In so many people's vocabulary personal sovereignty may be confused for their civil freedoms, as they never bothered to further examine its deeper meaning which, when understood carries a seed of true liberation.
God's love is unconditional and never ending, and he calls you to know and experience his love to the fullest.
The journey for an artist can be challenging. But every challenge has its reward at the end. Do you want to create art? Do you feel happy creating, but don't really know where you're going? If so, then this is for!
We shall visit five great Bible verses for inspiration and understanding. Alex once again ventures into the wonderful realms of Bible study!
Life can get hard at times, but don't allow sorrow to steal your joy. You can still live a joyful life, the devil may try to stop you, but your joy and happiness come from the Lord. So here are fifteen uplifting Bible verses about joy to help you rejoice amidst life's storms.
We are living in a world where people are always trying to “fit in”. Are you among the crowd trying to fit in or one of the more peculiar people who was born to make a difference and stand out?
Taking a look at the infamous concept that is "The Law of Attraction" and how it takes a toll on the emotional and mental state of it's followers
Stop, think and find meaning in a few animal quotes which can trigger new awareness in those who consider them seriously. They may initiate attitude and behavior adjustment, also animal appreciation.
Here on a falling apart world, it’s hard to find the time to relax, and let the stress go. This article is written to urge readers to seek that one moment in time.
It's easy to feel small and insignificant in this crazy world, but these scriptures will remind you that you matter to God.
Do you feel like you have been suppressing the real you - what you feel, your true aspirations, likes & dislikes? Start with these 5 ideas to help you get re-acquainted with your real self today.
You can change your entire life if you ask yourself this question, "Will this matter a year from now?". This article will teach you how to live life with this philosophy in mind.
I kept hearing from experts that leading a life of intention was the key to happiness and well-being, but what the heck did it even mean? While everyone needs to discover that for themselves, I learned for me it meant meditation, gratitude, living in the moment, and always making time for tea!
Life can be a roller coaster of severe trials and discouragement, but encouraging words are streams of life. With that in mind, here are five encouraging Bible verses to revive you in times of discouragement.
Many famous writers credited Hemingway with their inspiration to write. This article presents and discusses inspirational quotes by Hemingway.
The attitudes of your heart shape your character. In all things, your heart's condition creates the appeal of your personality. Attitudes are a purposeful mindset The following 12 attitudes of the heart strengthens your walk, by cultivating the right attitude to acknowledge your role, and the part you play in life.
If the effects of living with un-forgiveness (anger, bitterness, hostility, isolation, overreaction etc.) resonate with you, allow me to share the key that will set you free.
Nature can teach us so many life lessons. By observing wildlife, we can gain clarity and focus on what we want out of life and how to get there.
You are putting a lot of effort but you are not getting ahead. Why is that? Do you think that is what God wants for you?
The love God has for us when He gave His son Jesus, to die in our place was a sacrificial love. He did not choose who to love and who not to love.
What is Your Dream for the Future In Your Life? This serious piece has some lovely photographs and a very humorous interview that takes place in New York City. People say the strangest things and our dreams change as we grow older.
While the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling was written for children, there are numerous passages throughout that address various aspect of psychology which make these books appeal to adults as well.
Guilt and shame can trap you in a sense of unworthiness, render you powerless, and stifle your God-given purpose, but you can conquer in Christ Jesus.
Stop feeling guilty about living under a rock and do something about it. Besides, it's not like people don't know you're utterly clueless. Come out into the sunshine!
There are many reasons not to worry, but people worry anyway. Here are some reasons the Bible tells us why we should not worry.
If you ever experience writer's block and are in need of inspiration, try reading these quotes from great authors to help you remain motivated all throughout your writing life.
When we know the difference between what we can control and the things we can’t. That will helps us to manage what we can and let go of what we can't.
Nick Vujicic epitomizes the power of positive thought. No arms, no legs? No problem! Includes a biography, images, videos, and links.
Living out an authentic Christian life requires specific spiritual disciplines. These are not based on any religious dogma or doctrine. They are practical guidelines in a healthy Christian life.
Words make an unbelievable amount of difference so be careful of your words, for your words become your actions.
