It’s easy to fall into the trap. And I did big time. What trap is that? The one where you think you’re in control. The one where you allow your anxiety, frustrations, and anger to guide your emotions. The one that pulls you away from God. We sold our house with no solid options for … Continue reading Falling Into the Trap
Maybe sometimes I feel defeated by not being able to serve at the magnitude that I desire, but one thing both knowledge and love has taught me is that God is more powerful and merciful than I could ever imagine and by His will, He will use me in ways I never thought possible.
There's nothing new under the sun. You've heard that before. But have you listened?
If I only put my stock in the good days in my life, then I miss the joy that my trials can produce. It's inevitable that I am going to suffer in this life. We all will suffer something. Are my sufferings greater than others? Yes. Are my sufferings less than others? Yes. Whether they … Continue reading Joy in Trials
Who do you want to be and what perspective will get you there?
I don't know where you are, Nothing of what you're doing, How you are feeling today, If your life has improved. But God does. I can't be there for comfort, Share my concerned heart, Give you encouragement, The care that you deserve. But God can. So I pray for you, Knowing that He hears me, … Continue reading Poem: Peace in God’s Omnipresence
There are times when we just need to be our own best friend. A good, valuable friend loves at all times with compassion and sharpens our countenance by their keen character and sound advice.
"My compassion protects my joy." That was my affirmation for the day. It was a nice thought until I had to deal with a lady I perceived was being rude, and then all compassion and joy went out the door as I vented my frustrations upon this government worker. In my mind, she became the … Continue reading Compassion First
Feelings can be misleading. Test them by the truth and find joy from the promise of freedom contained within it. “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:31-32 Prayer: My God, I know my feelings can be … Continue reading Test Your Feelings
For those that suffer with fibromyalgia, there's a fine line between calling the good days a blessing or a curse.