My daily reminder

   This past month, I celebrated my birthday and received this nice little picture from my sister for my birthday. Had no idea the impact this would have on my  daily life. At first I had no idea where I was going to hang it, then one day thought to put in next to the coffee pot. Not realizing the importance of this decision! Every morning whether it be at 5 am when I get ready for work or 9 am on my days off, it is a constant reminder to spend some time with the Lord.   I just

Intentional. Purposed. Directed. Meditated

All of these synonyms are directed to prayer this morning. When was the last time you prayed and did these words describe your requests? I am a true believer in the power of prayer! If you have not watched the movie WAR ROOM, do it. It will change your look at prayer forever. In my devotions this morning, I read Matthew 20: 32, “what do you want me to do for you?” . This is a direct request and demand for us to pray exactly what we want God to do and to ask for it exactly as we desire.

Sometimes all you need, is a shoulder to lean on

  Ever walk into a room carrying your heavy heart and you see someone and as they approach you they wrap their arms around you and you just melt……tears flow, and at that moment that was the only thing you needed……the shoulder to lean on.   This has happened to me countless times as I encountered a very difficult time in my life. We have all been there, on both sides. I am always privileged to be “that” shoulder and want to strive to always be available to someone who needs that moment, just to lean on me. I often

Encouragement for today! you are destined

  I was driving to work the other day, stuck in traffic.  I was getting so frustrated as I waited, looking at the clock and not wanting to be late to work.  As my frustration was growing, I looked up and as it was meant just for me, a semi truck passed me with the quote ” you are destined for greatness” on the back of the truck. It stopped me for a moment. It didn’t have any other symbols or advertising on it. And there it was, just a small sentence, that made me stop in my tracks. Like