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, […]

You’ve Got the Power: Release It!

The power to shape your reality lies within you, therefore the most important voice you will ever hear is your own. ~ Max Patrick Can I tell you a secret? You’ve got power! More power than you can imagine, and it’s been waiting for you all this time. God assigned that power and dominion to […]

You’ve Been Made! Know Who You Are in Christ Jesus

Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He’s sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped. ~ Charles Stanley “You’ve been made!” If […]

Get Real! Don’t Be Double Minded

Words are the catalyst that turns the substance of faith into physical manifestation. ~ Annette Capps For many of us, the reality is that we lead double lives much of the time. I’m not talking about the obvious things, like being civil to someone you don’t like or professing enjoyment when you’re bored to tears. […]

God Loves You – Believe it!

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved. It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder. ~ Charles Morgan We hear a lot about love. We know we are supposed to love God and one another. The Apostle Paul told the Ephesians to stay rooted and grounded in love (v. 3:17). Heck, […]

3 Keys to Finding Your Authentic Self

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand. ~ Woodrow Wilson Who are you, really? I’m […]