21 Quotes to Get Through Tough Times

1. “When your  personal storm comes, be so rooted in your faith that you stand like a palm tree…you bend, but you don’t break.” – Jewel Diamond Taylor 2.  “Family and friends can be a tonic or toxic.  You don’t have to give up on them.  Just give them UP to God.  Being a fixerContinue reading “21 Quotes to Get Through Tough Times”

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.

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”

How to See Your Possibilities More Clearly

  “I remember laughing with one of my beloved spiritual Mothers about her vision. She told me that after finally removing her corrective glasses from her cataract surgery, she thought someone came in and repainted her home.  She said everything looked so bright and new.      That’s what happens when we get our visionContinue reading “How to See Your Possibilities More Clearly”

I’m Tired – Lost My Joy

Pain and suffering are gifts nobody wants.  I’ve come to understand and embrace the fact that life is bitter and sweet.  If we never experience pain or loss, we never really experience joy.  If we never learn how to cope with difficult times, we become hard, cold, afraid, self-centered, defeated, hopeless, overwhelmed and insensitive toContinue reading “I’m Tired – Lost My Joy”

ABC’s for Success

ABC’s for Success A ppreciate and value your life and dreams.  Life is too short to waste on complaining, procrastination or a pity party. Take consistent steps to create a life of purpose, meaning, success, peace, faith and inner strength to withstand the challenges in life. B elieve in yourself.  Distance yourself from those who belittleContinue reading “ABC’s for Success”

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”