There are very few things in life that can’t be fixed.

Middle school can be a tough transition. It is quite the adjustment and there are lots of unanswered questions. Whether it starts in fifth grade for some school districts, or sixth grade for others, it’s still a transition, a big adjustment in itself. No matter which child of ours was entering middle school, there wereContinue reading “There are very few things in life that can’t be fixed.”

Making memories and being intentional about it

I think it’s safe to say this past year we’ve spent more time with our family than we may have in years. Concentrated time together. Has it been difficult for you and your loved ones to be together so much … or has it brought you closer together? Or maybe a combination of both? OrContinue reading “Making memories and being intentional about it”

Blessings Journal or Blessings Jar?

The last few posts we’ve been talking about ways we can stay focused on God’s PROMISES instead of life’s problems. Today I want to talk about focusing on the blessings God gives us in life. He gives blessings to all of us, multiple times a day. Some may be huge; others may be smaller, butContinue reading “Blessings Journal or Blessings Jar?”

Ask God for a Specific Word/Verse for Your Situation

I’m praying blessings over your week today. We’ve been talking for the past several posts about how to focus on God’s Promises instead of life’s problems. Today I want to talk about asking God for a specific verse/word from His Word (the Bible) and how that can help us focus on His Power and miracles.Continue reading “Ask God for a Specific Word/Verse for Your Situation”

Thanksgiving is a mindset. Not just a holiday.

For the past few posts we’ve been talking about how to shift our focus from life’s problems to God’s PROMISES. Today I want to talk about the importance of “thanksgiving.” Giving thanks to God before we see the answer isn’t just a nice suggestion. It’s a command. Why you might ask? Simple … thanking GodContinue reading “Thanksgiving is a mindset. Not just a holiday.”

It Begins with a Mindset. A Choice.

Last time we talked about where our focus lies: on life’s problems or God’s promises? You might be wondering … how do I learn to focus on God’s promises since focusing on life’s problems feels easier. There are five things we can do to keep our focus on God’s PROMISES instead of life’s problems. Today…IContinue reading “It Begins with a Mindset. A Choice.”

Where’s Our Focus? Life’s Problems or God’s Promises?

I had the opportunity last summer to share some encouragement at my first speaking engagement. The focus of the message is one I want to share with you over the next few weeks. I asked the women the question that I’m going to ask today: What is Your Focus? Life’s Problems or God’s Promises? WeContinue reading “Where’s Our Focus? Life’s Problems or God’s Promises?”