Put Down the Phone and Back Away Slowly

From Echoes of Eternity by Hal M. Helms, Page 98, May Tenth

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. ~Philippians 4:6,7 Continue reading


Accepting the things we cannot change

My son made dinner for the family one day last week, which included a tuna salad.  After the family had eaten, he discovered there was just enough tuna left to have some for his lunch the next day.  He was thrilled!  And then…he walked away. Continue reading

Let Go and Reach Out

Courage to Change, Page 123, May 2

Sometimes I become so busy staring at my problems that I miss the guidance I’m being given. When I become willing to let go of the need to do it by myself, I can listen to others and receive direction from my [Father].  I become better able to move beyond my problems and start solving them. Continue reading


From Courage to Change, page 122:

There are many areas of my life that I cannot change. What I can change is my attitude. Today I can accept my life as it is. I can be grateful and happy, here and now, with what I have.

“Life holds so much–so much to be so happy about always. Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can be felt only if you don’t set conditions.” ~Artur Rubinstein

Facing Problems

From Courage to Change, page 121, April 30:

I have no idea why the faucet in my bathroom started dripping. Handling the situation with great patience, I watched it drip. And drip and drip. Sometimes I tried adjusting the knob, but I really expected it to stop dripping by itself. Naturally it didn’t work out that way. The problem got worse and eventually did extensive damage. Finally I had to call for help. Continue reading