Sweet N’ Simply So

Each one of us has been blessed in many ways. Our very lives are a blessing. As many of you know, I was called to begin ‘Sweet N’ Simple Blessings.’

What you don’t know… is that once again, I became so excited and dove into it, by making a business to bless others and bring them together…

…but…

What I missed, was that it is meant to be a ministry, not a business.

The truth is…

It can be so easy to do what our Heavenly Father has called us to do, by doing it how We think best and not how He wills it. Then, we wonder why it isn’t successful.

And so, by 2020, ‘Sweetnsimpleblessings.com‘ will be newly transformed into what it is truly meant to be.

Please pray for me and this special ministry that I have been blessed with. I look forward to you all being a part of it.

Sweet Blessings to you!

10 Meaningful Things To Do on Halloween

So, it’s Halloween and your not sure what to do with your day. Or maybe you just want to do something meaningful…

That is why I am going to share a few ideas that you can do. If you have any more ideas, please tell all in the comments.

So, here are 10 things to do on Halloween that are meaningful and Yahweh-Honoring:

1. Host a Bible study. If all else fails, you and Yahweh, in your favorite place, make for an amazing time to grow closer to our Heavenly Father.

2. Pray. Just plain prayer for all who are out trick-or-treating, is a very meaningful way to spend your time.

3. Write letters and make cards. Shine your light on a dark day. Don’t let Satan keep you from sharing the good news of Yahushua!!!!

4. Spend time with your family and friends who don’t celebrate Halloween. If this is a hard one for you, you are welcome to contact me via contact page, or to simply spend time with our Heavenly Father.

5. Sing praises to Yahweh!!! Turn on the music or simply hum, or just sing acapella!!!! Sing unto Yahweh!!!!

6. Go out and hand out pamphlets that tell all of Yahweh’s truth. Shine your light!!!

7. Call or visit the elderly. Bring Yahweh’s truth to them.( Along with maybe some non-evil cookies or such)

8. Hey, gals!!! While your praying, why not knit up some hats and such for those who need them this winter.

9. Remember to imitate Yahushua and dress the normal way He made you to dress…just who you are meant to be.

10. If all else fails, continue this day, as if it were a normal day, except with lots more prayer.

Yahweh bless you and keep you from all harm, on this day…and every day after.

This is a reblog version of last year’s post. It’s just as true as the first.

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Beyond The Storm

As the days grow shorter and the weather turns colder, life can seem to grow darker.

Through the first rainy, cold days of Autumn, I was blessed to see past the storm and see a reminder of Yahweh’s promise, a beautiful rainbow. Not even once, but twice.

Once, I heard a story in which a little bird flew up above the rain and stormy clouds. What he found there, was the sun shining bright and cheerfully.

It can be so easy to see the storms, trials, and bad things in life. But it is often hard to remember that the sun is always shining.

Yahweh’s love is greater than anything we are going through. We live for Him, knowing that He has it all under control.

And some day, there will be no more darkness nor sorrow, nor will there be tears of sadness or pain.

Remember…

…that you are loved and blessed. And if you glance upon a rainbow, thank Yahweh for His beautiful reminder.

Yahweh loves you. Trust in Him. And smile, because He has a beautiful plan for your life.

If The Sky Is Blue

If the sky is blue and the green grass grows…

If the flowers bloom and the bees abuzz…

Here we are in a unique world. Everything happening at a certain time.

From the smallest cells to outer space… everything is in the perfect place.

In our everyday lives, we tend to see the many mistakes that trouble us all. A leaky shower, a crying baby, a dirty child, or a set of missing keys.

There are many things that make us wish we were never born. We often find ourselves too busy to see the good and perfect things in life.

The dishwasher is broken and your little one is standing on tiptoes, upon a stool, washing your favorite mug.

Never mind that he spilled water all over the counters and floor. He loves you and wants to show you just how much.

Yes, the icy roads are terrible, but look at the snowy scene. The landscape is dusted with white sparkling snow. O how beautiful it truly is!

But where did the beauty, good and perfect come from?

Many believe that it evolved over time. While others believe that it just came to be.

I believe that such a masterpiece as this, perfect and beautiful, has a Creator. I believe that long ago, Yahweh said, “Let there be light”.

From that moment on, He began to show us His beauty and love.

If the clouds bring rain and the butterflies flutter… there is a Creator and He loves you.

Yahweh has made such a perfect and wonderful creation, that we cannot ever comprehend it all.

We see the bad and good things that happen to us. Yahweh sees His story unfolding in our lives.

Trust in Yahweh, for He alone is our all powerful and ever loving Creator.

There is no If’s, there Is…

Sweet Blessings!

A little writing from a few years ago. May you be inspired.

A Truly Special Brewing

There is something special brewing in a small town called Ava, Missouri.

It brings joy into our hearts to hear of how Yahweh is working in the lives of others.

