Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

Where to Find the Extra Moments to Worship

posted by Alex Blackwell


“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Worshiping doesn’t have to be something you do once a week or limited to your morning or evening prayers. Worship time can be a 24/7/365 thing when you use the extra moments in your day to give praise.

Want to know where to find the time? Here are 10 extra moments you can use beginning today to change free time into worship time: Continue Reading This Post »

10 Lies to Stop Telling Yourself

posted by Alex Blackwell

truth about yourself

“True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.” – Baltasar Gracin

Since early in your childhood, you have may have been told things that aren’t true – lies that you mistook for the truth – lies that have seeped into your belief system about yourself, others and the world.

These lies came from family members, schoolmates and strangers making insensitive and sometimes cruel comments. Here are 10 lies about myself that I carried around for too long: Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #42

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: When you choose positivity, optimism and determination then problems seem smaller and opportunities appear brighter.


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About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

One Small Word that Carries a Powerful Punch

posted by Alex Blackwell


“Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.” – John C. Maxwell

How many times have you said, “No” to someone or something because fear held you back. You may expect to fail or you may even expect the worst from someone so saying, “No” feels safer, more comfortable and easier.

So the new opportunity or relationship never has a chance.

But there’s one small word that can open your life to new opportunities. This one small word gives you almost unlimited courage and turns your disbelief to conviction. This small word can recharge your faith and passion. This one small word that carries a powerful punch is, “Yes.” Continue Reading This Post »

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