Roses and thorns are both a part of life.

It's all about perspective. The list of the good will usually have us truly grateful for the life we have been given...even if the negative thorns are there as well. Look for the beauty of the roses.

Encouragement for a godly life

2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 New Living Translation 11 So we keep on praying for you, asking our God to enable you to live a life worthy of his call. May he give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do. 12 Then the name of our Lord Jesus will be honored because... Continue Reading →

Stay Calm

What is your first response when life throws you a curve ball? Exodus 14:14  New Living Translation“The Lord himself will fight for you. Just stay calm.” Psalm 46: 1,10New Living Translation 1”God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.”  10 “Be still, and know that I am God! I will be honored by... Continue Reading →

Want more joy in your day? Pursue it!

Joy! What a wonderful feeling when we have it. It can feel like we are walking on air. In the Bible we are commanded to have joy in all situations. We are to consider it joy  even when we experience trials. That is not easy to do. But it does not say anywhere that having... Continue Reading →

Short lives make us wise

How many years do you want to live  before you die? As I write this my goal is 93.  Now, I do have health issues. So, as my son reminds me, my life may be shorter than 93 years. But then, I hope he is wrong because he is giving me only 19 more years... Continue Reading →

Keep Calm: God’s Got This

Pray and get some rest; God is handling what you are wrestling with... Why do we think constant attention to a subject is going to bring us an answer quicker. The truth, for most people, is while they believe they do their best thinking under pressure-- we, as Christians, cannot hear from Holy Spirit when... Continue Reading →

A letter to someone being abused

TO GOD be the glory forever and ever, amen.For He tolerates NOT the abuse of one person upon another.It is NOT fit.It is NOT right.It is NOT justifiable -- even and especially in scripture.Kate May 29, 2020 12:32 am EST I just read a couple (well written) horrible posts about how the church can support... Continue Reading →

To Those Walking Through Rough Situations

God is saying to you today, "I know you are going through a difficult time in your life right now, and you are dealing with multiple circumstances and a lot of emotional pain. It seems as though before you can get through one thing, another thing happens. I don't always still the storm around you,... Continue Reading →

Thank God I’m not drinking these days

via Thank God I'm not drinking these days Here are just 10 reasons I'm personally glad I'm not drinking anymore. The link goes to my other blog where this post was put up earlier in the week. Until Next Time~ Blessings, Kate

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