Here we are at the beginning of September and as we begin to change seasons, I am just not in the mood! I'm not in the mood to move ahead of God when He's been working with me for a while on how to just Be Still. I'm not in the mood to keep doing … Continue reading I’m Not in the Mood
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how important it is to forgive others - no matter what they've done (find that post here). Similarly, we need to forgives ourselves for what we've done as well. I know we often tend to be our own worst critics, but none of us are perfect. I'm glad … Continue reading You Need to Forgive Yourself
Have you ever been praying for something, waiting for something, or hoping things would change, and it just seems like things aren't getting any better? You try to keep your head up and keep your faith strong, but you start to feel discouraged? You ever just get to the point where you start to doubt … Continue reading Don’t Be Discouraged
Who hurt you? Who hurt someone you care about? Who brought a pain into your life that you haven't been able to let go of? We've all been hurt by someone. Many of us have been hurt numerous times by various people and some of us have been hurt repeatedly by the same person. While … Continue reading You Need to Forgive Them
At the beginning of this month, I challenged myself and others to a 31 Day Prayer Challenge. The significance of this particular challenge is that we're praying for a specific person (or place) everyday. If you want the details of the challenge, you can find them here: 31-Day “Pray for Them” Challenge Over the past 11 … Continue reading What Prayer is Doing in My Heart
I remember the first time I experienced true peace and contentment. I had a joy I couldn't really explain, to the point where I would cry happy tears. I had never felt such a pure sense of happiness. The most interesting part of it all was that I never knew I wasn't truly happy until … Continue reading Peace, Happiness & Contentment: What does it really mean to be content?
Happy Sunday All. This is a reminder to KEEP PRAYING! Whatever or whoever you've been praying about - don't stop! If you haven't been praying, I encourage you to start now. It will be worth it. Today in church my pastor preached about speaking to the dry bones in our lives (read Ezekiel 37: 1 … Continue reading KEEP PRAYING – 31 Day “Pray for Them Challenge”
Today is August 1st and this month I will be doing a 31-Day Pray for Them Challenge. The purpose of this challenge is to pray for a specific person consistently, believing that God makes a way in his or her life. I believe with everything in me that prayer works. There have been many times … Continue reading 31-Day “Pray for Them” Challenge
Let me start by clarifying that this post is not merely about running. While my Journey to 5k is used as a running theme (pun intended lol), the purpose of this post is to describe a few significant life lessons that were reinforced throughout my process. These lessons are applicable to several different areas of our … Continue reading 7 Life Lessons Learned from Running
Today I woke up a bit emotional. Have you ever just felt so misunderstood? To long for certain people to understand who you are but they still don't get it - it's such a disheartening feeling. We were all made differently, but I am not of this world. Sometimes I feel like I don't fit … Continue reading Misunderstood..