• How to Schedule in Daily Peach and Joy
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    How to Schedule in Daily Peace and Joy

    I absolutely love my daily planner! I laughingly claim that it’s my “second brain.“ My planner usually consist of important things I don’t want to FORGET for the day, but it also consists of regular ROUTINES I’m trying to establish, such as cleaning the bathroom and washing my sheets on Mondays. I LOVE ticking off my little to-dos as I accomplish them. It’s my little reward. [sigh of contentment] Almost always, I jot down a few names in my planner, who are in need of extra prayer, as I scroll through Facebook in the morning, while sipping my coffee. [another sigh of contentment] In simple terms, I write down the…

  • Text photo: The profitability of quietness
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    The Profitability of Quietness

    Do you ever savor the quiet moments in the early mornings or late at night after all have gone to sleep? We can often accomplish more in our quiet moments than we can during our busy, talkative times. Here’s SEVEN Bible verses to write in your JOURNAL about the profitable quiet times… *Credit References: I used Biblehub.com for commentary research and word definition quotes. 1. “The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.” Exodus 14:14 kjv There are some situations, battles and arguments that you CANNOT win on your own… These are times that you must completely step and side and let the Lord totally take…

  • Image text: What Are You Depending On to Get Through Life's Journey?
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    What Are You Depending On to Get Through Life’s Journey?

    What are you depending upon to get you through life’s journey? Is it your job or income? Is it your personality or particular character? Is it your knowledge or IQ?Is it your ability to multi-task? Is it your talent in a certain area? Is it a strong family member you lean on? We all tend to rely on various things as we tread through life. Our human nature wants to cling to the various strengths and strong points to plunge through the troublesome bumps in the road. But it’s often when we’re finally left desperately treading water to stay afloat, with NO OTHER source to lean upon, that we finally…

  • Devotional image: How to Have a Peace of Mind
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    How to Have a Peace of Mind

    As you are well-aware, there is much turmoil and violence in the world. You cannot travel around the world, in search of peace, and find it. Without overwhelming you as a “bearer of more bad news,” I will only give you THREE quick statistics (particularly in the U.S. where I live), demonstrating that our world is highly deficient in peace, as we so desperately need. “In the U.S., youth homicide rates are MORE than 10 TIMES that of other leading industrialized nations.” (*statistics presented by peacealliance.org) “It’s estimated that 16.2 million adults in the United States, or 6.7 percent of American adults, have had at least one MAJOR depressive episode…

  • 5 Bible Verses that will boost your confidence
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    5 Bible Verses That Will Boost Your Confidence

    Building confidence in yourself is very much encouraged by the world. “You can achieve anything you want if you just believe in yourself,” they say. Grievously, I have to warn you that there is a danger and pitfall in teaching our young people to put all their confidence in themselves. SELF-CONFIDENCE, according to the dictionary, means “a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgment.” Many young people and adults instill so much confidence in themselves, that they start to feel indestructible, relying on no one but themselves. Later, this can bring a life of misery and stress when we carry all the load ourselves. I have to admit…