Morning Motivation; The Hope Chest

  It’s interesting that there are times in our lives that we feel we have it all figured out.  We know just what we need and are confident that our hopes are the right ones and in line with God’s will for our lives.  These self-proclaimed hopes as far as we can see at the…

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Morning Motivation, He Directs Our Path

Now we see only a dim likeness of things. It is as if we were seeing them in a foggy mirror. But someday we will see clearly. We will see face to face. What I know now is not complete. But someday I will know completely, just as God knows me completely. 1 Corinthians 13:12…

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Morning Motivation, Happy Easter

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only  Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16  Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the…

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Morning Motivation “When God Ran”

I love the story of the Prodigal Son in Luke 15:11-32.  Why,  Because the story is an example of God’s abundant Grace on which I lean so heavily.  It is a picture, to me, of God’s love for us.  In church yesterday the Pastor spoke of how the son in this parable had turned his…

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Morning Motivation, How Do We React When God Has The Nerve To Say No?

Does God answer all of our prayers?  I think he does, but we may not always get the answer we want.  I believe sometimes He says “yes” to our request, sometimes “no,” and at other times the answer may be “not today.” I like this quote by CS Lewis.. “We are not necessarily doubting that…

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Morning Motivation from Proverbs 3:5-6

“Lean on, trust in, and be confident in the Lord with all your heart and mind and do not rely on your own insight or understanding.  In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your path.” Proverbs 3:5-6 AMP     “Trust in the Lord,…

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Morning Motivation from 2013…Give Thanks

Monday Morning Motivation…Give Thanks blast from the past…2013 I am reading a book that a lovely and caring person gave me.  She knew I was going through a crisis in my life and so she gave me a book that she thought would provide me with comfort.  It is called “One Thousand Gifts” by Ann…

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Morning Motivation “Running with Perseverance”

Hebrews 12:1-3 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,  fixing our eyes on Jesus,the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the…

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Morning Motivation “God is There”

But 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. Psalm 59:16In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. Psalm 5:3 When There Seems to be Nothing…

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Morning Motivation…God’s Power Works in Our Weakness..2 Corinthians 12:9

“Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 NLT “God wants His grace to be completed in your weakness. You never really experience the grace unless…

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