Posts Tagged ‘Encouraging Words’

A Perspective of Gratitude: An Encouraging Words Episode

Episode 152E A Perspective of Gratitude

EPISODE 152E There are times when I’m thinking about or talking about something happening in my life and I mention what didn’t go well, and I wonder if I’m complaining. I’m often happy with and grateful for the bigger picture of the topic even though there are areas that I wish were different. It could…

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Like a Bride and a Bridegroom: An Encouraging Words Episode

Episode 149E Like a Bride and a Bridegroom

EPISODE 149E I like to share things that I have recently found encouraging, and today it is the poetry Song of Solomon, also called Song of Songs, in the Bible. It is a beautiful five-page poem about two young lovers who are crazy in love. It’s an analogy for how much God loves us and…

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Be Strong and Courageous: An Encouraging Words Episode

Episode 146E Be Strong and Courageous

EPISODE 146E One of my favorite verses is at the beginning of Joshua – “Be strong and courageous.” It’s written four times in just that first chapter. I find it encouraging when I have something big going on. Or when I have a lot to do. Or when I’m in the middle of a book…

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Trying Your Best Is Good Enough: An Encouraging Words Episode

Episode 141E Trying Your Best Is Good Enough

EPISODE 141E In today’s Encouraging Words episode, I want to encourage you that you are probably not a person who doesn’t try their best. Sure, maybe you could do better if you had more time, or better materials, or any number of other things that make the situation different. But right now, with the time and…