Category Archives: Frustration

R. is for Remembering and Reflecting on Failure (Damaging Behavior and God’s love Part 3)

Have you ever been ‘stuck’? R is for: Remembering only the negative things that people say about us and reflecting on (meditating on) the wrong thoughts that enter our minds. I used to have a very, very hard time with … Continue reading

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Got D. I. R. T.? (Human Value – Part 1)

You’re waiting in line at the market when you look to your left. There it is. The latest in the lives of the f & f (fashionable and famous). You reach to pick it up. Yum! Yum! Nothing like a … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Been Tagless?

When you feel invisible and hopeless, Christ is always there. He sees you. He is there to help. Relax. He loves you unconditionally. His love will give you the hope you need to succeed. Continue reading

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Whatcha’ Lookin’ At? Seeing the Unseen (Prudence – Good Judgment – Part 2)

    We don’t just see with our eyes, we see with our minds. Your eyes are only the lenses of the camera that captures the images in your path. It’s your mind that actually processes the information, much faster than … Continue reading

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Rest in Him! (Balance – Part 2)

I had just exited the expressway one day, exhausted as usual, when I thought for the upteenth time, “There has to be more to life than this. I know God wants me to live my life without all of this … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why You Shoudn’t Demand Your Way at Any Price

Have you ever heard the saying ‘my way or the highway’? What about the saying, ‘ we try to keep mama happy, ‘cause when mama’s happy, everyone’s happy’? Do you know anyone who lives by the ‘it’s all about me’ … Continue reading

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Steamroller or Steamrolled? (Demanding Your Way at Any Price – Part 1)

Have you ever been steamrolled? Or rather, were you the one seated behind the steering wheel, foot on the pedal, with a look of glazed determination in your eyes? Well, I was steamrolled this past weekend by a distant cousin … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Trust! (Hope – Part 2)

There were times when I was tempted to be envious of those who had what I wanted. I could have become comfortable with holding on to anger and hopelessness. Instead, it was the Holy Spirit, God’s gift to those who … Continue reading

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T – A Little Terror Goes a L-O-N-G Way! (Damaging Behavior and God’s Love – Part 4)

What comes in all kinds of packages? That’s right! Fear. And a little goes a long way! The last letter “t” of d.i.r.t. stands for the terrors of life that prevent us from being our best. Let me share with … Continue reading

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