He is My Portion

Sometimes in life, we might feel like our circumstances, our fears, our doubts or our troubles will completely consume us. We feel like we can hardly breathe under the weight of it all. Yet, when we have a connection to the Almighty, the Maker of heaven and earth, we will never be consumed. He loves us so much, and He will see us through. 

We will not be consumed, because He is bigger than any problem you can have. His ways are higher. His thoughts are more complex, and when we rely on Him for the answers, He is always faithful. He will never fail. When He is your portion, all you have to do is trust in Him, and He will be enough

Sometimes, our problem is in the waiting. Often, we don’t allow ourselves to get still for even a moment, much less wait on Him to meet our need. However, if we will give Him the opportunity, He is just waiting to be our portion, everything we could ever hope for and more. ๐Ÿ’—

“Because of the Lordโ€™s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, โ€œThe Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.โ€ Lamentations 3:22-24 (NIV)

Answer to Friday’s New Angle #100

Well, how did it go yesterday? 

If you guessed a sunset, YOU GOT IT!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜Š

I thought it only appropriate to have the New Angle as a sunset, as this will be our last one. 


It has been a wonderful, fun time searching for these New Angles for you, and it has been a joy watching you play and guess what they might be. Thank you so much for participating all this time. 

I look forward to our new weekly event, which I will be announcing just shortly. Please, come back soon! ๐Ÿ˜Š

Be Still

Psalm 46:10 (NIV)

“He says, โ€œBe still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.โ€

Can you hear Him today? He is whispering to your heart. Take minute to listen…

Friday’s New Angle #100

Well, today is #100 of our New Angles! Wow! This has been a lot of fun, and I do hope you’ve enjoyed these over the last (just a few weeks shy of) two years! ๐Ÿ˜Š Here is our very last one; so, let’s see what you think…


Remember to check back here tomorrow for the final answer. ๐Ÿ˜‰

The Winds of Change

Since I posted about CHANGE two days ago, and I meant to reblog this yesterday. I thought I’d reblog it now before the last Friday’s New Angle comes up… ๐Ÿ’—

the grizzle grist mill

The winds of change have come

I feel them blowing on my face

My spirit is lifted with the dream

My heart is now set to race

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The change is inevitable

But with God, all things are divine

The memories tucked safely within

Onward moving, not forgetting those behind

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A new chapter has begun

A new home, a new city, and new friends

In Him, everything has a season

In Him, He brings joy, even before it all begins

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penned โ€“ 1/31/12 โ€“ MG

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CHANGE


Guess I don’t have a lot to say today, but I’d rather ask you a question about your world… 

What are you doing thing this year to bring about good changes in your life?

Are you remaining in your comfort zone?

Are you seeking a new daily challenge?

Are you stretching yourself a little further than before?

Are you embracing a different thought pattern, eating habit or routine?

Are you taking a positive step every day to better yourself? 

Do you believe change can actually happen in your life?

Do you welcome it?
*Please, share with me your thoughts! ๐Ÿ˜Š*

Tuesday’s Treats #50

Mad Dog’s Donuts and Ice Cream

Location: Gatlinburg, Tn

This is a great little dessert place in Gatlinburg. It is located on Highway 321. They have fresh, homemade doughnuts, ice cream, coffee and drinks. The doughnuts were delicious and the icream was yummy as well. Honestly, the coffee could really be better. However, the doughtnuts will hit the spot! 

They have all different kinds from which to choose. Chocolate, vanilla and strawberry iced, iced, devil’s food, salted caramel, blueberry cake, red velvet with cream cheese and even espresso sprinkled, just to name a few. One of our favorites is the apple fritter. Oh my goodness. Yum!

One of the really nice things about this place is it is situated right beside a little creek with several old stone and brick houses across the creek. There is picnic table seating outside; so, in the warmer months, you can enjoy your sweets by the creek. 

This is a great little addition to a great town. I hope you will try it out and enjoy! 

Ps. I just looked them up online, and, apparently, this Spring, they will be opening a new location, too. Now, you’ll be able to enjoy a fresh, homemade yummy in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. 


All Things New

Watching the snow fall late Friday night, I was reminded of this Scripture in 2 Corinthians 5, “So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” Just as the snow appears to “wash” everything in a beauty of white, Christ’s salvation makes our hearts pure and clean again.

Salvation doesn’t cost us a thing. It is not something we can earn. It is not something that we deserve. Salvation is a gift from our Heavenly Father, and we simply must believe and accept it as our own. Salvation is freely given, and it’s freely received.

When we receive it, we are a new creation in Him. All things are past away. All things are made new. That means our past sins are forgotten and washed away by Him. Never to be remembered again. When we accept Him as our Savior, our Lord, we don’t have to return to those old habits, those old ways and those old lifestyles that brought sorrow, brokenness and eternal death.

We can have a second chance at a whole new outcome.

How about allowing a little bit of that snow to wash over your heart?

Answer to Friday’s Angle #99

How did you do yesterday? 

If you guessed it was the top of a golf cart, you guessed right! ๐Ÿ˜Š


These new angles have been a lot of fun, and I do hope you’ve enjoyed them; however, as I stated last Saturday, this will be one of the last ones. As we are approaching #100 and entering a new year, I figured it might be good to do something new as well. So, we will have one final new Angle next week, and then we will introduce something New! …hmm, how many times can I say “new” in one paragraph? Haha! ๐Ÿ˜‚

Friday’s New Angle #99

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for a New Angle! As I explained the other day, this will be the second to last one; so, let’s see how you do! ๐Ÿ˜‰


Remember to check back tomorrow for the answer. ๐Ÿ˜Š