I have a tremendous desire to learn, and to grow, and to develop whatever I have that will make for any kind of improvement in me. —Lawrence WelkContinue reading “Yielding to Desires of Your Heart”
When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you. — Stephen RichardsContinue reading “The Spiritual Purge”
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith (Romans 1:16-17).Continue reading “Teaching the Truth in Love”
A few years ago I had an instructor who warned the class, “The minute someone or a group of people start differentiating themselves from others, watch out.” He cautioned us that it is usually the start of a person or group trying to elevate themselves above others. He pointed out that it is particularly worrisome […]Avoiding Cracks in Unity — 140 Character Christian
By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination. — Christopher ColumbusContinue reading “Chosen to Bring Others to the Light”
“You’re going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it’s always their actions you should judge them by. It’s actions, not words, that matter.” ― Nicholas SparksContinue reading “Finding Truth in a Judgmental World of Lies”
Trust in the Lord. Don’t waste time resisting change. God uses it to shape us, mold us, and make us new. Change keeps life fresh and adventurous, embrace change with faith and trust that God will pull you through. — Innah Delos AngelesContinue reading “Sunday Blessings”
We hear that some among you are idle. They are not busy; they are busybodies (2 Thessalonians 3:11)
“Accept one another just as Christ accepted you in order to bring praise to God” (Romans 15:7).Continue reading “Acceptance”
We live our best life when we’re at peace with ourselves; but what are the steps that will lead us to this place?
Below are a few suggestions:
1. Figure out what your purpose in life is. If you know why you’re here, and what you want to do with your life, you’re less likely to be derailed by the words, attitudes and actions of others. Even if they are critical of you, or they clearly don’t like who you are, it will bother you less.
2. Know what your values are. These will enable you to determine what matters to you, and what doesn’t matter to you. It will help you prioritize the things which are important. Also, when we live a life that is consistent with our values, we have a sense of peace, and of inner happiness.
3. Focus on forging meaningful connections with others
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Prayer plumes the wings of God’s young eaglets so that they may learn to mount above the clouds. Prayer brings inner strength to God’s warriors and sends them forth to spiritual battle with their muscles firm and their armor in place. –Charles SpurgeonContinue reading “Monday Encouragement Music Blog”
Are we committed to our Lord and Savior only when life runs smoothly? Is our true commitment in Him revealed during times of various trials and in weak moments of doubt? If Jesus returned now, how would He grade our commitment?Continue reading “Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus”
“You playing small doesn’t serve the world. There’s nothing enlightening about shrinking so others won’t feel insecure around you. As you let your own light shine, you indirectly give others permission to do the same.” – Marianne WilliamsonContinue reading “The World Needs You”
Jesus’ life was sinless. He had integrity. He was compassionate. He had an effect on others as a positive role model.Continue reading “Who Is Your Role Model”
“Without the Spirit of God, we can do nothing. We are as ships without wind. We are useless.” — Charles SpurgeonContinue reading “Joy of the Holy Spirit”