Jewel’s book “Thank You Lord I Don’t Look Like What I Have Been Through”

I don’t look like what I have been through. And you don’t have to look like the abuse, dysfunction, grief, stress, sickness, struggle or heartache you have been through.

Persevere through the hard times

      Millions of people suffer from depression (e.g. sadness, hopeless, fatigue and loss of interest). Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. It interferes with daily life, normal functioning, and causes pain for both the person with the disorder and those who care about him/her.    For some thisContinue reading “Persevere through the hard times”

Spiritual Mood Swings

At some time in all of our lives, we will experience suffering, inconveniences, heart ache and stress. If our faith is not built up, we can find ourselves bi-polar in our faith. I admit there are times when my faith is extremely strong and unwavering. There have been times when my faith swung to theContinue reading “Spiritual Mood Swings”

This Horse Has a Powerful Message for You

“I live near many neighbors who own horses. While in the store the other day I talked with neighbor Karen in the store. She proudly showed me pictures of her three horses. She has one show horse Sabrina, another named Tahoe and the miniature horse Delilah who will never grow any taller (pink blanket). KarenContinue reading “This Horse Has a Powerful Message for You”

Don’t Give Up

You may feel your life is blessed …but in a mess.  You may feel your car is a lemon; your body image is ugly, your heart is broken and lonely, your life is on hold, your bank account is low, your faith is stretched to the limit, your job is stressful and your life won’t get any better than this.Continue reading “Don’t Give Up”

Watch Out for the Doubt

You may be saying to yourself…”It’s taking too long for my blessings to come.  I’m a good person.   I tithe.   I serve.   I help others.  I do the right thing.  I’ve turned my life around.   I don’t cheat or steal.   I offer up my prayers.   I’m a loving person.  WhereContinue reading “Watch Out for the Doubt”

God’s Perfect Ways

“During troubled times you can have blessed assurance, perfect peace and a strong faith. If you can feel and really understand the words of Psalm 23, you will know why I say, “I am too blessed to be stressed”  The Lord is my Shepherd (perfect salvation). I shall not want (perfect satisfaction) He maketh toContinue reading “God’s Perfect Ways”

Release Words of Faith

Release words today of love, faith, courage, optimism, healing, faith, forgiveness, enthusiasm, cooperation, joy, peace, truth and gratitude. Let your words of success take flight. Shout words of victory and power to encourage yourself. Fill your atmosphere with words of strength, determination and hope. God’s Word in Proverbs 18:21 tells us that life and deathContinue reading “Release Words of Faith”

Let Hope Feed Your Soul

The definition of HOPE is to look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence…the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best. Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn’t permanent. ~ Jean Kerr If you’ve destroyed a man’s hope, you’ve destroyed the man.Continue reading “Let Hope Feed Your Soul”