The key to happiness - or that even more desired thing, calmness - lies not in always thinking happy thoughts. No. That is impossible. No mind on earth with any kind of intelligence could spend a lifetime enjoying only happy thoughts. They key is in accepting your thoughts, all of them, even the bad ones.… Continue reading Intentional Thoughts
“Intentional living is the art of making our own choices before others' choices make us.” ― Richie Norton The Art of Intentional LivingMany of us live our lives allowing others to make decisions for us. We are Christians because our parents made us go to church as children. We become doctors or lawyers because we… Continue reading 5 Ways to Live Intentionally
When you seem frustrated or unhappy with a given situation sometimes people's go to response is, "you just have to learn to be content." Others, will tell you, "don't you dare settle for your current situation!" So which is right? What is the difference between being content and settling? To be content means to be… Continue reading Peaceful & Happy
"Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not." - Valerie Bertinelli I've opened about my battles with depression. An update - yes, I am still taking antidepressants and going to therapy. Has it made… Continue reading We Will Be Happy!
Do all the good you can & create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside. It is inner beauty which matters most. Dr. Anil Kumar Sinha Value your beauty! I have to remind myself this every single day and I am sharing this message with… Continue reading Painstakingly Beautiful
"But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that… Continue reading Even When!
Where you at though?This message is one that has been working in my life all of 2017 and now in 2018 it's starting to come to together. Let me share this with you. Have you ever expected God to do something, KNOWING he can do it? You pray and you believe and you expect God… Continue reading Frustrated Expectations
“Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died. But EVEN NOW I know that whatever you ask from God, God will give you.” (John 11:21-22, ESV) Have you ever felt like you are at the end of the road? Like this is it, there is no more life in this situation,… Continue reading Even Now!
Relationship For those that have felt a little lost recently and feel in their heart it's time to return to God's embrace I hope this message will encourage you and perhaps even provide some guidance. Even if you didn't completely leave to go off and do your own thing like the prodigal son, it's important… Continue reading Coming Home
“A common mistake we make is that we look for God in places where we ourselves wish to find him, yet even in the physical reality this is a complete failure. For example, if you lost your car keys, you would not search where you want to search, you would search where you must in… Continue reading Lost and Found