Signs of the Season: Love, Peace, Joy, Belief and Faith

  Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. – Hebrews 11:11 Sometimes it’s hard to believe in the kindness of your fellow man, especially given the meanness of our times. But I wanted to share a good thing that happened that restored my faith. This morning I […]

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The Word for 2017 – Thankful

“Give Him thanks, if you please, with me, for His great goodness towards me, which I can never sufficiently admire, for the many favors He has done to so miserable a sinner as I am. May all things praise Him. Amen.”  ― Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God Since 2013 I have […]

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Can You Be Happy and Joyful?

This blog is taken from a previous post made on March 21, 2016 -The Practice of Being Joyful: On Being Happy –  www.transfromingdailymoments.org.   “I perceived that there is nothing better for them than to be joyful and to do good as long as they live; also that everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in […]

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Finding Strength For the Journey: Giving Thanks

  “160. The smell of fresh cut grass in the morning!” I often tell my friends that when I am having a difficult time, I go to my happy place.  I think about all the things that are going right in my life and give thanks to God.  This one little jester immediately brings joy […]

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Finding Strength For The Journey: The Perfect Storm

Previously written and submitted by Teri McClanahan, November 11, 2015,  at http://www.teridmc.com. A perfect storm is an expression that describes an event where a rare combination of circumstances will aggravate a situation drastically. I remember sitting in an interview several months ago listening to a young woman (that could have been my grand-daughter) ask me […]

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