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Outside Lookin' In. I choregraphed my dance try-out to this song! my fav. of Lori's songs!:)

Sunday, September 28, 2014

I'm Not Strong Enough





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There are times in the Christian life when you just can't take it any more.  Let's face it, you and I aren't eternally-sustained by ourselves.  You try to be stronger, you try to be more, you try to be enough...but at the end of the day, you are more frustrated, more tired, more sick of fighting than ever.  You have tried to "fight" like the Lord commanded you to, like a good soldier, and you messed up.  You weren't perfect.  You failed.

I have known the feeling of failure, the sting of guilt that weighs heavily, when in contrast I should be rejoicing for all that my God has done for me.  But my heart doesn't want to rejoice...it's focused so much on the bad that I overlook the good. "What good?"  I ask.  "Is there any good in all this?"

Truth is, there will be times in your life when you can't "do it" anymore.  You will run out of strength, run out of logic, run out of...well, YOU.

This year, I've tried over and OVER again to "fix" my problems and win my victories...on my own, but always in the name of Jesus Christ.  At least, I would say "in the name of Jesus Christ" but as I was saying it I was still "trying" to figure out the mess I was in instead of nailing it to the cross once more.  I have too many times failed at this Christian walk by trying to "be the Savior" of my own soul, when in reality Christ has already won my soul to Himself, and saved me so I don't have to "try" to "save myself" any longer.  Because in reality, I CAN'T.


The cross has the same meaning no matter who you are...I don't care if you're seventeen like me and suffer from mental breakdowns or anxiety attacks, or whether your a long-weathered Christian of sixty years and have such a peace in your soul that you believe not even the biggest storm can rock you.

REALITY is, you and I need the cross.  No, the cross doesn't need us, but WE need the cross.  And what that means is that we have to come to the bleeding feet of Jesus and cry up to Him to save us from ourselves.  You don't need more "self-help" prep talks, that's what got you into the mess you are in.  All you need is Jesus.  I know that sounds abstract, but it's not.  It just isn't.  It's the simple truth that you won't ever be enough and can never be enough and are not good enough and not strong enough, but He is.  You're gonna sin.  But don't beat yourself up about it!  Repent of it and admit to Him that it was wrong and look up to the cross once more!  Jesus already beat Himself up for us so that we didn't have to be beat up.  Do you think He wants you to be under a gravity of guilt your entire life for all the bad things you've done?  Whatever that is?

All He wants is for you to come to Him and say, "I'm sorry.  I was wrong.  You are right.  Save me!  I am yours, my life is yours, my heart is yours, my mind is yours, my body is yours, I AM YOURS."


And you know that old saying about "pulling yourself up by your boot straps"?  Well, the disciples wore sandals, not boots.


Blessings to you!










Wow!!! This poem is so true!!

I Will Fight

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Phil 3-14
The Christian Life is not a playground, it’s a battleground.
So today I will give no place to fear or failure, I will not accept a trace of apathy in my attitude or actions.
I will reject complacency and embrace the greatness that God has planted inside of me.
I will waste no opportunity to glorify God and maximize everything he has entrusted to me.
I will fight.
My battle is not against flesh and blood but against a spiritual enemy who opposes me.
So I will draw the battle lines and face my enemy with a bold determination.
My enemy fights against me because he fears me, every time I resist him he must flee.
And every time he reminds me of my past, I will remind him of his future.
I will make no excuses but through every obstacle I will find a way.
I will not procrastinate my progress, I will not defer my destiny, I will not waver when I’m weak, I will not cower when my circumstances take a turn for the worse.
Because greater is He that is in me than he that is in the world.
I will fight.
Even if I lose the battle, I will win the war because I am more than a conqueror for Him who loves me.
I will reject the lies that echo in my mind telling me that I don’t have what it takes, that my best is behind me or that humiliation awaits me.
The devil is a liar!
And my God always causes me to triumph through Jesus Christ my Lord.
I will fight.
I’m unashamed to represent a kingdom that is unshakable, no one will be able to stand against God’s plan for me.
All the days of my life, with my God I will advance every truth.
With His help I will scale every wall.
Though my enemies surround me, my God surrounds my enemies.
Though they may come at me one way, they will flee seven ways.
Because no weapon formed against me will prosper and every evil thing that rises against me I will condemn.
I will fight.
My heart is steadfast, my purpose is immovable, I am always abounding in the work of the Lord and my potential is unlimited because a limitless God lives within me.
I will fight.
The Cross is before me, the world is behind me.
I’ll never turn back.
I’ll never give up.
I’ll never settle.
I’ll never stop short.
I will work towards the mark for the prize that is already mine.
For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come.
Neither height, nor depth, nor anything else in all of creation will be able to separate me from my God.
And if my God is for me, who can be against me!
I will fight!
~ Pastor Steven Furtick ~

My 17th birthday party!! It was yesterday, and it was a 1950's theme...


Lots of people were squeezed into our little kitchen!!!! But it was great=)



Tuesday, September 23, 2014

This is seriously eye-opening...a must-read for everyone who uses cell phones or any type of wireless electronics!


Visit their website to learn the "behind-the-curtains" of cell phone usage.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Peterson Farm Bros!

 IF YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD OF THE PETERSON FARM BROS


YOU MUST NOW!!!!!  It is official!!  I'm addicted to their videos!!!!


Could you ever have a mix of clean, wholesome rap, agriculture and God?  The answer is YES with the Peterson Farm Bro Vidoes!!  Check them out and pass them along to your farmers! (I mean friends!=)

Peterson Farm Bros Videos  

And

 their website

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"Now, therefore," Says the Lord, "Turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping.."

"Now, therefore,"  Says the Lord, "Turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping.."
Joel 2:12