“Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.” Proverbs 21:23 Gossip. We know it is bad, but we do it anyway. Each time we tell the story to someone different, it changes. It becomes the game “telephone” in real life. Unfortunately, someone or many are hurt in the process by lies … Continue reading Is It Your Place to Tell?
My faith was shaken today. I cursed at God. I told Him, I don’t want to believe in Him anymore. More unpleasant words flew out of my mouth, and tears streamed down my cheeks. Yesterday, my husband and I got into an argument on our walk with the dog. I saw huge amounts of dog … Continue reading Self-Discovery in Quarantine
I read a devotional this morning on the Bible app, You Version. The study is entitled, “How to Stop Worrying.” The devotion defined worry as to torment oneself with cares and anxieties. As I read that definition, it felt like a 2x4 to the face. Everyone has thoughts on the things that most concern them. … Continue reading It is Never a Good Time to Worry
I do not like experiencing tension between myself and others. In the past, I exhausted myself to make everyone else happy around me instead of protecting myself from the drama. As much as I desire peace and harmony between myself and others, there are times where it won't happen. I can promise peace for myself … Continue reading Managing Difficult People
“Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand.” Proverbs 19:21 Christmas time is here. Tomorrow, many will open gifts and admire all they received. Children have been eagerly waiting for this day to open their gifts. Their wait will soon be … Continue reading Allow God to Surprise You
“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13 Every day, they are messages that bombard us that we are not enough. Our bodies and faces, material possessions, or bank accounts need improvement. We see advertisements for products that could improve every area of our lives. Instead, we … Continue reading Accepting How God Created You to Be