How to Hold onto Your Peace!

Set peace of mind as your highest goal and organize your entire life around it. ~ Brian Tracey When I think of all the words I could use to describe a perfect life, ‘peace’ seems to me to be the most meaningful. When I have peace, everything flows more smoothly. Peace encompasses a sense of […]

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. […]

Your Words Create Your Reality so ‘Watch Yo’ Mouth!’

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. ~ Yehuda Berg I find considerable wisdom in a simple concordance search of the Bible. I don’t even have to look up all the verses. Just the sheer number of times God uses one word versus another tells me the emphasis He puts on certain […]

Clean House Mentally: Refurbish Your Thoughts & Words

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in. ~ Alan Alda I really enjoy watching those home make-over shows on HGTV. A designer (or two) show up, analyze the current home’s condition, then refurbish, renew and […]

Keys to Setting Priorities for Your Life

Every right choice is a seed for success. ~ Joel Osteen You know what it’s like–-too much to do and too little time. Add the holiday extras into your schedule, and it seems almost impossible to keep up. Do you wake up in the middle of the night remembering things that you should have done? […]

5 Key Concepts to Help You Overcome Guilt & Resentment

Negative emotions like loneliness, envy and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change. ~ Gretchen Rubin The working title for this article was “Don’t let the OOPS’s Get You Down”. You know – all the stuff that we do or don’t do […]

6 Truths That Can Change Your Feelings

The best way of forgetting how you think you feel is to concentrate on what you know you know. ~ Mary Stewart Let me ask you a question. How do think other people see you? Peaceful or grumpy? Prideful or meek? Generous or miserly? Next question: how do you see yourself? Worthy or worthless? Selfish […]

How to Use the Power of Truth to Change Your Reality

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth, only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair. ~ C. S. Lewis Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m doing OK under the circumstances”? They […]

Choosing Truth over Reality

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. ~Leo Tolstoy Some years ago, a friend was boarding her friend’s dog while the family was out of town. It was a sweet puppy, but totally undisciplined. The problem was mostly two young […]

Busy or Productive – 3 Steps to Living Your Best Life

You may have habits and daily patterns that are so much a part of daily life that you may not recognize them as choices. ~ Author Unknown Are you too busy? Stressed out? Do you find yourself doing the urgent instead of the important? Have you forgotten WHY you do what you do? If so, […]