Anointed Courage

Encouraging Words from Lessons Learned

Month: August 2017

Taking a Break

“Better is a dry morsel with quiet than a house full of feasting with strife.”  Proverbs 17:1

 

Rest.  It is necessary and vital.  Most times it is neglected.  But our body and mind feel it when ignored.

 

My husband and daughter began school this past week and it was a stressful week.  We all had to get back a schedule and getting up early. A new school year brings excitement but is also nerve-wracking for teachers and students.  ...   Continue Reading

I’m not the Only One

I’m not the Only One

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God and are justified by His grace as a gift through the redemption that is Christ Jesus.” Romans 3:23-24

In  September of 2002, my husband and I had been married about 6 weeks. We went to the Grand Canyon with some friends. We flew back to Los Angeles. He boarded an airplane with his friends to go hike Half Dome in Yosemite and I left the airport to go home because I had to work the next day....   Continue Reading

Slow Down

“When will you stop running? When will you stop panting after other gods? But you say, ‘Save your breath, I’m in love with these foreign gods, and I can’t stop loving them now.” Jeremiah 2:25

“Mommy, slow down so you won’t get so stressed,” says my daughter, as she is trying to catch up to me when I am walking. Her words stunned me. I stopped to breathe because I was holding my breath from rushing around so much. I can’t even remember why I was so frantic....   Continue Reading

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