Letting it Go~ The Power of Forgiveness

I promise I haven’t abandoned you. I’ve just come to the realization that writing regularly on a blog and writing a book while having a job and the responsibility of a family is just about impossible for me. But in teaching the 10th grade girls  small group at church, we are doing a series called “Letting it Go” about the importance of forgiveness. So I’m sharing the information with you that we are studying on Sunday nights. This is a {Read More}

Thought #6: Forgiveness is necessary for a life of freedom

Forgiving someone who has done you wrong is very difficult for some people. Our human instinct tells us to hold a grudge against people who have hurt us. But we are all sinners, and we have all hurt someone in one-way or another. What if no one ever forgave? The world is bad enough as it is, but what if we held a grudge against every single person who’d wronged us; and what if everyone who we’ve ever hurt held {Read More}


What does the word “freedom” mean to you?       You’ve just been released from prison?       You are finally out of that abusive relationship you’d been in?       You are free from the bonds of an addiction?       You’ve finally paid off those student loans from school?       You finally got out of your three year old daughter’s room that she locked you in            with the lock you put on {Read More}

Tips to a Happier You in 2012~Forgiveness

Today’s tip to a happier you is forgiveness.  First, forgive me for such a quick post today. I have been invited to speak this weekend, so I’ve been busy preparing (and biting my nails =o/) and haven’t had time to spend much time blogging this week.  God commands us to forgive over and over again in His word.  Holding a grudge only hurts the one holding it. It can consume and destroy you from the inside out.  I am short {Read More}

How is Your Heart Condition?

What if everyone could read your mind? Your boss is giving you specific instructions on how to handle a delicate matter at work, and all you can think about is that piece of spinach caught in his teeth. Your friend is pouring out her heart to you…again…and all you can think about is “what stupid mess has she gotten herself into this time?” It would be quite difficult to keep a job or maintain a friendship, wouldn’t it? We’ve all {Read More}