Renew Your Mind: The “What ifs” of Life

The "What Ifs" of Life   Do you ever find that you "self" talk consists of a lot of "what ifs"?  What if this happens or what if that happens?  Maybe you are like me and most of your "what if" scenarios tend to be on the negative side.  These thoughts can produce worry, doubt … Continue reading Renew Your Mind: The “What ifs” of Life

Renew Your Mind: Week 2

Week 2: Learning to Abide in Jesus Christ Prayer helps us become aware of God’s provisions and protections in our life. Let’s begin each day with prayer and intentionally look for God’s provision (resources) and protection (strength) throughout the day! Graham Cooke Audio Study:  Reflection: What is the one phrase, scripture or statement where God is … Continue reading Renew Your Mind: Week 2

Renew Your Mind: Week 1

Week 1: Remodeling and Reframing  Prayer helps us become aware of God’s provisions and protections in our life. Let’s begin each day with prayer and intentionally look for God's provision (resources) and protection (strength) throughout the day! Graham Cooke Audio Study:    Reflection: What is the one phrase, scripture or statement where you know God is … Continue reading Renew Your Mind: Week 1

Do you feel the “weight of the world” on your shoulders?

Each time I read a book or participate in a study, I set my mind on the purpose and the intentions for this particular time and season of study.  I think what is the one take-away that I can gain from this study that will leave an impact on my life.  What can I run … Continue reading Do you feel the “weight of the world” on your shoulders?

The Secret to Living a Content Life

What is the secret to a content life? Is there some formula or simple strategy that we can follow to help us live a life of contentment? It seems that it is almost human nature to feel discontent. Since the dawn of time people struggled with discontentment. We can even look as far back as … Continue reading The Secret to Living a Content Life

Redeeming Love Book Review

 “Your beauty and love chase after me every day of my life”    Psalm 23:6a I consider myself a woman of faith but like many women, we can struggle with thoughts of unworthiness, shame, trust or vulnerability. Redeeming Love is a brilliant retelling of the Biblical story of Hosea. This novel is set in the 1850s … Continue reading Redeeming Love Book Review

Cultivate A “You”nique You

I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. Psalm 139:14 Who Are You? Press Play. What does it mean to be unique? Is it the color of your hair?  Is it the way you dress?  Is it the music that you … Continue reading Cultivate A “You”nique You

7 Blessings, Affirmations and Encouragement to Give God Your All

7 Blessings, Affirmations and Encouragement to Give God Your All:    When we give our all to God, we will desire to do what is good and what is right and that will empower us to lead a grace filled life.   2. When we give our all to God, our steps will be securely … Continue reading 7 Blessings, Affirmations and Encouragement to Give God Your All