Self-Discovery in Quarantine

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

Grateful for the Life You Have

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”  1 Thessalonians 5:18 This week has been a whammy.  Daylight saving time, full moon, Friday the 13th, extra workload, Corona Virus fears, and pandemonium, and my child and I had our heads invaded by lice.  (Cue Scratching.) The physical and … Continue reading Grateful for the Life You Have

Accepting How God Created You to Be

“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

I’m not the Only One

I’m not the Only One “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God and are justified by His grace as a gift through the redemption that is Christ Jesus.” Romans 3:23-24 In  September of 2002, my husband and I had been married about 6 weeks. We went to the Grand Canyon … Continue reading I’m not the Only One

The “I don’t care” Syndrome

“And whatever you do, in work or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through God the Father through Him.” Colossians 3:17 I was walking through the aisles of my local supermarket, running my errands. I walked down one of the frozen food aisles and noticed two exasperated employees (one … Continue reading The “I don’t care” Syndrome

Taking Offense is The Bait of the Enemy

Taking offense is the bait of evil “Do not take to heart all the things that people say, lest you hear your servant cursing you. Your heart knows that many times you yourself have cursed others.” Ecclesiastes 7:21-22 When one wallows in self pity, your vision is fogged. You cannot see past yourself. Then a … Continue reading Taking Offense is The Bait of the Enemy

Scarcity to Sufficient Joy

“And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” 2Cor 9:8 I complain about not having enough. Not having, enough sleep, not enough money to cover my needs or emergencies, not being healthy enough, not being … Continue reading Scarcity to Sufficient Joy

Complaining

Do all things without grumbling or questioning...” Philippians 2:14 If complaining were an Olympic sport, I would have more medals than Olympic swimmer, Michael Phelps. I love to vent about what makes me mad or angry about myself and the world around me. I can complain about complaining. There is such a high level of … Continue reading Complaining