Restore Your JOY and Reap So Much More

Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. Psalm 51:12 kjv

Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. – Psalm 51:12 kjv David’s song and prayer in Psalm 51 is a plea to restore his JOY. It’s obvious that if he’s asking to restore his JOY, then he once had it and sadly lost… Continue reading »

Double Your Portions this Year

Bible Verse Image Thou art my portion Psalm 119:57 kjv

I tell you there’s nothing so satisfying as having a second helping of my favorite dishes, such as homemade chicken and noodle soup. What’s your favorite dish that you just can’t resist but have a second serving? While we’re encouraged as women to “watch our weight” and cut down on… Continue reading »

Have You Tasted and Seen the Lord’s Goodness?

Psalm 34:8 says, “O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him.“ In this Bible verse, there are two important action verbs… TASTE and SEE. To “taste” something, you have to put a bite of substance into your mouth. To “see” something,… Continue reading »

How to Get Past the Hurdles in Life’s Journey

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you Jeremiah 29 11 - birds on tree branch image

If you’ve ever been on a really rough road trip (you know — one in which everything seemed to go wrong), then you also know how sweet and good it feels to have FINALLY arrived “safe and sound” to your destination… all in one piece. Don’t you appreciate the RELIEF… Continue reading »

10 Ways to Have a Positive Attitude About Your Day

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*Updated March 12, 2019. Originally posted February 24, 2016 It seems that in today’s society, we have a lot of whiners and complainers. As a child of God, you and I must realize that this displeases the Lord.  (Numbers 11:1)  When you pinpoint the root of the problem, it’s all… Continue reading »

Let’s Leap, Let’s Leap!

by my God have I leaped over a wall. - Psalm 18:29 kjv

Did you know that LEAPING is a biblical activity? It’s amazing the challenges that you and I are able to LEAP over by the grace and help of God.  He gives us the power and strength to do what we cannot do on our own. With God’s help, you can… Continue reading »

Are You a Couch Potato Christian?

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I’ve heard it said that many people in our churches are mere “pew warmers.” In other words, they do believe in the importance of being present in the House of God when the doors are open, but they will rarely be seen taking an active role in areas of service,… Continue reading »

When All We See Is Our Pain

Quotes about grief and pain

Whenever we have a painful trial, it can totally consume our thoughts and hinder us from us being able to focus on anything outside of our affliction. Trials do have a way of pulling us downward… feeling like a dark, gloomy phase in our life. It can be hard to… Continue reading »

Be Sticky Like Duct Tape

Be ye steadfast I Corinthians 15:58 KJV bible verse

*Originally posted: February 3, 2016 / Updated December 18, 2018 When my hubby was in Bible college, we lived in a little apartment.  It was far from a fancy place, but it was our HOME.  While living there, God blessed us with three baby boys.  (One at a time, of… Continue reading »

The 10 Second Prayer

The 10 Second Prayer

*Originally Posted March 30, 2016 – Updated December 4, 2018 Do you know that each prayer doesn’t have to be an hour long? Or even 10 minutes long?  We’re to pray without ceasing. (I Thessalonians 5:17) So how can one pray without stopping and still get all their daily tasks… Continue reading »