Two wrongs don’t make a right. We hear that old adage but do we understand what it means? Rudeness, road rage, shopping cart rage, self-righteousness, impatience, and lack of empathy and consideration all contribute to a cloud of discontentment and sorrow. There is so much anger and despair in the world, and it feeds onContinue reading “RAGE”
My husband thinks I’m beautiful inside and out.Those words, which surprised me, make me want to live up to them. Click here for a story on how to be an “Eight Cow Wife” (or Husband). https://journeytojoy.tv/eight-cow-wife/ The world can be a cruel place. People you trust can hurt you. Loyalty can be nonexistent or misplaced.Continue reading “BEAUTIFUL”
Dear Lord, thank you for this day. We are blessed because You are a forgiving and understanding God. You have already done so much for us, and yet you keep on blessing us. Help us start the day with a new attitude and plenty of gratitude, and let us take the best of each dayContinue reading “PRAYER”
Thirty-one years ago, after two weeks of sobriety in a treatment program, while watching the 700 Club with Pat Robertson on television, I chose this day to come to Jesus in complete submission, and on my knees, humbly admitted my sinfulness and asked for forgiveness. Jesus welcomed me with open arms that were full ofContinue reading “THIS DAY”
One of the most challenging things I ever did was start praying for someone who hurt me deeply.
“Intention” is a passive word.
I listen to the birds outside my window and feel the breeze on my face, and I know you are near. I love how great you are. You are our creator and teacher and comforting protector. Only You deserve our praise. Lord, bless this day as you will. Keep my family in your care, andContinue reading “Heavenly Father, Good Morning”
Lately I’ve been having trouble sleeping. For the last two weeks I’ve been waking up around 3:30 AM and having to get out of bed to go to the restroom. I try not to because I know I’ll not go back to sleep, especially since the alarm is set for 4:05 anyway. So I’d lieContinue reading “MORNING PRAYER”
We should always take our pain to the Lord. Have you ever seen a person who had so much pain in their heart that they were grasping for whatever help they could find and they said some things they shouldn’t have? They just wanted the pain to stop. More than likely, the people whoContinue reading “IT HURTS”