My happy failed me

My happy failed me

Happiness. A fickle and sometimes elusive emotion. Happiness as defined by Merriam-Webster is a state of well-being and contentment, a pleasurable or satisfying experience. Happiness is often used as the gauge to determine if we have made the correct decision or going in the right direction in life. How many times have you thought or heard someone else say “I’m very happy with my life right now”. If we take these statements at face value it sounds like a very…

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My way or His way

My way or His way

I love rambling thoughts that reveal truths, little God moments!!! I was thinking today about how many parents struggle to get their child on the right path in school. I know many parents are frustrated with their talented children who perform well below their ability. They tell their child he/she needs to study so they will be prepared for school and their grades will improve. The child is more interested in playing video games or texting friends than studying so…

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Power

Power

The power of the Holy Spirit within me will always be greater than the sin that is trying to tempt me. I know this is true but it is frustrating when I find myself giving into temptation which usually means I reacted to a situation instead of responding with a conscious decision.  My favorite verse that provides the hope I need to overcome sin is “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he…

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