Monthly Motivation:Layers, Tasting the Good and the Bad.

I have been reading a unique book, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender. I found the premise of the book to be fascinating. The main character in this book has a gift. Her gift is the ability to taste feelings and emotions in the food that someone prepares for her. She can…

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Morning Motivation The Highwaymen”One Turn on the Trail”

I was watching a movie called The HighwayMen a couple of weeks ago.  It is a very good movie about 2 Highwaymen on the search of Bonnie and Clyde.  One quote stood out to me in the movie and it contained the words “one turn on the trail”.  As this phrase was used I interpreted…

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Morning Motivation-The Path Becomes Straight

I think we all have something in our life that has made our path challenging to navigate. It could be something of our choosing that has gotten us into deep water or something that is done to us such as violence or in my case divorce or just the circumstances of life of which the…

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Morning Motivation-The Water Bowl

Brodie, my dog, loves his water. I don’t know how much he drinks a day, but it seems I can never keep his bowl full. There is a familiar sound to me, that of Brodie lapping the dry water bowl. As soon as I hear this sound, I am up refilling his bowl. If I…

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Morning Motivation:Walk By the Spirit

This week I listened to a sermon by Curtis Andrusko who was speaking at The Summit Church.  It was about the Fruit of the Spirit.  This is how I interpreted his message… I guess there is a way to define us and our walk with or without Christ.  We can be directed by our faith…

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Morning Motivation “God is There” Scriptures and a Poem

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 59:16 In 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…

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Morning Motivation:Disconnection and God’s Promise

The last 2 sermons I have listened to have touched on the fact that many of us feel disconnected.  Just what is the definition of disconnected? Disconnected: Having a connection broken.  To feel separated, separated, divorced, cut off. I am sure there are many life events that leave us feeling cut off or disconnected.  For…

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Morning Motivation: Healing from Divorce A Tony Evans Video

Words of encouragement from Tony Evans. This short video needs no commentary, it speaks lovingly for itself. God Bless, KathieyV

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Morning Motivation, “God’s Anchor Holds Me” Hebrews 6:19

   “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner,  Jesus, has entered on our behalf.” Hebrews 6:19-20 From my readings, I have found that the anchor is a symbol of hope for people of faith. The anchor is a…

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Morning Motivation-His Eye is on the Sparrow.

I was walking with Brodie the other day when a very large flock of birds flew by overhead.  While I was watching the birds I thought back to an old song I used to like “His Eye Is on The Sparrow”. “His eye is on the sparrow And I know he watches me I sing…

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