Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

Yes!!! Let’s start our day RIGHT… or any day for that matter with a great, positive and HAPPY attitude!

It’s a new day. A new week.

Yesterday is gone and past.

You can never take back, what you said or done.

But you can certainly as easily


Get back on track and remind yourself how beautiful life is…  or can be!

New opportunities and it’s gifts and Grace


Are you struggling with something…?


Whatever it is…

Today, is your chance to CHANGE all that…



If it’s humanly possible. You can do it!

If it’s impossible. God CAN!


– Be creative.

– Enhance. Improve. Progress.

– Change course. Be flexible. Have a positive dialogue with yourself.

– Think out of the box. Step out of your comfort zone.

– Make a difference to someone’s day today

– Pause… sometime in the day even for a few moments to take a deep breath…. To appreciate the day!

If it’s not working out, “pause”  again… to get your composure back. Get your second wind. And ask for His “Grace” above. 

– – Most importantly, don’t forget God in your every day life. Talk to Him anytime of the day. And ask Him for faith even as small as a mustard seed. You’ve heard haven’t you? His Word says, “if you have faith as small as a mustard seed. You can tell this mountain to move and it shall.”

For it is done according to thy faith.

“Life does not play favorites.” It only gives back… to us…  what we put in first. Not the other way around.

Get into the habit of filtering what you allow your mind to dwell upon most of the time. If you allow a lot of garbage, then, you will have a lot of garbage in your life.

Soar and fly like an eagle…. rest if you must at times. We all need them after all.

Keep on looking on what’s before you and not what’s behind you. Looking at yesterdays only purpose is to learn the lessons life is teaching us. It’s not suppose to make us bitter or angry or change who we are but to GROW.


Look more of what’s good in people and your life…

“The more beauty you see in your life, the more your life becomes beautiful.”


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Eye On The Prize

There are times we are not at our best.

There will be days when nothing is working out.

We won’t make the shots we usually do.

React in a way that is out of our character..

Or sometimes, it just pours when it rains.

But what’s important is how we bounce back in life.

God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons we could not learn in any other way. The way we learn those lessons is not to deny the feelings but to find the meanings underlying them.”
– Stanley Lindquist

You and I are blessed with gifts and uniqueness.

We are “perfect in His eyes.”

Blessed to be a blessing.

To make the world a better place.

To put a smile on someone’s face.

No matter how insignificant your gifts may seem to you;

It may mean everything to someone else.

Don’t allow bitterness in your life.

FOCUS to become BETTER 🙂

Keep your eyes on the prize.

Learn from yesterday’s setbacks.

Then let them go…

They really are friends in disguise.

Today is a new day.

A new opportunity.

A new chapter to rewrite your own history where you can have a happy ending.

Live it as such….

You make the choices to what direction your life goes.

In a way, you are the author of the choices that you make.

What is your story like?

How would you like the story to unfold?

People can read our story…

by the way we live our lives.

Let’s make them count…

Let’s not just make our lives better………                but someone else’s as well. 🙂

Remember, “you are perfect in His eyes.”

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This was emailed to me recently but have been going around for a few years now. It’s beautiful….

and I want to share it with you.


When I woke up this morning lying in bed,

I was
 asking myself;

 are some of the secrets of success in


I found
 the answer right there,

in my very room.


Carry a Heart that Never Hates.

Carry a Smile that Never Fades.

Carry a Touch that Never Hurts..


‘God Blesses you To Be A Blessing Unto Others’ 

When you are DOWN to nothing …. God is UP to something’

Father, in the Name of Jesus, bless me even while I’m reading this
prayer and bless the one that sent this to me in a special way. Open
Doors in our lives today, Save and set free!
Give us a double portion of your Spirit as we take back everything that
the devil has stolen:
****Emotional Health
****Physical Health
I cancel every plot, plan and scheme the enemy has devised Against us in
The NAME OF JESUS. And I declare:
I speak LIFE into every dead situation.
And, I thank you that nothing is over until YOU say it’s
Over! Speak prophetically into our lives and to our situations:
****our households are blessed;
****our health is blessed ;
****our marriages are blessed;
****our finances are blessed;
****our relationships are blessed;
****our businesses are blessed;
****our jobs are blessed;
****our children are blessed;
****our grandchildren are blessed;
****our parents are blessed;
****our siblings are blessed;
****our ministries are blessed;
****our decisions are blessed;
****our friends are blessed.
****Mortgages are paid and debts canceled; our hearts’ desire is on the
Way; According to YOUR perfect will and plan for our lives.

‘Safety is not the absence of danger, but is the presence of God

YOU must be the CHANGE you wish to see in the world. – – – Mahatma Gandhi

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – – –Martin Luther King, Jr.

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We all go through struggles sometimes. Sometimes you don’t think you’re going to make it through. But when you feel all alone, remember God is always right there with you.

I like to think of God as a parent embracing their child in a dark room. A child’s imagination conjures up all kinds of troubles that lurk in the dark, but the parent holds the child close and speaks words of comfort to their little one.

God is like that with us, His children. We may feel like we’re in a dark room. We can’t see the future and we perceive only trouble is going to come. But God speaks to us softly and reminds us that He is always here with us, holding us close. So you don’t have to be afraid of your future because with God it’s always bright. Trust Him today.

