Ann – A Friend of Jesus 2013

Sharing life through the Word of God with love, encouragement and faith in challenging times (smile)

Acrostic on The ABC’s of Faith

The greatest act of faith some days is to simply get up and face another day.
~ Amy Gatliff ~

For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, the just shall live by faith.
~ Romans 1:17 ~ 


Keep the faith and enjoy your day. (wink)

Abundant blessings, my friends, because the just shall live by faith. Praise The Lord.

As always, I welcome your thoughts. (smile)

©Ann V Friend, afriendofjesus2013Blog, Aug 2013 to present.

IWSG Creativity


Whatever may be our natural talents, the art of writing is not acquired all at once.
~Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~

Hello friends. (smile) The first Wednesday, of the month, is The Insecure Writer’s Group (IWSG) where we share about writing.

Welcome Alex and November IWSG Co-Hosts:

Ellen @ The Cynical Sailor http://thecynicalsailor.blogspot.com/
J Q Rose  http://www.jqrose.com/
Ann V. Friend  https://afriendofjesus2013.com/
Elizabeth Seckman   http://eseckman.blogspot.com/  

Thank you Alex for the opportunity to co-host again. (smile)

November 7 question – How has your creativity in life evolved since you began writing?

I’ve learned to embrace my own writing style. I’ve learned creative ways to use words, bible scriptures and my faith. Praise The Lord.

I’ve become a better writer. Still learning the work, write balance thing.

I must thank all the talented, creative and accomplished writers that I met since joining the group. (wink)

Thank you, your encouragement helped me embraced my abilities to keeping writing.

By faith, quitting is no longer an option.

Someday, there will be a masterpiece with my name on it. (wink)

I believe creativity promotes seeing from a different perspective.

Enjoy the rest of your week and see you back here next month. (wink)

Abundant blessings, my friends, because the just shall live by faith. Praise The Lord.

As always, I welcome your thoughts. (smile)

©Ann V Friend, afriendofjesus2013Blog, Aug 2013 to present.

Acrostic on Making A Difference

What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while.
~ Unknown Author ~

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall also reap sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.  Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
~ 2 Corinthians 9:6-7 ~

Hello friends. (smile) Hope all is well. My thoughts on making a difference.

Sometimes, making a difference comes down to giving and acts of kindness.

Abundant blessings, my friends, because the just shall live by faith. Praise The Lord.

As always, I welcome your thoughts. (smile)

©Ann V Friend, afriendofjesus2013Blog, Aug 2013 to present

Be The Light

Ann - A Friend of Jesus 2013

Sometimes we don’t say what we feel, not because we don’t want to, but because we don’t know how.
~ Unknown Author ~

Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
~ Matthew 5:14-16 ~

The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
~ Matthew 6:22 ~

Hello friends. Be the light to those around us. Someone needs hope. Be the light.Someone needs courage. Be the light.

Someone needs a job. Be the light.

Someone lost…

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A Renewed Mind

Ann - A Friend of Jesus 2013

A renewed mind is good for the soul. It’s faith that matures belief, perspective, and perception. It’s being spirit led. It’s silencing the psst of yesterday. It’s the blessing of releasing challenging situations to God. It’s spiritual and emotional wholeness to live and love abundantly.
~ Ann V. Friend ~

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.
~ Romans 12:2 ~

Hello friends. (smile) Changing pesky thoughts, one at a time leads to a renewed mind.

The power of a renewed mind changes how situations and others are viewed.

The freedom of a renewed mind changes attitude.

A renewed mind reinforces inner calmness.

A renewed mind speaks words that build up.

A renewed mind lets stuff go.

A renewed mind can smile and keep the…

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Acrostic on Peace of Mind

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

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
~ John 16:33 ~

Hello friends. (smile) Hope all is well. Sharing my thoughts on peace of mind. We always have a choice. Positive or Negative.

I work in a pressure cooker environment that I like to call the circus. It pays the bills and provides food to microwave. (wink)


Peace of mind is a blessing. Praise The Lord.

My faith and trust, in The Lord, provides peace of mind for the pressure cooker environment that pays my wages.

I thank God for the gift of encouragement and sharing my faith in creative ways.

I’m just a humble friend sharing life experiences from a different perspective.

Keep the faith and peace of mind to have a wonderful and blessed weekend.

Abundant blessings, my friends, because the just shall live by faith. Praise The Lord.

As always, I welcome your thoughts. (smile)

©Ann V Friend, afriendofjesus2013Blog, Aug 2013 to present.

Celebrate Those Who….


Hello friends. (smile) Happy Friday! Welcome Lexa and co-host, L.G. Keltner @Writing Off The Edge, to another Friday, to celebrate the small things. Hope all is well in your world.
God bless those who…..

Have a wonderful and blessed weekend.

Abundant blessings, my friends, because the just shall live by faith. Praise The Lord.

As always, I welcome your thoughts. (smile)

©Ann V Friend, afriendofjesus2013Blog, Aug 2013 to present.

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