The Journey-Hold Tightly to Your Faith

I remember an excruciating time in my life when my parents were sick, and death was very close. During those times I had a bible verse that I constantly repeated, “Be still and know that I am God”. To me, these words were reassuring me that God is in control and I could put all […]

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Morning Motivation-God is with us in all things. Joshua 1:9

I am always looking for quotes.  Quotes from famous people, from the homeless on the street just trying to survive, and all of us in-between just trying to make sense of life.  I was watching The Biggest Loser on Hulu,  the people on this show face a difficult challenge.  They are attempting to lose a […]

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The Journey-Hire an Attorney

“I would not have enough to survive if I did not have my lawyer to protect me.” KathieyV (2013) (Disclaimer-I am not an expert.  This information is just based on my experience and may not work in your situation.) I remember when I was first thrown away the shock I felt left me feeling off balance […]

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Morning Motivation Proverbs 3:18

I was feeling a bit sad last night, and I posted that truth on Facebook.  I said I was feeling sad, but I did not want to surrender to that feeling, so I was going to dive into a good book.  I find that reading does help us escape, if only for a moment, the […]

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Morning Motivation: I Will Sing in the Morning

    “I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love;  for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.” Psalms 59:16 New International Version Oh, how I loved to sing.  I remember as a little girl my parents, and I were at the home of family friends. […]

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Ways to Reduce Stress. Try Reading.

Here is a quote in regard to reading and stress relief that I found online….. “Reading worked best, outshining other stress-reduction techniques like listening to music, taking a walk or having a cup of tea. Stress levels declined by 68 percent after participants read for just six minutes, leading Lewis to say, “Losing yourself in […]

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Morning Motivation Inspired by Matthew West “Mended”

Click here for a link to the video.    I love love love this song by Matthew West.  I can listen to it over and over and feel like God is speaking to me.  Matthew is telling us that even when we see ourselves as damaged and we see no possibility of repair that God […]

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The Amazing Power of Forgiveness by Rick Warren. My Thoughts on the sermon Part 2

This is part 2 of my two part blog post from a sermon by Rick Warren. “The Amazing Power of Forgiveness.” You can listen to his sermon here… The Amazing Power of Forgiveness “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans […]

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Morning Motivation;Sharing God’s Grace and Mercy

I am reading several devotionals at one time.  Not that I am consistent in my reading of any of them, but  I  attempt to read a few pages daily to try to find God’s will for me.  One of my favorites is “Glimpses of God’s Grace”  by Anita Donahue. Anita speaks of stepping out on […]

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Morning Motivation: A Lesson from the Movie “The Help”

I have just 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 during the movie I found myself angry at the injustice and other times touched by the tenderness. The love in the quote repeatedly spoken by Abilene to […]

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