Day 7 of the 500 Word Challenge. Today’s prompt is obviously a letter to my younger self. Here goes 🙂 Dear Michelle, You are going to have some awesome opportunities that scare the heck out of you. Don’t fear them. Make the most of every moment and allow people into your circle. The important people … More Live, Learn and Love Yourself (My500)
http://bible.com/114/jhn.13.34-35.NKJV When I think about what has happened in the media since same-sex marriage was “made legal” it makes me sad. I am not saying that Christians shouldn’t have an opinion about the decision. I am saying that it is not the principle matter. Jesus called us to go and make disciples for the Kingdom … More Will you be known for your love?
The truth in love hurts but hopefully it heals, too. I reread the parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30) recently and realized that the Master meant to call the servant lazy. Jesus taught the disciples about a a master who had three servants. He gave each of them talents according to what he thought that … More What is in Your Hand?
Sometimes when God gives us instructions we think that we know what should logically be the next step but God is in control. Earlier this year I was obedient in resigning from my job to follow what I thought was a full time writing career. I had no idea what that phrase meant or understood … More Do You Need to Change Your Direction?
There was a man who went to a restaurant with his friends after work. He and his friends asked for water for the table and then each ordered their individual drinks. The man asked for his beverage to come out with his meal. The server finished taking the other orders and disappeared into the kitchen. … More Why Are You Waiting?
2 Samuel 12:7-8 Then Nathan said to David, “You are the man! Thus says the Lord God of Israel: ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul. I gave you your master’s house and your master’s wives into your keeping, and gave you the house of Israel and Judah. And if that had … More Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean That You Should
Colossians 3:2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. When you are in the midst of challenges it’s tough to stay focused on spiritual things or to remember God’s promises for you. It seems that the more you try to move closer to your purpose, dream or goal that the … More Refocus Your Thinking
John 5:8 Jesus said to him, “Rise, take up your bed and walk.” Change is a challenge for most people because it reminds us that time does not stop for anyone (including us). We fight against the potential of change because we have learned the “ins and outs” of our present situations. We push back against … More Accepting and Activating Your Change
Hey! I know the title caught your eye. Yes, I know that you are afraid but guess what? I am too. I don’t walk confidently through this life every moment of the day. I have real fears about whether I have what it takes to do “it” but I know that I have to follow … More Fed Up With Life and Ready to Do Something About It
Can I be honest? I committed a sin once and I thought that it had disqualified me from what God had called me to do. For years I listened to the lies of the devil told me that I was disqualified for what I had done. Never mind that I had seen examples of this … More I Can Have Joy After My Sin