Paul, Trusting in God

In Everything, Give Thanks

One of the best things we can do for ourselves is to be thankful during difficult times. I have been trying to focus on the positive things in my life and not the difficulties, because difficulties will consume me. I opened up the bible to 1 Thessalonians this morning. It says to rejoice always. Some… Continue reading In Everything, Give Thanks

Daniel

There Are So Many Reasons To Be Thankful

Yesterday, I wrote a post about being thankful for friends. I realized that lately I have been focusing on my worries and concerns. Honestly, I have been consumed by them. I should be focusing on all the reasons that I have to be thankful. I am thankful for my family, friends, my bible study group… Continue reading There Are So Many Reasons To Be Thankful

Paul

Pursue the Goodness of God

After we had children, I really wanted to teach them things that I did not know growing up. I want their lives to easier. I don't want them to make the mistakes that I made. I love how the epistles of Paul tell us how to live our lives. Paul wrote letters to the newly… Continue reading Pursue the Goodness of God

Paul

Soldiers of Faith

God asks us to do hard things. We have to let go of ourselves, and do God's will. We have to put away our pride and desire to control our lives. I don't know about you, but that is hard for me sometimes. Hopefully, if I keep practicing, it will get easier? Maybe? We have… Continue reading Soldiers of Faith

Paul, Timothy

Letting Go: No More Back-up Options for my Back-up Option

Boo! Today is Halloween! My kids go trick or treating every year. This year we planned to do something new. We planned to go to a Harvest Party at our church with rides, games and bouncy houses. God had a different plan for us. The party was canceled because of the weather forecast. It is… Continue reading Letting Go: No More Back-up Options for my Back-up Option

Hope and Peace, Paul, Timothy

Nourished in the Words of Faith

This morning, I read the first book of Timothy in my womens bible study. I am mediating on one verse, "nourished in the words of faith". It sounds like we need the words of faith to live a happy, healthy life. A Good Servant of Jesus Christ If you instruct the brethren in these things,… Continue reading Nourished in the Words of Faith

Paul, Trusting in God

An Outcome Beyond Our Imagination

I don't know why I get surprised by the goodness of God. God does amazing things for us. When I let go of my worries and give them to God, amazing things happen. I worry. I get stressed out. I try and control the situation, which just gets worse. Then, finally, I truly let go… Continue reading An Outcome Beyond Our Imagination