Anointed Courage

Encouraging words from lessons learned

Month: November 2016 (page 1 of 2)

I Don’t Need to Do that Anymore!

“Now Faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1

My teeth clenching has been bad again.  I am not sure if it was this U.S. election or the holidays were coming, but something was stirring up a lot of angst and frustration.  I was spent physically and emotionally.

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No Need to Explain Myself

“Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.” 1 Peter 3:4

My daughter and I were wanting to donate our hair to “Pantene Beautiful Lengths” foundation because they make wigs for cancer patients.  Her haircut was adorable and she received numerous compliments.  I got my haircut and I didn’t get the outpouring of love that she received.  It looked good the first day I had the cut because of the hairdresser’s talent.  Afterward, I couldn’t get it to look the same way, even if my life depended on it.

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Guilt (most times) is a Wasted Emotion

“Let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water.”  Hebrews 10:22

Guilt…Us mothers lay it on thick to our children.  We use guilt to make others feel bad or believing we can create positive change.  We guilt ourselves over our dark past.  Just another tactic from the enemy to keep us from growing stronger in the Lord.

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