Is God really good when bad things happen? Spiritual life lessons and Scripture truths for when life is hard to accept.

Is God really good all the time?

Last year, my dad lost his teeth in a restaurant and they almost ended up in a dumpster. I’m in the sandwich generation of life – with two small grandbabies, four grown children (two of which live at home), and my elderly parents.  If you’re in that stage of life, bless your heart. It’s challenging – mentally changing gears to …

The secret that helped me overcome my anger; breaking free from my inner "momster" and flourishing into a graceful mother.

The secret that helped me overcome my anger

  Wanna know the secret that helped me overcome my anger?  Here’s a video of yours truly, along with a bit of my story. You’re welcome. 😉   To learn more about Grace Goals, click here (aff link) Plucking a gallon of milk and a quart of creamer from the grocery refrigerator, I turned to find my cart missing.  I …

7 mindsets for goals; achieving self-motivation in 2017. How to find motivation to carry through personal long-term goals; inspiration for your spirit.

7 mindsets for goals; achieving self-motivation in 2017

    Ever have trouble with self-motivation?  I took a personality test last week and learned something new about my goal mindset.         The quiz presented a unique perspective on how people accomplish tasks according to their personality types.  The theory is, pinpointing your target personality: Obliger, Questioner, Rebel, or Upholder, enables you to better set goals and achieve …

How to successfully triumph over bad habits and win once and for all. God has a plan for you to win over sin and become victorious. Here's how.

How to successfully triumph over old habits

Have you struggled with an old habit for years and never been able to break it?  You’re not alone – I used to be in the same boat. For years I had a stronghold  – a struggle against sin in my life But God did a wonderful thing.  He reached down into my pit and brought me out, a little …

One simple tip to improve your prayer life now. Do you find the wheels spinning when you sit down to pray for five or 10 minutes? Here's help.

One simple acrostic to improve your prayer life now

How are you doing with your prayer life, mom? Do you find the wheels spinning when you sit down to pray for five or 10 minutes? Are you distracted, thinking of other things? Or do you stare at the four walls, wondering what it is you should pray about? Here is a simple acrostic to help keep you on track and it’s so easy to remember, you’re not going to ever forget it!

How God’s “yes” overshadows His “no”

It’s time for “Five Minute Friday” over on Katemotaung’s blog, “Heading Home”!  Set the timer, write for five minutes, and post!  Today’s word prompt:  Yes.   GO.   “Lord, please lead me to my soul mate – the one fit for me!” And God said, “Yes”. “Lord, I want a big family, lots of kids!” And God said, “Yes.” “Please, God, …

How to make a simple prayer journal

Are you frustrated with your prayer life?  Do you find it hard to remember to pray for people and their needs?  Do you wish you had more time to devote to prayer? Today I have a guest post over at my friend’s blog – Arabah Joy, a showcase for God’s glory – on how to make a simple prayer journal. Trust me. No …