If you wish to feel HIS presence, ask HIM. He said, “Ask and you shall receive. If you believe in your heart. Then whatever you ask in His name it will be yours” He also promised that even “if your father or mother leaves you, He will never leave you like orphans. So do not be afraid.” Worry not, about anything…

Allow yourself to trust HIM more…and HE will reassure you, every step of the way. He may do this through friends, family, strangers and circumstances. GOD may also put direct signs in your life. Look for them. HE will also use that little voice inside of you to communicate… listen for that inner voice and follow it. He said in Revelations ” Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.”

He is knocking at the door of your heart today.

Open your door…

Open… and read His Word.

For there He speaks to us.

To our heart and spirit.

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Once day, there was an old woman who lived in the mountains. She was very wise. 

Sitting by the river, she was  gazing into the river.  She noticed a precious stone; it was a huge precious stone. 

Then, she reached into the river and readily took it out from the stream. As she looked at the precious stone, she knew that this was the solution and the answer to all her problems and struggles for the rest of her life; then she put it very carefully into her bag.  A few moments passed, as she was contemplating her serene future,  and how she would use the gem. 

At that moment, a tired traveler stopped and asked her: “I am hungry . do you have anything to eat?” 

The kindhearted woman opened her little bag, and reached out for her piece of bread, and she gave it to the man . At that moment, he noticed her gem and asked her, ” Can I see that stone?”

She gave the stone to the man.

Then , he said: “What a beautiful stone!

Tell me, could I have it? ”

She answered without hesitation, “Sure, you can take it.” 

Then the man took the gem and disappeared.

The following day, the traveler came back to the woman, and said, “Woman, here is your precious stone. I want you to have it. It belongs to you. Instead of having it, I would like to ask you something that is even more precious than the stone. “

“What is that?” the woman asked.

And the young man said, “I ‘d want you to give me what is it inside your heart that allowed you to give me the precious stone.”

Retold by Emrick

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I posted this before but my heart tells me to re-post it again because someone just might need it today.

Me: God, can I ask You a question?
God: Sure
Me: Promise You won’t get mad
God: I promise
Me: Why did You let so much stuff happen to me today?
God: What do u mean?
Me: Well, I woke up late
God: Yes
Me: My car took forever to start
God: Okay
Me: at lunch they made my sandwich wrong & I had to wait
God: Hmmmmm
Me: On the way home, my phone went DEAD, just as I picked up a call
God: All right
Me: And on top of it all off, when I got home ~I just want to soak my feet in my new foot massager & relax. BUT it wouldn’t work!!! Nothing went right today! Why did You do that?

God: Let me see, the death angel was at your bed this morning & I had to send one
of My Angels to battle him for your life. I let you sleep through that
Me (humbled): OH
GOD: I didn’t let your car start because there was a drunk driver on your route that would have hit you if you were on the road.
Me: (ashamed)
God: The first person who made your sandwich today was sick & I didn’t want you to catch what they have, I knew you couldn’t afford to miss work.
Me (embarrassed):Okay
God: Your phone went dead bcuz the person that was calling was going to give false witness about what you said on that call, I didn’t even let you talk to them so you would be covered.
Me (softly): I see God
God: Oh and that foot massager, it had a short that would knock out all of the power in your house tonight. I didn’t think you wanted to be in the dark.
Me: I’m Sorry God

God: Don’t be sorry, just learn to Trust Me…. in All things , the Good & the bad.
Me: I will trust You.
God: And don’t doubt that My plan for your day is Always Better than your plan.
Me: I won’t God. And let me just tell you God, Thank You for Everything today.
God: You’re welcome child. It was just another day being your God and I Love looking after My Children…

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding


Tough day? Missing all your shots? Nothing seems to come together?
Take a deep breath. It’s going to be FINE!

Why? Because…..

Every time we go through the toughest, most awful moments in life, is when Jesus “carries us” so we don’t have to carry it on our own…


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I was so shocked this morning to learn that James369 nominated me for the Kreativ Blogger Award. WOW! Thank you! I never saw that coming.

It’s now my pleasure to reciprocate by nominating seven worthy blogs. I hope you enjoy discovering them as much as I did:



– http://www.feelgoodtribe.com/

– One Lifetime

– http://lovebytesonair.blogspot.com/

– http://lifeisadance.xanga.com/

– FunnyLove

I understand that in receiving this nomination, beyond sharing seven favorite blogs, I am also asked to reveal seven things about myself.

1. I wake up every morning very grateful for life wherever I am… whatever I have…

2..Touching people’s lives and bringing joy whatever way I can is very important to me.

3. Love humor………….      music……..      hockey……..

4. A simple man with Big Dreams & a Big Heart to make this world a better place.

5. Love solitude…..  improves my connection with my God….. Enriches my soul….   gives me peace & guidance in my journey….

6. Love to cook: Pasta

7. My favorite book: The Bible



Memento Vivere in English means “remember to live.” What does it mean to “really live your life?” Some people have forgotten…got sidetracked… settled for less than what they are capable of or dreamed about or meant to be… failures and broken dreams, the monotony of everyday living… obligations and responsibilities… and just going with the flow can do that.

You and I were meant for something special in this world. A role to play. No matter how small or big they may be. What’s yours?

In your journey, let me make you think, ponder, inspire and hopefully challenge you… to “Memento Vivere.”

I have rediscovered mine… and I have never been so fulfilled and enriched in my life like ever before… if you let me, together, you’ll rediscover yours…

May peace and blessing flow freely in your life…

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