Tag Archive | Protection

Under the Influence

The influence of negativity is very contagious…I pray daily God will protect my heart and mind and allow me to remain positive and not succumb to the negativity which I am often bombarded by. Do I always measure up…NO ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!

However, because I am soooo incredibly opposed to negativity and the influence it has on others, I am in constant pursuit of knowledge related to dealing with negative people. The article below does an excellent job of providing strategies for dealing with negative people. I wish I had read it yesterday…

How To Deal With Negative People – 10 Strategies.

God says to Love one another but…He never says we have to lower our standards and participate in their negativity…

And be not conformed to this world; but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. Romans 12:2

Are You Under the Influence…

Love Lee ♥

“Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away”

I am sure you have heard the saying “Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away” meaning…I ain’t moving!!! Paul is telling the church in Rome…

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?  As it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, nether angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:35-39

If you have Jesus in your heart, Not even Wild Horses can drag you away from the Love Of God…

OH HOW HE LOVES US… 

I love this song…Enjoy!!!

Love Lee ♥

The New Way

Rules…Rules…Rules!!!

Do you find sometimes all the rules and regulations can snuff out the joy of  worship. You hear phrases like…

  • We’ve Always done it this way
  • Well, typically we…
  • Hmmm we have never done it that way before
  • You have to…
  • We don’t ever do that
  • You can’t do it that way…
  • It has to be this way…

And On, And On, And On…The Rules go!

Last night while watching the Passion Play at First Baptist Church Brazoria, I was reminded of how many rules people had to follow in order to have a relationship with God…Living a life  bound by Law!

But now, by dying to what once bound us, we have been released from the law so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the old way of written code. Romans 7:13

Today, there are still those that choose to live a life bound by law, rules, and regulations…

I thank God for the new way of the Spirit! There is so much freedom and release living a Spirit lead life!!!

Today I am thanking God for the “New Way”

Love Lee ❤

Who Would Have Thought

When I was a little girl, I didn’t have dreams of being a wife, a mother, or nurse. Nope, I was going to be a pharmacist just like my Pawpaw and Uncle Jack.

High school was centered around academics. I pushed myself taking accelerated classes and studying non-stop. Then I took the class that changed my life…Chemistry. I remember wondering why…why…why; Why do I need to learn the periodic table, why??? I called my Uncle Jack and asked, “Why?” and he said “Lee, you don’t need to know why; just memorize it and move on. Chemistry is the foundation you need to be a pharmacist” 

Well, I gave this a lot of thought and realized perhaps I was not supposed to be a pharmacist because I needed to know why! I didn’t want to memorize…I wanted to know!!! Little did I know this concept would be the beginning point for a new path for my life. You see, God had a different plan for my life. He knew the desires of my heart before I did and redirected my steps. I didn’t know my way on this path but I do believe God has directed my every step.

Today, thanks to God, I am a wife, a mother, a grandmother, and a nurse…Who would have thought?

“The Lord says, ‘I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you.’ Psalm 32:8,

Are You Allowing God To Be In Control and Guide You Along the Best Pathway For Your Life?

Love Lee ♥

Make An Impact

“Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad.” Proverbs 12:25 (NASB)

There are days my heart is weighed down, times when I feel a heaviness but find all it takes is a good word from a friend, a smile from a stranger, a hug from a co-worker and my frown turns upside down.

Be a blessing to someone today…

  • Give a compliment
  • Wrap your arms around a shoulder
  • Throw a smile across the room
  • Speak positive words

Make a positive Impact on Your World Today for Him!!!

Love Lee ♥

A Story Fit For A Song

Is Your Life “A Story Fit for A Song”?

Click the link below to view Beth Moore’s Series…

“A STORY FIT FOR A SONG”

Living a life fit for a Song…

Love Lee ♥

He Is My World

In a recent communication with a precious friend, I shared my itinerary from now through the month of June…She commented, “You need a personal assistant”…

That comment has rolled through my head many times!!! Then like a lightening bolt flashing before my eyes it came to me…I have one!!!

Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.Psalms 54:4

Without His presence at this time in my life, I would be a total failure…

He makes my paths straight

He goes before me

He fights my battles

He keeps me singing

He is my light

He Is My World!!!

Love Lee ♥

What Are You Standing On?

When the world is whirling around me…When I feel like I am drowning …

I Stand on Christ the Solid Rock!!!

What Are You Standing On?

Love Lee ♥

Sharpest Tool in the Shed

After the release of the movie Shrek, the song “All Star” became very popular.

My favorite phrase of the song is “I ain’t the sharpest tool in the shed”.  I must admit, I’ve used the phrase a time or two when referring to others who makes (for lack of a better word) “dumb” decisions.

While not everyone is on the same intellect level, we do have access to the sharpest tool available…The Bible!

… and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: Ephesians 6:17

For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Hebrews 4:12

No, we do not always  make wise decisions…But, we do have access to the sharpest tool which provides guidance in the decisions we do make.

By applying the word of  God to our lives, we suddenly become brilliant!!! So, I challenge you to be an All Star and pick up…

The Sharpest Tool In the Shed

Love Lee ♥

No More “What If”

Have you found yourself wanting for something but find fear holds you back? You find yourself living in the world of “What If”

  • What if it hurts?
  • What if I can’t do it?
  • What if they don’t like me?
  • What if they don’t approve?
  • What if it doesn’t turn out right?
  • What if _________ ? (you fill in the blank)

Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain. ~Mark Twain.  Action is our greatest weapon against fear. Left to smolder, fear grows upon itself, but in the face of action, fear is left in the dust.

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear…I John 4:18

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We are born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us, it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” ~Nelson Mandela

NO MORE WHAT IF’S…

Let Your Light Shine

Love Lee ♥