April 13th 2020, - You can complain because roses have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.
April 8th 2020, - Remember, the Devil loves to make us focus on the little that's wrong so we miss the big picture of what's right! - Lysa Terkherst
April 6th 2020, - While you wait, God works. Just because you are idle don't assume God is. God is always near us, for us, and in us. - Max Lucado
April 1st 2020, - When I'm worried it's usually because I'm trying to do everything myself.. When I'm at peace, it's usually because I remember that God is in control. - Dave Willis
March 27th 2020, - Here's what no one expected in this pandemic:
1. Stores are letting the elderly shop first.
2. Car companies have stopped making cars and started making ventilators.3. Resaurants said, if we can't sell meals, we'll feed kids for free.
4. Instead of letting restaurants suffer, we started ordering take out.
5. People are making colorful face masks and giving them to hospitals.
6. Carnival Cruise Line said: We can be like those hospital Navy ships and staff them with medical personnel and go where we are needed.
7. Kids are offering to shop for and deliver groceries to senior citizens for free.
8. People are giving up what they have in their shopping carts for those who missed out on the last of coveted items.
No one expected we would take so many opportunities to consider others as more important than ourselves, have so many heroes and so much to be thankful for! - Lisa Barry
March 25th 2020, - If you have time to worry, you have time to pray.
March 24th 2020, - Worrying doesn't take away today's troubles it takes away today's peace.
March 23rd 2020, - The phrase “do not be afraid” or fear not is written in the Bible 365 times. That’s a daily reminder everyday to live FEARLESS!! Don't let what you see, make you forgot what God said.
March 20th 2020, - Enjoy the little things in life because someone you'll look and realize they were the BIG things.
March 19th 2020, - I'm grateful for my struggle because without it I wouldn't have stumbled upon my strength!
March 18th 2020, - Everytime you catch yourself saying I have to, say I GET TO instead. Changing that little word has the power to change everything in your brain.
March 17th 2020, - We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the change it has gone through to achieve the beauty.
March 16th 2020, - Pray as though everything depends on God. Work as though everything depends on you. St. Augustine
March 13th 2020, - Never put a question mark where God has put a period. When something is over and done, you may just need to let it go. - Toby Mac
March 12th 2020, - You relax on a plane and don't know the pilot, relax today and know God is in control.
March 11th 2020, - When David faced Goliath he didn't talk about how dangerous Goliath was, he talked about how great God is! Don't talk fear, talk faith!
March 9th 2020, - ‘Emotions can make things messy. You should always let your emotions subside before you decide.’ - Danny Gokey
March 6th 2020, - Fish food for thought from a recent interview with Alex Trebek who just announced who he is thankful to have made it a year and beaten the low 18% survival rate for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. “If we take it just one day at a time with a positive attitude, anything is possible.”
February 28th 2020, - When you're in love, any sacrifice is a JOY! - Joe Coffee
February 27th 2020, - No one can destroy iron, but it's own RUST can. Likewise, no one can destroy a person, but their own mindset can.
February 25th 2020, - No one can destroy iron, but it's own RUST can. Likewise, no one can destroy a person, but their own mindset can.
February 24th 2020, - A fresh start isn't a new place, it's a new mindset.
February 21st 2020, - If you don't have anything nice to say, you're not thinking hard enough.
- Kid President
February 20th 2020, - Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
- Charles Swindoll
February 18th 2020, - Silence is often misinterpreted but never misquoted.
February 17th 2020, - We can complain about rose bushes having thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. -Lincoln
February 11th 2020, - Every miracle in the Bible first started as a problem. Reminds me of what Hellen Keller said, "Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it".
February 7th 2020, - Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.
February 6th 2020, - Jesus never promised to eliminate all of the chaos from our lives; He said He'd bring meaning to it.
January 31st 2020, - A sign of wisdom is not believing everything you think. A sign of emotional intelligence is not internalizing everything you feel. Thoughts and emotions are possibilities to entertain, not certainties to take for granted. Question them before you accept them.
January 30th 2020, - I wasted a lot of time waiting for opportunities. Waiting for people to spot me. Waiting for someone to build my career. And one day as I was waiting, I realized I was just watching my life pass by. Waiting is really just wishing. Don't let it fool you.
