Morning Motivation-God Directs Our Path

“I trust in the Lord with all my heart and lean not on my own understanding. In all my ways I acknowledge Him and He directs my paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) I love to travel.  I enjoy the adventure.  I delight in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, the trails in the mountains, and feeling the cool […]

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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, The Serenity Prayer

The author of this prayer was Reinhold Niebuhr.  The prayer was widely used in sermons in the 1930’s and 40’s and was first published in 1951. The Serenity Prayer was spoken a lot in my family.  I can still hear my mom quoting this prayer.  I can’t recall when she began reciting the words.  It […]

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Morning Motivation “Small Things Matter” A Short Video. Happy New Year!

Check out this video that I found on YouTube-“Small Things Matter” As I watched this short video, it was easy to see that no words need to be spoken to show God’s love to others.  Sometimes we think that to share God’s love it has to be communicated through a tremendous gesture that reaches a […]

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Morning Motivation:Quotes for Christmas

This year for Christmas I will be sharing some quotes related to Christmas for you to enjoy. “At this Christmas when Christ comes, will He find a warm heart? Mark the season of Advent by loving and serving the others with God’s own love and concern.”  Mother Teresa “It is Christmas every time you let God love […]

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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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Morning Motivation: Even the Damaged Produce Good Fruit

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God”.  2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Have you ever really looked at an apple tree?  I […]

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