Daily Reminders of Hope: Back to Hope

3 But that’s not all! Even in times of trouble we have a joyful confidence, knowing that our pressures will develop in us patient endurance. 4 And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope. 5 And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy,[a] because we can now experience the endless love of God cascadingContinue reading “Daily Reminders of Hope: Back to Hope”

Let God Pull the Weeds

I am done feeling hurt over the “weeds” that God has pulled from my life. I will now concentrate on enjoying the “flowers” in my life. Sometimes the weeds God pulls out of our lives is a painful experience. Sometimes even the weeds have some colorful, but misleading flowers on them. Let God pull themContinue reading “Let God Pull the Weeds”

It’s Okay If We’re Not Okay

Sometimes as Christians we can feel like failures when the emotions we feel seem more powerful and stronger than the faith and trust that we hold. At first, it may feel wrong ti feel these, but emotions, as troubling as they can be at times, can also be beautiful, honest, and raw. And that’s howContinue reading “It’s Okay If We’re Not Okay”

In a love/hate relationship

I am in a love/hate relationship with my Fitbit. I love it most of the time. However, there are moments when I hate it. Those moments come when it buzzes at me to get up and move. I have arguments with it, sometimes even out loud. I tell it that I am too busy, don’tContinue reading “In a love/hate relationship”

THE DILEMMA OF BEING A CHATTERBOX

Chatterbox.  It’s an affectionate and fair nickname I have been given. I enjoy talking. I will talk to anyone, anywhere, about anything. I have never met a stranger. Meaningful conversations, learning about other people and discussing various topics is my love language. Although it is a wonderful quality, and dare I even say, an enviableContinue reading “THE DILEMMA OF BEING A CHATTERBOX”