Ahhh… You guys have no idea how good it feels to be caught up again! I keep realizing that I can’t make too many promises (which I’m famous for doing… ). This month has been crazy, yet so packed full with experiences that I’m so thankful for. A new job, working on my own car with deadlines, vacation with the sister, and of course, just everyday life. And the month’s not over yet!
I’m so excited about today’s song. I recently nominated it as my theme song for my current . The song that I can listen to and be inspired every time.
A random photo taken with the sis by the Chesapeake Bay.
Song #19: “ Jesus Saves” – Jeremy Camp
Here’s an encouraging thought for your Wednesday:
“I am completely unafraid of the unknown, because nothing is unknown to my Father!”
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Hey peoples! It’s great to see you up this early in the morning – or maybe it’s night by the time you’re reading this! 😀 Today is really exciting because… it’s Mandisa!! Okay, maybe your not as excited as I am because she is my favorite singer right now. She has a great voice that moves with such passion. Every song she sings is incredibly powerful. I hope you enjoy it too! Let the truth of her words sink into every part of your being.
Maybe this song can be your inspiration as you get up and ready on this beautiful Sunday morning. Hey, why not worship all day! 🙂
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Often times the hardest thing to do is what we don’t want to do (duh!). It’s especially hard when what we need to do is sure to affect normal routine, make waves, or even put a strain on close relationships. Perhaps none of those are your case and you’re even excited about doing whatever it is, but you just can’t bring yourself to do it or find the time. Whatever the “problem”, you’re not alone – let’s figure it out together!
Today we’ll focus on the root problem, prioritizing, and taking action. Grab your prayer or devotional journal and bible, curl up and let’s get into this! If you happened to miss the first Bible study on Confidence, you can check it out here! Continue reading “Cultivating Truth into Everyday Existence | Vibrant Womanhood”
Hey folks! Here are five quotes that are sure to inspire you to live from your heart (from God’s heart really!). Continue reading “5 Quotes that Will Inspire You”
Finally, I got around to doing a portrait of a little (ahem), I mean small girl. Or, more precisely, me when I was about five. Continue reading “Self Portrait: The Younger Me”
Merry Christmas to all my wonderful readers!
In my little corner of the world, there is much joy at the remembrance our dear Saviour’s birth so many years ago. I hope there is a spark of this peace and happiness in each of your homes and hearts wherever you are on this planet.
As you celebrate this great day of joy, remember why He came. Not to take over the world, or show off, but to show us what a godly life looks like, lived out, and then He died a horrible death to be a perfect sacrifice for our sins that any one who believes in Him is saved. With His Spirit in our hearts, we no longer need to fear death. Isn’t that incredible? And that is what all this feasting and merriment is all about! So I encourage you to live this day in celebration of Him, remembering the true “reason for the season”!
While some of us are busy in our kitchens preparing delicious food, others are traveling to spend the blessed holiday with family, and yet others, are prepared to spend the day alone. No. Not alone! Please! If you have ever spent a single day alone, my heart is wrenched for you! I know how it feels, and this shouldn’t be for you. I am not talking here about being physically by yourself, but rather alone without God. You can be in a houseful of people, and be alone. By yourself, feeling hopeless.
Okay, I’m not going to preach, or “tell you a thing or two”, but I do want to give you a little inspiration. If you are feeling lonely, literally, emotionally alone, you don’t have to be that way! Remember Jesus who died on the cross as a sacrifice for your sins, and ask Him to be there with you in Spirit. He will be; it is His promise to you!
So whether you are spending the day with you and yourself, or a room full of people, it’s not at all about you. But about the Birth of Jesus Christ! I encourage you to lift your voice in song (even if your not a very great singer, God still loves listening to your attempts!). Sing praise to Him and worship Him within your heart. He is there, and he loves you more than you could ever imagine!
Yum! Yum! Anyone want to try?
WARNING! This recipe is sure to flop unless you pay very close attention. Leaving out or replacing an ingredient is not optional. Smaller batches don’t turn out very well. You have to be able to know what the word, L-O-V-E, means.
“Why is Christmas so drab this year?” 12 year old Kenny asked his mom in a whiny way as he snitched an apple from the bowl on the table.
“I didn’t know it was any more drab than other years,” said 14 year old Melinda. “I kinda get tired of how boring it is. All except,” she added quickly, “The Christmas dinner and presents.”
“Yeah,” Kenny agreed. “Last year I got a BB gun! That was so cool!”
“And that’s what your problem is,” Mom stated in her kind way.
“What?” Both of her children stared at her with puzzlement.
“You see, your attitude has been all about, ‘what can I get from Christmas?’. In life in general, if you have a me, me, me attitude and constantly are seeing what you can personally benefit, you will be a very discontented person. Christmas is no different. In fact, it is a time set in place, that we may have a reminder to do good for others, because that is how God wants us to act.” Mom brushed her forehead in the way that she always did when she was coming up with a new thought. “I have an idea for you two. We have one week til Christmas. I challenge you to find one thing to do each day to bless someone else. Even if it means going out of your way to do it.”
I invite you to join me in this challenge:
To do at least one thing everyday that will be a blessing to someone else. Maybe it would be sending a cheery card to an old or distant friend, doing a chore for another sibling, or even giving an extra dose of kindness to the words you choose to speak.
It is always so warming when you know that you have blessed someone else. If you succeed (and even if you don’t), I would love to hear from you below! What did you do and do you have any ideas to share?