Give thanks


I have noticed that, I pray and ask some things to God and after some days I forget what I asked for. I forget it because it maybe a small thing, or it is taking time to be real. But later, when I think about those needs , I see that God has already given me what I asked for when I even did not realise. God remembers our needs even when we don’t remember.
It does not occur always. Sometimes I get the answer for my prayers very soon. I am experiencing the presence of God with me always. I can feel that love from Him. I feel assured that He is with me and will be forever. I have gone through many painful experiences, but I could feel the helping hands of my Father with me. His love is true love.
I thank Him for the blessings and the life He gave me. Give thanks to Him for the blessings He gave in your life.

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Happy new year


Happy new year 2015 everyone.
Last year was an eventful year for me. When I calculate, happiness was more than sadness. God gave one more opportunity to praise Him. In fact, after our marriage, I enjoyed last year very much. God fulfilled my heart’s desires. He assures me of His presence in my life everyday.  Those who experience this feeling will surely agree with me. Relationships got more stronger and learned some more about life even though failed many times in the process of learning life.
I hope 2015 will be a much more good year for everyone.

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Influence of media


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It’s impossible to live without internet. But it has changed the lifestyle of the world. The most  affected area is family and relationships. The ultimate result is depression. Most of the people have lost genuineness in life.

Social media has become one of the culprits in this. Most of the social media users have a lot of fraudulent accounts  with different names. Such people lacks emotional maturity. To be precise, they are emotionally and spiritually dead. They are using their mental abilities for destroying themselves. But not realising the reality.As a result,extramarital affairs and divorces are increasing everyday.

Nowadays  television serials have badly influenced the women in our country. These serials are emphasising on vengeance, crookedness and jealousy. The script writers or the actors may not be aware about the influence of these type of serials . I have seen actors denying the bad impact of serials on society. Its possible for the viewers to imitate their favourite character in their daily life. Even they won’t be knowing that they are losing their personality. This has become an addiction and can lead to depression. Sometimes even the family members may not notice the changes in the person’s behaviour.

Children who are unable to differentiate between real and the deceptive world, are likely to imitate the characters in films, serials and internet. Use of drugs, murder, suicide, adultery are the contents common in media. We will be creating a future generation who have a tendency to experiment every sort of evil. In other words, like genetically modified, a emotionally modified generation.

We can help ourselves and our family
• by using at least half an hour as quality time by talking about the day to day affairs happened in their family. Avoid conflicts.
•  Always be engaged in your work. Do your tasks orderly. It’s not a good idea to put aside the work to be done .
• Read something useful.
•Spend time with some good friends.
•Limit your usage of internet.
• Have a healthy diet and exercise.

If smoking and drinking liquor was the unhealthy habits before a few years back, sexting  and pornography  is the new villain in this generation.
I would like to know your opinions about this. What do you think?

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How to Be a Confident Mom


This post is not written by me , this is from  Joyce Meyer. I want every mothers to read this.

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Bringing Up Your Children with Peace, Patience and Confidence

At one time or another, every mom has felt lacking in her ability as a parent. It begins with caring for your newborn. Am I doing this right? And then continues with toddler tantrums all the way through the teenage years. Am I making the right decisions? Are my kids going to turn out all right? When they make mistakes, will they know that God is on their side? Even when our children are grown-ups, they’ll forever be our children.

There are awesome responsibilities that come with being a parent, and while many men are committed to their families and deeply involved in their children’s lives, mothers tend to be the primary nurturers.

I have met young moms who feel they are not what they should be unless they can juggle marriage, parenting, home­making, and a career all at the same time.

Sometimes messy and difficult family situations like divorce, alcoholism, abuse, or other problems make it even harder to persevere with a positive, peaceful attitude.

Then there’s the worry that your children may not choose to pursue a personal relationship with God or walk through life with Him.

If you feel like your joy in motherhood is being overshadowed by family challenges or a swirling sense of self-doubt, I want to help you claim the confidence you need to enjoy the journey of motherhood.

I’m not talking about confidence in your own abilities; I am talking about having confidence in God’s ability to help you and guide you each step of the way. He intends for motherhood to be a joyful experience, and I want to help you learn how to lean confidently on Him.

One thing God doesn’t want you to do is worry. Some people think if they aren’t worrying about their children, they’re not good parents. However, the Bible warns us not to worry because it does us no good.

