Something that has become all the more real to me in the past 6 months…”But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.’ – 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV) … More 11 | Promises of God | You can Find Strength in the Lord
Have you ever been so certain about how long a circumstance would last, to the point that you’d be willing to bet money on it; only to have that circumstance (you were so certain about) last twice as long as you originally anticipated? I have. And let me tell you the realization that, A. Not only were you wrong about the length of the trial, you B. Now have no idea how long you’ll be in that situation, can be brutal. … More 10 | Promises of God | You will be Renewed When you Wait on the Lord
In the book Battlefield of the Mind, Joyce Myers talks about how important it is, in your Christian walk to really take preeminence over your thoughts. Something that’s really important because as Proverbs 23:7 (KJV) puts it for as a man thinketh…so is he… and Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) succinctly states, “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything flows from it”.
In short, these passages stress the importance of being mindful of your thoughts because your thoughts run your life. When satan tricked Eve he did it through her thoughts, … More 9 | Promises of God | You can Use Scripture to Overcome Negative Thoughts
For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless. – Psalm 84:11 … More 3| Promises of God | You are Protected
Three days after my last post I woke up to news that shook my world. It’s not something that can be easily explained or understood but it has put me on a path that is leading me closer to God and because of this I have hope for the future. … More Are you Weary?
Recently I’ve been encountering personalities that are difficult and I have to say its rather frustrating. My first instinct is to flee and get as far away from anyone who “threatens” my sense of security or sense of personal peace. However, how do you grow if you only want to deal with people who are … More Morning Inspiration 04. Appreciate People for Who They Are
Remember that just because something hasn’t been done (yet), doesn’t mean that it can’t be done… … More Jay Z, the Philosopher?!
The Palace of Versailles is the stuff of legends. It was the center of Parisian political power in the late 17th Century and was also the home of the royal family until around 1789 (after the beginning of the French Revolution). It also symbolically represents the system of absolute monarchy. I visited Versailles during my first … More Photo Journal: The Palace of Versailles
If you’re alive chances are you’ve failed at something (at least once). It’s a natural part of life and no one is immune from it both personally and professionally. There are so many wonderful quotes on how failure isn’t a destination and I wholeheartedly believe that it’s merely an opportunity to re-evaluate and try again. … More How to Recover from Failure
It is very easy, in this age of social media and over saturation, to lose sight of the beauty and strength that you possess. It can happen when you least expect, a harmless scroll of Facebook while you’re in line at the grocery store or waiting for the train….and the next thing you know … More Learning to Appreciate Who You Are