This is the bulletin board that resides on the wall directly in front of my treadmill. I thought it might be nice to share it with others! Lucky you!!! As I add tidbits from time to time, I'll attach those to the bottom of this page.
Word Jewels so far include:
"Be neither a doormat or a bulldozer." - Author Unknown
"My salvation is: Blood Bought, Rock Solid, and Fire Proof!"
- Author Unknown
"You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes."
- James 4:14
"Oh cleanser of the mess I've made,
your boundless love for me portrayed.
With patience for my learning curve,
by holding back what I deserve."
(From the song "For All You've Done")
"Father, thank You that nothing touches my life without your knowledge." - Author Unknown
"Who I am is quite enough!" - Author Unknown
"God, I don't know why you want me to carry this load.
I can see no good in it and it is awfully heavy.
But, if you want me to carry it, I will."
- Author Unknown
"I will walk in freedom, for I have devoted myself to your commandments." - Psalm119:45
"I don't understand what it is You see,
in the heart of someone like me
When I let You down,
but You still believe
And prove Your love time and again
All I can say,
is it MUST BE GRACE!"
(From the song "It Must Be Grace")
"This is my story ... this is my song!
Praising my Savior all the day long!"
(From the song "Blessed Assurance")
"God, show me clearly today how You want me to go about getting healthy and strong
so I can do the work of Your Kingdom with vigor."
- Thelma Wells
"You are comfort
You are refuge
You are love personified
You are kindness and compassion
Lord, You are!"
(From the song "You Are")
I have wandered away like a lost sheep; come and find me, for I have not forgotten your commands." - Psalm 119:176
"What if your blessings come through raindrops?
What if your healing comes through tears?
And what if a thousand sleepless nights
are what it takes to know You're near?
What if my greatest disappointments or the achings of this life,
is the revealing of a greater thirst this world can't satisfy?
And what if the trials of this life;
The rain, the storms, the hardest nights;
Are Your mercies in disguise?"
(From the song "Blessings" by Laura Story)
" ... for anger gives a foothold to the devil." - Ephesians 4:27
"Zebras are testy, and quick to bite or kick when anyone annoys them.
Sometimes I act as if I have zebra blood.
... Today, decide whether you want to be a wild zebra, independent and hostile to God's leading.
... Take away my zebra stripes, Lord, and teach me obedience." - Author Unknown
"God cares about every detail of your life.
He collects every tear in a bottle. - Psalm 56:8
He numbers every hair on your head. - Luke 12:7
He knows every hurt in your heart. - Psalm 34:18
The Lord knows all you are going through.
He loves you, He cares for you, and He will make sure not one detail is overlooked."
(From a greeting card I bought at Hobby Lobby!)