ONE TRUE FRIEND IS ALL YOU NEED

If in life you are blessedwith one true friend,a friend who is willingto stand by youto the very end,then you have been givena gift worth more than gold,a precious friendship that will never grow old.If that one true friendwill accept you as you are,believe in you and care,willing to give supportand always be there,then you have been givena priceless gift indeed.That one true friendis the only one you need. Continue reading ONE TRUE FRIEND IS ALL YOU NEED

WHY YOU NEED TO MOURN

To everything there is a season……..a time to mourn.To mourn is to grieve the loss of a loved one.It’s an important God-given emotionthat helps deal with deep sorrow.Each person grieves differently.There are no rules to follow to tell youhow to grieve or for how long.It’s your grief, yours alone.It’s okay to do it your way.The truth is you will grieve forever.You will not someday “get over”the loss of a loved one.What you will do is learn to live with it.You will eventually heal and be whole again,but you will never be the same.After all, a piece of your life is … Continue reading WHY YOU NEED TO MOURN

FEELING WORTHWHILE IS THE KEY TO LOVING OTHERS

Do you view yourself as worthwhile?Feeling worthwhile is often the crucial differencebetween success and failure.It’s often the difference between relationshipsthat connect well and those that don’t.Feeling lovable,feeling like you have worth,caring enough about yourselfto take good care of yourself,emotionally and physically,is the key ingredientin developing a strong, lovingrelationship with another person.To feel worthwhileis to believe you havepositive qualities and strengthsthat others need and want.To feel worthwhileis to believe you havesomething positive to give others.Love is energyand loving yourself is yourbasic energy source.The stronger this source,the more love-energy you haveto share with others.The deeper your love for self,the deeper your love … Continue reading FEELING WORTHWHILE IS THE KEY TO LOVING OTHERS

GROWING A HEART THAT LOVES UNCONDITIONALLY

May I grow in my ability to love others unconditionally, without restrictions, without expectations, without demands. May I learn to accept others for who they are, as they are, and all the baggage they carry, and not try to change them. May I grow a heart that loves others at their worst, and always be ready with open arms to hold and support them at their weakest. Continue reading GROWING A HEART THAT LOVES UNCONDITIONALLY

SPOKEN WORDS AFFECT LIVES

One word that encourages giving. ”PLEASE.” Two words that make giving a pleasure. ”THANK YOU.” Two words that bring healing to relationships. ”I’M SORRY.” Three words that mend broken relationships. ”PLEASE FORGIVE ME.” Three words that reconcile broken relationships. ”I FORGIVE YOU.” Three words that overcome pride and open doors .”I NEED YOU.” Three words that are music to the  ears. ”I LOVE YOU.” Three words that create tears of joy. ”I’M COMING HOME.” Four words that offer encouragement and support. ”LET ME HELP YOU.” Five words that lift the spirits. ”YOU ARE A WONDERFUL PERSON.” Five words that offer … Continue reading SPOKEN WORDS AFFECT LIVES

HUMPTY DUMPTY COULD HAVE HEALED

Humpty DUMPTY sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t put Humpty together again. Humpty Dumpty’s life fell apart. Poor Humpty died with his heart broken. Our lives are like that sometimes. We fall completely apart. Our lives get shattered. We go to pieces. We lose it. And it seems like nothing or no one can put us together again. But we don’t have to end up like Humpty. Our shattered lives CAN be put together. Our cracks CAN be mended. Our broken hearts CAN be healed. There’s … Continue reading HUMPTY DUMPTY COULD HAVE HEALED