Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

Stretched To The Limit

March 27, 2014

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stretched to the limit, pulled

How often have you been stretched to the limit, felt like you’ve reached a breaking point, or been brought to your knees? Sound familiar anyone…  My favorite part has to be just when you think you can’t handle anymore and God says, “Ah-hum… excuse me, but yes you can!” http://jessiejeanine.com/2011/11/23/the-gardener/ I am a firm believer that […]

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A Single Ember ~ Ignite the Glow

January 5, 2014

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A Single Ember - Ignite the Glow

While yesterday’s post needs no elaboration, I might share how the story affects me and why it will always be special. By the time you get to the end of that story (A Single Ember) know that is how I have felt for awhile now. I raised my girl going to church and volunteering at […]

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A Single Ember

January 4, 2014

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A Single Ember - Ignite the Glow

A member of the church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his pastor’s visit, the man welcomed him, led him to […]

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Be Careful For What You Ask For!

January 2, 2014

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Be Careful For What You Ask For!

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Be careful what you ask for?” I learned early in my faith what it means and how often it can come true, but I don’t think it matters what you believe in (whether it’s religion, science, karma, etc.) Be careful for what you ask for, because you might just get it! […]

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Dear God, This Is Your Fault!

December 14, 2013

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God, this is your fault!

WHY is this happening to me? If God is so powerful, why doesn’t He stop this? He doesn’t love me, I deserve this… This MUST be God’s will. God is punishing me! If He REALLY loved me… The Blame Game Growing up you can believe I blamed God for everything. Whenever something went wrong it […]

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It’s Simple

December 12, 2013

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respect

The person who is not under authority has no right to exercise authority. Most often, the context of a quote like this is referring to God. However, we are all under someone’s authority in some way, shape or form. If you struggle with maintaining or respecting that and think you are above it, then the […]

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No Way Out!

December 9, 2013

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No Way Out

Have you ever been involved in something only to wish you could find a way out? Perhaps after many vain and desperate attempts you still haven’t succeeded and felt stuck?  Sometimes I think we’re so busy trying to find a way out that we don’t realize when God is telling us to stay in. I don’t […]

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FEAR

December 7, 2013

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Fear

  F alse E vidence A ppearing R eal Think about how true this acronym is. I have carried so much fear in my life although, not for the reasons you may think. One of my greatest fears has been that I’ve had to pretend to be someone else for so long that I don’t […]

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Many Fears

December 6, 2013

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Fear to fly and soar up high Yet, fear to fall and say goodbye Fear to achieve and even succeed For I know what greed and wealth can mean Fear to gain and then to lose Fear to dream whatever I choose Fear of becoming all I have seen Fear that hatred might consume me […]

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Mistakes or Opportunities?

November 22, 2013

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mistakes or opportunities

How to best view the mishaps in life and receive constructive criticism… Mistakes are nothing more than opportunities for change and growth. In that moment we will either choose to become more like Him or we won’t. They are the necessary stepping-stones on our path of learning. The biggest mistake you could ever make is […]

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