Ask. Listen. Believe. Obey. Repeat.

Ask. Listen. Believe. Obey. Repeat.

Many are asking, “What am I going to do now?” Let’s talk about it. First, let me list five surefire steps to victory before we discuss the challenges facing the world today. The steps are “ask, listen, believe, obey, repeat.” These steps will cause you to be...
Count It All Joy pt.2

Count It All Joy pt.2

James 1:2 – “count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;” Bad things happen in life that we do not cause, could not foresee, and could not prevent.  James calls these events “divers temptations;” also translated as: various trials – Amplified Bible, ...
Oops! I Made a Mistake

Oops! I Made a Mistake

Have you ever had a great idea, acted on it, and failed big time – because you missed an important step? I did – AGAIN!This is what happened. I learned in my writing course that I should blog portions of my book and let you, my subscribers, respond. That way I...
Why God Won’t Answer

Why God Won’t Answer

What is your habitual response when you are in the middle of a huge life crisis that you did not cause? This trial hit you from the blind side.  Many Christians pray, and tell God all about their problem. They may also seek counsel from family and friends who...
When Trouble Comes

When Trouble Comes

Trouble comes to everybody sooner or later. Often trouble comes back to back. First the refrigerator breaks down, then your child gets sick and needs expensive medicine, and then you lose your job. My Lord, what to do! James the brother of Jesus, taught: “If any of...
Where To Acquire True Wisdom

Where To Acquire True Wisdom

There is an important difference between knowledge and wisdom.   For example, it is a cold night and you are near freezing. This is a trial or trouble. Knowing how to put dry leaves, small twigs, and branches on cleared ground and set it afire is good...
Count It All Joy

Count It All Joy

Every Christian wants to believe that he absolutely, positively trusts God. Belief and reality may not be the same thing. Our faith level is revealed in our attitude and actions when trouble knocks on our door.  James, Jesus’ brother, knew that being a Christian...
Positioned For Success

Positioned For Success

On January 11, 2020, I began writing this weekly blog again after months of inactivity by sharing why I stopped writing – chronic pain. The following week I shared what I intended to do now – write my first book. Last week I shared the SMART plan I will use to write...
A SMART Life Revisited

A SMART Life Revisited

On December 11, 2018, I posted a blog entitled, “A SMART Life” in which I used five steps to reach my goal. SMART is an acronym for specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time-based. My goal in 2018 read: “With Jesus’s help, my lifestyle (my words and deeds)...
Dream Big

Dream Big

When I was a little girl, I knew that I could achieve whatever I truly set my heart, head and hand to do. I did not know when or how; I just knew deep down inside that it would happen. For example: When I was a little girl, I used to dream I could drive. I could see...