Gossip. The world loves to hear all about other people. The world enjoys sharing the ‘news’ of someone else’s hurt, pain, or difficulty. Gossip makes the devil smile. Why? Because gossip is not compassionate, loving, and helpful. Gossip is damaging, hurtful, and breeds negativity. If this negative gossip continues from person to person, it magnifies … Continue reading End the Gossip
Recently I have had several people ask me, “do you work?”. The first couple of times I was asked that question, it didn’t bother me much. However, the following times really stuck in my gut. How can anyone who knows me, not know that I work…multiple jobs? Actually, how can anyone that knows me, not … Continue reading One Another
Compliments, recognition, acknowledgement, simple thank-you’s…why are they so easily overlooked and unspoken? Do you realize how extremely valuable, just a few spoken words can be to an individual? In this world of stress, pressure, and struggle, people need to be uplifted. Everyone…absolutely everyone…thrives on positive reinforcement. Don’t just assume people know how important they are … Continue reading Uplift
Encourage and nurture.
If someone were to ask you how you describe yourself, what description would you give? How do you think others would describe you? Would the two descriptions be equivalent? Most likely, your perception of yourself would be much different than how others perceive you. Unfortunately, most of us focus on what we think others notice … Continue reading Encourage and nurture.
Cherish our children.
Children are so wonderful to spend time with. They have such joy…simplistic thoughts…and innocence. Be sure to cherish the children and make time to just sit down and share special moments with them. This world has become so scheduled and rushed, that many times we don’t realize the sacrifices we are making. There is nothing … Continue reading Cherish our children.
Do you recognize how special you are? Are you aware of your gifts and your unique qualities? So often, we do more self criticism than we do acknowledgment of our value and worth. God created each one of us in a very special way. We all have something different that is precious to this world. Why is … Continue reading Your Gifts