Things and Stuff – All Things

I am way off schedule due to dental work yesterday and more first thing this morning! I’ve shared before that dental visits overwhelmed me. It’s the shots that bring anxiety to me!

Yesterday was rough. It seemed like stuff just kept coming at me! Ever have a moment where you entertain a negative thought that sends you spiraling down memory lane?

My last root canal was tough! I was not prepared mentally for complications! For a brief moment, old doubts flooded me like a ton of bricks! It’s interesting when we entertain one wrong thought and the emotions that creep to the surface. My day got worse, especially when pain and discomfort hit my face. I was starving and needed to stop to the store. The lines were long and this too added to the day that kept on bringing.

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As I was standing there waiting, thinking 2013 had some very rough spots and Thank God, the year is about to end when I remember all things. Romans 8:28.

This made me smile and remember that God can use good and bad things to grow and keep us moving forward. On my way home, I realized that I was being tested and decided to sing my 🎶🎶going around the mountain, one more time 🎶🎶🎶 song! Retesting is in my future!

Today was much better! Thank God. I had an abundance of grace today. Many times when we are going through stuff, we can feel like we’re all alone but we’re not. Let’s keep the faith and stand on Romans 8:28.

As 2013 comes to a close, let’s be thankful for those things and stuff that helped us grow and family and friends in our life.

Have a safe and blessed Happy New Year!

Psalm 143, Teach Me To Do Thy Will

“A good memory is one that can remember the day’s blessings and forget the day’s troubles.”
– Author Unknown –

Another Psalm that brings comfort when we are going through things and stuff. Pray and put it at the foot of the cross. Praise The Lord!

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God bless us, by faith, as we focus and talk about our blessings. Let us pray and put things and stuff at the foot of the cross. Let thy will be done.

Kindness

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
– Author Unknown –

Colossians 3:12, Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

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Proverbs 19:21-23, There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, that shall stand. 22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar. 23 The fear of the Lord tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

As we grow spiritually, kindness becomes a natural part of who we are as Christians.

People always remember kindness. They may not remember our name but they will remember our face and the kindness shown at a time they needed it the most.

Kindness, like love, never fails….

For our reading pleasure, scripture references on kindness – a friendly attitude toward others.

Kinds of kindness:
Acquired – Colossians 3:12
Developed – Proverbs 31:26
Commended – 2 Corinthians 6:6
Divine – Nehemiah 9:17

Of God, kindness described as:
Great – Nehemiah 9:17
Everlasting – Isaiah 54:8
Not removable – Isaiah 54:10
Manifested – Psalm 31:21
Through Christ – Ephesians 2:7
Cause of man’s salvation – Titus 3:4-7

Manifestation of kindness:
Rewarded – 1 Samuel 15:6
Recalled – 2 Samuel 2:5, 6
Rebuffed – 2 Samuel 3:8
Remembered – 2 Samuel 9:1-7
Refused – 2 Samuel 10:1-6

God bless you and have a great weekend!

Hope

Jeremiah 17:7 – Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

Hope, like our faith, should remain in God. Each of us are walking and working through this process of life. Hope, like faith, keeps us moving forward.

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Never lose hope. Like faith, God will always provide someone or something to renew our hope in Him.

For our reading pleasure, scriptures on hope – the expectation of future good.

Kinds of hope:
Natural expectation – Acts 27:20
Sinful expectation – Acts 24:26
Impossible – Romans 4:18
Spiritual assurance – 2 Corinthians 1:7

Hope described as:
Living – 1 Peter 1:3
Blessed – Titus 2:13
Good – 2 Thessalonians 2:16
Better – Hebrews 7:19
Sure and steadfast – Hebrews 6:19
One of the great virtues – 1 Corinthians 13:13

Product of hope:
Purity – 1 John 3:3
Patience – Romans 8:25
Courage – Romans 5:4, 5
Joy – Romans 12:12
Salvation – Romans 8:23
Assurance – Hebrews 6:18, 19
Stability – Colossians 1:23

Grounds of hope:
God’s Word – Psalm 119:42-81 & Romans 15:4

God’s promises – Acts 26:6, 7 & Titus 1:2

Objects of hope:
God – Psalm 39:7
Christ – 1 Corinthians 15:19
Salvation – Romans 5:1-5
Resurrection – Acts 23:6
Eternal life – Titus 1:2
Glory – Romans 5:2
Christ’s return – Romans 8:22-25

Be blessed today, by faith, with hope of better things to come!

