God is The True Master Chef!

God is The Master Chef!  The past weekend I had an opportunity to watch episodes of my favorite cooking shows on the Food Network that I had taped on DVR,; Iron Chef America and Chopped.  These are cooking competition shows between chefs.  The premise of these shows is that competing chefs must making fabulous dishes …

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7 Promises of Hope you need to Know from God!

Throughout the Bible there are hundreds of promises from God. As I go through the triumphs and trials of renewing my faith and stroke recovery;  I want to share 7  Promises of Hope you need to know from God that encourage me every day. 1- Romans 5:8 states, “But God demonstrates His love for us in while …

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Why Does God Allow Pain and Suffering?

 

Why does God allow pain and suffering?  As I mention on my “About me” page,  I was so confused every night as I lay in the hospital bed having suffered a massive stroke in the summer of 2010.  This is the question that I asked myself as I lay with my entire left side paralyzed in the hospital bed every night.  I was terrified, worried, and upset.

While going through the shock and denial of it all, I finally began to understand that there was a reason God allowed the stroke to occur. I know it sounds crazy but the stroke was the best thing that happened in my life!  I want to share with you 5 specific reasons that I God allows pain and suffering in our lives all of which I’ve experienced. I pray it will be encouraging and also a help to yourself or loved one when they are suffering.Why does God allow Pain and Suffering

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A Fresh Start can be for the Best!

Everybody is blessed with the opportunity for a fresh start at some point in their lives. Whether it be a move, new friendship or even a new career  opportunity.  I recently moved into a new home.  I must say it can be a bit overwhelming but also extremely exciting at the same time.   All the …

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Thank You Jesus!

 Today my heart is so full of thanks.  I am humbled from all the blessings in my life.  Yes there are trials, disappointments, and the temptation to worry at times but the Holy Spirit within me encourages so much each day.  Here a just some of the things I am thankful for. I am so …

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Persevering through Trials with Gods Power

I seem to be asking myself this question a lot; especially recently.   How do we continue persevering through trials and why do these trials occur?  In this post I will share  four specific reasons God allows trials in our lives. I was overwhelmed with excitement when God put it on my heart to begin …

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5 Habits for a Stronger Faith

  As a committed Christian, I am learning now more than ever the importance of my strengthening faith.  If I want my faith to get stronger, I need to exercise my faith  In Hebrews 11:1, the writer of Hebrews says, “Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” I …

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How to show Godly Love

How to show Godly love is something I am learning the hard way.   After years of broken hearts and dissolved relationships, Love is beginning to make since.  I was studying in 1 Corinthians Chapter 13, the “love chapter” in the bible and the light bulb stayed on.   Here is  a little bit from …

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New Year..New Creature in Christ!

Ahhhh..Here it is…the first full week of 2015!  My approach to starting a new year is more of an assessment  time for me.  A time for reflecting, evaluating, and hopefully coming up with a plan of action.  Not a resolution  but more about putting tangible things in place for my life so I can improve …

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