In the down times, we probably don’t feel like joy at all, much less to try to think about joy. Sometimes, it feels better to grieve or whine. Yet joy comes from deep within. Joy comes from knowing The Higher Power is a Power That Comes to Us, Connects With Us, Dwells Within Us. ThisContinue reading “LISTEN FOR THE JOY . 10/13/21”
Need. Disappointment. Check; they come in all sizes and shapes, all sorts of circumstances. The one certainty is that they show up from time to time. That is one reason to remind ourselves of all the good, all the unexpected happiness, the joy of faith, the assurance of belonging in The Creator’s Family. We areContinue reading “LIVING THE GOOD NEWS 07/09/2021 …Friday Faith”
Who convinced us that we need to work our fingers to the bones?! Help us to do in love what we can do using our strengths and help us to allow others to do what is their’s to do with their strengths.
Don’t give up. That is one of the clear messages of The Bible; don’t give up. Life is a construction zone, sometimes very full of mess and disappointment, but God is the builder and can convert any failed area into something new. I am praying for the children and for all of us who needContinue reading “KEEP PRAYING THURSDAY 4.8.2021”
That story of the woman heading to the kitchen to get a cup of coffee, then seeing the pile of clothes she needs to take upstairs, so she stops to do that, but then she sees that the bathtub needs cleaning, so she stops to do that, and then she realizes that she needs aContinue reading “LET GO AND DRAW CLOSE3.29.2021Monday”
Jesus took off away from everyone to pray, to be renewed, to be reminded that none of us are made to do it all; we need rest and we need time to simply BE, to be restored to who we are meant to be.
I just had to do it. I simply could not sit and work. Not until I moved my desk to a new spot which meant moving several other pieces of furniture and other adjustments. Sometimes, I just have to do it. I realized this morning that I needed more than just a physical rearranging; IContinue reading “REARRANGING FURNITURE AND LIFE”
Psalm 103:1-5 is so refreshing to me and it is something we can all do: Count our blessings, Be thankful, Bless others, and Bless God.
This sweet little note reminded me that I often need to say I’m sorry, to ask forgiveness, and to forgive when I have been hurt. Today’s prayer is about forgiveness.