I don't judge the days when I want to lie in like a lazy log. But even in those days, I have the opportunity to choose not to be STAGNANT. You want to know how? Consider this verse: Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are [...]
"THAT'S JUST HOW I AM. I DON'T TAKE NONSENSE!!!" We hear these words a lot of times, and we may admire those who live by this mantra as 'no-nonsense' people. We might even want to be like them so that no one will ever take us for granted. But is that the best way? Colossians [...]
For those who have no voice, speak For those who have no strength, lift For those who have no sight, lead For those who have no light, shine! - Alethea's Mind "I, the Lord, command you to do what is just and right. Protect the person who is being cheated from the one who is cheating him. [...]
"Life is not a race with men but a walk with God" There was a time in my life when everyone around me seemed to be making great strides in their life's pursuits and I felt stuck. I was pressured to play catch-up, but when God gave me the quote above, my perspective changed forever. [...]
When I was young and living with my parents in Nigeria, I enjoyed planting things. I would take care of the flower pots and spend some sweat tending to the flower beds that surrounded our house. My dad loved trees, so we had a good number of them: Guava, Avocado, Orange, Coconut, Plantain and Banana [...]
There is a chorus we sing at church that goes like this: "Who has the final say? Jehovah has the final say" Those words have come to mean more to me over these past few days as the accuser of the brethren geared up his armour to war against my peace of mind and my [...]
. . . and HIS!
Because the Son set me free . . .
The fool: "You saw it and you didn't fix it, you obviously don't love me, so I'll do it myself . . ." Me: "Shut up, you liar. I'm not thinking that about my husband, he loves me and that's all I care to know" *** The fool: "I'm surely going to get fired, there's no [...]
There is beauty in collaboration.
There's a war going on!
Why am I afraid?
. . . and he will flee
. . . and then there was a ripple
Happy Birthday to me . . .
Dear God . . .
There are quite a number of randoms in today's series, but one lesson stuck out for me, I'm sure you'll know which one when you get to read it. So here we go!
Don't turn back!