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Discoveries of a Wanderer

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Success vs. Failure

posted by Jana Melpolder

Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

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Keep Getting Back Up

posted by Jana Melpolder

“The probability that we may fall in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just; it shall not deter me.” – Abraham Lincoln

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Quotes About Africa

posted by Jana Melpolder

“God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace.” – Trevor Huddleston “During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought […]

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Quotes for Women’s History Month

posted by Jana Melpolder

Here are a few that inspire me! Enjoy! “You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” – Barbara De Angelis “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” […]

Be Calm and Don’t Get Angry

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Anger is never without a reason, but seldom a good one.” – Benjamin Franklin

Quotes for the Restless Heart

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” – Ambrose Redmoon “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent Van Gogh “The beaten […]

Refuse to Be Defeated

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say, “I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.” – Ann Landers Find more quotes […]

Psalm Sundays: Being Happy with God

posted by Jana Melpolder

Kick off a blessed and happy week with Psalm 84. Taken from Biblegateway.com  5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in You,          Whose heart is set on pilgrimage. 10 For a day in Your courts is better than a […]

Quotes About Christmas

posted by Jana Melpolder

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” – Roy L. Smith “Joy is the true gift of Christmas, not the expensive gifts that call for time and money….Let us pray that this […]

Psalm Sundays: Psalm 23

posted by Jana Melpolder

Here is one that many know by heart. Psalm 23 is taken from Biblegateway.com A psalm of David.  1 The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.  2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, […]

‘Dance in the Rain’

posted by Jana Melpolder

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain… -Vivian Greene

Psalm Sundays: Thanksgiving and Praise!

posted by Jana Melpolder

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It’s a time to reflect on what we are grateful for in our own lives. I thought this psalm was an ideal way to praise God for all the things He has done. What […]

Psalm Sundays: Don’t Let Anger Control You

posted by Jana Melpolder

This week I wanted to share Psalm 4. It talks about peace and what we can do to feel better. This NLT version is taken from Biblegateway.com Psalm 4 1 Answer me when I call to you,       O God who […]

Psalm Sunday: God Helps Us in Times of Trouble

posted by Jana Melpolder

This week I’m featuring my Mom’s favorite psalm which is Psalm 46. Taken fron Biblegateway.com  1 God is our refuge and strength,    an ever-present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way    and the […]

Just Take That Next Step

posted by Jana Melpolder

Here’s a quick motivation to help you. God can help you through the rough spots! Keep working hard for what you believe in!

Psalm Sundays: Take Heart and Do Not Fear

posted by Jana Melpolder

Each Sunday I plan to publish a Psalm that reflects something that many of you might be feeling. This Sunday I chose a Psalm on courage and peace. It helps me feel better, and I hope it reaches out to […]

Quotes About Autumn

posted by Jana Melpolder

I love the beginning of each season. Fall is special because you can grab a cup of steaming hot cider, put on your favorite sweater, and feel that crisp nip in the air. Check out what other people have to […]

Quote: Don’t Be Afraid of Change

posted by Jana Melpolder

  “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese Proverb  Click to View More: Have the Courage to Push Yourself Bible Verses to Cope with Change Words of Comfort  

Uplifting Quotes on Generosity

posted by Jana Melpolder

Here are a few quick sayings that I enjoy on being kind and generous. Enjoy! “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington   “The best way to cheer yourself up is to […]

Feeling Stuck? Get Out of It!

posted by Jana Melpolder

It could be up to you whether you move yourself to a new direction or stay put in a rut. You can do it! You can change your life!      “You are not stuck where you are unless you decide […]

Encouraging Words for Hard Times

posted by Jana Melpolder

“It’s in the difficult times that we’re growing and you can’t just rebuke everything hard. We’ve got to endure it and fight the good fight of faith and pass the test.” – Joel Osteen “Ever have days when life just […]

Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Ease destroys bravery, trouble…creates strength.” – Maimonides, Guide for the Perplexed   Check out other inspiring quotes and resources: Motivational Quotes on Strength The Lord Is My Strength: the 23rd Psalm 8 Bible Quotes for the Depressed India’s Last Typewriter […]

Have the Courage to Push Yourself

posted by Jana Melpolder

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. – Ambrose Redmoon     Check out other inspiring quotes and resources: Motivational Quotes on Strength The Lord Is My Strength: […]

Inspiring Quotes for Challenging Times

posted by Jana Melpolder

“It’s always too early to quit.” – Norman Vincent Peale   “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” – Babe Ruth    “You are never a loser until you quit trying.” – Mike Ditka   “There’s […]

Featured Blog: Christian Quotes for Comfort

posted by Jana Melpolder

This is a featured post written by my friend, Beliefnet blogger Ashley Mcdaniel. Check out her blog Whole Living.   I pray these quotes bring peace and joy to your soul. You are not alone. Take comfort in these quotes. Psalm 9:9 […]

Words of Comfort

posted by Jana Melpolder

Looking for a break from your high-stress day? Check out these quotes that will give you some ease and comfort. “The more you have, the more you’re occupied; the less you have, the more free you are.” – Mother Teresa […]

A Tiny Drop of Inspiration

posted by Jana Melpolder

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” – Mother Teresa  Discover Inspirational Summer Quotes Movie Mom’s Best Movie Quotes 21 Ways to Do a […]

Quotes for Perseverance

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” -John Wooden   “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” -Chinese Proverb   “Past experience should be a guide post, not a […]

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