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WE ARE MORE THAN CONQUERORS

If God is for you, who can be against you?  No, in all of these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8:37 No matter what circumstances we face on a daily basis, we need to remember that if we face them with God we […]


Lets celebrate life

While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with him and his disciples. Matthew 9:10 (NIV) Birthdays are a great opportunity to celebrate life. Despite the ups and downs we may have experienced, it is a new birth year, the possibilities of […]


LEARNING TO BE RESILIENT

“And let us not get tired of doing what is right, for after a while we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t get discouraged and give up.” Galatians 6:9 (TLB) One of the wise sayings that my grandmother used to say has stayed with me all of […]


FINDING HELP FOR ANXIETY

When Anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul. Psalm 94:19 I love the psalms. It talks about life issues, feelings, and real emotions. The writer says “When anxiety was great within me”, who admits to that these days? Many people pretend to be super cool, […]


USE WHAT YOU HAVE

When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon he said, “The Lord is with you mighty warrior.”  The Lord turned to him and said, “Go in the strength you have and save Israel out of the Midian’s hand.  Am I not sending you?” …  “I will be with you.”  […]


LOOK BACK THEN LOOK FORWARD

“I will praise you for ever for what you have done, in your name I will hope, for your name is good.” Psalm 52:9 The wise man Solomon said, “There is a time for everything” Ecclesiastes 3:1.  And I believe that there is time to look back in order to […]


THE LAW OF KINDNESS

She opens her mouth in skillful and Godly wisdom and on her tongue is the law of kindness.  Proverbs 31: 26 How many times in our day to day activities are we faced with challenging situations?  Sometimes people can rub us up the wrong way.  We won’t always get on […]


Be happy with what you have

A calm and an undisturbed mind and heart are the life and health of the body, but envy, jealousy, and wrath are like rottenness of the bones. Proverbs 14: 30 I believe one of the best things we can do for ourselves, is to be happy and content. Every day […]


Freedom from fear

‘I prayed to the LORD, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears.’ Psalm 34: 4 There are times in our life, when we allow fear to hold us back. We can be afraid to try new things, we can be afraid of technology, we can be […]


WHEN THE WIND BLOWS HOLD ON

I recall a cold, windy, wintery day. It was my responsibility to go to the hardware store and buy the paraffin for the heater. It was in the “olden days”, when many homes did not have central heating. (I know this may be hard to imagine for those younger than […]