Got Any Rivers?Written by Jessica Gerald (Pen Name)
We all face times in our lives when a situation seems hopeless. We've done all we can, but to no avail. The problem could be financial struggles, rebellious teens, a marriage on rocks, illness, or a host of other needs.
I love to remember this little Sunday School song when these valleys come into my life.
Got any rivers you think are uncrossable? Got any mountains you can't tunnel through? God specializes in things thought impossible. And he can do what no other power can do!
5 Shortcuts to a Life of CharityWritten by Copy For Sale
Charity isnít easiest virtue to master. And with St. Paulís warning that our good works mean nothing without charity, we see how important it is to practice. Hereís a few practical ways to install charity into every day life.
Give to people what they want, not what you think is best. Weíve all said it- ďIf I give him money, heíll just spend it on alcohol or drugs.Ē Give your gifts unconditionally, and donít worry about how someone else will use them. As long as thereís no evil in gift itself, way itís used isnít on your shoulders. Besides, most of us use this as an excuse to give nothing at all.
Pick out one thing every day to do something special for someone. Not something you already do. Something new and extra. And do it quietly. Mt:6:3:3 ďBut when thou dost alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doth.Ē