Real Wealth

“…relationships are the only real wealth we ever acquire.” Brian Sanders Sanders, Brian. (2022). The 6 Seasons of Calling, Discovering Your Purpose in Each Stage of Life. Page 109. Moody Publishers, Chicago, IL. One of God’s purposes for us here is to form relationships. We’re to form relationships, emulate His characteristics, bring others to know

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Harmony With One Another

Happy Valentine’s Day…unless it’s an unhappy day for you.Do you have a strained relationship with someone in your life? Do you have a child or step-child who isn’t returning your calls, but you have no idea why? Do you have a sibling who pushes all your buttons at family gatherings? Are you suffering through an

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Romans 12:19

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”Romans 12:19 ESV Please join me this week in praying for those who have been hurt by the words or actions of a loved one. Pray that they look to the

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The Unforgiving Servant

The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant “Then Peter came to Him and said, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven. Therefore the kingdom of heaven

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Unmet expectations

I am blessed to be participating in a book launch. That means I’m reading the book, interacting with the author, and promoting it on social media. There are several wonderful nuggets of information and inspiration within the book, but this quote really resonated with me: “Most hurt feelings are the result of unmet expectations.” Kendra

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Pray for those who hurt you

Sometimes the people who hurt me the most are those closest to me. Maybe that’s true for most adults. While we’re in school, or even within a work environment, bullies and mean, horrible people may make our lives miserable. I feel like they are easier to deal with (or get over) than loved ones who

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What if you only had one day to live? Would you hold onto grudges? Would you allow words spoken or events from the past to keep you from making peace with a loved one? Or would you be okay with leaving it unresolved? How deep is the wound? I hope that everyone would make amends

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I apologize

I woke up this morning actually thinking of the different ways people have apologized to me in the past, (and I’m sure I’ve used some of these also): I’m sorry you took it the wrong way. I’m sorry, but… I apologize for going overboard. You’re too sensitive. Then, there are those people who never apologize.

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