Harmony

Matthew 5:9, Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

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Harmony, like love and peace comes from within. Everyday that we are blessed with life on this earth, we will be challenged by something or someone. Keep the faith to adapt and adjust as we walk through stuff! We can choose to let things go!

Harmony is standing, by faith, on Romans 8:28, And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

Be blessed today! 😀

Psalm 3, A Prayer of Confidence in God

I love the Book of Psalms. Many times, when challenges and distractions come, I turn to Psalms and let my fingers do the walking through the pages. 😀 What is your favorite Psalm?

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As we grow and mature, our faith and confidence in God becomes strong enough to walk through anything! He will equip us with everything needed to get us through whatever situation we are going through.

As we grow and mature, we can easily do these two powerful scriptures:

Matthew 5:44-48 – But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?
47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so? 48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

Luke 6:28 – Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.

By faith and His grace, we can easily speak Philippians 4:13 – I can do all things through Christ which strengthen me; with confidence!

For our reading pleasure : Scriptures related to confidence:

Confidence – assurance

Confidence, true based upon:
God’s Word – Acts 27:22-25
Assurance – 2 Timothy 1:12
Trust – Habakkuk 3:17-19
Christ’s promise – Philippians 1:6
Illustrated – 1 Samuel 17:45-50

Confidence, false based upon:
Unwarranted use of sacred things – 1 Samuel 4:5-11
Presumption – Numbers 14:40-45
Pride – 1 Samuel 17:43, 44

Confidence, the believer’s:
Source of – 1 John 3:21, 22
In prayer – 1 John 5:14, 15
In testimony – Acts 28:31
In others – 2 Corinthians 2:3 & 7:16
Of God’s will – Philippians 1:25
Of faith’s finality – Philippians 1:6
Of future things – 2 Corinthians 5:6, 8
Must be held – Hebrews 10:35

Be blessed today! 😉

Things and Stuff – Walking Through It

Happy Friday, my friends! 😜 A heartfelt thank you for your prayers yesterday. I felt His presence and the power of your prayers lifting me up! Glory to God!

I’ve prayed for God to move, in a mighty way in your life to manifest the desires of your heart. Again, thank you so much for your prayers. 😀

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Learning to walk through the thing or distraction that pop up in life becomes easier when we ask for help–especially prayers. There will always be power in prayer by faith! Praise The Lord!

When we truly walk by faith and stand on Romans 8:28, And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose; we have comfort that God is and always will be in charge!

God bless us, by faith, as we walk through the thing or distraction today! Let thy will be done.

Roll With It Thursday

Hello my friends 😄 I hope you’re having a great week. Life can throw distractions on top of working through our things and stuff. 😨

My distraction has been the Dentist this week and I’m not even done! 😰 I get overwhelmed by dental appointments so I am learning to roll with it! 😜 What overwhelms you?

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Tomorrow, I’m scheduled for 3 root canals, please keep me lifted up in prayer. My anxiety level started building about an hour ago! 😁 I am meditating on various scriptures and decided to get a little help from my friends. 😀

Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.
– Author Unknown-

Roll with it to recognize that sometimes we just need to let someone know to pray for us as we deal with distractions and challenges.

By faith, I thank you, my dear friends, for your prayers as I walk through my dental distraction! 😜

God bless you big as you roll with it Thursday!

Updated Emergency Numbers

Hello my friends 😀 I need to be away from blogging for a few days. Have no worries, all is well in my world. 😜 I’ll miss your smiling faces. 😉

I came across an updated version of the bible emergency numbers for your reading pleasure. Feel free to visit the website anytime, I made some subtle changes and left the lights on for you! 😜

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God bless us as we keep the faith and keep moving forward. Let His will be.

