Be Encouraged – Stay Encouraged

  How do you stay encouraged? Stay in the Word of God. Be careful of the words you speak to others. Carry yourself in a way that honors God. Do not have two faces (one for home and one for outside of the home). Choose your friends wisely. Have patience with others. Show God’s Love to others. Encourage others with the Word of God, NOT your personal opinion. Encourage yourself in the Lord. ************ I could go on but remember this: We are God’s vessels. We are accountable to God. We have been ...
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Mission Accomplished!

I have been on a journey for a long, long time.  When my husband, Jeff, died on May 19, 2007, there was a sense of relief and sadness.  I knew my life would never be the same. We were married for over 30 years but somewhere along the way, we grew apart.  We were never "friends".  I would cry to the Lord "HELP ME" or "Why?" but it seemed as if God did not hear me. Throughout this marriage, there were times I wanted to give up completely and call it quits. But I knew God had a plan. At the beginning of December ...
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Your Trials, Your Trust, Your Path

People have mentioned to me that their trials have made them trust God more. After I thought about it they were absolutely correct. I realized the trust comes when you do not have an alternative. On the other hand, you may have an alternative but you trust God to keep you on His path. Trust comes when you know God will take care of it. Trust comes when you say "Not my will Father but thy will be done." Trust comes when you can genuinely smile. Trust comes when you know God has it under control. Trust comes ...
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