Anointed Courage

Encouraging words from lessons learned

Month: December 2016 (page 1 of 2)

Being Supportive Without Getting Involved

“But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are not consumed by one another.  But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.”  Galatians 5:15-16

When I hear of people going through painful situations, I want to be helpful and supportive.  I want to listen and give some sort of advice or encouragement, if wanted.  Sometimes when people are venting, more information gets shared than necessary, such as gossip or slander.  It is a dangerous road to travel....   Continue Reading

Everyday is a good day because I know Jesus!

“The Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing.” Psalms 23:1

The Holiday Season is in full swing, so I should feel joyful and love.  Instead, I want to avoid everyone and everything.  I am feeling very grinch-like, not to mention sick with an ear infection.  All I see are problems and people’s rudeness.  The invite to my pity-party should be arriving to you all shortly....   Continue Reading

Trying to Fit In Can Hurt Instead

“You are the Light of the World, like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.” Matthew 5:14

School.  If you look and act like everybody else, you won’t stand out and be weird.  You cannot be who God truly wants for you.  My daughter is 9 years old.  I can see already by her shopping choices that it is the same as her friends.  Recently she wanted something that she believed she needed.  However, it would have harmed her permanently if no one caught it....   Continue Reading

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