God Is Closer To You Than You Could Imagine

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

There may be times when you may be going through something and you may feel as if you are all alone. Even at times when you may pray, you may feel as if God is very far away, almost as if God cannot see you nor hear your prayers because you are not even seeing results to your prayers at the time being answered. Always, remember that God sees and hears everything, and God will never leave you especially at the time when you need Him the most because God loves you too much, as well as cares about everything that concerns you.

Psalm 31:22 says “In my distress, I said, “God cannot see me!” But you heard my prayer when I cried out to you for help.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~

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When God Speaks, Everyone Listens

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

There is no voice that is more powerful than the voice of God. When God speaks, everyone listens. When God speaks, He commands the attention of everyone. Whenever God speaks, people everywhere will know that it is God that has spoken because God always has a way of making a statement while getting His point across loud and clear.

Psalms 29:3-9 says “The Lord’s voice can be heard over the sea. The voice of our glorious Lord God is like thunder over the great ocean. The Lord’s voice is powerful. It shows the Lord’s glory. The Lord’s voice shatters great cedar trees. The Lord breaks the great cedars of Lebanon. He makes Lebanon shake like a young calf dancing. Sirion trembles like a young bull jumping up and down. The Lord’s voice cuts the air with flashes of lightning. The Lord’s voice shakes the desert. The desert of Kadesh trembles at the Lord’s voice. The Lord’s voice frightens the deer. He destroys the forests. In His temple everyone shouts, “Glory to God!” (ERV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~

God Has Your Back, So Why Are You Afraid Of Someone Stabbing You In It?

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

When a person really knows who has their back, then that person does not have to go around daily looking over their shoulder to see who is behind them trying to stab them in their back. Even though people should always use wisdom and discernment by being watchful and mindful of their surroundings and even the people they entertain, as well as who they connect themselves with, no individual should ever walk around living in fear of other people doing hurt or harm to them. Something on the inside of a person will always alert them to let them know when something or someone is not right to be around or that a person does not have their best interest at heart. So until a person gets a warning sign about something or someone, they should continue to live in peace and be happy making every moment of their life count and even when they get a warning about something or someone, they should then pray for wisdom so they will know how to be safe and protected in the process.

Psalm 27:1 says “The Lord is my light and the one who saves me. So why should I fear anyone? The Lord protects my life. So why should I be afraid?” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~

There Is An Opportunity For Everyone To Get It Right

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

Because no one is perfect and everyone in life has been guilty of doing wrong in some kind of way at one time or another, everyone can have the same opportunity of doing what is right, as well as having a fresh start within their own personal individual life compared to any other person. It is as simple as a person humbling themself. A person who is humble will be open and receptive to listen and learn, and can be taught what to do and what not to do.

Psalms 25:8-10 says “The Lord is good and does what is right; He shows the proper path to those who go astray. He leads the humble in doing right, teaching them His way. The Lord leads with unfailing love and faithfulness all who keep His covenant and obey His demands.” (NLT)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~

Diggers Always Dig Their Own Hole To Fall Into

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

There are some people who intentionally do nothing but plot and plan to set out to hurt, harm and try to set traps for others, not even realizing that every time they are plotting and digging traps for someone else, they are really digging a hole for themself to fall into. A person who thinks they are deceiving others is really blind, and refuses to see themself because it is themself they are really deceiving. In the end, the person who eventually falls the hardest is the individual who goes around plotting and setting traps for everyone else, not realizing all of the time they were actually digging a hole for themself to fall into.

Psalms 7:14-16 says “There are people who think up evil and plan trouble and tell lies. They dig a hole to trap others, but they will fall into it themselves. They will get themselves into trouble; the violence they cause will hurt only themselves.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~

Trust God For Strategies

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

When people smile in your face, but at the same time do not mean you any good, God will show you who the individuals really are. Sometimes, it may be people close to you; at other times it may be people that are around you, such as on a job and then it could even be someone that may not even like you, for no reason at all. Whoever the individuals may be and whatever their reasons may be, if you would just trust God; God will always keep you steps ahead of your enemies and always show you which direction to go in so that you will be safe, and can stay steps ahead of those individuals while also living the life that God desires for you to live.

Psalm 5:8 says “Lord, since I have many enemies, show me the right thing to do. Show me clearly how you want me to live.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~

Are You Really Prepared To Go To Bed

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

There will be times when everyone in life may get upset or angry at someone or may even get upset or angry about something. Whatever the case or however the situation may be, a person should never go to bed angry because anger that is not dealt with can lead to bitterness, hatred, resentment and even unforgiveness. A person should always try to resolve their problems if possible, and most of all never go to sleep with anger in their heart. A person who is angry will never have peace in their heart, mind, soul nor their sleep until they deal with the issue at hand. Sometimes, it is as simple as a person coming face-to-face with themself.

Psalm 4:4 says “When you are angry, do not sin. Think about these things quietly as you go to bed.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~

Your Mind, As Well As Your Body Needs Rest

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

There will be times when a person may have a hard time falling asleep at night, and then may even fall asleep, and still cannot sleep as they should because they will not be able to rest due to having no peace within their mind, because of things they may have went through and dealt with throughout the course of their day; whether it was people, situations, circumstances or things. No matter what it may be that a person is dealing with, everyone must be able to not only sleep and eat to keep their bodies functioning and going as they should, but every individual must also rest their bodies and minds, as well in order to properly maintain and function also. There are some things that no one will ever have control over in their life, and those things that a person cannot control, they should also not allow those things to take control of them by just releasing and letting them go in prayer. Once something is released in prayer, it should not even be taken to bed with you at night, because that is the time for you to rest, not just your body but also your mind.

Psalm 3:5 says “I can lie down to rest and know that I will wake up because the Lord covers and protects me.” (ERV)

Psalm 4:8 says “At day’s end I’m ready for sound sleep, for you God have put my life back together.” (MSG)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.

~Carla~

God Will Pull You Back In When Others Count You Out

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

There are times in life when a person may go through a situation where others may count them out. Instead of people being there for the person to support and encourage them, they will turn against the person, even thinking because they have pushed the person aside and counting the person out, that God Himself should do the same thing. God never counts anyone out regardless of what the person may have done or what the situation may be. Instead, while others are turning against a person to count the person out, they are actually allowing an opportunity for God to reveal Himself in the whole situation to prove Himself to the person whom others have counted out, as well as allowing God to prove to everyone else how He will get glory out of the situation.

Psalms 3:1-4 says “Lord, I have many enemies! Many people have turned against me. Many are saying about me, “God won’t rescue him.” But, Lord, you are my shield, my wonderful God who gives me courage. I will pray to the Lord, and He will answer me from His holy mountain.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~

Do Not Allow Yourself To Become Distracted

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

A person who thinks for themself and does not allow others to negatively influence them will always be happy and have peace of mind. No one should ever allow another person to control their life to the point, especially when the things they know the other person is leading them to do are wrong. A person will always feel within their heart when something is not right; whether it is being around the wrong people, going to the wrong places or doing the wrong things. In order to be happy, a person must remain focused. In order to remain focused, a person must know when things are sent to distract them, such as wrong and negative people, wrong and negative things, as well as going to wrong and negative places.

Psalm 1:1 says “Happy are those who don’t listen to the wicked, who don’t go where sinners go, who don’t do what evil people do.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.
~Carla~