January 28th 2020, - We should love ourselves instead of loving the idea of other people loving us!
January 27th 2020, - If you want to be great at it, or want to be one of the greats, you’ve got to put the work in, there’s no substitution for work.” - Kobe Bryant
January 23rd 2020, - Weak people revenge... Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.
January 21st 2020, - If no one feels comfortable criticizing you, the likelihood that you will be better tomorrow is most probably nonexistent.
January 15th 2020, - It's amazing what you can accomplish when no one cares who gets the credit! - Harry Truman
January 13th 2020, - Easy to spot a yellow car when you're always thinking of a yellow car. Easy to spot opportunity when you're always thinking of opportunity. Easy to spot reasons to be mad when you're always thinking of reasons to be mad. Your fish food for thought: You become what you constantly think.
January 10th 2020, - When I'm worried it's usually because I'm trying to do everything myself. When I'm at peace it's usually because I remember God is in control. - Dave Willis
January 9th 2020, - What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude. - -Brene Brown
January 7th 2020, - The secret to happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.
December 17th 2019, - As Bob Ross was painting "Happy Trees"..... Taking the paint brush.... He said.... "This is just dark here...So the light will show...you always have to have dark in order to show light. Just like in life we have to have a little sadness to appreciate the good times. It reminded me of this Fish Food for Thought.... You'll have bad times, but it'll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren't paying attention to.
December 16th 2019, - If you rearrange the letters in depression, you'll get "I PRESSED ON". Your current situation is not your final destination.
December 13th 2019, - The first Christmas was pretty simple. It's okay if yours in too.
December 12th 2019, - Pray as if everything depends on God. Work as if everything depends on you. - St. Augustine
December 10th 2019, - Don't mistake God's patience for his absence. His timing is perfect, and his presence is constant. He's always with you.
December 9th 2019, - You can't go back and change the beginning... but you can start where you are and change the ending!
December 6th 2019. - This too shall pass. It might pass like a kidney stone, but it will pass.
December 5th 2019, - The way we treat people we disagree with the most is a report card on what we've learned about love.
December 4th 2019, - Take risks. If you win you'll be happy. if you lose, you'll be wise.
December 3rd 2019, - Who you are is defined by the decision you make not the last one.
- Rachel Hollis
November 14th 2019, - It's not so much what we have in life that matters most. Making words like "friend", and "love", That's what really matters.
November 6th 2019, - A person who feels appreciated will always do more than expected.
Monday November 4th 2019, - When David faced Goliath he didn't talk about how dangerous Goliath was - he talked about how great God is! Don't fear. Talk Faith.
Wednesday October 30th 2019, - FEAR has two meanings. Face everything and run OR face everything and RUN
Wednesday October 16th 2019, - If I waited I had all my ducks in a row I'd never get across the street. Sometimes you just have to gather up what you've got, and make a run for it.
Tuesday October 15th 2019, - Lighthouses don't running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.
Monday October 14th 2019, - The razor blade is sharp, but can't cut down a tree, the axe is sharp, but can't cut hair. Everyone is important according to their purpose.
Thursday October 10th 2019, - Careful what you say YES to because it determines what you say NO to.
Tuesday October 8th 2019, - Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying "I will try again tomorrow".
Monday October 7th 2019, - If plan A doesn't work, just remember the alphabet has 25 more letters.
Friday October 4th 2019, - Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to chose joy and keep choosing it every day.
Thursday October 3rd 2019, - The most important person you ever talk to you is yourself so be careful what you say the most important person you will evaluate as yourself so be careful what you think the most important person you will love is yourself so be careful what you do - John Maxwell
Wednesday October 2nd 2019, - A bad attitude is like a flat tire, you won't go anywhere until you change it.
Tuesday October 1st 2019, - Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there's footprints on the moon - Paul Brandt
Monday September 30th 2019, - You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can be grateful because thorn bushes have roses.
Friday September 27th 2019, - If you feel like you're losing everything. Remember that trees lose their leaves every year and they still stand tall, and wait for better days to come. -Unknown
Thursday September 26th 2019, - 'I" is the smallest word in the dictionary. Don't make it the biggest in your vocabulary.
