Friday, January 10, 2014

When you are just so very down.......

I get what it feels like to be down. Down where you feel like everyone else is far away. You are alone. Down where hope seems far away. Down where it's hard to keep going.
So, when you are at this point, what do you do?
Give up?
Put a smile on for the world and just keep putting one foot in front of the other?
Where does God come in on all this?
Where is He when you feel like this? When you are in this mess?
Well, He's there. He hasn't left you.
I would really just encourage you during this time to really seek the Lord. Ask Him for strength. Ask Him to help you. To rescue you. To pull you through. Read His word and meditate on it.
I would also recommend talking to a close friend about your struggle(s). Talk to them about it and then ask them to keep you in your prayers.
These are two of things I recommend. I hope they were at least a little helpful. :)

Monday, January 6, 2014

People... They Struggle

People. Well, they struggle. They live in a fallen world. They are going to have struggles. So, of course, I know people who struggle. Like everyone I know has struggled. And some people I have just want to give them hug and tell them everything is going to be alright. And when I feel like I can't do anything to help them..... I feel helpless...... (Okay, maybe I overact a little in this area). Maybe I have a lack of trust in the Lord during times when people I love are struggling.
So, how should people help those who are struggling? What is the correct and godly response?
My mother would probably tell me just to love the person and be there for them. And then, of course, shower them in prayer. I also believe that this is the right response.
So, for those in your life that are struggling-
1. Be there for them. And make sure they know you are there for them.
2. Listen to them. If they want to talk about something, listen to them and don't just butt in your advice or whatnot..... wait till they finish and if they want your advice or a word from you than give it. Sometimes though, there are the times where you should say something even if they don't want to hear it, so use discernment when this problem arises.
3. Pray for them/shower them with prayer
4. Just love them. And maybe tell them that you appreciate them and care about them once in a while. :)

Have a blessed week,


A few quotes by Charles H. Spurgeon. I hope they are able to encourage you even if only in a small way today. :)

“When your will is God's will, you will have your will.”

“Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.”

“If you can't see His way past the tears, trust His heart.”

― Charles H. Spurgeon

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

2014 is here!

Happy New Years everyone!!!!!
I hope that God shows you His great love and grace more and more this year!!!!
Blessings for this New Year of 2014!!!