Tag: Encouragement

We all want to be known for something!

Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and wondered how people would remember you after you are dead and gone?  If we stared long enough in the mirror, I believe we can all come to the same conclusion- We all want to be known for something!  I did not say we all want to be famous, even though…

Does Someone Believe in You?…

So, does someone believe in you when you have something in mind you want to do?  The person who should believe in YOU is YOU!  If you do not believe in yourself or your abilities, then how can anyone else?  And, the confirmation comes – if what you are wanting to accomplish is a PASSION and you think about it…

Just some apples….

I once heard this story and it is very powerful, but in my quiet time, Jesus shared a way I could expand it to share about Him more deeply so here it goes: A businessman was running with his co-worker through the airport on this Friday afternoon determined not to miss his trip back home after a long week away.  He knew…

“Prop us up, Lord”…

I came across this story and it seemed so appropriate for the times we live in today. There was once an old deacon in a Southern Baptist church who always prayed, “Lord, prop us on our leanin’ side.” Curiosity got the best of the gossiping ladies club, so one widow woman asked the deacon one day, “I am sure you…

Abusive Thoughts…

One day as I was recently driving, which I do lots with my career, I was thinking about a biography I am editing with my amazing 10th grade English teacher.  Sometimes, I cry as I read chapter after chapter of this powerful story of abuse that my mother endured, but was spared.  I hope you can read her story one…

God sees you as…

Do you wonder how God sees you?  Well, God sees you as you will be.  He has a purpose for each of our lives; however, many people never discover their purpose or they are too afraid to pursue it.  We get caught up in so much that this world has to offer us- all tricks by Satan to prevent us…

Goose Flesh…

Now, as many of you know, when having a child with autism who looks at everything and thinks of everything in a very literal way, you just never know what he will say!  The other day my son and I were going to the store to pick up something.  He had on his summer clothes – a tshirt and some…