How to Forgive

Choosing to forgive someone can be extremely hard. When we are hurt, it stings. It’s painful. It causes deep feelings of bitterness and betrayal. So to be told that you need to forgive someone who hurt you is paramount to a slap in the face. Guess what. Forgiveness isn’t about the other person. When you…

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Reasons Why You Should Forgive

First of all, forgiving doesn’t let someone off the hook. Let me make that plain, clear and simple. What forgiveness does is it releases you from being connected to the person who caused you harm. When you choose to forgive someone, it allows the painful memory to lessen. Forgiveness is giving up your right to…

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Why are people so…..!!!

Why are people so _____________!     You fill in the blank.  There are so many words that could be placed there:  silly, stupid, mean, condescending, jealous, irritable, negative, happy, outrageous, dumb, infuriating, pushovers, afraid, crazy…….just to name a few. WHO ARE THE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE? Now, in thinking up your own words, I’m sure there…

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Start Being a Duck!

We need to be ducks. For forther information on how to be a duck, keep reading. Ever have someone insult you, or say something really stupid? Now, this is a rhetorical question, because YES, of course ALL of us have had someone say something to us that we consider to be mean or downright rude….

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Emotional Days – Ever Have Them?

PICTURE OF MY DAD JUST WEEKS BEFORE HIS DEATH Today is the 14th anniversary of my dads death. It’s not something I mark on my calendar, however – each year when September rolls around, I find myself thinking of my dad – and how much he loved God, loved life, and loved his family. What…

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Revenge

This is not a healthy pursuit. No matter what injustice has happened, no matter how big or small, there is no room in your life for revenge. It is an insidious poison that will take over your thoughts, your actions, and words and will slowly destroy you. How? Maybe not actual death, but it will…

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