Saturday, June 30, 2012

ONWARD: Ten Questions To Ask Ourselves For Self Evaluation

Before we can make changes we have to come up with the questions about our personal life that we want the answers to.  Listed below are ten questions that may help us get started in serious self evaluation for positive changes to move onward with.

1.  Do you make up positive stuff to post on facebook, etc.?

2.  Where would I like to be and what would I like to be doing six months from now?

3.  What do I need to do differently in order to change my life for the better?

4.  What are some small, easy improvements that I am able to make in my life right away?

5.  What are some large improvements and changes that I can make in my life over time or that I could work toward doing?

6.  What do I enjoy?

7.  What are five things that I am grateful to have in my life?

8.  What five words best describe me?

9.  What two extra words would I LIKE TO BE ABLE to truthfully add to describe me?

10.  Are there any good causes that I should support or do more for?

Let me know if you have any thoughts on this subject...

Monday, June 25, 2012

ONWARD: Random Acts of Kindness or Encouragement


It doesn't have to take a lot of money or time to complete random acts of kindness and encouragement,  Check out the suggestions below to get your random acts of kindness on!

1.  Page through blogs at random and leave nice comments about pictures and stories that you enjoy.

2.  Pick up a job or job applications for people you know are looking for work.  It's a real esteem booster that someone cares!

3.  Give someone a photo of their parents from the parents younger years. Put it in a frame for them and/or have it enlarged.

4.  Write old-fashioned "snail mail" letters to older relatives that don't use the Internet.  Also print emails and pictures of family to give to them.

5.  Return a stray shopping cart from a store parking lot to a store you are walking into.

6.  Offer to pray for someone in need and then actually do it!

7.  Tell someone a good compliment you heard about them.

8.  Clip humorous cartoons to post on break room bulletin boards, etc.

9.  Buy bubbles, coloring books, crayons, and sidewalk chalk for the neighbors kids or children at church.

10.  Tell someone they can do it (a job, a test, parenting, etc.)!

Friday, June 8, 2012

ONWARD: Encourgement Bible Verses

Listed below are some of my favorite Bible Verses.  Call it Encouragement By the Book!

"David encouraged himself in the Lord his God."__1 Samuel 30:6 (KJV)

"But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called "Today", so that none of you may be hardened by sins deceitfulness."__Hebrews 3:13 (NIV)

"Therefore do not throw away your confidence which has a great reward."__Hebrews 10:35 (EST)

and similarly....

"Watch out that you do not lose what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully."__2 John 1:8 (NIV)

"What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee."__Psalm 56:3

"For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime!  Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning."__Psalm 30:5 (NLT)

Saturday, June 2, 2012

ONWARD: And Then There Were Quotes

Here are a sampling of quotes from Google+ via Quotes Everlasting.

Plus a poster from Pinterest