We have a new puppy and the truth is, at 8 weeks old, Skylar didn't come housebroken or house trained. We started training her immediately and she's doing pretty good, but we've had our accidents. It's frustrating, but we carry on. I know from past experience with our other dog, Molly, that it takes awhile. … Continue reading Acceptance of Truth
After many years of making "New Year's Resolutions", I've come to the conclusion that these resolutions are not achieving anything for me except feelings of defeat. After talking with many people, it seems that this defeatist attitude has met their futures as well, many times over. Each year brings trials, stresses, mountain … Continue reading The New You vs. The New Year
Friends, Many times, the Thanksgiving season comes with thankfulness for the good things, but if your like me, you've also had to endure hard times or suffering through out the years. As a Christian, God tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:18 "Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ … Continue reading In Everything Give Thanks
Hi Everyone! I'm ready for another Bible Study! Are you? Gearing up for our Fall Pathway to Wholeness BIBLE Study! We will meet on Tuesday Evenings from 7-9 p.m in the Atlanta/Perimeter area, November 1 - Jan. 31 2016. We have three weeks off for the holiday season. Pathway to Wholeness is a discipleship Bible … Continue reading Pathway to Wholeness
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your path. (NIV) As a Christian, when I read this quickly, I think it's encouraging, but in reality, it is literally gold and should be treated as such. … Continue reading Who’s Directing Your Path?
1 John 5:4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—OUR FAITH. Have you ever found yourself "fighting for your life" with everything that is within you? To your amazement, your strength increases as the stress piles on and you … Continue reading Fighting for Your Life
What an awesome world it would be if all Christians embraced what it's like to be free from the flesh by being Spirit minded at all times. Of course, that would make us perfect and without need of God's grace in this world. But....when we experience long periods of freedom from the flesh, peace overwhelms … Continue reading Spirit Minded
I think one of the hardest jobs is to be a caretaker for someone who doesn't want to be cared for. This could be caring for anyone with a chronic condition such as an aging parent, spouse, child, or a friend. It's an act of love that is never repaid. When doing this, I have … Continue reading Jesus Cares for You
Meats, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains! At every book store there's a new book about eating healthy. It's amazing that they are discovering time and time again what God told us in His Word thousands of years ago! After all, he's the creator so why would we need to go somewhere else to find … Continue reading The Power of God’s Food In Your Life
When were you last silenced by the reality of unmet expectations? Does your past hold negative judgment for your best efforts? Do you remember a time when sting of toxic words cut you to the core? If your like most of us, it probably wasn't that long ago. So, what was your response? Did you … Continue reading Peace, Glorious Peace!