Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jul 26

How to Get Over Compulsions

By Joyce Odidison

Do you have things you must do or take or see? Is it a compulsion, or an addiction? Compulsions are those things we do not because they are good for us but because we have a burning desire for the reward or feeling we get from doing them. They seldom add value to our lives […]

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grudges
Jul 26

Do You Carry Grudges

By Joyce Odidison

Holding Unto grudges is the fastest way to burn good energy and keep yourself from moving forward.  Grudges are like a heavy sack of garbage being carried around on your back, weighing you down and keeping you from moving forward in your life. You may not want to repeat a situation twice but you must let […]

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Jul 26

How to Think of and Stop Gossip

By Joyce Odidison

Do you gossip about others? I mean to say things about them to another that you wouldn’t want them to hear? If so, then that’s gossip. Gossip is anything you say about a person to another that is not constructive towards helping that person. So if I say that I want us to help you […]

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Jul 09

The Cunning of Cynicism

By Joyce Odidison

Cynicism comes from a cunning heart, one that has been so deceived, it refuses to be hope again. Are you wary of the world? Are you looking a reason to believe again? Too often the scars of hurt, pain, upset, conflict, abuse, and disillusionment are allowed to cloud the rest of our lives and prevent […]

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Jul 04

The Deadly Aim of Criticism

By Joyce Odidison

Have you ever been criticized? What did it do to your spirit? Did you feel alive, warm, joyful, or elated? Chances are you’re saying no, no, no. Of course, no one likes being criticized. If that’s the case, why do we do it so often? We criticize ourselves, we criticize each other, and we criticize […]

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