Category: Encouragement

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I NEED MY FIX!

Addiction.  It's a real thing.  It's affecting our world.  Addiction can be defined as the fact or condition of being HOOKED to a particular substance, thing, or activity.  According to http://www.thedawnrehab.com, there are 9 common addictions.  They are: tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, painkillers, cocaine, heroin, gambling, sex and internet addictions.  And after being hooked for so long, ...

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There Will Be Glory After This!

I'm saddened to post today's blog. 6 days ago my big sister, the only remaining (blood) sibling I had went home to be with Jesus. I'm sad because I won't see her again in THIS life. I won't get to take her to Red Lobster anymore. I won't get to hear her call me "Toot" ...

REMAIN!

"I will remain confident in this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living." ~Psalms 27:13 What a declaration. What a statement of faith! At the time that David wrote this Psalm, he was being attacked by armies. War had been waged against him. Even his own son, Absalom, ...

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To Boast Or Not To Boast…

"Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips." Proverbs 27:2 ESV I love hearing people boast about God. This often happens during "testimony service."  A person or couple will stand up before the congregation and speak openly of how God has touched their lives. Sometimes the stories ...

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How To Deal With Backstabbers

"They smile in your face...All the time they want to take your place; the back stabbers." Betrayal. The act of exposing one to an enemy by treachery or disloyalty.  To seduce and desert.  No one likes to experience betrayal.  That's obvious.  However, unfortunately, it happens.  And the saddest thing about betrayal is that it NEVER ...

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How To Handle Afflictions

To be afflicted means to be distressed with mental or bodily pain.  It means to be troubled greatly or grievously.  Affliction is no ordinary pain.  It's deep pain.  To be afflicted says that I'm experiencing a pain and a trouble so great, that I have never experienced before.  If you've ever experienced betrayal, you know ...

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Passion: After The Love Is Gone

I imagine that one of the worst feelings in this world is being in love with someone and they aren't in love with you.  Or, they once were passionately in love with you and then they tell you that they're no longer in love with you.  It's really something to love so deeply, whether it ...