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: God’s Power Works in Our Weakness

“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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Morning Motivation-God’s Pottery Has Layers

The Potter and the Clay This is the message that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Jeremiah, go down to the potter’s house. I will give you my message there.” 3 So I went down to the potter’s house and saw him working with clay at the wheel. 4 He was making a pot…

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Morning Motivation-Hebrews 12:1-3

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,”How Can I Survive the Pain of Divorce?” Jason Gray

Take a minute to watch this short video by Jason Gray.  He shares his thoughts on divorce and that we can “rise” after the trauma of this life-changing event. “The initiative against despair is to rise and do the next thing”. Oswald Chambers   We may not understand why some things happen in our lives.…

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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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