Category Archives: Purposeful Living

Mary’s Decision and Nazareth

We visited Nazareth and the Basilica of the Annunciation. Behind the gate, there is a small ancient cave dwelling or grotto, identified by many Catholics as the home of Mary. Here, they believe, the angel Gabriel appeared to her and … Continue reading

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Discouragement

Discouragement comes to everyone. You have many things, yet the more you have, the more problems occur. To live simply may relieve anxiety concerning things. Tomorrow they may all be gone. I believe you recognize your treasures need to be … Continue reading

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Direction

You obeyed! You listened to those you love and learned more in listening for a day than you have for many years. You told them you loved them. Is not this the message I give you every day? Many things … Continue reading

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BUSYNESS

I am with you in your busyness. As you bring order into your world, I am applauding your efforts. See Me in the mundane tasks of life. My disciples and I washed our clothes in the streams of Galilee. I … Continue reading

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Love Others

“A second (commandment) is equally important: Love your neighbor as yourself”, Jesus replied. Matthew 22:39 (NLT)  When you love people and genuinely care for others. It is a precious gift I give you to use for My kingdom. I want … Continue reading

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Little is Much

Little is much in My hands. I once used a donkey to get Balaam’s attention. The donkey saw My angel standing in the way. The donkey also spoke to Balaam. How much more can I utilize a life fully surrendered … Continue reading

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Pleasant Conversations

“Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.” Colossians 4:6 (NLT)  Have you ever wished you could retract hasty words you have spoken? I know I have! Yet, I have many … Continue reading

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My Words

I want you to desire me above all other things. Allow me to lead and guide you. Yes, it is easier to read about someone else’s life than to spend time seeking my words. Yet, you have asked to know … Continue reading

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Be a Willing Vessel

My child, I told you I would make a way for you. Be diligent and accomplish the task I have for you. Do not neglect the gift I have given you. I will direct your pathway. You have chosen to … Continue reading

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Love and Be Generous

The people who are My followers are generous and friendly. How can you win the world if you do not make friends? I made close friends with a very unlikely group of men. Some were educated, others despised and many … Continue reading

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