You Are Loved

You Are Loved

In the Bible, John 3:16 says “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life”. You didn’t find this post by chance. God loves you! Yes you! And it may not seem like it sometimes, but there are people who care about you too. They care what happens to you and don’t want to see you hurting. Reach out to a friend or family…

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Work as unto the Lord

Work as unto the Lord

Sometimes while at work its easy to get frustrated and discouraged when others aren’t carrying their weight, have a bad attitude, or try to take advantage of your work ethic. The Bible tells us to work as if we are working for the Lord. That’s easier said than done! Every time I try to do that it seems I am challenged. I have to keep reminding myself several times to stay focused. It makes me think about where my focus…

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Have I told you lately…

Have I told you lately…

Have you told your loved ones lately how much they mean to you or that you love them? Or would you have to say well actually no, because I’ve been too busy dwelling on minor offenses, past hurts and frustrations? Life is short, really short. Seasons change so quickly. Summer comes to an end and another school year begins. Time and life march forward rapidly. Do you really have time to hold on to old baggage or would you rather…

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The Most Annoying Person

The Most Annoying Person

Think about the most annoying person you know. Is it a family member, a co-worker? Umm, maybe we shouldn’t think about it too hard or we could end up on a whole different path! Ok, refocusing now…how do you treat that person? Are you patient and kind, rude and intolerant, or even dismissive? Matthew 7:12 (AMP) says: So then, whatever you desire that others would do to and for you, even so do also to and for them, for this…

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Welcome!

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting Shine365, a blog inspired by Matthew 5:16 – Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. No, you won’t find perfection here, but someone trying to live a life pleasing to Jesus and trying to encourage others to do the same! How will you shine today?