Matthew 6:27 says, “And who of you by worrying and being anxious can add one unit of measure (cubit) to his stature or to the span of his life?”

Like most parents, Dave and I had some kind of issue with each of our children. And I wasted a lot of time worrying while they were growing up.

Two of our children struggled getting through school, one was very messy, and another was an extreme perfectionist and put tremendous pressure on herself. The good news is they all made it and are doing fine.

Some of them took a little detour and made some bad choices, but they learned from them and came full circle back to what they were taught.

God’s Word states that if we train our children in the way they should go, when they are old they will not depart from it (see Proverbs 22:6). If you are concerned about your children, just cling to that promise. Pray for their needs, and then cast your care on God.

Instead of feeling the pressure of worldly expectations, do the best job you can to raise your children according to godly principles and leave the rest up to God.

Nobody’s Perfect

Sometimes moms miss out on what could be joy-filled moments because they are concerned they aren’t measuring up to other moms. But God’s Word says it’s unwise to make comparisons (see 2 Corinthians 10:12).

He doesn’t want you to be like other moms. He wants you to celebrate the fact that you are unique!

Every person has special gifts and talents. And at the same time, we are all surrounded by people who have different gifts and abilities that we don’t have.

Insecurity and a lack of confidence will not only steal your ability to enjoy other people’s gifts—it will cause you to feel inadequate and may even keep you from pursuing the wonderful life that God has planned for you.

God made you one-of-a-kind and wonderful in your own way. So cultivate your strengths, gifts, and personalities, and pass that confidence on to your children by appreciating and encouraging their uniqueness.

You don’t have to be perfect. Just do the best that you can and remember that God will do what you can’t as you trust in Him.

It’s easy to get stuck thinking what could’ve, would’ve, or should’ve been, or spend time wishing things were different than they are. But like worrying, wishing is a waste of time.

Life is always more enjoyable and fulfilling when we choose to cultivate an attitude of gratitude and contentment.

I am not encouraging you to settle for situations that need to be improved, but I am urging you to accept the way God made you and the life He has given you.

The truth is, nobody has the perfect life.

Decide today to take the first step toward learning to enjoy your life by making the most of what you have. It also helps to embrace the ordinary—to delight in little things, to appreciate small blessings other people might overlook.

Whatever situation you find yourself in—and no matter what is happening with your children, you always have access to the unlimited, unconditional love of God.

Love is the greatest gift a mom can give. Yet all too often, moms are running on empty, trying to give their children what they haven’t received for themselves.

Throughout the years, God has encouraged me to get filled up spiritually in a variety of ways.

I started by studying what the Word says about His love, and made a point to declare out loud several times a day “God loves me.” It felt uncomfortable at first, but doing this helped me embrace the truth of God’s love. I encourage you to do this too.

Say to yourself “God loves me,” and let it sink in. Repeat it often: when you awake in the morning, when you go to bed at night, and throughout the entire day. Look at yourself in the mirror, point to yourself, call yourself by name, and say, “God loves me.”

You can also keep a book of remembrance filled with special things God does for you. Include the little things as well as major things. And read over your list at least once a week to keep yourself encouraged.

Read some good books about God’s love. After God gave me a personal revelation about His love for me, one of the first messages I ever taught was about the love of God. Through that experience I wrote a book called, Tell Them I Love Them.

Pray for the Holy Spirit, Who is our Helper and Teacher, to give you a personal revelation of God’s love.

Always remember, you’re not alone. God is always with you. Lean on Him for the grace and wisdom to follow His lead. He’s the best teacher, comforter, confidant and encourager there is, and He can give you all the peace, patience and confidence you need to succeed.

When your confidence is in Him, you can truly enjoy every minute of your journey.

Blesser or Blessings


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My inspiration for today’s post is from a sermon I saw in television today. I felt that I should share this. 
The program started with a video clip from real life.
A man named Johnson who gets a very small amount of money from his job, saves some money to give food daily to the people who lives in street. He and his wife wakes up early in the morning to prepare the food. He then goes to the church and after coming back, they will have a family prayer. While watching this video, I was surprised by his dedication to supply food to the poor, even though he was from a poor background.
The person who gave the sermon did not talk about Johnson. He thinks in a different perspective. He asked,” what if Johnson did not supply food for one week? Will people think , maybe he can’t afford, or what a cruel person he is, he forgot us?”
Most probably, they will think like the latter part. This is the same case with the relationship between God and humans. We all pray to receive his blessings like, “God please help me from this debt, please help me to cure this disease, please help me to pass this test, please help me to buy that house” etc. etc.
Even though we have seen many blessings in our life, we usually don’t think about that. We have a habit to focus on our problems. Jesus’ disciples have seen many miracles. Yet they did not show faith in him in some circumstances. Even Peter who was with him most of the time, abandoned him during the time of Jesus’ last days.