New Year offers new hope. Let us grab this opportunity given to us by God to do things right this time around!!!
One simple smile has the power to calm fear, insecurity, hurt, and anxiety. It has the power within it to change the world because smiles are contagious. There is a lot of power in a smile
Self - motivation is the individual's ability to continue in achieving the goals, despite the obstacles and problems. Here is the story about one of the most successful entrepreneurs, Steve Jobs.
The Bible lends many pertinent statements to the debate on who are wise and who are foolish. Here are fifty quotes from the New Living Translation which may make us wiser on the matter.
The life of the apostle Paul was fraught with difficulties, but Paul still managed to find peace and joy.
Do you have the gift of Discernment? Do you know how to use this gift to minister to the body of Christ? What does the word of God have to say about this spiritual gift?
Self-discipline is the ability to live congruent with God's purpose for our life but is his grace that enables true character in us.
Do you ever feel like the trials you are going through are too much to handle? All of us go through unique and difficult trials, but having faith in God can help us stay positive in our hardest times.
The quotes are subdivided as Paul might have focused:(1) graduation celebration (2) counsel on entering the workforce (3) counsel for those called to church ministry (4) exhortation to pursue purpose.
Meeting the challenge of sincerely praying for people who have hurt you so badly you are tempted to hate. By Sylvia Sky.
If we live our lives to try to please everyone, we will not be fulfilling our God given purpose. We must not worry what others think but what God thinks of us and what we are doing with our lives.
It's time to think seriously about the purpose that God has for your life, and actively embrace and pursue it. Only then, will you experience a truly meaningful and fulfilling life.
I have received a lot of positive advice over the years. I remember it all and have used some of it over seven decades. Perhaps you can use some of the advice that I was given.
In my mirror, there is only one person who holds the driving force and that’s me. Reflection contains powerful image and effort. It vital for me to know who I am within the reflection in my mirror.
Grief happens whenever we lose something that we love or become attached to. The five stages of grief can happen in any order, and some people bounce between the five stages more than once before reaching acceptance. Sometimes people go through more than one stage at once. Grief can happen even if what we are losing is something we don’t want or need anymore. It is a completely a normal process that everyone goes through when faced with the loss of anything that has become familiar to them.
I have listed 101 things to do before I die. With the exception of two items in the list, I have done all of them. I hope you read my list and perhaps are inspired to create your own .
What’s keeping us from achieving our dreams? Is your motto "I Can't"? It's time to change that "I can't" mentality into "I CAN".
Allow God to exchange your brokenness for abundant life through Jesus Christ, as you surrender totally to him.
When life gets frenzied and stressful we forget who God is and how much He wants to minister to us. He calls us to rest in Him.
I am not perfect. I made a lot of mistakes in life, but I’m happy to be me. I made good as well as bad decisions and wrong choices, but I am honest, loving and happy because I’m me. I used to sometimes talk when I should be listening; however, I learned to know when to speak and when to be quiet. I never try to be anything that I am not and I am not here to impress anyone, who am I, I’m me, discovering me, on my journey.
It is not uncommon for people to take inventory at the beginning of a new year and make assessments of what they should continue to do and what they should let go. These ideas might help you.
Everyone becomes disappointed from time to time. However, disappointments can be turned into appointments when you know how to do it. Do you know how to turn your disappointments into appointments?
Do you want to feel good or do you enjoy wallowing in unhappiness? The choice is yours! Learning how to change a negative mind or thought to a positive one can be challenging. This article explains why and teaches mind shifting tips to self awareness.
Christian life coaching helps clients to discover their God-given purpose in life, and bridge the gap to achieve their goals. Christian coaches must reflect the servant leadership of Jesus Christ.
Almost everyone has felt hopeless at some time in his or her life. It is not a good feeling to have, but God wants people to know three things when they are hopeless.
Generally, when people share our opinions, we credit them with good thinking. When they disagree, we blame someone or something for leading their thinking astray. We can do better. These quotes help.
When you let others control your life you will be used and taken advantage of. This article brings to life eye-opening quotes and sayings about being used.
Having trouble with relationships? Perhaps it's time to take a deeper look into the art of loving. Can love be learned? Absolutely. Help is on it's way. Read on for results.
