Encouragement

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Do You Know What Makes You Happy?

Do you know what makes you happy? Maybe you have forgotten or just don't do enough of it on a daily basis. If you are anything like me, more times than not, I choose productivity over the things that make me happy. It is not all wrong but if you tip the scales too far one way it just might be.

Do you know what makes you happy? Maybe you have forgotten or just don’t do enough of it on a daily basis. If you are anything like me, more times than not, I choose productivity over the things that make me happy. Of course, it is not all wrong but if you tip the scales too far one way it just might be....

How to Grow Closer in the Most Important Relationship

What is the most important relationship in your life? If it is God, do you want to learn how to quit wishing for a closer connection and get one?

What is the most important relationship in your life? If it is God, do you want to learn how to quit wishing for a stronger connection and get one? As Christians, our heart’s desire is to draw closer to him every day, but we find when we look back many times we have hit a plateau where we have quit growing. But before you get all down on yourself or praising yourself for where you are – remember growing closer...

What to Do When You Want to Skip Christmas

I am already exhausted just thinking about it. Is anyone else caught up  in that place where you are asking – “Can we please just skip Christmas?”

Christmas will be here before we know it. It is exhausting just thinking about it. Is anyone else caught up  in that place where you are asking – “Can we please just skip Christmas?” As I sit here organizing my long Christmas to-do list, gifts to buy and people to see, I am wondering how on earth I can add more to my already overtaxed schedule. As I get down to the 99th item, I realize only – One thing...

Do You Have An “Attitude Of Gratitude?”

Do you ever have that morning where you wake up, and life just stinks? The last thing on your mind is an “attitude of gratitude.”

Do you ever have a morning where you wake up, and life just stinks? The last thing on your mind is an “attitude of gratitude.” In your mind, you ponder how life is unfair, or how you got the short end of the stick. It can be a dangerous place to reside for too long. In the blink of an eye, life’s negativity can overpower us, especially if we are in the midst of unwanted circumstances. When that happens to...