Leaving Stress Behind

Distractions at my job and I am feeling stressed

Venting to a friend

to move from this mess

trying to turn things around

I said all I can say

no compromise as they lack understanding

who made them that way

feeling lost

in a cycle of  nonsense and confusion

saddened by the turn of events

seeking guidance and comfort

from my God above

as he said in his word

in Psalm 138:7

Though I walk in the midst of trouble,

You will revive me..

changing, moving forward

leaving the stress behind and alone

Changing to a life of less complacency

and always thinking towards a better reality

CAPTURING THE MOMENT

P1030200I sat quietly on a bench with my dog biscuit besides me in the middle of the afternoon. My spirit was longing to connect to that which surrounds me in harmony. Gazing at a pristine lake, a slight breeze gently blowing across my face, I look on in wonder and amazement at God’s creation.   My focus is not on the people passing by or the cars rushing in either direction as I am capturing the moment that lies before me. I feel like I am in another world, away from the busyness of life, captivating the Continue reading “CAPTURING THE MOMENT”

HAPPINESS

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When I was younger, I set up a lot  parameters I needed in my life in order to be fulfilled and happy. Some of the beliefs I had was in order to be happy, I wanted to be married with children, have a wonderful career, a home out in the country and this list of my needs continued throughout my life. Why do we place so much constraints on our definition of Happiness? Continue reading “HAPPINESS”

A New Direction

When I started this Blog I knew I wanted to inspire people to a season of change.  This is still my ultimate goal but I am moving in another direction. The more I write, I am learning and growing along with my readers. Please bare with me and note the site title has changed from thinking out loud to Scattered Thoughts. Thank you for your comments and support as I continue to develop into the person God has created me to be. Stay Tuned……..

THANKING GOD

sunset-photo_smallKeep Thanking God in the Midst of the storms of life.

Thank him for his faithfulness and for his presence even through

the rough times

knowing you can lean on him through the trials

and testing of your faith

He is refining you like silver to become the person

he has created you to be

Live your life in a manner worthy of his calling

Don’t worry about what you can’t control

for he will perfect all that concerns us

Learn to be content and turn it over to the Lord

Just keep thanking God for all his goodness

Stand firm