Fear could prevent you from achieving your greatest potential, yet the Bible encourages you not to be fearful. You can overcome your fears by trusting God's Word instead the objects of your fear.
Being around kids can be frustrating and overwhelming at times. Try keeping these inspirational quotes about patience in mind to help maintain control when you're feeling exasperated.
These 25 Bible quotes from the New Living Translation aim to raise our perspective to the prospect of aging with with appreciation for the life we have and with the honor we deserve.
The Bible instructs us to forgive those who cause us pain and research also shows that we benefit emotionally and physically when we forgive.
Silence is power. Read on to know how silence can help you become a more mature and self-assured person.
This article describes how to start an "attitude of gratitude" in your own life. Starting a blessings journal helps you stay positive and be grateful for the positives in your life.
Sinning is not the end of the world. You can get yourself back and move on with God. Learn what to do to get yourself back after you sin.
Keep in mind the positive lessons learned from the past, leave the rest behind. Make today for living your best life so that tomorrow will reveal your dreams.
Trying to be positive by avoiding negative people or negative thoughts can be a full-time and exhausting job. There is another way to achieve inner peace, and it is much more enjoyable. Learn how to have a positive attitude to negativity.
There are opportunities all around us if we would only recognize them as such. Look around you and see what opportunies abound.
Challenging moments and situations arise in many lives. Facing them and finding a way to navigate the unsettling waters may lead to feeling hopeless. Not so for me.
Ramadan is a time to recharge your faith and improve your worship. Learn how changing bad habits can bring you closer to Allah all year long.
Thoughts about the power of love, partially inspired by a true story about a married couple and a homeless man.
Everybody has to wait for something, but most people don't like to wait. There are things you can do so you won't waste your wait.
Learn 5 life changing ways to finding real happiness - inspired by Vikas Malkani, a leading teacher of personal growth and self development.
Do you think about the power of your words? How they are absorbed by the people they are directed at? Are you kind? Unconsciously unkind?
Throughout life, you’ll experience a series of disappointments but, that matter is how you handle life’s setbacks on the journey along the way.
You believe it or not but it is absolutely true that man is the architect of his own fortune. Now many people search for how to become a successful person. If you do hard work then you must become successful person. If you want to be rich then you...
You're worth more than you may think. Maybe you can't see it right away, but I'm positive others can.
People all over the world are searching for happiness, desiring a sense of fulfilment in their lives. But genuine happiness and well-being start with knowing the love of God.
Many people ponder the meaning of life. Some spend all their time on it and miss the whole ride. Others blithely waste their lives with nary a thought. Give it some thought, then go out and live it fully, with no regrets.
Each morning, as we are fortunate enough to awake to a new day have you taken the time to think, am I living or just paying bills until I die? we should take the time to think are we living life
Jack and the Beanstalk is not just a fairytale, it also has lessons we can use. Here are some life lessons from Jack and the Beanstalk
Some people like to live on the edge. Others prefer comfort and stability. No matter which way you like to live your life, you should try all of the these things at least once.
People are longing for affirmation, kindness and generosity. When we bless others we place high value on them through our words and actions.
This hub is about how to discover your purpose for being on this planet and to develop a relationship with your creator. No one has your DNA or your finger prints which means you are special.
We are told that the most important thing is love. How do we show that love? Do we consciously try daily to make ourselves beacons of light and love?
Learn how to make the right decisions in your life by using your intuition. Figure out how to tell if your first impression of someone is correct. You already have the tools to create a better life.
"You know a dream is like a river. Ever changing as it flows." A song by Garth Brooks with words that capture a life's journey. "Makes each day a constant battle, just to stay between the shores."
These quotes are all spoken by God in the first person. They are not descriptions or explanations, but personal expressions of love which the reader can safely paraphrase into "I love you."
Leviticus 19:17 teaches that we are not to hate our brothers in our hearts, but that we are to love everyone as we love ourselves.
Many Christian women struggle with the idea of loving themselves because they see self-esteem as the worship of self. But we can find happiness and true self-esteem in Christ.
We can experience the joy of the Lord in the circumstances of our lives, this joy radiates from within through our relationship with Jesus Christ.
