Discouragement…sadness…and depression are emotions we all go through at some point in our lives. Many times we are feeling these kinds of emotions internally, but are outwardly trying to pretend like we are just fine. These kinds of emotions can be exhausting. These kind of emotions are real, and are necessary at times in our … Continue reading You Have Hope
Give people recognition. Uplift, encourage and praise people. Do you realize how much just a few words of encouragement can change a persons entire day? How often do we hear words of praise? Many of us work hard at helping others on a daily basis. So often, the jobs that people do, are jobs of … Continue reading Tell someone ‘Thank you’ today.
Life is hard. No matter who you are, or where you are, there is difficulty at some point in life. Difficulties are part of our existence, and we cannot run away from them. No matter how hard we try, or how far we run…the problems do not simply go away. We all need help. So, … Continue reading Ask for help.
A grateful heart is a careful heart. Be careful that you do not grumble unnecessarily. Take notice of your actions…making sure they are sensitive to other’s around you. Recognize that everyone is different…and we all give and receive in different ways…and not everyone is on the same spiritual level as you are. In fact, sometimes … Continue reading Grateful
Grace. God’s unearned favor. Wow. Think about that for a few moments. We receive grace on a daily basis. We do not earn it by performing some sort of task to receive it. We are given this gift by God…every single day. How often do we take this for granted? If we really think about … Continue reading Unearned Favor
There is joy in everything. Even when we feel like there is nothing but heartache engulfing us…there is joy if you look for it. Our perspective and the way we gear our minds as we press through life…can help our emotional response. We will face things that seem unbearable and impossible to press through. If … Continue reading Look for the joy.