Tuesday September 24th 2019, - God has given you the gift of 86,400 seconds today... have you used one to say thank-you?
Monday September 23rd 2019, - Two things to remember in life. take care of your thoughts when you're alone. take care of your words when you're with people.
Friday September 20th 2019, - Learn to love without condition. TALK without BAD intention. Give without any reason. And most of all, CARE for people without any expectation.
Thursday September 19th 2019, - Every bad situation will have something positive. Even a dead clock show s correct time twice a day. Stay positive in life, God knows what's best for you.
Wednesday September 18th 2019, - You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
Tuesday September 17th 2019, - Don't worry about people God has removed from your life. He heard conversations you didn't saw things you couldn't and moves you wouldn't.
September 13th 2019, - The biggest challenge is being kind when others are unkind to you. If you want more kindness in the world put it there.
September 11th 2019, - Whatever triggers you also reveals what you need to heal.
September 10th 2019, - You can't start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.
Friday August 16th 2019, - As we gain confidence in ourselves, red flags are no longer red flags. They are deal breakers.
Tuesday August 13th 2019, - You are never too old to set a new goal or to dream a new dream.
Monday August 12th 2019, - River never go in reverse. So try to live like a river. Forgot your past and focus on your future. Always be positive
Thursday August 8th 2019, - I was broken, but God is using my brokenness to make me more powerful than I have ever been before.
Wednesday August 7th 2019, - Show me your friends, and I'll show you my future. the people you're hanging out with today are shaping the person you will become tomorrow.
Tuesday August 6th 2019, - She believed she could, but she was tired. so she rested... and you know what? The world went on and it was ok. She knew she could try again tomorrow.
Thursday August 2nd 2019, - When you know better you do better.
- Maya Angelou
Wednesday August 1st- S.T.R.E.S.S Someone trying to repair every situation solo.
Tuesday July 30th 2019, - We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.
- Abraham Lincoln
Tuesday July 16th 2019 - When I'm worried its usually because I'm trying to do everything myself. When I'm at peace it's usually because God is in control.
Monday July 15th 2019, - "If roses tried to be sunflowers, they would lose their beauty; sand if sunflowers tried to be roses, they would lose their strength."
It's time to walk our strengths and not feel shame or judgment in the areas we are gifted in. If you're a fish and expected to climb a tree, you'll never feel good enough. Identify your strengths, always try to grow but NEVER try to change yourself in the process. The sunflower, and the rose serve different and specific purposes, and squashing one to lift the other higher results in less variety, sameness, and destruction of something that was intended to be beautiful.
Thursday July 11th 2019, - So many people love you... don't focus on the people who don't. All you need is love.
Wednesday July 10th 2019, - Hate has 4 letters, so does love. Enemies has 7 letters, so does friends. Lying has 5 letters, so does truth. Hurt has 4 letters, so does heal. It means life it a double edged sword, so transform your negative side into a positive one. We should chose the better side of life.
Monday July 8th 2019, - Perspective is King. Fire Can burn your house down, or it can cook you dinner each night.
Wednesday July 3rd - Lets be known for what we are for, rather than what we are against.
Monday July 1st,- When you finally learn that a person's behavior has more to do with their own internal struggle than it did with you, you learn GRACE.
Friday June 28th, - Life is about give and take. Give thanks and take nothing for granted.
Wednesday June 26th, - It's not happy people that are thankful, its thankful people that are happy!
Tuesday June 25th, - If we only love people who love us back, we make our faith look like a negotiation.
Monday June 24th, We love each other best when we love God most.
Friday June 21st, - Sometimes God doesn't change your situation because he's trying to change your heart.
Wednesday June 19th, - 10 things that require 0 talent. Being on time. using good body language. being coachable. Doing a little extra. Being prepared. having a strong work ethic.
Tuesday June 18th, - Your beliefs don't make you better person, your actions do.
Monday June 17th, - Remember the ark was built amateurs, and the Titanic was built by professionals.
Thursday June 13th, - You will never be criticized by someone doing more than you. You will only criticized by someone doing less.
Wednesday June 12th, - Before you assume learn the facts, before you judge understand why, before you hurt someone feel, before you speak think.
