All Because…I woke up thinking about a hurtful thing I had done to someone a long time ago, The thought took over my mind for at least a half hour. I relived it. I felt awful about what I had done. I wondered if the other person still had bad feelings toward me. Then, I […]
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WE ARE THE BODY Some thoughts on 1 Corinthians 12 The Bible says that when we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, the Holy Spirit lives inside us. In turn, when the Holy Spirit lives inside us, we are given spiritual gifts. Whether we choose to use those gifts is up to us. […]
If you even think you might have a problem with a hurt, hang up, or habit, it probably is a problem. You’ve already thought about it. Justified in your head why it is not a problem. (“It’s not that bad.” “I am not as bad as so-and-so.” “I can get control of it if I try harder.” “I did not really put my mind to it.” “If we don’t talk about it, it will go away.” “It really doesn’t hurt when he/she does that. I am fine.” “He/She just needs it to relax. It really is not a problem.”) Hey! I am not trying to make you feel bad. I am just talking from my own experience.
GRATEFUL TO THE LORD Have you ever had one of those times in your life where life just stinks, not just a little, but a lot? It just seems like it could not get worse, and then it does. I did. Several years ago I had just moved to Van Buren, got divorced soon […]
GOD’S GRACE I have been giving much thought about the gift of grace and continue still because of a recent incident in my life. Someone, I will call this person “Agnes”, had given me their tithe check with the specific instructions not to deposit it until the next day. She just happened to be in […]
One Short Verse “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires.”Psalm 37:4 (New Living Translation) There are good reasons to journal. When you are older, like me, you forget things very easily. Writing things down, helps me remember. I can look back at what I wrote and ponder how I came […]