Instead of making New Year's resolutions,consider prayers. When we make resolutions which result in broken promises to ourselves, guilt sneaks in and and begins to condemn us. That's not how God wants us to start off the new year! He wants to bless us with peace and joy. Pray, and ask God what work He … Continue reading New Year’s Prayers
It was Thanksgiving, a beautiful white Thanksgiving Day with fluffy, fresh snow on the ground. My daughter decided on making a snowman cake for dessert, instead of one shaped like a turkey. It sounded good to me, and it would be lots easier. All we needed were two round circles. I baked them early, and … Continue reading Disappearing Snowman Cake…Turning Away Temptation
Do you sometimes have trouble being happy for someone else's joyful experience? Or, do you know someone who is having trouble being happy for you? It doesn't feel good! That's because the flesh is taking over, allowing jealousy to harass us. But we can take our stormy cloud of jealousy to God. We can confess … Continue reading Jealousy? God Gave the Biggest and Best Christmas Gift to Us ALL!
Did you know that forgiving someone does not mean that person must be in your life?God wants to heal our broken hearts. People need be surrounded by love to heal. You cannot heal while remaining in an abusive relationship. But Jesus can help us forgive people, even when they are far away. We can trust … Continue reading Forgiving from Afar
There is a saying going around that says to repost it, if you love Jesus. I had started to attach it, to make my message clear, but decided that would still be sharing it, which I didn't want to do. It says it's a test. But it's not a test from God. It's not required … Continue reading Chain Posts
Some people who see God's goodness in others, are still willing to turn a blind eye to truth, after the great gifts they've received. I'm not talking about material gifts. I'm talking about spiritual goodness they've experienced, knowing God was at work. Maybe these people are afraid of the truth, or they are comfortable where they are, … Continue reading Seeing the Truth of God’s Goodness