Monday June 7th, - Attitudes are contagious... is yours worth catching?
May 20th 2019, - It takes courage to say yes to rest, and play in a culture where exhaustion is seen as a staus symbol.
Thursday April 18th - When I'm worried it's usually because I'm trying to do everything myself. When I'm at peace, it's usually because I'm at peace, remember that God is in control.
Tuesday April 16th -
A child can teach us three things:
1. Always be curious
2. Be happy for no reason
3. Fight tirelessly for what we want
Monday April 1st, - Instead of saying why is this happening to me... instead ask yourself what is this teaching me?
Monday February 25th, - Good people give you happiness, others they give you experience. Everyone has something to offer you.
Tuesday February 19th, - Instead of saying I have to, instead try saying I get to.
Wednesday February 6th, - Don't be disappointed if people refuse to help you. Remember the words of Albert Einstein; "I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It's because of them I'm doing it myself.
Friday February 1st, - The weather this week is a little like a roller coaster right? Fish food for thought... Life is like a roller coaster. It has ups, and downs... But it's your choice to either scream or enjoy the ride. Be positive enjoy the ride.
Monday January 21st, - Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it’s a constant attitude.
Something else to think about....people are gonna post some powerful MLK quotes today. idea: let's live them
Tuesday January 11th, -
If Plan "A" doesn't work.... the alphabet has 25 more letters. It'll be ok.
Thursday January 10th, -
CALM - THE ANTIDOTE FOR ANXIETY.
C -Celebrate God
A -Ask Him for help
L -Leave the problem with God
M -Meditate on good things.
- Max Lucado
Tuesday January 8th, - Are we posting life mantras or are we actually living them?
January 3rd 2019 - When an Octopus is stressed it eats itself... now that's overly dramatic.
Monday December 17th, - People might forget what you say, people might forget what you did, but people will never forget how you make them feel.
Tuesday December 11th, - Stating positive doesn't mean being happy all the time... it means even on the hard days you know there are better ones coming.
Friday November 30th, - If you ever get the chance to treat them how they treated you. I hope you choose to walk away.
Wednesday November 22nd, - Life is full of give and take right...give thanks and take nothing for granted.
Monday November 19th, - Because F.A.I.L means first attempt at learning. End is not the end. In fact E.N.D means effort never dies. if you get NO as am Answer remember N.O. means next opportunity.
Friday November 16th, - I use to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me, but now I'm more afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter.
-Bob Goff - "Love Does"
Thursday November 15th - Some kids are smarter than you, some kid have cooler clothes than you, some kids are better at sports than you. It doesn't matter. You have your thing too. Be the kid who can get along, be the kid who is generous, be the kid who is happy for others, be the kid who does the right thing. Be the nice Kid!
Tuesday November 13th, - Find someone you think wrong, someone you disagree with, someone who isn't like at all, and decide to love that person the way you want Jesus to love you.
Thursday November 8th, - Whatever you believe about yourself on the inside, will manifest on the outside.
Wednesday November 7th, - A person that feels appreciated will always do more than expected.
Tuesday November 6th, - The person you think is rude might really just be shy.
Thursday November 1st, - Don't think too much... you'll create a problem that you never even had.
Wednesday October 31st, - If you find yourself constantly trying to prove your worth to someone, you have already forgotten your value.
- Havilah Cunninton
Wednesday October 24th, - Insecurity wants us to keep tack of our failures; grace doesn't even write them down.
- Bob Goff
Thursday October 18th, - Simple reminder... Good people give you happiness, others give you experience! Everyone you meet has something to teach you.
Wednesday October 10th, - If speaking kindly to plants helps them grow. Imagine what speaking kindly to what humans can do.
Tuesday October 9th, - The goal isn't to get rid of all your negative thoughts and feelings; That's impossible. The goal is to change your response to them.
Monday October 8th, -
Good people give you happiness, others give you experience!
Everyone you meet has something to teach you.
Tuesday October 2nd, - Staying offended is like drinking posion and hoping it teaches someone a lesson.
