Confidence & Courage

25 Things To Remember About God When Life Gets You Down

25 Things To Remember About God When Life Gets You Down

If you feel like you could say with David: “…I drench my couch with my tears” (from Psalm 6: A Prayer of Faith in Time of Distress), or discouragement has settled in, may these truths comfort you…

Advantages Outside The Comfort Zone

Advantages Outside The Comfort Zone

When have you stepped out of your comfort zone without knowing it?

I have. My fashion faux pas was so comfortable the other day I didn’t notice it. After work, I stopped by the grocery store but first redid my hair in the car. Yeah, I’m that type of gal. The temperature was getting way too hot in the car, so I rushed out, forgetting a detail. I picked out fresh fruits for my sister and a friend as quick foods they could eat during a busy time. The shoppers and a coworker’s family were friendly, smiling when they saw me. It wasn’t until I was loading the bags into my vehicle that I noticed I had on one pump and one tennis shoe…

Getting Passed the Past

Getting Passed the Past

Our story can dictate our decisions and our life. We can hold onto our story so much that it causes present pain. Where does your past take you? Does it cause regret, fear or heartbreak? Does your past produce negative emotions? If your answer is yes, then you may be cleaving to the past. It’s good when we’re able to look back on the past and see where it’s brought us. This helps us to see life from a positive perspective. Our past is a testimony for others and can bring someone closer to Christ. Our past story can change a heart. However, the issues arise when…

Don't Miss The Big Picture

Don't Miss The Big Picture

Sometimes it seems like things would be so much easier if we could just give up. In the midst of the struggle; when the going gets tough; when it seems like nothing is working out in our favor, we lose sight of the big picture and get lost in the right now details.  

Do you like your reflection?

Do you like your reflection?

Do you like your reflection?  When you look in the mirror, what do you see? I see dark circles under my eyes, I see the scars of life, I see grey hairs.  Some days that's all I see and those are the days it's hardest to function.  I can't seem to get my hair just right and despite having a closet overflowing with clothes, I have nothing to wear.  It's on those days when I stare at the wrong things in the mirror, that I lose all perspective.