The Glass is Half Full

Does anyone have any practical ideas or advice regarding how to be a more positive person? I tend to see things from a negative perspective, and I really want to focus on being more optimistic this year. Any and all thoughts are appreciated! 🙂 Photo Credits: Unknown

Baby Steps: Healthy Habits for the New Year!

Bad habits are difficult to break. And new, healthy habits are hard to make! But I want to begin this New Year with a few goals--baby steps--that will help me live more healthfully in 2015. I've tried dieting, and it didn't work for me. I've thought about those weight-loss pills, but something always holds me…

The Lord is My Shepherd

There are situations going on in my life right now that are showing me that I need to stop worrying about stupid little things. Like inconveniences, small botherances, minor irritations...what do they really amount to? What I truly need to do is focus my energy and attention on the things in life that matter. I'm so thankful…

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV) What do you do when you don't know what to do? I'm still trying to figure out the answer to this question! 🙂 I have some decisions in my life to…

Our Time of Need

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to…