Monday October 1st, - Be careful what you say in times of uncertainty. Feelings are not the best script writers (unless you intend in starring in a lot of your own drama)
Thursday September 13th, -
"F-E-A-R has two meanings:
Face Everything And RUN or
Face Everything And RISE.
The choice is yours!"
Wednesday September 12th, - .If you wouldn't say it to a friend, don't say it to yourself.
- Jane Travis
Monday September 9th, - When you pray, be sure to also listen. You have things you want to say to God. But he has things he wants to say to you too.
Tuesday September 4th, - Instead of focusing on the curve ball that God threw you, focus on His love for you... That's the reason you got the curve ball. Regroup, refocus. Have a great week!
Thursday August 30th, - Be careful what you say in times of uncertainty. Feelings are not the best script writers (unless you intend in starring in a lot of your own drama)
Monday August 27th, - God gave us mouths that close, and ears that don't that must mean something?
Wednesday August 22nd, - Don't say something permanently painful, just because your temporarily ticked off.
Tuesday August 21st, - You will never look into the eyes of someone God does not Love. Always Be Kind!
Thursday August 15th - Appreciate where you are, even if it's not where you want to be he has a purpose for every season.
Thursday August 9th - It's nice to be important, but more important to be nice.
Tuesday August 7th, - What you are going thru prepares you for what you are going to!
- Lisa Bevere
Thursday August 2nd, - Surly not everyone was Kung Fu Fighting.
Monday July 23rd - It's not what we do once in while that shapes our lives. Its what we do constantly.
Friday July 20th, - Speak in such a way that others love to LISTEN to you. Listen in such a way that others love to SPEAK to you.
Wednesday July 11th - Sometimes God brings a Goliath into your life, so you can discover the David inside.
Tuesday July 10th, - Don't wait for the perfect moment take the moment, and make it perfect.
Thursday June 21st, - Be the reason that someone believes in the goodness of God.
Tuesday June 19th, - The past is a place of reference not a place of residence.
Monday June 18th, If anyone tells you your dreams are silly... remember the millionaire walking around who invented the pool noodle.
Friday June 9th, What a shame it would be if we were waiting for God to say something while He's been waiting on us to do something.
Wednesday May 30th - If plan A didn't work the alphabet still has 25 more letters to go.
Tuesday May 22nd - Broken things become blessed things when you let God do the mending.
Thursday May 17th - CAN'T Certainty. am. not. trying.
Tuesday May 15th, - Stop being afraid of what can go wrong, and start being excited about what can go right.
Monday May 14th, - Well become in our lives whoever the people we love the most say we are.
- Bob Goff
Friday May 11th, - Mom always said if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all.
Tuesday May 8th, - What a shame it would be if we were waiting for God to say something, while He's been waiting on us to do something.
Monday May 7th, When your brain gives more weight to the negative, remember you have the power to tip the scale.
Tuesday May 1st - Attitudes are contagious, make yours worth catching.
Tuesday April 24th - There's no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.
Thursday April 19th - Part of my fear for this generation is that you are going to miss your race because you are too busy scrolling through everyone else's. Run the race that is set before you"
- Christine Caine
Wednesday April 18, - At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a children, or a parent.
- Barbara Bush
Tuesday April 10th, - Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes. Including You.
Thursday April 12th,- We repeat what we don't repair
Monday April 9th, - Sometimes, I'm the mess. Sometimes I'm the broom, on hardest days, I have to be both.
- Rudy Francisco
Monday March 26th, - If your day isn't going as planned, just yell out "Plot Twist" and move on.
Wednesday March 21st - Complain Less. Celebrate More
- Kid President
Thursday March 15th - The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
Tuesday March 13th - Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak: Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Wednesday March 7th - Everyone is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind always.
Tuesday March 6th - Let critiques refine you, rather than define you.
- Lisa Bevere
Monday March 5th - If it's important to you, you'll find a way. If not, you'll find an excuse.
- Toby Mac
Thursday March 1st - If I asked you to name all the things that you love, how long would it take for you to name yourself?
Wednesday February 28th - Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark.
Tuesday February 27th- The only thing that can block your breakthrough is your unbelief. - Steven Furtick
Monday February 26th- "It's not enough to be friendly. You have to be a friend."
-R.J. Palacio, Wonder