Don’t Let Your Walk Become Fifty Shades Darker

Ugg.  The sickness has hit my house this week.  We are on the mend, but I am a little behind on blogging.  As it is Thursday, I won’t begin my new series on sexual integrity until next week, but here’s something that needs to be said today. Please be warned, this is a little harsh.  I tried to write this in a non-offensive manner (seriously, I … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Walk Become Fifty Shades Darker

Dare to Hope (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 3 of 4)

Are you a realist?  Do you not dare to hope for the fear of being disappointed?  Well, not only do I believe it is perfectly acceptable to God to hope, I think it is essential to getting and keeping a Godly mindset.  If you missed our first two installments in this series, please check them out by clicking the following links: Be Positive Choose Peace … Continue reading Dare to Hope (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 3 of 4)

Choose Peace (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 2 of 4)

Psalms 34:14 (NKJ): Depart from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Are you easily upset? Are you unhappy with how you react to negative circumstances in your life?  Well, good news, today we will discuss how to choose peace when our day and life does not go as planned. Last time, we discussed that in order to have and keep a Godly mindset … Continue reading Choose Peace (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 2 of 4)

Be Positive (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 1 of 4)

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)

Throwback Thursday: Faith Without Action is Dead

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

How to Keep the Faith

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

Do You Fear the Lions’ Den?

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?

Throwback Thursday: I Know My Sheep and My Sheep Know Me

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