Holidays are not always smiles and Hallmark cards. This Mother’s Day, I wonder how many other countless women have an aching heart. This Mother’s Day, I’m concentrating not on the pain of the past, but on God’s promises for the future.
I held it in as long as I could, and then I lost it. I had melted into a puddle of post-holiday blues tears. The post-holiday blues are not only common, but fairly predictable. Once you know what leads to post-holiday blues, you can fend them off then keep them away. If you or someone you love suffers from the post holiday blues, I hope you’ll join me for “Ten Tips to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues.”
With a new year comes new plans, hopes, dreams, and aspirations. Many succumb to the pressure of making New Years’ resolutions – and then many are disappointed when they don’t succeed. Read more for tips to hedge your bet toward making changes that will last.
As you contemplate a brand new year ahead, dream big but dream with God. Keep in mind the ultimate goal. Don’t be surprised if others can’t see your dream coming to fruition or even mock you for it. Remember that where God births a dream, He also provides the means to help us accomplish it. Perhaps most important of all, remember: the shortest distance to a dream fulfilled is the path of surrender to the dream giver!
Never have I felt such awe as when I gave birth to my son. At Christmas, I think of Mary and her expectant heart. Mary maintained great expectancy of what God could and would do. Do we maintain such expectancy? What are you expecting God to do this Christmas?