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What a bless day it is today amen ..Look around you and all you see is God love..Let us thank him on today and sing praises and worship him with our life style..Remember only what you do for Christ will last…Dont get so busy on everything else that you dont take the time to say thank you Lord ..For he is worthy to be praise…

He is worthy to get all your praises..Hallelujah …Psalm 118:24 King James Version (KJV)  This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

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GOD has given us the power of choice. We must choose one way or the other, and whatever pathway we choose will lead to a specific destination. If we choose disobedience we end up with curses and every kind of misery; but if we choose life, we are BLESSED.

I often wonder why anyone would choose to be miserable when THEY could be BLESSED; yet multitudes do just that.  (DEUTERONOMY 11:26-28)

Even being a Mentor, we must ALWAYS remember that we too needed guidance! Having an open mind….and an open heart… is a need for growth. Whether a mentor or a mentee – BOTH parties should be obtaining something positive / productive from the relationship.

Wisdom is Beautiful…..


In life we face many challenges. Some are great and some are small. When we consider the many areas that affect our lives, such as our health, family, finances and spirituality, wisdom is something that we all need.

Wisdom is defined as learning acquired over a period of time : b: ability to see beneath the surface of things :c: good sense : : a wise attitude, belief, or course of action according to Merriam Webster dictionary.

The ability to make the best informed decision at any given time can save us and our families much pain and heartache. The Bible King James Version states Proverbs 4:7 as follows… “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore, get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.” This scripture tells us that first we need to recognize the importance of wisdom. It is vital to our very existence.

The ending part of Proverbs 4:7 states, “That with all thy getting get an understanding.” It does absolutely no good to hear information but not understand it enough to apply it to your life in the situations that you face. In essence it’s useless. For example how many times have we sat in a classroom or a meeting and the lecturer has presented information and they ask if anyone has questions please raise your hand? No one raised their hand, but soon as they leave the meeting they find themselves asking others, “What are we supposed to do” or “How are we supposed to do it,” that was not a wise decision. When we consider the affects that our actions and decisions can have on our lives we must practice wise choices.

Knowing that I have the ability to gain knowlege and little nuggets from several people from all ages and walks of life is a blessing…………  Don’t’ be neglectful to search the scriptures, communicate with other knowledgeable people and to pray to God for direction that is needed to handle your life situations and circumstances.

Ever Feel Stuck?


Imagine this dog feels! He can get out with help and YOU can get out of your STUCK situation as well. Just like the dog…. when people come to help him even if it is in his nature to bite…be mean and attack.. he understands that “where he is for the moment” he needs help. So he will accept the help and then go on his merry way!

Like you should do… accept the help that people are trying to give you… go on your merry way and just meditate on how you got stuck and thank the Lord for sending people to help you WHEN YOU WERE NOT ABLE TO HELP YOURSELF!

Dog Stuck in Tree
I don’t know how I got here, but I don’t like it.

Another View Point


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 The world around us can be a distraction to us if we allow its clamor to compete with our clarity. To counteract the constant barrage of unsolicited messages from the media and to discern how to properly address the people, places and projects vying for our attention, we must F.O.C.U.S. When our thoughts are in proper alignment, our words and actions will be also. Consider this acronym:

F – FO…CUS our thoughts on Philippians 4:8 (positive things)
O – ORGANIZE our thoughts
C – CONCENTRATE on what enters our minds & escapes from our mouths
U – UNDERSTAND the difference between urgent, important & unnecessary
S – STRATEGIZE & follow through with finding time to meditate on God‘s Word

Joshua 1:8 KJV “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate [F.O.C.U.S.] therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.”

What time are you in “now” and is it “accurate”…


THE MESSAGE VERSION
1 There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth:2-8 A right time for birth and another for death,
A right time to plant and another to reap,
A right time to kill and another to heal,
A right time to destroy and another to construct,
A right time to cry and another to laugh,
A right time to lament and another to cheer,
A right time to make love and another to abstain,
A right time to embrace and another to part,
A right time to search and another to count your losses,
A right time to hold on and another to let go,
A right time to rip out and another to mend,
A right time to shut up and another to speak up,
A right time to love and another to hate,
A right time to wage war and another to make peace.
9-13 But in the end, does it really make a difference what anyone does? I’ve had a good look at what God has given us to do—busywork, mostly. True, God made everything beautiful in itself and in its time—but he’s left us in the dark, so we can never know what God is up to, whether he’s coming or going. I’ve decided that there’s nothing better to do than go ahead and have a good time and get the most we can out of life. That’s it—eat, drink, and make the most of your job. It’s God’s gift.14 I’ve also concluded that whatever God does, that’s the way it’s going to be, always. No addition, no subtraction. God’s done it and that’s it. That’s so we’ll quit asking questions and simply worship in holy fear.
15 Whatever was, is.
Whatever will be, is.
That’s how it always is with God.God’s Testing Us
I took another good look at what’s going on: The very place of judgment— corrupt! The place of righteousness—corrupt! I said to myself, “God will judge righteous and wicked.” There’s a right time for every thing, every deed—and there’s no getting around it. I said to myself regarding the human race, “God’s testing the lot of us, showing us up as nothing but animals.”

19-22 Humans and animals come to the same end—humans die, animals die. We all breathe the same air. So there’s really no advantage in being human. None. Everything’s smoke. We all end up in the same place—we all came from dust, we all end up as dust. Nobody knows for sure that the human spirit rises to heaven or that the animal spirit sinks into the earth. So I made up my mind that there’s nothing better for us men and women than to have a good time in whatever we do—that’s our lot. Who knows if there’s anything else to life?KING JAMES VERSION1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

3 a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;

4 a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

5 a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;

6 a time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

7 a time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

8 a time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.

9 What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboreth?

10 ¶ I have seen the travail, which God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised in it.

11 He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.

12 I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life.

13 And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.

14 I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.

15 That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and God requireth that which is past.

fruit and the homeless


Helping the Homeless – By Giving Them FRUIT!

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Fruit of the Spirit” is a biblical term that sums up the nine visible attributes of a true Christian life. Using the King James Version of Galatians 5:22-23, these attributes are: love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness and temperance. We learn from scripture that these are not individual “fruits” from which we pick and choose. Rather, the fruit of the Spirit is one ninefold “fruit” that characterizes all who truly walk in the Holy Spirit. Collectively, these are the fruits that all Christians should be producing in their new lives with Jesus Christ.

Fruit of the Spirit – The Nine Biblical Attributes
The fruit of the Spirit is a physical manifestation of a Christian’s transformed life. In order to mature as believers, we should study and understand the attributes of the ninefold fruit:

Love – “And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him” (1 John 4:16). Through Jesus Christ, our greatest goal is to do all things in love. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails” (1 Corinthians 13:4-8).

Joy – “The joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10). “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God” (Hebrews 12:2).

Peace – “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:1). “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit” (Romans 15:13).

Longsuffering (patience) — We are “strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness” (Colossians 1:11). “With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love” (Ephesians 4:2).

Gentleness (kindness) — We should live “in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love; in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left” (2 Corinthians 6:6-7).

Goodness – “Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power” (2 Thessalonians 1:11). “For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth” (Ephesians 5:9).

Faith (faithfulness) – “O Lord, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth” (Isaiah 25:1). “I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith” (Ephesians 3:16-17).

Meekness – “Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted” (Galatians 6:1). “With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love” (Ephesians 4:2).

Temperance (self-control) – “But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness, to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love” (2 Peter 1:5-7).