Cultivating Your Faith

At a time in our society where people have so many choices when it comes to religion and spirituality, more and more Christians seem to be wavering in their faith. It seems Christians are slowly but surely “losing their faith” and looking for an alternative god.

So many of us literally just want to accept Jesus and reap all the benefits of a relationship with Him, without ever having to really get to know Him. What we fail to realize is that we can’t truly get to know Him or reap any true benefits of knowing Him, apart from learning the bible.

I resigned from my full-time job about 3 months ago in mid-October.  A great company I had been with for almost 5 years had allowed another company to take over my particular site.  It had only been about 5 weeks since the takeover and my life had taken a 180Read More

Closed bible with question

Did you know……the bible is the very Word of God? Here are some fun facts about the best-selling book of all time.

When you don’t know what to do, do what you know to do! A situation may be out of your control, or maybe you’ve exhausted your resources, pursued every possible avenue, sought help everywhere you could, and you have no clue what step to take next. All you can do isRead More

This morning I had one of my true “mirror moments”.  You know one of those days where the reality of life just hits you all at once.  You get a rush of negative thoughts that flood your brain and all of a sudden you feel like you’re alone, not inRead More

This past week was my first week of getting back into the gym regularly, and Friday was the day I would meet my goal of working out for 5 days.  However, Friday morning I woke up an hour earlier than usual around 5 a.m. with a slight headache and couldn’tRead More

Sometimes the hardest thing to accept is that God is NOT always going to answer our prayers in the exact way that we want Him to. So often we submit our “microwaved prayers” to God, expecting our “microwaved blessings” as a result.  Listing every detail of what we want orRead More

Social media has had several “challenges” this past year – the Mannequin challenge, the Get Out Challenge, the Running Man challenge and so forth.  Then we’ve got all sorts of “challenges” in the workplace – diet and workout challenges, and weight loss competitions. We’ve also got all kinds of “stressRead More

So I’m a compulsive planner – literally. I write my grocery lists out in order of how they are located in the store (and will even adjust based on the layout of which Walmart I’m going to).  I re-write my to-do lists in the order of how they should beRead More

This week God has been reminding me that not only do I need to trust in Him to do what He says He will do, but that I also need to remember to acknowledge Him in all that I do.  Webster’s dictionary defines “acknowledge” as follows: to accept or admit theRead More

It’s so easy to worry about any and everything.  In fact the devil does his best to get us to do just that. From finances, to relationships, to our kids, to our health, there is plenty to worry, stress over and be anxious about it.  In fact things can beRead More