All posts tagged: arise

Here is Your Weekly Wisdom!

“During the weakest moments in your life, is where you will find your greatest strength.” Dr. Jenine  It’s truly amazing the things that can come out of the darkest and hardest times in life. There is something about weak or strained moments that tend to bring out the greatest things in human beings. Take Samson of the bible. His greatest victory and display of strength was not during the time he was on top, but at his weakest moment. When his strength was all gone he had to rely on what God placed within  him and he accomplished more in one moment than he did in his whole lifetime! Everyone has weak spots and also weak moments. Count them as blessings because they will always be your greatest accomplishments, your greatest displays of strength and faith. See those difficult moments as your opportunity to display God within you, and to rely on the seeds of life that have been planted within your spiritual DNA. If you are feeling weak today, or facing a hard moment. …

Scapegoat Mentality

Back in Biblical times there was a sacrificial animal called the “scapegoat”. When the Levite priests did ceremony to cleanse the people of sins, the sins were symbolically placed into the animal and then it was sent out into the wilderness. It ran off carrying the sins of the people with it. In modern days, the scapegoat is a person who ends up taking the punishment for the wrongdoings or the sins of others. This hardly seems fair, but it happens all of the time, especially in families. One would think this would be the last place this would happen but it does, and usually behind closed doors. It also happens in places of business, in schools, and other places. I believe I have even watched this happen online as well. Wherever people gather, there is a tendency to be someone around who has to press down others in order to feel better about themselves. The pressed down one is usually the lonely one who bears the pain that has been placed upon them. It’s …