First off, you can see that I am not doing the Love Dare book each day. I feel that I need to let these things soak in so I am giving them more time to settle in my mind and heart. I'm of course still working on Day 1:Patience. I am pretty good with this … Continue reading Cont… Day 2 Be Kind
Love is kind. "Kindness creates a blessing." There are 4 key points the authors make to being kind. Gentleness Helpfulness Willingness Initiative I have definitely taken the back seat on the initiative key point. I am sitting back waiting for him to make the first move because I feel I always have been the one to make … Continue reading Love Dare – Day 2
I read this book last year and feel the need to read it again. I love my husband very much but we have very different personality traits. Mine are softer and his are harder. Mine are more forgiving and his wants justice. Mine are more loving his are more by the book. I have "toughened" up … Continue reading The Love Dare – Day 1
If we read what God says about marriage we know we are to be equally yoked, 2 Corinthians 6:14. Think about it, if you love the Lord and He is your priority in life then how in the world could you marry an unbeliever? That doesn't line up, right? So, this makes a great start to … Continue reading Marriage, Divorce & Adultery
So, I have been writing about how different sibling's perspectives can be and it hit me today that my perspective is different from God's perspective. The other day I was working and the vinyl-cutting machine I was working with was just making random cuts through my image. I was getting so frustrated as it wasn't anything I was … Continue reading Another Perspective
The knowledge of God's word is great but it's not FAITH until you put it into action. Think of it like this ... God's word is the electrical outlet and faith is the plug to the lamp. You are in charge of the plug, you can lay it on the floor or you can plug … Continue reading Faith
God knows you fully and has huge things planned for you BUT if your perception doesn’t match His truth because you don’t see yourself the way God does; you don’t believe in your ability the way God does; and you don’t love yourself the way God does you may never achieve His purpose for your … Continue reading Whose Perspective?
How is it that one child lives a completely different life than the other child while both are living in the exact same house with the exact same parents? These parents are amazing, loving sweet and wonderful; yet one has a lot of negative memories and the other a fairy tale. I lived the fairy … Continue reading A Sibling’s Perspective.
Wow, this has been another tough year for me. Since 2014 my life has been in a valley with a lot of mountain tops but a lot of yukky, dark days. I have gone through a lot and that has surprised me that I actually handled it as well as I did. Like I have … Continue reading Bye, 2016!
Are you looking back? There are 2 reasons to look back #1 to learn from the past to make the present better, #2 to stay in the past and hold on to hurts or sorrows. The number 1 reason is the best one. God gave us the Bible to learn from so we wouldn't repeat … Continue reading Don’t Look Back?