Since God has given me a great love for writing, I hope to frequently share my thoughts with you on this page. My prayer is that this page encourages you and gives you hope for each new day. However, please remember that your ultimate source of hope is Jesus Christ. If you have not accepted Christ as your Savior, please accept Him today. Only Christ can cleanse our sinful hearts and give us everlasting life. In Christ alone,  we find hope, joy, and new strength each day to live a truly abundant life!

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Joy

~Simple joys in each day remind us that every struggle in life is worth it. After all, struggles only strengthen us; and in the end, life is truly beautiful.

~Christ offers everlasting JOY that triumphs circumstances. Circumstances may disappoint us, but Jesus Christ never will.

~Smile today! Your simple smile may brighten someone’s day more than you will ever know.

~This life may bring hard times, but may we always remember that we have a thousand reasons to smile. Let your heart sing!

~Let the simplest blessings and the smallest miracles in each day fill your heart with the most joy. Don’t become so busy living life that you forget to love life.

Courage

~Fear of the unknown may keep us from discovering God’s very best for our lives. Have courage and embrace God’s perfect plan.

~Courage isn’t always loud. Sometimes, courage is finding stars in the darkest night and quietly believing that nothing is impossible.

~Fear tells us to give up because the shore is just too far away. Hope tells us to press on in faith that we will make it to the other side.

Sincerity

~Always be true to yourself. We will never achieve our full potential until we decide to be exactly who Christ created us to be. Be yourself, and you will make a difference in this world!

~Rest in the assurance that you never have to be anyone but yourself. You are God’s masterpiece, and He has made you beautifully, exactly as He wanted you to be. Your unique personality and talents make you shine so brightly as His special creation. Be brave. Be extraordinary!

Grace and Kindness

~Showing grace to others isn’t excusing sin. Grace is searching our own hearts and finding that we ourselves are nothing without God’s marvelous, sustaining grace.

~Kindness is the jewel that makes life shine with beauty. It is the shimmering ray of hope that reminds others that they are LOVED. Kindness wonderfully blesses not only the receiver, but also the giver. It illuminates our world with the light of Christ and heals broken hearts. Kindness is a beautiful gift that can change the world.

Relationships

~The Lord brings special people into our lives-some for a short time, others for a long time-but one things remains true for both: our lives are forever blessed and enriched by their friendship.

~Christ’s life beautifully illustrates that gentleness is the true measure of strength.