Contentment

Until God changes our current situation, let’s stand in faith, on Philippians 4:11-12, Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. 12 I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

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Contentment – An uncomplaining acceptance of one’s share

Contentment opposed to:
Anxiety – Matthew 6:25, 34
Murmuring – 1 Corinthians 10:10
Greed – Hebrews 13:5
Envy – James 3:16

Contentment shown by our recognition of:
Our unworthiness – Genesis 32:10
Our trust – Hebrews 3:17-19
God’s care – Psalms 145:7-21
God’s provisions – 1 Timothy 6:6-8
God’s promises – Hebrews 13:5

God bless you, my friends and keep the faith! 😀

To Second Chances

Regardless of where we are in life, have faith and remember love never fails.

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God bless us, by faith, as we remember your unconditional love for us, in spite of our things and stuff. Let us meditate on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (NKJV), 4 Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; 5 does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; 6 does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; 7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 8 Love never fails. Let thy will be done.

Faith It and Roll With It Wednesday

Today everything is possible… Yesterday is gone.
-Author Unknown-

Faith it and roll with it! 😀

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To taste the sweetness of life…you must have the power to forget the past.
-Author Unknown-

Faith it and roll with it! 😀

Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps, If you are not willing to move your feet.
– Author Unknown –

Faith it and roll with it! 😀

God bless you!

Two Cents Tuesday Challenge: “Path“

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As we evolve in life, choices take us toward a path. I like a path of peace. How about you? 😉

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Path – A Walk: Manner of Life

Path of the wicked:
Brought to nothing – Job 6:18
Becomes dark – Job 24:13
Is crooked – Isaiah 59:8
Leads to death – Proverbs 2:18
Filled with wickedness – Proverbs 1:15, 16
Is destructive – Isaiah 59:7
Followed by wicked rulers – Isaiah 3:12
Made difficult by God – Hosea 2:6

Path of believers:
Beset with difficulties – Job 19:8
Under God’s control – Job 13:27
Hindered by the wicked – Job 30:13
Enriched by The Lord – Psalm 23:3
Upheld by God – Psalm 17:5
Provided with light – Psalm 119:105
Known by God – Psalm 139:3
Like a shining light – Proverbs 4:18
Directed by God – Isaiah 26:7
To be pondered – Proverbs 4:26
No death at the end – Proverbs 12:28
Sometimes unknown – Isaiah 42:16
Sometimes seems crooked – Lamentations 3:9
To be made straight – Hebrews 22:13

Path of righteousness:
Taught by father – Proverbs 4:1, 11
Kept – Proverbs 2:20
Shown to Messiah – Psalms 16:11 & Acts 2:28
Taught to believers – Psalms 25:4, 5
Sought by – Psalms 119:35 & Isaiah 2:3
Rejected by unbelieving – Jeremiah 6:16 & Jeremiah 18:15

Path of The Lord:
True – Psalm 25:10
Plain – Psalm 27:11
Rich – Psalm 65:11
Guarded – Proverbs 2:8
Upright – Proverbs 2:13
Living – Proverbs 2:19
Peaceful – Proverbs 3:17

Regardless of the past and path chosen, have faith for the future and remember Romans 8:28 – And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

God bless you today! 😀

Learn To Love

Another illustration, of adapting and adjusting, to truly love others. Sometimes, we forget, we have unloveable sides too……

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John 13:34 – A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

God bless you!

Bible Summary, The Gospels

For your reading pleasure, a summary of The Gospels.

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Matthew: Matthew’s Gospel provides the vital link between the Old and New Testaments. Matthew begins by tracing the genealogy of Jesus through Joseph; the birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary; the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist; and Satan’s temptation of Jesus while in the wilderness. Jesus speaks more in Matthew than in the other Gospels, and his teachings discourses include: the Sermon on the Mount (chapters 5-7); sending out the Twelve (chapter 10); parables of the kingdom (chapter 13); fellowship of the kingdom (chapter 18); and the Olivet Discourse concerning the future (chapters 24-25). During Jesus’ final week his betrayal, trial, crucifixion, burial and resurrection take place. Matthew concludes with the call of the Great Commission to all believers.

