What to Do When Things Get Tough: Consider Jesus

Anything under God’s control is never out of control. ~ Charles Swindoll When someone asks how you’re doing, do you often respond, “I’m OK, considering the circumstances”? Are you so wrapped up in what’s going on around you that you forget what’s going on inside you? It’s easy to do, I’ll admit, but there is […]

You are Already Blessed!

We learn to walk in the will of God when we learn to see the blessings God has given us and be more grateful. ~ Heather Bixler You are already blessed! How do I know that? Because God said so. He has already blessed us [provided us] with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places. When? […]

God Loves You Bunches!

Trusting God’s grace means trusting God’s love for us rather than our love for God. Therefore our prayers should consist mainly of rousing our awareness of God’s love for us rather than trying to rouse God’s awareness of our love for him. ~ Peter Kreeft God loves you. You’ve heard that at least a thousand […]

God’s Priorities: 6 Essential Precepts for Blessing & Victory

When we put God first, all other things fall into their proper place or drop out of our lives. Our love of the Lord will govern the claims for our affection, the demands on our time, the interests we pursue, and the order of our priorities. ~ Ezra Taft Benson Would you like to see […]

7 Tips to Help You Rest in God

We need to find God, and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature—trees, flowers, grass—grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence … we need silence to be able to touch souls. ~ Mother Teresa We have […]

Understanding the Rest of God

One of the most convicting things I have recently come to realize about Jesus is that He was never, not once, in a hurry. ~ Mark Buchanan Rest. The word conjures a sense of peace and quietness. “Sit down, rest a spell,” your gramma might have said after a long day. The loss of a […]

How to Increase Your Joy!

Don’t minimize the power of little things to add joy to your life. ~ Joyce Meyer When was the last time you were exceedingly joyful? You know, over the top, filled with so much joy that you could hardly contain it? Did you notice joy’s companion – a grateful heart. True joy is always accompanied […]

Create the Life You Want: 5 Keys Areas That Require Self-Control

You have power over your mind—not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. ~ Marcus Aurelius Have you noticed, almost everything in life provides you with a choice. Some of them are easy: coffee or tea, chicken or steak, go or don’t go. Then there are slightly harder choices. You can be neat […]

The Challenge of Maintaining Strong Faith

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. ~ Emmanuel Teney Faith is one of the most prominent topics in the Bible […]

The Key to Perpetual Opportunity

Belief in limitation is the one and only thing that causes limitation. You are subject to a law of boundless and perpetual opportunity, and you can enforce that law in your behalf just as widely as you need. ~ Robert Collier Perpetual opportunity. Isn’t that what Jesus promised when He said, “If you can believe, […]