Ecclesiastes 3:6 continued. “…a time to keep and a time to throw away” A lot has been going on this weekend. We moved Carmen back to LSU on Friday, and Stephen began to move back home yesterday and today. Carmen’s move, this time, has been more permanent. We took more time going through “keepsakes” and… Continue reading Sunday Thought
Struggling today with so many things. “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my concerns. See if there is any offensive (idolatrous) way in me; lead me in the everlasting way.” – Psalm 139:23-24 This was a verse in my bible study a couple of weeks ago. I just grazed over… Continue reading Sunday Thought
Colossians 1:11 in the Message says, “We pray that you’ll have the strength to stick it out over the long haul—not the grim strength of gritting your teeth but the glory-strength God gives. It is strength that endures the unendurable and spills over into joy, thanking the Father who makes us strong enough to take… Continue reading Sunday Thought
“For such a time is this.” -Esther 4:14 Letting go is hard. Resistance to change and refusing to let go can hinder your future steps. Just because you have had it for years or done something for years doesn’t mean it has to continue. Hanging on to just hang on is hard. When it becomes… Continue reading Sunday Thought
“Praying that God opens our eyes today to people who feel invisible, who never hear that they are loved and rarely receive a warm embrace.” – Beth Moore “But the fruit of the spirit is…kindness…” – Galatians 5:22 (NIV) Blessings.
Last Sunday I talked about criticizing and complaining, and then again on Thursday talked about failing. I know I fail daily in this. It is so easy to get caught up on the “why does it happen this way?” or “why does my spouse or child do this?” or even “I am so fat.” It takes… Continue reading Sunday Thought
Feeling convicted. “Today’s challenge to anyone who’s game: Go all day till falling asleep tonight without complaining or criticizing a single time. God, fill us!” – Beth Moore Maybe one of these…but both! Goodness. Okay—Sunday, bring it on! Blessings!
Trust me and don’t be afraid, for I am your Strength and Song. Do not let fear dissipate your energy. Instead, invest your energy in trusting Me and singing My Song. the battle for control of your mind is fierce, and years of worry have made you vulnerable to the enemy. Therefore, you need to… Continue reading Sunday Thought
“No is still a great word. When need be, let’s have the guts to say it: to someone pushy, to someone manipulative and to someone in the mirror. When we need to say no, let’s learn to say it right then instead of putting if off for days and dreading it like the plague. Get… Continue reading Sunday Thought
“Sometimes a storm in your life is what will blow you to the place you are longing to be.” – Beth Moore Storms. Not really. Just feeling as though I should be doing something other than what I am doing. My body is still adjusting, and the Lupus is conquering now. Everyday I battle the… Continue reading Sunday Thought