Turn Around

Turn Around You've wandered far from me my child, In search of what you'd be. But I've always followed close behind, Turn around and look at me. For all your struggle and your pain, Just what have you achieved? A life of worldly goods decayed, Where nothing is believed? I know it's … [continue]

God’s hand

God’s Hand Sometimes… We must be hurt in order to grow; We must fail in order to know, We must lose in order to gain. Some lessons are learned best Only through pain. Sometimes… Our vision clears Only after our eyes are Washed with tears. Sometimes… We have to be broken, So we can be […]

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Combating Emotional Vampires by Judith Orloff

Combating Emotional Vampires From Combating Emotional Vampires On-Line Course by Dr. Judith Orloff The following is an excerpt from the “Combating Emotional Vampires” on-line course. If you would like to take the entire course I have inserted the link that will take you there – (http://www.dailyom.com/cgi-bin/courses/courseoverview.cgi?cid=102) Relationships are always an energy exchange. To stay feeling […]

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Forgive

Forgive “That slight misdeed of yesterday, why should it mar today? The thing he said, the thing you did, have long since passed away; For yesterday was but a trial… today you will succeed. And from mistakes of yesterday, will come some noble deed. Forgive yourself for thoughtlessness. Do not condemn the past. For it […]

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Speak gently

SPEAK GENTLY Speak gently. It is better by far to rule by love than fear. Speak gently. Let no harsh word mar the good you may do here. Speak gently to the young, for they will have enough to bear; pass through this life as best they may, ’tis full of anxious care. Speak gently […]

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As you go through life

AS YOU GO THROUGH LIFE…….. Set your own pace……..When someone is pushing you, it’s ok to tell them they’re pushing. Take nothing for granted……..Watch water flow, the corn grow, the leaves blow, your neighbors mow. Allow yourself time to be lazy and unproductive……..Rest isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. Listen to the wind blow……..It carries […]

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Prayer for when you need Patience

Prayer When You Need Patience Forgive me, Dear God, If today I have been impatient, especially with people. If today I have made anyone feel a nuisance. If today I did not show understanding for others mistakes. If today there were times when I was too head strong, too sure I was right. If today […]

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Never lose hope

If you can look at the sunset and smile, then you still have hope. If you can find beauty in the colors of a small flower, then you still have hope. If you can find pleasure in the movement of a butterfly, then you still have hope. If the smile of a child can still […]

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In the mood

In the Mood Do you ever avoid what must be done because you’re just not in the mood? How many opportunities and possibilities are never fulfilled because you were not in the mood when it was time for action? Whose mood is it, anyway? It’s yours, and you have the option of adjusting your mood […]

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Ten principles

1. Never think or speak negatively about yourself; that puts you in disagreement with God. 2. Meditate on your God-given strengths and learn to encourage yourself, for much of the time nobody else will. 3. Don’t compare yourself to anybody else. You’re unique, one of a kind, an original. So don’t settle for being a […]

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