When the Thoughts Come

When I was a young boy growing up, I’d often confide in my Mom, as most kids do, whenever someone said something mean or hurtful to me. And today’s quote brought those memories back to me. I remember the first time I heard Joel give this advice and recall how I thought of my Mom … Read more

Guard Your Mind

One of my favorite books of all time is the classic “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allen. If you’ve never read it, do yourself a favor and read it first chance you get. I’m including a FREE copy for you at the end of the post. Don, what does that have to do with … Read more

God’s Power

In addition to being a big Joel Osteen fan I am also a big fan of “The Secret” and the Law of Attraction. If you too are familiar with The Secret and the Law of Attraction perhaps you noticed, as I did, that Rhonda Byrne uses the term “The Universe” throughout the book, DVD, CD … Read more

Your Encouragement

Can you think back to the time when you first had feelings for someone? It doesn’t have to be your first love. It could be anyone that you found interesting if even just for a short time. When we first meet someone for the first time we usually haven’t had enough time to form an … Read more

Let Go of the Past

Many of us hold grudges or negative feelings toward those that mistreated us in our past. Sometimes just thinking of those people can bring up bad feelings and make us feel crummy inside. Have you ever wondered if other people that you’ve hurt in the past feel this about you? I have and I certainly … Read more

Talk To Your Problems

“Talk to Your Problems about how BIG Your GOD is Instead of talking to God about how big your problems are.” Joel Osteen Have you ever noticed how we sometimes make our problems bigger than they actually are? I know I have done it many times before. Perhaps it’s human nature, but if you can … Read more

Joel Osteen Quotes – Shine Brightly

“God will send us into dark places so we can make a difference. So our light will shine brightly.” “The darker the situation, the brighter your light will shine.” “God will bring people across your path that need your light.” Prayer to ask God to help you to help others: “God, this is where you … Read more

Joel Osteen Quotes 014

Too often we keep repeating the same mistakes, blaming the past. Take responsibility. Don’t keep going down that same path. Break those cycles of repetitive behavior and go to a new level of your destiny. Put your foot down and say, “I’m not letting worry in. I’m done being upset when my plans don’t work … Read more

Joel Osteen Quotes 013

“Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.” “When your faith is low, when you find it hard to believe, when doubts are bombarding your mind, don’t worry. God is … Read more

Joel Osteen Quotes 012

“God has brought you through before, and He will bring you through again. Make a decision, each day, to choose faith over fear.” “Take heart. God is going to show you joy like you’ve never seen. The spirit of depression and discouragement is being broken. God is going to release a new happiness and passion … Read more