God created four basic needs in all humans and we spend much of our lives trying to fulfill them. Which needs are you trying to fulfill?
The Lord made it clear to me as a new Christian, He wanted me to make a habit of giving thanks in my new life. I thought it was marvellous that God had given me this awesome revelation about living..
Gentleness is a virtue, but one must work at being gentle. Gentle people are not weak or passive, rather they are kind. We should strive to be gentle because gentleness calms people and diminishes chaos. Steps to developing gentleness include: think before you react,respond calmly with kindness, and learn to empathize with others. Often the strongest people are gentle people with giant hearts.
Worrying forms a normal part of our lives, but God has given us His words to overcome an uneasy mind. So here are 55 Bible verses about worry to help you stop worrying and start trusting God.
Just when we think that we grasped the meaning of principles like love and peace, some wise orator or writer produces a statement with a different shade of meaning, and challenges our thinking.
Our God is a giving God. Giving is one of his attributes. Christians should take great joy in being able to reflect and share in God’s attributes through the act of giving. Should Christians exact a tenth of all their income to the local church? How are believers to gauge their giving? Both the Old and New Testament help us sort out and resolve the confusion many feel about giving. The basic biblical priorities are simple and straightforward. Giving comes first.
It can be tough holding on to God when life gets overwhelming, but it’s possible. With God’s strength, not only will you hold on to God in difficult times, but you will endure and overcome through faith every hardship that comes your way. To inspire you, here are 8 Bible verses about strength.
Have you ever considered what real mercy is? It's easy for us to say that we forgive someone, even while our hearts feel otherwise. God's mercy is far greater than anything we can imagine.
Why did we feel this bad feeling at first? Have you ever asked yourself why you feel so painful? This article will contain as much detail as you need to find out why you feel unhappy sometimes.
Ever heard a story of an overnight success? Surprise! There is no such thing. Realize that there will be some struggles along the way.
Faith is a priceless virtue, it’s the difference between success and failure, defeat and deliverance. When life gets hard, our faith will give us the victory. The devil will try his best to thwart us with trials, but by faith, we will overcome, so here are 20 encouraging Bible verses about faith.
This article delves into the "happiness is a choice" narrative while tackling the reality of what we seem to define as "happiness" in the first place. I point out a few societal flaws that are a reality, and why "choosing to be happy" as not as simple as it seems.
For the longest time, I always questioned why people, even my own family envied my success. Although it doesn't make sense at times, there are psychological reasons as to why some people don't want to see you succeed. I am here to share with you a few of those reasons.
In 2014, an awakening experience evolved into a whole new vision for Inner Healing with a plan to clear out the "psychic basement" in order to rebuild a new value system for manifestation and balance.
When we feel limited in what we can do, it pays to look to those who have exceeded limitations for inspiration. This article suggests ways that we can learn to think like winners whatever our situation.
Perseverance is the foundation of achievers. Without persistence we give up and when we give up we never know whether we could have succeeded.
Christian fruitfulness comes through abiding in Jesus Christ, the true Vine. Submission to the work of the Holy Spirit in and through us produces fruit.
Forgiveness Letter to self is a tough letter to write. To be able to look to your past and forgive yourself for the pain you have not only caused yourself but others. Really takes courage, be bold as you finally dig up the past and forgive yourself!
If you have a hard time fulfilling your dreams, there could be several reasons why. Check out the following hindrances to fulfilling your dream and see if any of them apply to you.
Grief and sorrow are always difficult to deal with, they represent those extremely hard moments of our lives. But God promised peace, grace, strength, and mercy. So here are 7 Bible verses about comfort to remind you that God is still in control of everything.
Who loves me? Who loves you? The answer is the same. God loves us just because we are. We do not need to do anything, God already loves us.
Hard times are real, but so is the love of God. When life gets rough, the Bible reminds us that God loves us and He will do everything necessary to deliver us from all our troubles. These 7 Bible verses about faith in hard times will inspire you to hope in God again.
We will experience different storms, but we must not be defeated. As life is not about waiting for a storm to pass. It is about discovering ways to know how to dance in the rain during a heavy shower
Self-righteous Christians seem perfect on the outside, but can be a pain in the neck and downright dangerous to our mental health.
