Can You Forget?After a long weekend, where many of us have spent time with family or friends, it’s possible that everyone didn’t get along perfectly. Forgiving is something we all have to face in our lives.

If we aren’t cautious, we can CHOOSE to overlook something or someone we have not forgiven in our own heart. We rationalize it in our minds, which can lead to not forgiving completely.

Many times in my life, I’ve used the excuse that I need to “protect my heart” because I don’t want to get hurt again. By shielding and protecting my own heart, I have allowed little seeds of unforgiveness to be planted. That places a large chip on my shoulder that God never intended for me to have.

Holding onto a grudge is like using a kitchen bowl to drain the oil in your car, rinsing that bowl with water afterwards and then putting ice cream into it. When you don’t forgive completely, there is always a little residue left behind, and until you do, nothing tastes the same.

“Smart people know how to hold their tongue; their grandeur is to forgive and forget.” – Proverbs 19:11 (MSG)

Today Is The Big Day! #iDoinTheLou

TODAY… Today is the day she becomes an official part of our family. Today is the day my son becomes a husband. Today is the day their forever starts. Today the two become one. Today is WEDDING DAY!!!!!! From this day (this is them getting engaged) which seems like yesterday, to WEDDING day!!!!! #iDoinTheLou

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Sometimes, I Wake up Grumpy!

Sometimes…I let him sleep. :-) We FEEL the way we feel because we THINK the way we think. If we just let our brain run on autopilot we will think natural thoughts and the thoughts the enemy brings are going to drain us, AUTOMATICALLY! Without even trying. It’s kind of like setting the dishwasher. If […]

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Celebrate!

In the 8th chapter of Luke, we see a SERIOUS medical emergency! Jarius, a leader of the synagogue, came to Jesus and begged Him for HELP. His 12 year-old daughter was at the point of DEATH, and he wanted Jesus to go lay hands on her that she might be healed. Jesus was walking with […]

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Don’t Let Delays Distract You

We all have hopes, goals, and dreams that we want to become reality and THE SOONER THE BETTER! The problem is that our exciting dream takes TIME to evolve, and we become aggravated with everyone including God. I love the scripture that says, “You have need of patience.” (Hebrews 10:36) I need patience and I […]

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