• Title Image: Our View Versus God's View
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    Our View Versus God’s View

    Monday morning, as my hubby and I were traveling, the weather was grey, wet and drizzly. It wasn’t the picture-perfect-sunshiny kind of day. The gloom weighed upon us while driving, and yet, there was a sliver of peace resting in the atmosphere. I looked far ahead to view the horizon. There in the long distant, you could see the sun shining radiantly. There was a town or city, numerous miles ahead, that was enjoying a bright, gleeful day. This reminded me of life’s trials — our view versus God’s view. Although we may look at the gloomy present surrounding us, God clearly sees what’s ahead to give us an expected,…

  • 5 Bible Verses on Using our Words Well
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    5 Bible Verses on Using Our Words Well

    During this time of dealing with being cooped up inside due to the quarantine, I think WORDS have become more essential than ever… They have become our main source of connecting with each other during a time where we may not be able to physically gather together in groups and social activities. Our very WORDS can be a fountain of encouragement to those who are sick, depressed, discouraged and lonely. Here’s FIVE Bible verses on using our WORDS well… “Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.” – Proverbs 16:24 kjv Think about what you can do to encourage someone else each day…

  • Be content devotional
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    Be Content.

    It was last Saturday that I had my first little meltdown about this whole corona virus quarantine situation… I wasn’t crying over materialist things that I didn’t have or couldn’t have, but rather, it was the fact that life has changed so drastically. I wanted to go see my parents. I wanted to be in church and Sunday school. I wanted to go see the sweet people from our nursing home ministry. Despite being an introvert, I WANTED to be around people! It was shortly after this meltdown when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, that I saw a grim photo that instantly stilled my heart and made it…

  • How to Bring More Joy Into Your Life
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    How to Bring More Joy Into Your Life – 17 Useful Tips to Make Today Better

    Just waiting for JOY and HAPPINESS to show up in your life isn’t likely to get great, steady results. Like so many things in life, finding JOY is a proactive thing… you’ve got to make it happen! Now, realize the difference between JOY and temporary happiness…  Receiving a gift might bring temporary feelings of “happiness.” When your hubby gets a raise at work, that might also make you feel temporarily “happy.“ True JOY, on the other hand, can be a continual state of emotional and mental peace. JOY starts with walking in the steps of the Lord Jesus. Letting Him be Lord of your life. Following God’s biblical principles always…

  • 3 Siimple Ways You Can Offer Praises to God
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    3 Simple Ways You Can Offer Praises to God

    Admit it!  You really like to hear praise after you do something for someone else.  It may not be your motive for helping, but it’s nice to know they are grateful and thankful for your help. It seems that it’s in our human nature to crave praise.  Because God has made us in His image (Genesis 1:27), I can imagine how very pleasing it is for God to hear our praises given to Him. Here’s 3 simple ways you can offer praises to God: 1.  Share your own testimony of what God has done for you. Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing…