Life Lessons Archive

How Is the Enemy Using Your Emotions to Distract You?

Our Emotions are the triggers that the enemy uses to keep us from pursuing our God-Given Purpose Strife, discord, gossip, offense, anger, retaliation, persecution, ridicule, animosity, dissension These are the words that come to mind when I think about our emotions and how the enemy uses each of our challenging experiences to yank us off

What Will It Take to STOP Your Insanity?

We know the definition of Insanity, but how do we stop it? First of all, your insanity is the frustration you feel when you allow a situation that you are not happy with to continue. You know, that situation that makes you want to pull out every strand of hair on your head, even if

What is Your Emotional Legacy?

Will your emotional outbursts be the legacy that you leave for your children? The impact of our emotional outbursts have far-reaching consequences, far more than we may realize. While God’s word offers many directives that are there for us to seek out and explore, I refer to them ever so gently as requests, or suggestions

Your Decision to Give Up Power Is Costing You

The decision to turn your power over to someone else is a costly one. Let me show you how to take it back! We don’t intentionally make the decision to hand our power over to someone else, but many of us do it and without even realizing it.  Let me give you an example: The other

Yet Another One of Those Defining Moments

My husband and I recently traveled to Birmingham, AL to attend the funeral of his oldest brother’s wife who succumbed to cancer at the tender age of 59.  I had not had the pleasure of meeting this fine woman, but by all accounts witnessed at this homegoing celebration, she was truly a wonderful woman who

What Does Long Suffering Mean to You?

As I partake of my spiritual nourishment this morning in God’s Word through the book of Ezra, the Holy Spirit is reminding me of long-suffering.  Then, oh goodness, I felt a blog post coming on. What does Long Suffering mean to you?  There have been many examples of long suffering throughout the Bible– long periods

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It Only Takes 3 Steps to Your First Bold Boundary

  Recently, I conducted a Leadership Development Training Course for a number of women that were attending a Women’s Leadership Retreat here in Atlanta.  Anyone that knows me personally, knows that my all-encompassing quest is to educate women on the importance of setting significant boundaries in their lives. As I reflect on the time I spent with

Who Knew A Kick-In-The-Pants Could Feel So Good!

Many of you know that my summer has been quite full with family events (coordinated one family reunion and traveled to attend another one) and spending quality time with my grand children. BTW, being a grandmother is the best job on earth! While my summer months has  been filled with toys, doing lots of extra