Are you a singer, dancer, or a mechanical person? Are you extremely proud of your spouse or do you pride yourself in your children and their accomplishments? Talents, abilities, titles, and relationships give or take from our significance as human beings on a daily basis. Everyone wants to be accepted, loved and valued for something … Continue reading Your Significant Self
This devotional is an excerpt from Patricia’s newly released book Twelve Inches – Bridging the gap between what you know about God and how you feel.” Today we’re giving away a copy to the first reader who leaves a comment!! If you are in a hurry, simply say “I’m bridging the gap!” in the comments … Continue reading Guest Blogger – My Friend and Author, Patricia Holbrook – SET PEOPLE FREE
Tips for Letting Go of the Controlling Nature of Food: Hi Everyone! Below are some good tips about your food intake! It's tough, but remember that with God, all things are possible!!! Every two weeks I will be expanding on one of these tips with some useful scripture to help motivate you! Put God … Continue reading Tips for Letting Go of the Controlling Nature of Food:
I've done a lot of traveling this year. The last trip I took was to Colorado. As I was visiting with family there, the quiet serenity of nature put me in a state of peace. The plains mixed with the mountains as a backdrop were breathtaking. I enjoyed every minute of my visit. I was … Continue reading Being Thankful for the Beauty of God’s vast Creation
PART 2 What I saw was jaw dropping..... The first thing I encountered were children of all ages staring at us with gaunt faces, bare feet, and tattered clothes. The ground under them was covered in trash. Suddenly, I remembered how clean the mission was. As we walked, we passed a crowded cemetery. … Continue reading Part Two – So…..you’re stressed out. I went to Haiti. Can I share something with you?
Sometimes, we need to take a look at what we consider "stress" in our lives. My view of "stress" has now been changed forever. You see, I went to Haiti a few weeks ago and this was my experience: When I arrived, I was welcomed with excitement by Amber, who is on staff with … Continue reading So…..you’re stressed out. I went to Haiti. Can I share something with you?
A little over two weeks ago, my family and I journeyed to Yosemite National Park for a family vacation. It was time. The prior weeks' stress level in my home seemed to be increasing by the hour. It seemed that technology had overtaken the house. You couldn't talk to anyone without texting them, even … Continue reading Experiencing The Peace of God Through His Creation
Shelly's husband cheated on her with a woman half her age. The pain of that rejection was so great that she couldn’t shake it. It was with her when she woke up, and when she went to bed. It even followed her to work. As she tried to do her job, she suddenly felt … Continue reading Living in Reaction instead of Reliance
STEPS to a HEALTHIER LIFE Pray each morning and ask God to help you make good choices. Pray for "a way out" when you are tempted to eat things you know are not healthy for His temple. Try to eat God's food, not man's food. Try to eat grains that have not been genetically modified. … Continue reading Steps to a Healthier Life
YOU DID WHAT? You really took the internet out of your home? How can you function? How do you get your work done? Why? These were my questions and concerns when a friend of mine told me that she decided to take back her family from the Distraction of Technology. Whether it's a game, photographs, … Continue reading Life, Stress, Your Goals, and The Distraction of Technology