Just last year, the True Brew Coffee shop opened it’s doors to serve fresh brewed coffee and simply delicious food. But this is no ordinary place.

The True Brew Coffee shop is entirely served by volunteers and 100% of the profit goes to help the poor in their community.

With the 27% food insecurity rate among Douglas County children, True Brew is alway kept busy with numberous meals to be served.

Bread of Life Giving and sharing, is the faith based ministry which operates this unique Coffee shop.

They are dedicated to providing meals, clothing and other necessities to children and others in need.

Bread of Life Giving and Sharing, also operates the True Veiw Movie Theater in Ava, Missouri.

The True Veiw Theater is just as unique as the coffee shop. It is also staffed by volunteers and 100% of the profits go to helping those in their local community. The True View Theater is truly the place to find family friendly fun from faith based films to live performances and more…

So, if you happen to be in Missouri, don’t forget to enjoy a movie at True View Theater and a delicious meal at the True Brew Coffee Shop.

Bread of Life Giving and Sharing is constantly in need of your prayers and donations to continue serving the needy in the community and brewing love for all!!!

Visit:

Bread of Life Giving and Sharing~Website

True Brew Coffee Shop

Ava True View Family Theater

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KY3News

417 Magazine

I am so inspired by this ministry which has grown in the midst of our country. I pray that it will continue to grow and bless others every day for years to come.

Sweet Blessings to you all!

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Ever So Bigger

One year ago today, Yahweh called me to go on an adventure. An adventure of faith testing, courage making, bold stepping, joy seeking, standing firm, trust in Yahweh.

I didn’t go around the world, but I went halfway across the country. And it didn’t end there…

It began on this day, last year, when Yahweh called me to go…

On a life changing adventure!

For someone who had never spent a night away from home herself…

Who had a hard time speaking at the time…

Who was just graduating…

This was a BIG DEAL!!!

But Yahweh said it, and I did it. It wasn’t always easy, but praise Yahweh!

And still, the adventure does not end there…

There is always a bigger test of faith right around the corner…

My graduation speech seemed big at first.

But then, after Yahweh gave me the words to say…it was a small memory of trusting Yahweh.

And then, my adventure across the country seemed like a wild idea instead of Yahweh’s Calling.

But His Glory shown bright and I have experienced the awing power of simple faith in the midst of impossibility.

Yet now, it seems so small compared to the faith testing trials that burden me now.

And in the times to come, I will look back to see these tests as mini trust building exercises.

There will always be bigger tests and trials to come.

What is the purpose of this?

To simply bring us closer to Him who made us and shaped is into the person we are made to be.

Yahweh will Never give us more than we can bare. So through them all, no matter how hard that they may seem… continue to put your complete trust in Him who has everything under control.

You are being molded, tested, and tried for a very special purpose.

Never give up. Look to Yahweh, the author of your life.

As the world tries to tear you apart, draw closer to Him.

Be blessed.

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

~James 1:3-4

Love, Like a Seed

One of the biggest lessons that I have learned is how to talk to someone with love and respect.

Each and every one of us is unique and different. We all hold different beliefs and veiws, and have had different life experiences.

Therefore, speaking to anyone without agruing, striving, offending, hurting, and breaking relationships, is extremely hard.

As followers of Christ, we have an example to look up to. We know the truth and can therefore must do it.

But how?

When it comes down to the DOING part, we tend to lack…either saying nothing, as not to offend or saying too much the wrong way, ending your testimony and good reputation.

I have had times in my life where I felt justified by what I said, when I said it, and to who I had said it.

But what I thought was Yahweh’s will, was my own prideful self.

I wanted to save every one from the doom that I saw coming, for all the terrible sinners in my life. What I was missing, was that I was the worst of them all.

No one is perfect. Not on our own…

We are all constantly growing in our faith. Looking down on someone is not only prideful and condemning, but it ruins your testimony…

your reputation…

and most importantly, how that person views our Heavenly Father.

You may be the last and only glimpse of truth that that person will ever see or hear.

As a follower of Christ, we are His representatives, in every second of the day, every day, for the rest of our lives.

Being fearfully out to save people from hell is NOT love.

We serve the All Powerful, All Mighty, Awesome, Creator of everything! The Great I Am! None is greater!

He has EVERYTHING under control. That means everything!

Knowing this, we have no need to worry about the friends and family who may be doomed for hell. Yahweh knows their hearts and He has everything under control.

Just because you think that they should believe exactly what you believe, this very moment, does not mean that it is in Yahweh’s plan.

His timing is perfect… always.

So, trust Yahweh with your friends and family, speaking in love as you are led.

And spend some time examining yourself. The best, most peaceful times are when I am studying and talking with Yahweh about who I am, and who He wills me to be.

Plant some seeds.

Then, trust Yahweh.

And never stop growing, yourself.

Sweet Blessings!