Have our egos become so fragile that popcorn lovers can't tolerate a social media comment saying, "Ugh! Buttered popcorn is the worst!" Many people are offended these days if you disagree with them about anything on social media. Some send messages asking you not to post a comment if you disagree with their words. Some … Continue reading Hibernating? Wake up to Truth!
I just made friends with the cutest old guy ever! We lamented about modern technology. When a clerk asked how he was doing, he said, "Not bad, for a good ol' boy like me!" His attitude made him seem young and mischievous! He made me feel happy and hopeful to be the age I am. … Continue reading Young at Heart
I walked out of my bedroom today, and laughed out loud... Barbies were lined up, one by one, their backs sitting neatly against each and every spindle of the balcony railing at the top of the stairs. Several held itty bitty Barbie babies in their arms. I surveyed the entire scene with amusement. "What are … Continue reading Barbies at Church…Preach, Pastor Chocolate!
Narcissism is sin; it's a stronghold of self-centeredness, which means it needs to be dealt with from a spiritual perspective. Because The Silver Lining is about looking for the sun in the midst of a sky full of angry, dark black clouds, I want to uplift, encourage, and bring hope to those who have experienced … Continue reading Love and Support for Victims of Narcissistic Abuse
Narcissist is just a fancy word for an extremely self-centered person. Narcissism is a sin. A narcissist is so focused on self, there's no room to consider others as separate individuals with their own thoughts and emotions. This spiritual issue has roots in bitterness, jealousy, and denial; which are also sins. Narcissism is so selfishly … Continue reading A Narcissist’s Damaging Impact…Hope for the Hurting
I have a lot of trouble with self-condemnation. As I child, I wasn't given compliments. Instead, my faults were constantly highlighted. I have lived with the fear of failure for so long, that anxiety has become a companion for pointing out my imperfections. This is no way to live! I'm learning not to judge myself. … Continue reading Take Heart! Teeny Tiny Accomplishments Go A Long Way!
I love animals. They were created by God for us to enjoy. We are to care for them, as they help us with our work and comfort us. However, given a situation where I had to choose between the lives of my children or the life of an animal, I'd choose my children's precious human … Continue reading YOU Are Worth More Than A Gorilla…God Says So!