Everyone is special; every moment in our life is unique. However difficult or painful a situation may look at present, it soon becomes a memory and a special journey. Memories make us who we are, but it also starts declining with age. There are many ways to preserve these special moments so that we can...
You have to conquer every mountain to fulfill the dream.
Lee was a born pedagogue, never happier than when his children were learning to do something the right way. It is a testament to Lee’s affection and patience that his children did not rebel. In fact, they appear to have thrived.
It is possible to get what you want in life, you must work for it.
The storm you face is your teacher. The experience you gain is your lesson. The life you make from it all is your blessing. Always remember, the teacher teaches a lesson that becomes a blessing. Embrace the storm and watch your life change as you utilize the lesson. Your better days lie ahead…just hold on!
Indeed, God is always with us even when things look hopeless.
You got up off the bathroom floor. That’s a start. Now, just stay off the floor. After all—aside from winning the lottery—all any of us can ever really hope for is more days spent standing tall than spent in pieces on the floor.
Let go of a need for personal recognition. Heap kudos on others and they’ll perform even better next time. Leaders are only as good as those who follow them and followers are at their best when leaders are quick to give credit for successes.
Blessed is the man who has the gift of making friends; for it is one of God’s best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of oneself, and seeing and appreciating whatever is noble and living in another man.
Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report written on birds that he’d had three months to write, which was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears,...
In our worldly perceptions of Jesus, we tend to embrace the kindness of his love (‘be encouraged’) but not the discipline of his love (‘and sin no more’). But with the whole scope of his love, or maturity in Christ, we begin relying on him for guidance where we would prefer him to walk beside...
Haters hate that’s what they do. Gossiper’s gossip. Doers do. Talkers talk. Workers work. Lovers love. Singers sing, worshipers worship. Fighters fight, winners win. Believers believe that’s what they do.Just find out what are you. So that you would know what to do.Know you identity. Define yourself and work towards your definition.Power of Tongue +...
Itdoes not need much wisdom to utter words of reproof; but much wisdomis needed to find such words as do not embitter a man’s misfortune, butencourage him, restore to him his spirit, put spurs to the horse of hissoul, refreshed by water.
Intercourse is one thing, Intimacy is everything. Be encouraged
Don’t be afraid to stand tall in YOUR truth! Boldly and confidently face everything that has, and is, keeping you bound. Fight for your inner peace! Fight for your happiness! Fight for everything and everybody that’s important to you! You are NOT a victim! Don’t even play into that. You owe it to yourself to...
We all need role models in different seasons, people we look to who bring encouragement for the journey. Every role model but One will fail. If we get up-close we will see that each one is imperfect, except the One perfect lamb who was crucified for our sins. He was the scapegoat. He was the...
It’s ok to be a glow-stick. Sometimes we got to break before we shine!
Encouragement is like water to the soul, it makes everything grow.
The truth is that each of us fall short of loving unconditionally. We don’t love others the way God loves us. Yet Jesus extended perfect love by living and dying for all of our sins. In spite of our failures, weaknesses, and selfishness, He sacrificed His own life so we could have eternal life.
Gracious words refresh, restore and revive the soul.