I’m Laying Aside a “Weight” Today

I’m Laying Aside a “Weight” Today

Today I decided to cut up my deceased mother’s handicap placard. From time to time I have used it as “backup insurance” when parking. I would put the money in the meter but post the placard on the rear view mirror just in case I didn’t make it back ...

5 Ways to Triumph Over Envy

5 Ways to Triumph Over Envy

Photo courtesy of bubblews.com I have to confess that I’m GREEEEEN with Envy about Fawn Weaver’s book “Happy Wives Club” making the #3 spot on the New York Time’s bestsellers list. It’s been prophesied that one of my books will soon, but it hasn’t hap ...

Prayer-a-phrase It!

Hey! I have a new term I’m using for personalizing the Word: “prayer-a-phrase”… it means to paraphrase a Scripture and declare it as your own personal truth: For example: Romans 8:28 says that all thing work together for good… (you know the rest); well, w ...

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5 Ways to Stop Bad Relatives from Spoiling Good Times

Photo courtesy of www.bigfrog.com “Sara, I won’t be attending the annual family holiday party”, Jeremy declared. Sara’s heart sank. She’d hope for 100% participation from all her six brothers and their families. Jeremy continued, “No way am I going ...

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Why Elisha Received a Double Anointing

Elisha received a double portion of Elijah’s anointing because…. 1) He asked for it. God had already appointed him (1 Kings 19:16) to be Elijah’s successor, but Elisha didn’t just want to be head of the prophets, he wanted to maximize his effectiv ...

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Step Out on Faith; Forget About Plan B!

Elisha was plowing the field with a team of oxen when Elijah threw his mantle (cape) on him thus indicating he had been chosen to be his successor as the prophet in Israel and head of the school of prophets. Elisha made no provision for returning to ...

Is Success Destroying Your Peace

Is Success Destroying Your Peace?

Is your progress or success overwhelming your sense of peace? It may be time to: 1) re-evaluate–maybe even re-define– what progress or “success” really means to you 2) make some hard choices regarding eliminating the distracting (though well-meaning) pe ...

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No Way To Pay!

I was standing behind a lady at the checkout counter today at one of my favorite discount variety stores when the clerk totaled her purchases. The customer didn’t have enough money to pay for all of her items so she began to select things to leave b ...

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Stay Focused!

I had a serious aha moment today during my water aerobics class. The instructor had us doing an elbow to knee exercise for what seemed an eternity. Finally, unable to do another repetition, I asked him, “Are we ever going to switch to the left leg ...