the book “The Help”  When I found out there was a movie, I could not wait to see it. There were many times in the movie I found myself angry at the injustice and other times touched by the tenderness. The love in the…

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Monthly Motivation-Consider The Tree

Today I will consider the tree.            I said to the almond tree, ‘Friend, speak to me of God,’ and the almond tree blossomed. Nikos Kazantzakis But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;  I trust in the loving-kindness of God forever and…

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Monthly Motivation-The Layers of Life-Tasting the Good and the Bad.

I can’t believe it is February already.  As we begin the month, let’s look at Monthly Motivation.  This one has to do with tasting the layers of our lives.  I have been reading a unique book, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender. The premise of the book was fascinating. The main character…

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