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Choosing to Get Off the Pity Pot!

Choosing to Get Off the Pity Pot!

Choosing to get OFF the pity pot!!  Sometimes it requires  lots of effort to not give in to feeling sorry for ourselves and instead seeking God’s help to rise above whatever person or circumstance is pulling us down. The overall atmosphere, online and elsewhere, for the past few months has been especially contentious and frustrating. It’s certainly easy to get bogged down emotionally and even entertain pity parties when things aren’t going the way we think they should.  In order…

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Gratitude Challenge – November 7 – Thankful for Squashing Self-Pity

Gratitude Challenge – November 7 – Thankful for Squashing Self-Pity

Here at Words of Encouragement… **NOVEMBER MEANS: GRATITUDE CHALLENGE!!**   I am thankful for the choice to squash self-pity, and then for God enabling us to rise above it. The overall atmosphere for the past couple of months heading into the election has been especially contentious and frustrating. It’s certainly easy to get bogged down emotionally and even entertain pity parties when things aren’t going the way we think they should.  In order to uplift the spirit and lighten the…

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Rules of Happiness #1 – January 6 Devotions

Rules of Happiness #1 – January 6 Devotions

On this day, 1-6-16, I thought I’d use a slightly new approach and share one “rule” each day for 17 days from 17 Rules of Happiness by Karl Moore (or what is now updated to 18 rules).     Intro: “Every day, most of us focus on the grey clouds in the sky. Life is dim and gloomy, and showers are just minutes away. But we forget something. We don’t remember that just behind those clouds, the sun is beaming…

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