Almost everyone feels unappreciated from time to time. Some people quickly get over it, but others begin to feel sorry for themselves and have a pity party that lingers.
If you are having a lot of stressful things to happen to you back to back let me share with you, "You are more significant than your circumstance or life situation,” and you have a father who cares.
Although prayer suggests two-way communication with God, pray-ers usually concentrate on what to say without giving any thought to listening. This story illustrates the benefit of a listening prayer.
The pain of grief often resurfaces on anniversaries of loss. The following Bible quotes are intended to bring comfort, strength, hope and peace; also to conjure up precious memories for the bereaved.
All too often, some of us go through life feeling like we have NO control over our lives, but we don’t have to feel that way. We can shape the outcome of our existence.
Kids often say things that shock, surprise, delight or embarrass us. Yet at times they also say things that are very insightful and can serve as a source of inspiration for us.
Life is like a wild roller roster, some days we are up, and some days we are down. But sadly, for some, if not most of us, our days are filled with depression, defeat, frustration, and sorrow. But God is in control of your life, so here are 8 awesome Bible verses about joy to brighten your week.
Everyone wants to be successful. An examination of the advice of famous people given in the following quotations can help. Here is their wisdom distilled into “The Top 10 Rules for Success.”
The Beatitudes remind us that we are blessed in certain situations of our lives. Jesus taught the multitudes how they were blessed, and he teaches us how we are blessed.
These quotes aim to motivate young people in areas where their work performance seems substandard: self-development, drive and professionalism and commitment. Use the quotes to grab their attention.
Happiness depends on a lot of things and different factors. Some are happy and content with just simple things while others can’t seem to find happiness in the big things they already have. Now, the real question is what is true happiness? How can we be truly happy?
Birthdays are reminders to celebrate the gift of life, to reflect on the progress of the journey, to share gratitude and joy. Here are 25 quotes appropriate for the celebration.
You can move from discontent and unhappiness to a sense of gratitude and joy radiating from a heart of generosity.
Achieving our goals doesn't have to be difficult. It all comes down to having a solid plan and then working the plan every single day. The problem is most people struggle with taking daily action. This article will help you find the motivation to just get started.
When I welcome you into my life, I had much pain, no plans, no dreams and no hope. I was so in need of feeling secure, loved and I sought to find peace, "God," ‘I look to you.’
Goals are definitely important to have. Unfortunately, some people give up on their goals. I outline a few reasons as to why some do that.
A difficult mother can be a challenge to celebrate with an open heart. But a heart that can open can also forgive long enough for the celebration.
We all mess up in various ways, and the guilt and shame can be devastating. Here's how the Bible says we can recover from our mess-ups, and get back on track in our lives.
Optimism and hope are things that keep us feeling happy and engaged with the world. Try these quotes to help increase your positive outlook on life.
Romans 12:6-8 share the importance of using the spiritual gifts that God gives us at the moment that we are saved. Here is a list of those listed in Romans and what they mean.
Have you ever ask yourself why I am feeling empty inside and if you ever get that feeling that drives you to believe "something is missing in your life," you need to read this article.
If you are looking for a way to increase positive results in all areas of your life, this miracle morning routine could be just what you need. Try it out and be amazed by the results!
Peace is not the absence of danger but the state of being calm in the midst of it. These quotes from the New Living Translation of the Bible help us adopt this healthy practice of peace in our lives.
The Bible gives many accounts when God's own people experienced phases when things went from bad to worse before they got better. That seems to be the pattern of life.
Tell those in your life how much they mean to you. Say I love you. Keep your regrets to as few as possible. Life may be short, but the influence of what we do and what we say can be ever lasting.
Once you are accepted into the Kingdom of God, where does He take you? What does He have to tell you? You will remember everything you experienced on the Earth. He remembers everything too.
Sometimes, we are too blind to see ourselves. Others are hesitant to say what they see. So everyone seems nothing has seen. It seems nothing is wrong. This article talks about insecurity, its root, the signs to know we are insecure and how to overcome it.
The universe stretches beyond our little world, into unknown, mystery and wonders; even our imagination might never reach. Do you have a broader perspective on life, or are you caged into a narrow one?
