We have been learning how to get a keep a Godly mindset in 2017. We have learned about being positive, choosing peace, and daring to hope. Today, I want us to ask ourselves, “Am I grateful for the things I have?” Do my thoughts and actions show an attitude and heart of thanks or am I filled with complaints and hurts? Colossians 2:6-7 Therefore as you … Continue reading Have an Attitude of Gratitude (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset: Day 4 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)
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)
Has God laid a dream on your heart, shown you your greater purpose, but you are still waiting…and waiting….and waiting? Do you feel like giving up? Do you wonder if you heard God right? Are you wondering if it is ever going to happen? I would love to give you some uplifting,”keep the faith” kind of message, but that is just not how I … Continue reading Is Laziness Keeping You From Your Purpose?
What if I told you I could help you find your God-given purpose? Would you believe me? Nah, I wouldn’t either….and with good cause. I don’t believe there is a test (man I hate those gifts of service test…I get administration every single time) or a book that can lead you to your purpose. God is the only one who can reveal our purpose, and … Continue reading We Cannot Drive a Parked Car
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)
Do you feel your prayers are going unanswered? Would you believe me if I said there are three questions you can ask yourself that may lead to the reason why God has yet to answer your prayers? Now, don’t get me wrong; I do not think we should focus our attention so much on why God does what He does, and sometimes we just have … Continue reading Examining Unanswered Prayers
I just love, love, love God’s confirmation.
As you all well know, the matter of service has been on my heart for a few months, or more like a year. Last October, in a morning Bible study, I was overcome by Matthew 25, The Final Judgment, in which it explains how the nations will be separated…those who served…and those who didn’t. I have not been able to shake these verses and all year I have been looking for different ways to serve. Continue reading “Be Blessed and Be a Blessing”
Revelation 2:15-16 (NLT): I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish that you were one or the other! 16 But since you are like lukewarm water, neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth! I get it God; lukewarm Christianity is blah! Monday, I wrote on Surviving the Famine, surviving the times in our … Continue reading Give In or Dig In and Trust God
Oh, how I love me some Joyce Meyer! I can’t get enough of her no-nonsense and spirit-filled teaching. I highly recommend you read “Battlefield of the Mind” if you are looking to change your life or more importantly, change old thought patterns and mind-sets. It is invaluable to those of us who tend to get hung up in our own heads and who tend to … Continue reading Battlefield of the Mind Book Review