Financial disasters, droughts and floods, earthquakes and other natural upheavals encourage many people to pray and seek a hopeful outcome. Unfortunately, too often, it takes an extreme situation to bring us to our knees in prayer and hopefulness for our lives. For we American’s, this is a time of year when we think about freedom and the privileges that we have, but as we come to the summer season, I believe this might be the perfect opportunity t
be open to change
Since my grandchildren were 4 years old, I would ask them the question: “What are you doing today to be the best that you can be?” At first, they just looked blank at me then their expression changed and they smiled---one would say, I helped Mommy clean the house today or I helped my teacher in school straighten the room. Their minds were thinking about the various possibilities that were available to them to do something that was worthwhil
We have all heard those words before –“Life is a journey not a destination” but as I heard someone speak them again today, I realized that they finally sunk into the recesses of my mind and I found myself saying: “Yes—that is true!”.
Declare daily the truth that the Lord is guiding you! Your Creator has destined you to leave your mark! Your job is to believe and trust that it is all coming together.
Learning to live a self-disciplined life allows us to control our tongue; that is, we can speak from wisdom not conceit and from understanding not brazenness. A self-disciplined person enables him/her to be focused and centered on those talents that will help you reach your reach your highest potential in a timely manner.
As we move deeper into the Holiday Season, I am hoping that we all will become more compassionate towards others and ourselves.
We spend too much time trying to get others approval, acceptance and love.
Love is both a gift and a task.
Sometimes it is difficult to open your mind and take a look at different ideas or opinions other than your own. I have found, however, that when I open my mind, I realize a great deal of rewarding benefits.