Turn Loose!

turn loose

I was imprisoned by my lack of understanding before I was free to turn loose of my worldly way of thinking.  Many people misunderstand the meaning of being a “Born again Christian.”  Some think that they are going to be restricted in their fun and happiness. Maybe they don’t want

What First Impression do I Leave?

what first impression do i leave

When meeting people, what first impression do I leave ?  Do they know I’m a Christian or do they not know?  If someone that I’ve known for quite awhile, would suddenly say “Oh I didn’t know your were a Christian” that would bother me.  It would make me wonder what

Boost Your Courage!

courage

When the world seems to be falling apart, it sometimes is very difficult to have courage.  Don’t forget that God is in control. Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever

Why I Shine Today for My Sweet Son

shine for god

When I first held you, my face shined. When you smiled your first smile I shined. When you said your first word, I shined. You are my son and that alone made me shine. Your beautiful son that you left behind makes me shine.  You left this physical life three

10 Things I Long for

ten things I long for

When I think about my life, there are things that I long for. I also know that if there are things I need, my needs will by met by God.  I know this is true and I thank Him for His blessings even when times are tough.  Below are some

How to Attain Love and Caring in Your Life

attain-love

I sometimes have felt like getting in my car and driving as far away as I could to escape some difficulties I was having in my life.  But when I realistically thought about doing this, it seemed so pointless.  Since I am human, my feelings tend to get self centered

10 Ways I am New

When we are a child of God and become “born again” we are new in Christ.  We notice that many things start to change as the years go by. These changes do not happen overnight, but they are inevitable when you follow God’s lead.  We are so blessed to have

Do not Hold onto Past Mistakes

mistakes

In our life we often hold onto past mistakes or things we wish we could have done differently.  There is no way to change the past, we can only start living God’s way to help preserve our future.   There are times when we may dwell on these thoughts of “If

Do Animals go to Heaven?

do-animals-go-to-heaven

I’ve often thought about the question of “do animals go to heaven?”  There is not a clear explanation in the Bible, but the basic difference between people and animals is that people are made in the image and likeness of God. Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our

Relying on the Truth of God

truth of God

It is easy to get side tracked and just have our daily routine. Sometimes we forget or feel we don’t have time to pray or rely on the truth of God.  The Bible tells us to pray without ceasing.   Pray without ceasing. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 This may be one of