WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!!

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Thankful for everyone who has let us know you are enjoying our Facebook blog, page, and/or groups!! Only yesterday, while at a dental appointment a staff member shared that she and her spouse were so encouraged by and enjoying our group. Many have shared with us that although you may not comment publicly that you are an active reader. That’s awesome to know!! We also greatly appreciate those who are active participants. We love, love, love hearing from you!! ❤

It means a lot when others in the community and online share how they have been encouraged or blessed with a right now word. Here’s the best part to me, many of our posts are written and scheduled weeks in advance, but God knows exactly what we need individually and collectively and exactly when we need it!! I love that, and give God all the glory and praise!!

This started out as just an idea on my heart that lingered to start a blog, than a page, and now two groups. It’s a blessing to see the growth and the support. We look forward to seeing what else lies ahead in the future!! The funny part is every time we think about taking a break for a while, others have encouraged us repeatedly to keep sharing so we will until God says otherwise. Be blessed on today, and thanks so much for your support!! 🙂

I SHALL COME FORTH!!!

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Remember this! The devil comes to kill, steal, and destroy! When the enemy of your soul speaks to your mind and says… It’s too much. You can’t handle this. Just give up. Just quit. You’re not going to make it through this. It’s a lie from the pits of hell!! ⚠️⚠️

You better turn to that devil, and announce…

I may feel weak right now, but My God is STRONG and MIGHTY!

God can handle THIS!! Nothing is impossible though Him!!

It’s NOT OVER until God says so! His timing is perfect!

I can do ALL THINGS through Christ Jesus who STRENGTHENS ME!

My God is ABLE TO DO EXCEEDINGLY, ABUNDANTLY MORE THAN I could ever ask or think!

Celebrating our 1st Anniversary!!!

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Wow!! It’s hard to believe today is my first anniversary since joining the WordPress blogging world!! Yeah!! Looking forward to seeing what God has in store for me in year two and beyond!! Thanks to everyone for joining me on this journey, one step at a time, one day at a time, standing on the Word, and God’s many promises!! Have a beautiful day everyone!!

Your Story Matters!!

 

 

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If you love fantasies Facebook is definitely the place for you, but real life is not always sunshine, roses, and happily ever after. Real life includes real storms, struggles, and battles to hang in there until your change comes. The reason I share personal struggles or issues at times is because someone else might be going through too, but believing the lie that they are the only one. They might be on the verge of quitting, giving up, and throwing in the towel. I don’t want that for anybody! Somebody might need that word of encouragement that “Hey, you’ve got this. We’ve got this!! Some how and some way, we will survive!!”

Too often people are afraid of transparency. Some because they just don’t care. Some because they are uncomfortable. Some because they don’t want to face their own shortcomings. Some because they believe if you don’t tell than it never happened. Some because they would rather believe and strive to live a lie. Some because they are concerned they will have to get involved with their time or resources. Is it even too much to simply pray without judgement for that “friend” in need?

Obviously, there is a time and place for everything. Social media is not always that place. We must pray for wisdom, and walk in the spirit. The posts I share at times is not for everyone, and probably even most, and THAT’S OKAY. However, if it only reaches the one that God knows is waiting for a right now word of encouragement than IT IS ENOUGH!! Every time someone lets me know a post I shared encouraged them or spoke to them I am reminded that God knows best, and my desire is always to please Him and not the crowds.

The bible says the good shepherd leaves the rest of the sheep to find the one. It’s bible. That one soul matters!! So with all that being said. Share your story. Be real. Use wisdom. Do it for the right reason, and not for attention or sympathy. Tell others the way to keep standing and how to find the way out through the Word of God, just like you did. Your testimony can breathe life into a dead situation, so share it! Somebody is waiting on you!!

 

Steward Of God

All that we have belongs to God!! We are just stewards passing through this land for a season.

Whatever we give to God already belonged to Him from the beginning, so there is no place for self righteous pride and boasting in our giving or obtaining. There is no reason for giving grudgingly or not at all from our time, finances, and resources to the one who already gave us His all.

Even those of us who are “homeowners” are still just renters with a few more freedoms like decorating as we choose and a whole lot more responsibilities for upkeep (lol), but in the end we still can take absolutely nothing with us.

Mark 8:36 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?

Enjoy what you have, but keep the right perspective and focus. It all belongs to God, and we are blessed to enjoy it for but a season.

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Something To Think About…

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It might form, but it won’t prosper!!

 

Isaiah 54:17

17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of theLord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.

It’s Time…

The word of God is a mystery yet so simple if we would just hear, obey, and follow after the leading of the Holy Spirit. It only becomes complicated and hard to comprehend when we lean to our own limited understanding and man’s faulty “wisdom”. It becomes controversial as we bite against one another to prove our way is best or to support our own lustful desires, while sadly forgetting it must be God’s way or no way at all. Life or death. Victory or defeat. Unified or divided. Obedience or disobedience. Blessing or cursing.  Saved or unsaved. Holiness or hell. The choice is always ours!! Simple, but we trick ourselves into believing it’s more complex.

Have you ever noticed that the greatest scholars among us by the world’s standards often have the greatest struggle simply receiving and believing by faith what God has already spoken?

The Word of God is mighty, it tears down strongholds, and it is a right now LIVING WORD!! It speaks directly to our hearts, souls, and minds, if we would just allow it. It’s amazing how the Lord can take the same word to reveal something new, deeper, and relevant to our current situation when we are open to receiving it, and listening with our spiritual ears. Feast on the Word and meditate on it today.

It’s time to go DEEPER!!

Proverbs 3:5-6

5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

Luke 10:21

21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

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3 How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words,

4 Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)

5 Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;

6 That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Proverbs 13:13-16

13 Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

15 Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.

16 Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.

1 Corinthians 2

2 And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.

2 For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.

3 And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.

4 And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:

5 That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

7 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:

8 Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.

10 But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.

11 For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.

12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

13 Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

14 But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

15 But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.

16 For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? but we have the mind of Christ.