Showing posts from June, 2016

SMILE: God Loves YOU!

Originally published at on 5/26/17

Welcome Back!  Thank you for taking the read! My message today is simple!  It’s… SMILE: God Loves YOU! Oh Yes! ... That’s reason to SMILE!  One of the most powerful realizations I’ve ever made was the realization of how much God Loves Me and that it’s a matter of principle not deeds.  It’s a matter of relationship; relationship between man and maker and it’s one formed in perfect love.  The bible says … “No fear exists where His love is. Rather, perfect love gets rid of fear, because fear involves punishment. The person who lives in fear doesn't have perfect love.” 1 John 4:18 (GOD'S WORD® Translation) and that’s the premise that I choose to know and understand God’s Love. Envision your life with the absence of guilt, shame, and fear.  See yourself moving about sheltered by God’s Love.  Yes, it’s cause to SMILE!  When you know God Loves YOU it drastically shifts your awareness of self.  Breathe in this truth and allow it to…

Unburdened: The Reason for Forgiveness

Originally published at on 5/16/16

Welcome!  Thanks for taking the read!

Today is subject is the Forgiveness!  What a big deal!  Forgiveness is literally an ongoing practice.  If you're thinking you're out of the forgiving business then you must be willing to freeze yourself in time.  It's a well-known and agreed upon fact that none of us are perfect, however some of us relinquish that thought and pick up the idea that we are pretty darn close.  Forgiveness is the grace we show to others and it is the offloading of emotional and mental loads that keep our energies tied up, used up, and depleted.  Honestly, without faith I don't know how I would be able to process forgiveness.  If I honestly thought that my life was in the hands of people and was being governed by people I would probably find it impossible to forgive, but no!  I know, trust, and believe that my life is in the hands of The Creator and my faith gives me the resolve to forgive. 

Yet for…