Subscriptions we have: social and living habits

Do you ever just get an urge to go through your subscriptions and delete, delete, delete? Maybe you get tired of seeing posts from JimBob. A couple seemed great but now– you can’t get with what he is saying…he is going to far. Maybe Sally Sue started out on fire (but like me) she has…

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God’s Not Done With You

During this pandemic I think we forget sometimes that life is still going on for people outside. Loved ones are sick. Loved ones are dying of natural causes or tragedies “before their time”. Loved ones are addicted. People are homeless. Mental illness is ramped up right now. How will bills get paid? Who is telling…

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Guilt Calls for Accepting Forgiveness

Do you ever feel guilty for things you only guess and assume are an error?  I mean, have you ever said something and later thought it was stupid and you should have said something different? Has your child ever had a playground accident at school and you beat yourself up because you are not a…

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Depression: Are you hanging out in the negative room or in the positive room?

Wouldn’t life be great if we could just go to another room whenever we feel negative? In this new room we would focus on and only feel good thoughts and feelings. Oh Wait… It is possible! Read on: I just read a piece about identifying our negative thoughts. I once tried to do this. Well…

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Christians, we can be thankful even when things do not go our way.

Dr. Charles Stanley, in a recent devotional, said: Draw from Him the strength to endure. No one has the ability within himself to endure hardships with gratefulness. Only by relying on the Lord can believers go through adversity with an appreciative heart. Until Next Time~ Blessings, Kate Photo by Ihor Malytskyi on Unsplash

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To Get In A Happy Mood…

I read a post today which put me in a good mood. I am hoping where I go with this will spark some ideas in you– all of you. chicoinematt  on The Simple Catholic wrote an article Gratitude is Our Oxygen  in which he states: “Thankfulness breeds kindness, productivity, and leads to reciprocity between individuals.” There was a…

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When Life Gives You Anxiety

Photo by Gabriel Matula on Unsplash Philippians 4:6-7  Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus. …

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Focus on the Good to Change Your Mood

What a person focuses on increases. Most of us have heard this truism before. But do we act on it? Example: If I think about how my day is rotten, I will unconsciously keep taking notice of everything that supports my theory. We always find evidence to back up our thoughts, because we like to…

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Hypo-mania Use it or Lose it

I find myself in a position I usually LONG for. I am in the middle of hypomania today. I have bipolar II ( –Bipolar II disorder is a bipolar spectrum disorder characterized by at least one hypomanic episode and at least one major depressive episode; with this disorder, depressive episodes are more frequent and more…

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