We should love the Blesser than his blessings because he loved us and gave his own life for us. Do we like if someone approaches us always only for their benefits? Isn’t it a shame to love the blessings than the loving God?

Love God than His blessings. 🙂

Reader Story: She Looked at Him


Very well written.

The Fickle Heartbeat

she looked at him

Shared by inilluzion.

She looked at the man sleeping beside her. 7 years yet he sometimes felt like a stranger. Sometimes she felt she failed to understand the father of her child.

She looked at him and wandered if she actually loved her. She can not feel him him anymore. Their daughter was the only the thing they both cared about and thought about in the long run. When she wanted to talk, there was always some more priority topic taking over, her in-laws, his work, her work and their daughter. When he showed some interest in her, she was too tired of wanting to be wanted.

They had a few troubles which were not solved, but they just skipped them. Not long enough did they realize that it did not work. She looked at this man and shed a few tears. She looked at her daughter and…

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Safe in the arms of our God


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Jud 1:24 Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy to God our Savior, who alone is wise, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and forever.

Everyone will have problems in their lives. Are you feeling that you can’t get out of this problem ever? Just tell God sincerely that you want God to interfere in your life. Give your problems to Him. He will surely help you to find a solution to your problem. Our God always want to see us to be cheerful.

I always wish to stand before him confidently with purity. I used to think before that I am living perfectly, acceptable to the ways of God and used to judge others. I had a feeling that I was perfect. But then God made me realize that  I am almost doing the similar things which I used to judge others.  It is easy to fall into any kind of temptation.  He helped me to avoid falling into disgrace when I called upon Him. And I learned, “Don’t judge others”. 🙂 . I have read it in Bible many times before. But God gave me practical knowledge 😀 .

It is very important to realize that we have an understanding Father in Heaven who is always ready to help us. He will never humiliate you.

If you ever feel that things are going out of your control, go and ask God to help you. He will help you to be blameless in the eyes of others. He is able to keep you from stumbling. He is able to present you faultless. I can tell confidently that God has protected me in every situation. It is not my ability. It was God’s love and mercy. We are preserved in Jesus Christ.

God bless everyone.

A small prayer


God, I don’t know what to pray for. I surrender myself to you. Give me what you want to give me. I have problems in my life. I ask you to guide me as you have guided me all these years. You have given me life and you have protected and provided for me all these years. I am very happy and satisfied. Through all these problems, I can feel your great presence with me and your love guiding me. Help me to be yours always. You know my needs. Help me to live according to your wish..

Live in the present


Do not worry or be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will have worries and anxieties of its own. Sufficient for each day is its own trouble.
—Matthew 6:34

One of the things we need to understand is that God wants us to learn to be “now people.” Too often we spend our time in the past or the future. We need to learn to live now—mentally as well as physically and spiritually. There is an anointing on today.

In John 8:58, Jesus referred to Himself as I AM. If you and I, as His disciples, try to live in the past or the future, we are going to find life hard for us because Jesus is always in the present. That’s what He meant when He told us in Matthew 6:34, Do not worry or be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will have worries and anxieties of its own. Sufficient for each day is its own trouble.

Jesus has plainly told us we don’t need to worry about anything. All we need to do is seek the kingdom of God, and He will add to us whatever we need, whether it is food or clothing or shelter or spiritual growth (See Matthew 6:25-33). We don’t need to be concerned about tomorrow, because tomorrow will have problems of its own. We need to concentrate our full attention on today and stop being so intense and stirred up.

Calm down and lighten up! Laugh more and worry less. Stop ruining today worrying about yesterday or tomorrow—neither of which we can do anything about. We need to stop wasting our precious “now,” because it will never come again. The next time you are tempted to get anxious or upset about something—especially something in the past or the future—think about what you are doing and turn your mind to what is going on today.

Learn from the past and prepare for the future, but live in the present.