I was tough on myself this morning, waking up feeling the Monday blues, but then feeling guilty for allowing myself to feel down after such a wonderful weekend. This was heightened as I felt worried about the work week, finances, health, friends, etc., etc. Then I received a couple quotes in my inbox about remembering … Continue reading Think about such things
There are times when we don’t feel or see what we want to believe, and we feel quite powerless and doubtful. The human condition makes us suspicious of intangible things. However... "We live by faith, not by sight.” — 2 Corinthians 5:7 "I believe in Christ like I believe in the sun… not because I … Continue reading Believe & see
With the fall approaching, the season becomes analogous to how I’ve been feeling. Clinging to the warmth and familiarity of the summer while tentative to embrace the fall’s crisp air and foggy skies – I look back more so than forward. But that’s not how we’re told to live… “Don’t look back, you’re not going … Continue reading Look forward
"I am present within myself. I can center myself with the ease of my breath. I feel grounded, confident, worthy and whole." – Mala Collective "Breathe. To pause. To make space. To collect your thoughts. To remember. To face the next moment. To choose." – Unknown "The Spirit of God has made me, and … Continue reading Breathe in breathe out
"But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.” – 2 Chronicles 15:7 "You may have to fight the battle more than once to win it." – Margaret Thatcher "Keep your head up. God gives His hardest battles to His strongest soldiers." – Zig Ziglar At times it seems like … Continue reading The redundant battle
"As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mother's womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things." – Ecclesiastes 11:5 "I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't … Continue reading Delicious ambiguity
"But he said to me, “My grace<span class="crossreference" data-cr="#cen-NIV-29032A" data-link="(A)" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 22px; position: relative; top: 0px; vertical-align: top;"> is sufficient for you, for my power<span class="crossreference" data-cr="#cen-NIV-29032B" data-link="(B)" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 22px; position: relative; top: 0px; vertical-align: top;"> is made perfect in weakness.<span class="crossreference" data-cr="#cen-NIV-29032C" data-link="(C)" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 22px; position: relative; top: 0px; vertical-align: top;">”<span … Continue reading You can handle more than you think
Brussels, Belgium"For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord." – Romans 8:38-39How ironic that … Continue reading Too busy or is it something else?
"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time." – John Lubbock "Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax." – Bryant McGill "Come away … Continue reading When you don’t have time to take some time
"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing" – Walt Disney "You don't have to have figured it out to move forward" – Unknown "Do not be grieved for the joy of the Lord is your strength" – Nehemiah 8:10 Admittedly, I've been quite complacent as of late. I watch the … Continue reading Do something.