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Lately, so many good things have occurred and I still debate if it was the chicken or the egg that came first. I have been on a deep and wondrous quest to know God on all levels. I have always loved Jesus but I have not known just who He really is. I have been riding the fence for decades. I have tried spirituality on so many levels. I thought about going into Buddhism at one point in my life. This was only because it seemed to be more accepted. I knew my family had no issue with Buddhist. I knew that … Continue reading A journey toward Christianity.
Joyce Meyers was talking about the Israelites who took an eleven-day trip and spread it out over 40 years in the desert this morning. I love this story as a teaching tool and I, myself, have had this experience. I try not to have regrets, I’m sure my lost years can be a way of saving others from this fate if used as an example. I came from trouble in all forms: addiction, alcoholism, insanity, anger, guilt, fear. And that was just the person who raised me. I went on to continue some of these traits. I was raised with so much … Continue reading In the desert for 40 years.
I’m sitting here listening to my great music on my free Pandora online as I write up a blog piece and sip my afternoon cup of coffee. I have bread rising on the kitchen counter and a pot of beans simmering on the stove. Laundry is washing itself in the garage and my kids are playing well in the living room. Yes, my desk is actually in the kitchen…kind of in between the dining area and kitchen. It’s a small house and this is where I feel the most inspired, right next to the baking and brewing. I was out … Continue reading God, frugality, multi tasking, and coffee.
Our whole world comes from our mind and how we live. We have a choice every single day to grow our life, destroy it, start over anew, or remain stagnant. To live the best life humanly possible is simply this; live a wholesome life, have a relationship with God, follow your heart and God’s guidance in all matters, put God, family, and then work in that order. Of course, there are all the subcategories: live debt free, do not partake or encourage bad habits and addictions, treat others with respect, do good deeds often, have a community. Now, I know … Continue reading Healing our mind. Starting a new life.
For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely and lovable, whatever is kind and winsome and gracious, if there is any virtue and excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think on and weigh and take account of these things (fix your minds on them). -Philippians 4:8 (Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer) Do you want a new life? Do you want new and changed conditions? Do you want happiness? Peace in your life? Perhaps you are trying to manifest … Continue reading Going within to create a new life.