I Shall Not Be Moved — Are You Planted Deeply in Your Christian Faith?

I shall not be moved #devotional

The first chapter of Psalms tells us of one who is strong, well-rooted, grounded, productive, prosperous… not easily moved in their Christian faith. “And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither;… Continue reading »

How to Overcome Negative Thoughts of Failure

How to Overcome Negative thoughts of failure

*Updated 7/31/18 – Originally posted July 6, 2014 Satan tries to keep reminding me of my past failures and past sins. Does he do that horrendous thing to you? Without a doubt, I could probably answer that question with a heart-wrenching “yes” on your behalf. How do I know?  Because… Continue reading »

Hit Delete on Negative Thoughts

*Updated 7/24/18 – Originally posted Aug 25, 2013 “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” Philippians… Continue reading »

Every Knee Shall Bow – Bible Verse and Poem

Every knee should bow Philippians 2:10,11 KJV

That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. – Philippians 2:10,11 KJV I want to encourage you, my… Continue reading »

How to Fight and Finish Well

How to Fight and Finish Well

Weariness.. Perhaps you’re facing a trial where there is no easy solution to conquer the situation. Our human nature often tries to prevail with a courageous “fight” to survive. After we realize that there’s no easy way out, we lose our peace…we toss and turn in bed at night. The more we… Continue reading »

How to Adjust the Spiritual Climate of Your Home

(*Updated:  Originally posted on March 18, 2015) Do you ever have those days when you feel like locking yourself in the bathroom?  I sure have felt like it. Okay, I’ve actually even done it!  Yes, I’ve locked myself in the bathroom! 😉 There are simply going to be days where… Continue reading »

What to Do When Others Let You Down

Are you disappointed in someone who let you down?  Perhaps you’re angry or frustrated with someone who did you wrong. The reason why we get disappointed is because we had “better” expectations from someone who would possibly fail us. We put our confidence in someone who has flaws.  Of course,… Continue reading »

It’s a Scary Road… Show Me and Teach Me

Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. – Psalms 25:4 When I was young (just fresh out of college), I was getting ready to go on a simple little road trip to stay with a friend of our family for a few days so that I could… Continue reading »

What it Really Means to Set your Affection on Things Above

*Pin on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/138204282294516055/ Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. – Colossians 3:2 In Colossians 3:2, the words “set your affection on things above” means to place your mind and thoughts on them, to show favor towards them, and to be affectionately desirous of… Continue reading »

How to Stay Away From Sin

Today is my youngest son’s 16th birthday!  This young man brings me joy and never ceases to put a smile on my face or make me laugh.  Rarely can you take a “normal” snapshot of him.  Practically every picture is one with him making a goofy pose.  lol One main… Continue reading »