Category Archives: Petals of Wisdom Devotions

When Your Attitude Lacks Gratitude

When Your Attitude Lacks Gratitude “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 [NIV] Is the condition of your heart hindering you from being thankful? Is it preventing you from experiencing joy? Not too long ago I was gathering my husband’s socks off of the bathroom

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Clothed with Garments of Joy

Clothed in Garments of Joy by Christin Baker “You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy…I will give thanks to you forever.” Psalm 30:11,12b Fall weather has settled in, bringing cool, crisp air and the smell of crinkled amber leaves. Bathing suits and beach towels have been replaced with blankets and sweaters, with

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How do I find thankfulness and joy when I’m running on empty?

How do I find thankfulness and joy when I’m running on empty? by Julie Loos “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.” John 15:11 [NIV] Thanksgiving was here. And honestly, thankfulness was the furthest thing from my mind. I had family around me, good food to eat

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Are your circumstances stealing your joy?

The Power of a Joyful Heart Do you find it hard to remain joyful with everything that’s going on around you? One of my fondest childhood memories is of my mother walking around the house saying,  “You’re not going to steal my Joy!” Whenever something would threaten our families circumstances my mother would declare that she wasn’t going to let

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The Power of a Discerning Heart Wrap Up- #PetalsOfWisdom

  The Power of a Discerning Heart A Petals of Wisdom Devotional Series “Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me–everything you heard from me and saw me doing. Then the God of peace will be with you.” Philippians 4:9 NLT All the knowledge in the world won’t help us unless we put what we’ve learned into

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