August 19, 2018

Ever feel like you are chasing contentment? We want something to look forward to. Like vacation or date night. We also want peace. Peace is at the heart of contentment. We want joy, yet we worry and marinate on everything that is not right. We try to navigate all of th...

June 1, 2018

Take Quiet Time Alone for Reflection

We all need a time to grieve – quiet time for reflection to sift through memories and come to grips with what has happened. Grief is defined, "deep sorrow." Unfortunately the only way to deal with grief is go through it and feel it....

June 1, 2018

Look around the room you are in right now. Do you see any clutter? Could you be on an episode of, “Hoarders?” Clutter causes stress and clutter is the main barrier of productivity. Clutter is nothing more than postponed decisions.

Use the standard strategy of, “Keep,” “...

June 1, 2018

There is a pathway worth walking. There is a life mantra worth embracing. There is an attitude that enhances your life. It is JOYFUL LIVING! Here are six ways to live a more rewarding life. We'll use the acrostic, "JOYFUL."

J is for JOIN. Surround yourself with happy pe...

February 25, 2018

We all have dreams! We all have things that thrill us. When planning our future, we want to make sure we are walking in God’s perfect will. Remember, God designed you the way you are with talents, abilities, and desires. His perfect will is one that will make you happy...

January 16, 2018

To Give Up Cookies.

You can’t be sad when you’re holding a warm cookie with a cold shot of milk. White chocolate with macadamia nuts (my favorite), butter cookies, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, or peanut butter. I like them all. But we must set obtainable goals. Banis...

January 4, 2018

Give Yourself Space

We need, "Buffer Zones," in our life. Don't rush through life and miss it. Be present in the moment. Leave space in your schedule for you. Schedule time to just breathe and take a walk. Re-arrange your furniture for more space and a fresh look. Give...

December 19, 2017

Angels are intelligent beings created by God. The word angel means messenger and they are, "ministering spirits." The Lord must have wanted us to ponder the marvel of angels because He spoke of them so frequently. Angels are referenced in 39 books of the Bible. What do...

December 12, 2017

Five Steps to Peace


End Disagreements

Accept Your SItuation

Carry Yourself with Grace

Encourage Others!


The number one key to peace is to talk to God. Talk to him about your concerns, needs, and people who are causing you stress. Don't forget to start your prayer wi...

November 4, 2017

Listen With an Open Heart.

There are times we feel in tune with God and other times He feels far away. When this happens, it's usually us that have put the distance there. Sometimes we are engaged in behaviors unacceptable to God so we push his warning whispers away and...

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