Key Words: “fulfillment”; Kingdom of Heaven”. Matthew quotes from many books of the Old Testament to solidify further the claim that indeed Jesus is the “fulfillment” of the promised Messiah, the Savior of the world. The term “kingdom of heaven” is used repeatedly by Matthew to introduce the Good News that God is present in Jesus Christ and lives to reign in men’s lives. This term appears nowhere else in the New Testament.

Themes: Jesus came to save both the Jews and the Gentiles. There is one true God, but with the essence of 3, the Trinity: God the Father; God the Son; and God the Holy Spirit. The standards of God are high, but the example He gave us is perfect…Jesus. Christ is sufficient for whatever need we might have. The ways of God are infinitely higher than the ways of the world. Jesus willingly laid own His life to redeem a sinful world with His perfect and acceptable sacrifice.

Outline:
Jesus’ birth and infancy 1:1 – 2:23
The preparation and beginnings of Jesus’ ministry 3:1 – 4:25
The Sermon on the Mount 5:1 – 7:29
Jesus’ ministry of miracles 8:1 – 9:34
Jesus’ sending out the Twelve 9:35 – 11:1
The continuation of Jesus’ ministry with claims and parables 11:2 – 25:46
Jesus’ betrayal and crucifixion 26:1 – 27:56
Jesus’ burial, resurrection and ascension 27:57 – 28:20

Mark: The Gospel according to Mark vividly portrays Jesus teachings, healing and ministering to the needs of others. Jesus is the perfect example and the perfect sacrifice for people of all time. His public ministry includes exhibits of his divine power over disease, nature, demons and even death. These miracles also reveal Jesus’ compassion for a hurting world. However, opposition and hostility grow against Jesus from the chief priests, Pharisees and Sadducees. Finally, Jesus willingly allows his arrest and crucifixion to take place. But his resurrection seals the ultimate victory for all who trusts Him to save them.

Key Words: “servant”; “immediately”. The ministry of Jesus Christ centers around His being a “servant” to all, giving His life as a ransom for many. Mark’s Gospel uses the term “immediately” many times to emphasize the importance and urgency of believing in God’s Son now!

Themes: Jesus is concerned about every aspect of our lives. Jesus’ actions paralleled His words, and so must our if we hope to be a positive witness unto Him. Jesus’ death on the cross paid the price for each of our sins if we will but turn to him with a repentant heart and trust Him as Savior. There is none so down and out that he can ever be beyond the extending arms of God’s love. Even as Jesus came to serve us, so must we also serve others.

Outline:
The beginning of Jesus Christ’s ministry 1:1 – 1:13
Jesus’ ministry of healing and teaching 1:14 – 8:26
Jesus’ instruction of his disciples 8:27 – 13:37
Jesus’ betrayal, trial, and crucifixion 14:1 – 15:41
Jesus’ burial and resurrection 15:42 – 16:20

Luke: Luke begins by telling us about Jesus’ parents; the birth of His cousin, John the Baptist; Mary and Joseph’s journey tomBethlehem, where Jesus is born in a manager; and the genealogy of Jesus through Joseph. Jesus’ public ministry reveals His perfect compassion and forgiveness through the Good Samaritan (chapter 10); the lost (prodigal) son (chapter 15); and the rich man and Lazarus (chapter 16). While many believe in Jesus’ unprejudiced love that surpasses all human limits, many other challenge and oppose His claims. Jesus’ followers are encouraged to count the cost of discipleship, while His enemies seek His death on the cross. Finally, Jesus is betrayed, tried, sentenced and crucified. But the grave cannot hold Him. His resurrection assures the continuation of His ministry to seek and save the lost (chapter 19:10). After appearing on a number of occasions to His disciples, His Holy Spirit is promised, and Christ ascends to the Father.

Key Words: “Jesus”; “Son of Man”. As God incarnate, “Jesus” is often referred as the “Son of Man”. The genealogy of Jesus through Joseph is detailed, as are many other specifics of His human characteristics and life.

