40 days of CHANGE


Whose up for a CHALLENGE?!?! I’m not into New Year Resolutions – done that – it does not work . . . but what does work for me is giving God the first 40 days of each year. Instead of making a New Year’s resolution that you will probably break within the first two weeks,…

Feeling Stuck???


Sharing a refresher on how to get unstuck when we feel low about ourselves or we begin to believe lies that the enemy of our mind tells us…. Hope these encourage you today! Steps for Creating a high level of self esteem 1 – look at yourself in the mirror and really see who you…

He knew even before


“More than 2,000 years ago someone was thinking of me, fighting for my life, fighting for my bloodline. Fighting for my health, my finances . . . fighting for my destiny. Christ thought of me even then – before my heartbeat sounded, before my flesh began, before the atmosphere of this world would break with…

Beauty is a Mystery


Each of us is intricately woven by the Creator.  He did not dismiss one detail during the creation process.  He filled our lives, our bodies, and our souls with a variety of colors!  How beautiful do you think you are? How great is His love for you!  That He would take the time and pick…

They Are Just Words . . . .


How often do we allow words to direct our life? All the time . . . every day . . . every second . . . every waking moment Either words we have spoken or those spoken by others – is not the matter – it is in what we grab a hold of and…

Walking the Tightrope . . . .


~ Keeping the Balance In Our Lives ~ Why do we fear saying no?  Is our life balanced?  Using a fear meter versus a peace meter one might have the chance for survival within the walls of our relationships, our careers, and our church activities. Have you ever wondered “Why do I feel guilty when…

All alike yet so different . . .


Just a nugget to get you through today! We are all alike and still so different. Each carrying a unique rhythm.  Find who you are in Christ before you grasp ahold of something that is a lie. Lies destroy and kill, beginning in the innermost part of you. Truth = your value exceeds your gift,…

Happy Easter!


Just a little ‘repeat’ nugget I wanted to share with you on this glorious day of our Savior, Jesus Christ being ALIVE!  For any of you that doubt your worth or purpose for life  – this is a must read. “More than 2,000 years ago someone was thinking of me, fighting for my life, fighting…

A Road to Healing ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 22/365, Week 4/52


Discovery and Healing . . .   Tenacious faith is unwavering and brings about things we cannot see.  We do not always receive healing in the way we want it or on our timetable.  For some, healing comes when He takes us home.  For some, like me, it takes a journey and for others it…

Conflict ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 15/365, Week 2/52


Conflict?  Who are you continually fighting with? Yesterday, we talked about conflict and how it is good for us whether we are up for it or not.  Whether we have the strength or not, God will use conflict in our lives to push us towards a growth spurt.  He will use conflict to bring out…

The Tug of War with Inner Self . . .


“Cause me to hear Your loving-kindness in the morning, for on You do I lean and in You do I trust.  Cause me to know the way wherein I should walk, for I lift up my inner self to You.” ~ Psalm 143:8  Inner Self – soul, mind, emotions – the makeup of the wholeness of…

Love is a choice of action . . .


Love is a gift of giving and receiving – the exchange is sweet and always life changing. Some say that love is like taking the black and white of everyday life and then adding a little color. Skeptics say love can seem to detour our day-to-day concerns into a temporary fade. Finding ourselves in a…

God is more concerned with Y O U


God is more concerned with you and who “you” become than He is with “your” gifts, talents, or ministry. Without the development of character – through the brash building block journey of righteousness and holiness – those so called ‘gifts, talents, ministry’ will eventually play a part of your ultimate destruction. Allow God to build…