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A heart of forgiveness 


People have to forgive. We don’t have to like them, we don’t have to be friends with them, we don’t have to send them hearts in text messages, but we have to forgive them, to overlook, to forget. Because if we don’t we are tying rocks to our feet, too much for our wings to carry!

C. JoyBell C.

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Lose Weight Today


As, we transition from one year to another, many will take with them a few extra pounds of heartache into the new year.  Today, shed a few pounds by forgiving and loving more then attempting to get even.

Lord, cleanse heart! Today, I desire to shed unforgiveness, hate, bitterness, anger, hostility, an abusive mindset. Please fill me with love, compassion, forgiveness, joy and peace. May, I become an example for someone else.

Forgive One Another Matthew 18:21-22, Col 3:13

 

Speak Clearly


Tongues of Fire

We are living during a time when there are no longer conversations or rumors of wars; this is an actual day-by-day occurrence.  This perpetual picture can be viewed not only within the United States but also globally.

I believe that the underlining issue is a lack of communication within several tiers and systems of cultures.  However, we must not forget that there is a high breakdown in language.

Just a word pronounce the wrong way or even out of context will set off a gang fight, war or something as simple as a divorce.

Don’t believe me, take time out and do some research.  I used the term perpetual picture for this one reason.  Historically and culturally this has been taking place since the first century.  This has filtered over into the family dynamics.  For the family to begin the healing process, we must begin with taming our tongues and asking for forgiveness.

Just something to think about not debut about!

A Measure of Grace


My biological mother passed some 14 years ago and during her sickness my stepmother always made herself available.  Now, I’m older, wiser and truly understand the importance of family.

My stepmother loves me unconditionally just like the Lord; despite my faults.  Now, it’s my turn to be a blessing to her by assisting my half-siblings to care give for her.  Oh, what a blessing…

Can you forget about yourself and bless a family member in spite of how they may have treated you growing up?  Just a thought!

Ready for a Change


Are you ready for a change in your life?  A new adventure, new scenery, new love, new attitude, new home, whatever your desire it begins with you.  Just know changes come with a price.  It’s like being in the hand of a potter; being remolded or reshaped.  The end result is unknown.  The bottom-line change is for the best…..  GET READY FOR A CHANGE TODAY!

 

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My Hero


My hero is not an athletic, actor or artist but my grandfather.
In every family there is someone we can admire as our hero.  My grandfather was  just that kind of person.  He was a hard working family man who laid a foundation of life principles and lessons on  how to turn your struggles into success.  Every generation have been touch in one way or another by these core values.
Love – Everyone at there need level
Strength – In the mist of adversity
Tenacity – I never quite attitude
My hero left a legacy of  what  a husband, Godly man, father, and community leader looks like.  Who is your hero?

Loss but not a Loser


Often people never can (or should) “get over” significant losses, such as the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce or even loss of a home. The pain may always be with you in some capacity. Although much of the sharp pain of sorrow goes away in time, you may always have a sense of the loss. The grief process is not about getting over it, but about learning how to live with the reality of the loss.  I believe that God has you in the palm of his hand.  Just don’t give up.

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