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