It is time to put all of these crazy, negative thoughts into captivity where they belong! Let’s put’em in jail. Easy to say, isn’t it? How do we actually do it? He was 16 then and I was lying in bed trying to go to sleep and just as the scoundrel does, he put a … Continue reading How to Take Every Thought Captive
Hate is strong and mocks the song 🙁 Do you hear the sound of Christmas bells this season? Sadly, 2019 this has been the Christmas song on my mind. I look at the headlines and watch the news. It saddens me that we must be at each other's throats. We can't seem to find anything … Continue reading I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
It's Friday. Time to join the crew at Five Minute Friday and write on a prompt. Prompt: Weak Weakness image provided by Kate Motaung at Five Minute Friday This post was originally published in 2018 on Leaving a Legacy, [GGMANDY dot COM and linked up on the Five-minute Friday Link-up. Each time he said, “My … Continue reading I Boast In My Weakness ~ In Christ I Am Strong
we have no control of where or how the storms come in our lives. It may barrel straight through or slow and pass by.
When I'm working out- I also work out my mind. I work out the hurt and the pain these last years have brought in my life. I workout forgiveness toward myself- for unhealthy coping mechanisms that kept me stuck for so long. I workout experiencing those low points and how now I have a deeper … Continue reading Working out My Hurts and Pain
So, What are you afraid of? Are you worried or scared about the next step in your life? Sometimes, life can seem really foreboding. We might be afraid that we can't accomplish the next step in our dream. Or that it will beat you down into failure. Maybe God is asking you to do something that … Continue reading What Are You Afraid of?
Many people who suffer from chronic pain and fibromyalgia, also suffer from depression and anxiety. So this week, I have asked my friend Jess Bongiorno to share about the topic. If you have been following this blog for a while, you may remember that she had written encouraging words before about facing depression. Click to … Continue reading Facing Depression and Anxiety
Today's post is inspired by Kate Motaung and the Five Minute Friday prompt, "Sing". So we’re not giving up. How could we! Even though on the outside it often looks like things are falling apart on us, on the inside, where God is making new life, not a day goes by without his unfolding grace. These … Continue reading I Sing Because I’m Happy and Free
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders ..... And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him, he endured the cross, … Continue reading Look up! Run the Race with Endurance
So many of us find ourselves BROKEN. But God can make all things BEAUTIFUL if you will let Him. I picked up Gwen Smith's book from a pile of books I have purchased and never finish reading because I am writing a series of devotionals on emotional trauma. I wanted to find out how others … Continue reading How God Restores a Broken Heart