Are you exhausted? Exhaustion can be dangerous.
“An exhausted man easily falls prey to the adversary.” — J. Oswald Sanders
Do you know what is sapping your energy? What is forcing your eyelids to close no matter how hard you will them to stay open? The obvious answers may be work, school, kids, partners, or even extended family and friends. But are those things really zapping your energy, or could it be something less obvious?
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot
What happens when you no longer have the hunger and thirst for creating an amazing life? When the spark that lit the fire to do more, be more fizzles out? What happens when you don’t feel like getting up in the morning?
It’s a signal that something is wrong. It may be depression or boredom. Whatever the reason, you have to figure it out and fix it now.
Many of our jobs and lives revolve around working and interacting with others. When you…
You might be too busy surviving to focus on the fact that you are being strangled by overwhelming stress. This is especially true today, with nearly 8 in 10 adults admitting that the pandemic is a significant source of stress in their lives.
When you’re scraping together next month’s rent, arguing with your partner, or battling a chronic illness, it can be difficult to be thankful for anything.
Having an attitude of gratitude hits different when you’re struggling just to get by.
Although difficult, it’s when you’re drowning in misery that seeking gratitude can be the life-saving tool that you…
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.-William B. Sprague
There are days when you say enough is enough. Then, out of sheer frustration, you become motivated. So, you decide the time to act is now.
Usually, these spurts of inspiration incite the desire to make huge sweeping changes. Go big or go home is the saying.
Fired up and ready for results, we go all in. But, after our cards are exposed, we are often left limp and vulnerable. It’s when we realized that was it; we gave all we had…
They possess different views on many topics.
Sherry sees the world as a beautiful mixture that needs to be stirred and melded together.
Jenny protects her space, threatened by the unknown intentions of others that don’t share her land, culture, or ideas.
Sherry wants inclusion. She welcomes all with open arms believing there will always be more than enough to go around.
Jenny wants privacy. She wants to protect her way of life. She does not want outside influences infiltrating her coveted world.
They disagree on what freedom looks like.
Arms wide open or eyes wide shut? …
Why do we choose to cherish heaven and ignore hell?
Why do we believe in God and say Satan doesn’t exist?
Why do we embrace Angels and ignore the existence of Demons?
Romans 6:23, ESV : For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Sin is a bitter word. It isn’t pleasant. No one likes to see it or hear it.
It means I’ve done something bad or wrong, and I must ask for forgiveness. …
America is promoted as the land of opportunity. Lace up your bootstraps, hike up your pants, and hustle hustle hustle to make it to the top.
Are you even serious if you’re not slaving away sixty or more hours at your main gig and dedicating another twenty to thirty hours at your side gig?
The noise of success can be overwhelming and stifle productivity. You may end up feeling like a loser if you haven’t bought a home, married your soulmate, and are toiling away at your dream job by the time you’re 30.
You’re in the land of opportunity…
“The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.” — Mike Murdock
I can hear the groans now. Routines get a bad rap. But hear me out. When you struggle with simple everyday tasks, such as being on time, establishing a daily routine can be life-altering.
The word routine conjures up feelings of boredom, monotony, and dullness. But that’s only if you’re doing it wrong.
I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.~Arthur Rubinstein
Rioters were dangling off the side of the Capitol building. The pandemic continues to ravage the country and vaccines are rolling out slowly. Unemployment continues to rise. The country is a mess.
How can one turn off the horror show and try to find peace? By focusing on the good that is still happening.
Even amidst the chaos, lovers are still tying the knot, babies are taking their first breaths and birthdays are being celebrated. There are still millions of reasons to be grateful.