We are a few weeks into the new year and, right now, some of those resolutions we made are starting to feel like weights tied to our ankles. Our motivations and enthusiasm may be dwindling, but I pray to be of some encouragement. Maybe, just maybe, what you need to accomplish your goals is a fresh mindset….a Godly mindset. What is a Godly mindset? I … Continue reading Be Positive (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 1 of 4)
Have you ever thought to yourself, “Man, I just can’t get it right today!” I have had a lot of these days lately. Yesterday, as I was driving along and belting out one of my favorite “Oldies but Goodies,” a line in the song, one I have heard a million times (okay, maybe not a million but certainly a lot) really hit me hard. Thank … Continue reading Can You Sign His Name to the End of Your Day?
Once again, it is Throwback Thursday, and I have decided to share a blog from April 2014. Why? Well, I guess you can say I’m still finding myself in the same place: stuck and frustrated. I guess you could say I need to learn to take my own advice. Faith Without Action is Dead: originally posted April 29, 2014: You ever feel frustrated, frustrated … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Faith Without Action is Dead
Have you ever watched the news, read the newspaper, or visited your own Facebook news feed and become discouraged? Did or do you feel there is no hope for America? Are you concerned with the state of God’s church? If so, you are not alone. I would venture to say that there are many Christians feeling this way and even some who feel America is … Continue reading Pray like Daniel
Do you feel discouraged with the state of America’s lack of love, respect, and need for God? Has the shift in attitude and respect towards Christianity left you saddened, bewildered, and maybe even angry? Well, you are not alone. However, we cannot let these feelings dictate our actions and lessen our faith. God’s reminder for us today is that we must remain faithful till the … Continue reading How to Keep the Faith
Are you frustrated with unanswered prayers? Are unanswered prayers trying your faith? Are you looking for answers? Well, I certainly do not have all the answers, but in this mini-series, I do believe there are three question we can ask ourselves that may lead to some answers. Are my motives Godly? Do my words support my prayers and reflect by belief? Am I seeking the … Continue reading Examining Unanswered Prayers (3 of 3)
Today we will once again visit the topic of unanswered prayers; more specifically, we are looking at reasons why we have unanswered prayers. Yesterday, I encouraged you all to ask yourself these three questions? Are my motives Godly; Do my words support my prayers; and Am I seeking the will of God? If you missed us yesterday, please take a look at how our motives … Continue reading Examining Unanswered Prayer (2 of 3)
Today (tonight) we finally get the most well-known story in Daniel. Yes, yes, it is time for Daniel and the Lions’ Den. At the end, I will also reveal a secret; better yet, a confession. I will also give you a preview of probably the most controversial post I have ever written. So don’t stop reading until the very end. [While the majority of us … Continue reading Do You Fear the Lions’ Den?
I was just thinking this morning that it has been a year since I took a leap of faith and quit my job. When I look back, I can’t believe I ever doubted God as this year has been such a blessing to me. I was able to spend a lot of time with my girls who have since graduated, went on many college tours, … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: I Know My Sheep and My Sheep Know Me
While the attitude and nation seems to be turning on Christians, it is easy to get discouraged. But God keeps reminding me this is the time for Him to do great works and show His power as God. It is in the hopeless situations that God shines best. Be faithful; keep praying; Sunday’s coming. Let us go back again to the book of Daniel. Today, … Continue reading The Fiery Furnace