Themes: Jesus understands our weaknesses, our temptations and our trials. Jesus came to save both the Jews and the Gentiles. Jesus came to save both the outcasts and the accepted. Jesus came to save both the poor and the rich. Jesus came to save both adults and children. Jesus came to save both men and women. Jesus came to save both the free and the oppressed. Jesus came to save each and every one of us!

Outline:
Introduction 1:1 – 1:4
The birth and childhood of John the Baptist and of Jesus 1:5 – 2:52
The ministry of John the Baptist 3:1 – 3:20
Jesus’ baptism, genealogy and temptation 3:21 – 4:13
Jesus’ teachings and healing ministry 4:14 – 9:50
Jesus’ journeys from Galilee to Jerusalem 9:51 – 19:27
Jesus’ suffering and crucifixion 19:28 – 23:49
Jesus’ burial, resurrection and ascension 23:50 – 24:53

John: While Luke presents Jesus as the “Son of Man,” John presents Jesus in His deity as the “Son of God.” Jesus’ relationship to the Father is emphasized as he teaches, heals, prays and ministers. Miracles listed in John include: turning water to wine (2:1-11), feeding of the 5,000 (6:1-14), walking on water (6:16-21) and the raising of Lazarus (11:1-46). But in addition to being totally God, Jesus’ humanity is shown by his being tired, hungry, thirsty and sorrowful. 7 times Jesus refers to Himself in “I Am” passages which clearly shown His claim to Godhood and the way to salvation. After Jesus’ death and resurrection, great detail is given to appearances of The Lord before His ascension.

Keys Words: “Word”; “life”; “believe”. Jesus is the pre-existent eternal “Word” who became a man. In order to gain eternal “life” one must “believe” upon the name of Jesus. Jesus, who always was with God and indeed is God.

Themes: God loves each of us so much that He gave up His Son so that anyone believing in Jesus shall not perish but shall have eternal life (chapter 3:16). Miracles are given not only to heal, but also as signs pointing to Jesus. God expects us to love not only him, but also our neighbors . Christ fully understands our hurts, He paid the supreme price to heal them. The Holy Spirit gives us an eternal peace which the world cannot manufacture or purchase.

Outline:
The incarnation of the Son of God 1:1 – 1:14
The introduction and public ministry of Jesus 1:15 – 5:15
Opposition to Jesus’ ministry 5:16 – 12:50
Jesus’ preparation of a His disciples for His betrayal 13:1 – 17:26
Jesus’ arrest, trial and crucifixion 18:1 – 19:37
Jesus’ burial and resurrection 19:38 – 21:25

God bless you!

Source material from KJV Rainbow Study Bible

Blog of The Year Award 2013

Glory to God! afriendofjesus2013blog has been nominated by alygeorges for a Blog of the Year Award .

Aly, I am humbled by the nomination. Thank you. Aly is a free spirit, unbounded by any rules. She believes in respecting everyone. She blogs to share life experiences to motivate us and help us understand that there’s so much to life than just resigning ourself to misery.
Please visit Aly’s amazing blog, alygeorges.

I also give a warm and heartfelt thank you and God bless to each of my following friends and fellow bloggers. Especially those who take the time to stop by, comment, reblog and retweet the words poured into this vessel! I share this blessing with each of you! I am truly blessed by your support! 😀 {{hugs}}

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To accept my nomination, I need to nominate a few blogs. From my point of view, everyone is deserving of a blogging award! Blogging is almost a full time job.

Congratulations to my list of nominees for the Blog of Year Award 2013:

Don Charisma: Don Charisma blog has something for everyone. Beautiful pictures he has taken; topics from financial, future, Internet, spiritual, teaching and He is a business man for hire to work on web designs.

Ajaytao 2010: Ajay’s blog is filled with beautiful things from his heart that he shares with the world.

alygeorges: Aly, this nomination blesses you with another star! Wahoo!

HalfEatenMind: Vijay has a very nice blog that displays his journalistic talent and his unique take on life, news, almost anything and he always displays his nice sense of humor.

