Anointed Courage

Encouraging Words from Lessons Learned

Month: July 2015 (page 2 of 2)

Scarcity to Sufficient Joy

And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” 2Cor 9:8

I complain about not having enough. Not having, enough sleep, not enough money to cover my needs or emergencies, not being healthy enough, not being strong enough both physically and mentally, not being a good parent or wife, not being a good enough person. I cut experiencing joy out of my life as a defense mechanism because I don’t want to be caught of guard when disaster strikes. I thought I am the only nut out there that does this…...   Continue Reading

Know it alls, really don’t know it all…

The way of the fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice” Proverbs 12:15

It was a beautiful afternoon in Los Angeles and I was walking home after school from the bus stop. I decided to walk a different way home than what my mother suggested, because I believed it was faster. I knew that this way was closer, because I was sixteen years old and I knew more than my mother. After ten minutes of walking, I realized that this way was a terrible choice because a creepy man was following me in his car. ...   Continue Reading

Complaining

Do all things without grumbling or questioning…” Philippians 2:14

If complaining were an Olympic sport, I would have more medals than Olympic swimmer, Michael Phelps. I love to vent about what makes me mad or angry about myself and the world around me. I can complain about complaining. There is such a high level of dissatisfaction. The world paints a picture that everything has to be bigger, faster, have more possessions, be stronger, prettier, our bodies thinner, our wallets fatter. No wonder we complain and are unhappy. ...   Continue Reading

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