In a dangerous world, the Christian can trust that our God is a God of refuge and strength. Though, we may go through trials and tribulations God is there and is our hiding place in times of storm.
I know you. I know your heart. You’re the girl in the invisible armor - the girl who wears her heart on her sleeve but still somehow finds a way to shield that from the rest of the world.
While fighting depression on a daily basis, I have discovered several things that help my internal warriors defeat the shadowy monster bent on destroying my world. Writing is one of many tools in my toolbox.
Many are average, but only a distinct few are destined for greatness. The big question is how to know who those people are? Moreover, how would you know if you are one of them? To know keep reading
Psalm 1:3 says we should be like a tree. So, what does that mean? How can a person be like a tree? There are many ways to be like a tree when you really think about it and believe what the psalmist says in Psalm 1:3.
A discussion about how people can find happiness by living lives that fulfill their souls and cast ego aside.
According to the Bible, there are three heavens and not just one. It is interesting to find out more about the three heavens and the characteristics of them.
It’s time to celebrate and dance as Spring season is starting when all nature will born again and will get a new life of hope.It’s a season of hope for us too to get ready to achieve our dreams.
We can’t please God without love. We can’t truly appreciate others without love. Love is a virtue we can’t live without. So here are 35 beautiful Bible verses about love that will help you to grow even more in love.
If you have ever wanted to know how taking chances can be a part of limitless living why not check out this hub.
We hear this benediction in many New Testament epistles. Is it anything more than just a customary greeting?
Little did I know that by listening to my heart instead of my head that a life would change forever. In all my life as a teacher I had never graded a student that way.
While life throws you many challenges, you may be depressed but even when you are knocked down, you can receive hope that will not disappoint.
Is dancing in the spirit biblical and is it a spiritual gift? Is there such thing as dancing in the spirit?
Sometimes when we are hurting we forget how truly wonderful life is and how special its blessings are. It can be very difficult to see past the pain. Time can heal the wounds. When times are trying on the heart we just have to be patient and allow the passing of time to weave its magic healing spell
What if the power to have an amazing day, an amazing week, an amazing year, and an amazing life was completely in your hands? The truth is you have power to shape your life with every choice you make.
Happiness, for most of us, depends on people. When we see someone who attracts us and whom we would like to know better, we realize that one of us has to make the first move but we find it difficult to do it unaffectedly. The feeling of "attraction" in that instance, is a spark of being happy with people.
You are the creator of your own life and it all begins with learning to love yourself. In just 7 steps you'll be able to love yourself more increasing health and happiness.
Jesus, in the story of the woman taken in adultery, shows His compassion for the sinner in not condemning her but telling her to "Go, and sin no more. All of us, when encountering sinners, must realize that we are no better than they. We are all beggars telling people where to find bread.
A simple exercise to help you let go of resentment or grudges We are told every now and then that it does not pay to hold grudges. Often we do not realize the kind of energy it takes to hang on to a grudge or some resentment or anger....
An essay about the divine power that God has given us. The power to create or destroy. Our choice determines our world.
There are a few times a year when church attendance with family or relatives prompts thoughts of joining or returning to regular worship. Ten practical reasons for joining a church are suggested.
When one wanders down a noble path, passing many big fields with no one near, searching desperately to find a big destination called life, they will learn the eyes are useless when the mind is blind.
Spiritual maturity is defined as well as biblical examples of who was spiritually maturity and who wasn't.
Animals can teach us a lot about our relationship with God. This page offers short readings with lessons from God's humbler creations.
While we all face criticisms, we can choose to get upset and lose focus, or allow the Holy Spirit to give us grace to exhibit His qualities of love, joy, peace, and self-control in these situations.
Freedom is a part of living life limitlessly you just have to know where to look for it and what you want your freedom to be check out this hub for more details.
You can move through tough times with God's grace, knowledge of his love, and the determination to fight life through with faith in him. Find peace in the storm, grow, and bounce back from adversity.
Living fearlessly is not the same thing as never being afraid. It's good to be afraid occasionally. Fear is a great teacher. ~ Michael Ignatieff You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience by which you really...