Prophetic Voice: Shades’ blog loves sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with a hurting and broken world. Her blog offers The Word and encouragement.

whisperingleavesblog: This blog has a dedicated spiritual Christian listening to the Holy Spirit and her delight in the sweetness of The Lord always.

Good Times Stories: Coach Muller enjoys collecting and writing inspiring, heartfelt stories to share with others. He feels that there is nothing better in the world than doing things to bring a smile to someone. His awesome tribute to Thanksgiving was beautiful!

The Christian Gazette : Awesome blog about spreading and sharing the Word and making disciples throughout the world. Truly an inspiring blog.

Across the Bored: This blog has presumptions and postulations with a twist. She has something for everyone. The Two-Cents Tuesday challenges are great!

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Something to Ponder 3

Those pesky thoughts. Romans 12:2 tells us “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

By faith, let us replace thoughts that keep us stuck! Replacing one thought at a time work will result in victory and a renewed mind! Praise The Lord.

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God bless us, by faith today, as we meditate on Philippians 4:8 – Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

IWSG Do Your Thing

 

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Happy Wednesday my friends 😜 I was blessed to combine both the IWSG and Roll with it Wednesday into one post. Wahoo, hallelujah! Praise The Lord.

The encouragement for us today, besides our faith, is to do our thing and roll with it. 😜 Like everything else, our thing starts with us. Believing in ourself is key to allowing our thing to evolve. Being able to lighten up and laugh is good for the heart, roll with it. 😉

Philippians 4:13 says “I can do all things through Christ which strengthen me.” Do our thing!

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Here’s a fun fact, courage goes with doing our thing. Roll with it. 😁 If we like it, and are strong in our belief about ourself, someone will love it! Roll with it.

Another fun fact, I got a new passion last week. I am reading about poetry. By faith, I will add poetry to my thing. 😜 So a heartfelt thank you, to all my poetry writing friends, your words inspired me. 😀

It always amazes me what words on a page can do for someone. Think about it, everyone of us brings something to the table. Everyday, someone comes looking for something to help them, let’s do our thing. It may help someone, somewhere. 😊

Have the courage, to step out, on faith, that this is the day, we choose to smile and do our thing! Think it with me, roll with it! Right! 😜

We will never please everybody and until we renew our mind and find a new song, there will always be that voice that likes to remind us, of our things and stuff, by playing the same old song that goes something like this– well, remember the last time or you can’t do that, and how about (fill in the blank) ________________. Sometimes, we are our own worse critic. 😰

Well today, let’s silence the negativity or criticism and sing a new song with lyrics of I can, by faith and roll with it. 😉

Life is too precious to be stuck, on the side line, thinking “maybe someday.” Do our thing, by faith and roll with it.

Have a blessed day my friends! 😀 Roll with it!

Something to Ponder 2

Ugh, it’s Monday! 😁

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At the moment, I’m trying to forget that it’s Monday! 😜 How about you? What are you trying to forget? 😰

I’m going to have faith that regardless of things and stuff today, I am standing and will meditate on Romans 8:28, And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

And if I must, I’ll smile, sing a song and roll with it! 😜 You’re welcome to join me. LOL

Have a blessed day, my friends! 😀

The Power of Words

Another illustration of the power of words and their influence on feelings.

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Just something to ponder! (smile)

For our reading pleasure:

Words described as:
Acceptable – Ecclesiastes 12:10
Lying and corrupt – Daniel 2:9
Enticing – 1 Corinthians 2:4
Easy – 1 Corinthians 14:9, 19
Unspeakable – 2 Corinthians 12:4
Vain – Ephesians 5:6
Flattering – 1 Thessalonians 2:5
Wholesome – 1 Timothy 6:3

Words power of, to:
Stir up wrath – Proverbs 15:1
Wound – Proverbs 26:22
Sustain – Isaiah 50:4
Determine destiny – Matthew 12:36, 37

God bless us, by faith, as we meditate on Psalm 19:14, Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer; and Ephesians 4:29, Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. Let thy will be done.