Dependent On My Spiritual Self

I didn't know what it was. I had been feeling that something was missing for a while. Something that I once had but now was gone. I was searching trying to find it, but it just seemed like the answers weren't coming fast enough. And finally, it came to me. Life has been pretty peaceful…

Re-Organizing

Have you ever been loading your dishwasher and had that one dish you just couldn't get to fit but you were determined to make it happen? And then, you re-organized everything, piecing everything together like a puzzle and wah-lah... that ghastly dish fit perfectly now. SCORE!!! How many times have we felt we just couldn't…

Poem: Unyielded Anger

Unyielded anger lingers inside, Against wickedness committed. The perpetrator unrepentant, Nothing left but to stew. Bitterness, wrath, vengeance, Poisons the unsatisfied soul. Release it to God weary mind, Before you implode. ....do not let the sun go down on your wrath.... Ephesians‬ ‭4:26b ...."Vengeance is mine, I will repay," says the Lord. Romans 12:19b "....pray…

Thoughts

Where are your thoughts today? Are they producing feelings of love, joy, peace, or thanksgiving? Whatever we dwell on in our minds will generate our feelings and who we ultimately are. Pay attention to what you are thinking and consciously replace any negative thoughts with ones that are worthy of a merry life. Finally, brethren,…

Grief Into Gratitude

Just because someone is exhibiting abundant joy doesn't mean they have less problems in their life. They've just learned how to turn their grief into gratitude; a skill which takes deliberate, daily cultivation as it doesn't come naturally. “Rejoice always;  pray without ceasing;  in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in…