No big surprise, but anxiety has been around for a very long time. In 2004, Patrick Mc Ginnis coined the term FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out. It has become more prevalent thanks to social media. It is characterized by a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing, thinking they are having … Continue reading FOMO
Category: Be the Light
Happily ever after
My last post told you how my neighbors were acting like my enemies. This is the story I am using to encourage myself based on 2 Chronicles 20. My enemies came to wage war against me. Alarmed, I resolved to inquire of the Lord, and I proclaimed a fast and to seek help from the … Continue reading Happily ever after
I have recently been shown how to live in a win-win scenario. It has taken me a few weeks of pondering and using it to come to know they joy that is involved when I do. And it all revolves around the boomerang principle. The first thing that makes a boomerang different from a regular … Continue reading Boomerang
With the 4th of July just around the corner in America, we will celebrate the founding of our nation. It usually involves a fireworks show. Lately commercials for Thundershirts have been on television. These pressure shirts are perfect for dogs that have anxiety or phobias including separation anxiety, thunderstorm nervousness, or any other loud noises. … Continue reading Thundershirts
I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who has had one of "those" days. I like to lay in bed and pray first before getting up, thanking God for another day that He has made and asking for His guidance. But once my feet hit the floor this morning, it all went awry. Probably … Continue reading Raising Cain
You know those little coincidences that are actually the Hand of God?Well I had one of those the other day. I walked over to a church a block from my office, to get a copy of the June Our Daily Bread devotional because minedid not come in the mail. (I guess whoever got it is … Continue reading Standing Up
Wars have been fought over it. People have been arrested, tortured, and killed over it. There have been periods in history I cannot believe even happened because of it. People marking their spiritual territory. Through the ages there have been people who firmly believe that “it is my way or the highway.” I have run … Continue reading Territorial
With summer coming, we need cool refreshing beverages. Smoothies are one such drink. It is a cold, fruit-based blended drink, usually composed of a variety of fruits. Before the Ten Commandments, the first command found in the Bible is in Genesis 1:22. God commands Adam and Eve to be fruitful and increase in number, or … Continue reading Smoothie
Ask for it!
Boy oh boy, I've been asking for it! And trust me when I say, He let me have it! No, this is not how it sounds but way better! I have been praying the Scriptures a lot since last year. I have been writing them down in a little book I can carry with me … Continue reading Ask for it!
Transformers: Trinity Force
My last post was about Transformers. This is the sequel, Transformers, Trinity Force. Yes that is an actual thing. How cool is that, as this post is about the Trinity, the Triune God, or Tetragrammaton. (Sounds like a Transformer name to me!) The Tetragrammaton is the four-letter Hebrew word הוה transliterated as YHWH, or the … Continue reading Transformers: Trinity Force