I definitely think envy is one of the most ensnaring sins to live with. It is so easy to fall into envy without even thinking about it, but it has such a poisonous effect on us. It can literally make us sick, unproductive and unattractive which is probably where the saying, “she is green with envy” derived.
You are never too old or young to set standards for your life. Even if you feel you have already messed up or your integrity and reputation has been compromised, you can absoltely start a new slate tomorrow.
I pray that this message brings you peace and joy in knowing God’s will will be done in your life.
I thought I was at peace with everyone in my life until I was faced with a situation that surprised me with a slight panic attack.
“It’s not the mother who calls forth a daughter’s femininity and makes her feel good about being a girl.”
Experiencing this tangible, exciting, romantic part of God isn’t going to happen if we won’t seek Him first. He has already extended the invitation just by breathing us into life, and then it becomes our turn to accept.
I want to give you a guide of 10 verses about the renewal you have as His daughter. Renewal all starts in the mind, with the thoughts you meditate on and then speak out.
It can be so easy for what Jesus did on the cross to fall to the back-burner of our life becoming something we talk about or read about, but don’t feel or resonate to the core of our being.
Nia Sanchez, Miss USA 2014 is also one of the most coachable people I know. She listens to sound advice and applies it quickly. Even while she was at Miss USA and Miss Universe, she wasn’t above practicing.
It feels like we are ready to be promoted to that level of greatness. So why does it seem we keep failing time after time?
When you have envisioned a moment, planned for something and have done everything in your power to give the dream your best; the sudden loss can be traumatic, debilitating and consuming. A broken dream can leave us feeling helpless, hopeless, confused and betrayed by God.
Furthermore John Eldredge states in “Walking With God”, “We cannot base our convictions on whether or not we are feeling or experiencing the truth of what God says. It is an arrogant posture, to let our immediate state of being be the judge of whether Scripture is true for us.
If there is one thing we are going to get straight right away, it is that you are not an accident, you are not a loser, you are not a lost cause, you are not a mistake and you are not bad.
We all have been created to hear and connect with God in our own unique way. It is so beautiful for Christians to know that the Lord still speaks to us today. We just have to listen and learn how to tap into the divine channel.
The fasting of my favorite vices symbolized dying to myself in order to experience newness on Easter Day in the same way that Jesus died on the cross and rose again in order to give us new life in Him.