Sunday’s Coming 


“It’s Saturday!  

But Sunday’s a-comin’!  

It’s Saturday, but don’t let that get you down. Remember, Sunday’s a-comin’!  

It’s Saturday and Jesus has gone to the cross, but never-you-mind.  

That’s not the whole story.  

Sunday’s a-comin’!”

  “Alleluia!”  

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          ~ XXOO Michelle Bollom 

Silence Is Powerful 

  
Just scrolling through Facebook or Twitter on any given day you will see debate after debate. Some like controversy.  Others like to stir the proverbial pot. 

What God has shown me lately is that everyone’s hot button topics are different and just because someone doesn’t jump on the same bandwagon as you do with the same passion as you do does not make them wrong. We can disagree and dislike things but still love each other. 

We are not called to champion every cause or atrocity or phishing post or tweet we encounter. Sometimes God calls some of us to be silent and to pray, or just to keep scrolling because our opinion is not needed. 

Some do not deserve to be told an answer as Jesus chose in Mark 11:33, because some contend and debate issues not for the truth, but instead for the victory or having the last word. Some even already know the real answer but choose to reject it based on emotions or going along with the crowd. 
We should choose wisely what we say, what we answer to and how we behave. If it doesn’t glorify God- don’t say or do it! 

  

We must endeavor in relations to behave ourselves so as to put to silence the unreasonable reproaches of the most ignorant and foolish of people. (Matthew Henry Commentary for 1 Peter 2:15) 

There is no condition or cause or post or tweet or viral video so mean and horrible that a person may live conscientiously in it and still glorify God.  (Paraphrased and added to from Matthew Henry commentary on 1 Peter 2:19-22)

My choice to not engage in the disputes or debates or jump on bandwagons or like your viral video does not mean I am less passionate or intelligent, nor am I passively just idly sitting by twiddling my thumbs-or my brains have fallen out…or I don’t have a voice…. 

It means I see through the facades and like Jesus- choose not to answer or engage. I choose to be silent because sometimes Silence is Powerful! 

                      ~XXOO Michelle Bollom 

For it is the will of God by doing right that you may silence (muzzle, gag) the [culpable] ignorance and irresponsible criticisms of foolish people. ~ 1 Peter 2:15 AMP 

For this finds favor, if a person endures the sorrow of suffering unjustly because of an [awareness of [the will of] God. After all, what kind of credit is there if, when you do wrong and are punished for it, you endure it patiently? But if when you do what is right and patiently bear [undeserved] suffering, this finds favor with God. 

Christ Is Our Example 

For [as a believer] you have been called for this purpose, since Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you may follow in His footsteps. He committed no sin, nor was deceit ever found in His mouth. ~1 Peter 2:19-22 AMP 


So they replied to Jesus, “We do not know.” And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.” ~Mark 11:33 AMP 

  

The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe 

  

 
   

I am not concerned with a lion, planned parenthood, Donald Trump or any other news story that gets millions of people all anxious and rowdy and riled up over.  

When we start comparing things against each other we put ourself right into a position of being critical and making unfair judgements. I surely am saddened by it all. I also grieve over them because I believe it all grieves God’s heart.  

What I choose to do instead of reposting vile videos and blogs and weighing everyone’s opinion on what is worse or more worthy of drawing our attentions to, is I am choosing to pray for them all. 

I pray for the hearts of the people that felt the need to do the dishonest hunt against this lion and I pray for this dentist that needed a trophy kill and his pride and greed got the better of him.

 I pray for planned parenthood and all the evil greedy deeds that have allowed them to profit off abortions and selling of aborted baby organs and tissues. I pray it will be exposed and that God will intervene on behalf of the people who are involved. I pray that God will allow me the divine encounters to speak about choosing life over abortion to many girls and women so that they won’t feel they have no other option. 

 I pray for Donald Trump to take a moment to weigh his words before he speaks and while he is well meaning and has spoken many truths, he has also misspoke and categorized people unfairly which makes it hard to retrieve the words once spoken.

 I pray all these stories and people involved will come to know the restoring and transforming power, love, and grace of Jesus Christ.

 I pray for the media that has continued to spin the truth on many many other news stories to turn from their lies and begin to speak truth. 

I pray for all people including myself to retire their soapboxes, their criticisms, judgements, dividing doctrines, religious spirits and finally be on fire and riled up for Jesus and wanting to get busy getting on with the Father’s business- which is to Love God, and Love others’ as yourself.  

I pray that I will choose to be a light to others in this dark world and not be tempted to spread and share the darkness.  

I pray that I will remember to be humble and that we have all been guilty of greed, pride, and unworthy words on some level at some time in our life.   

I pray that I will always extend Grace and forgiveness because I have been forgiven of much and given God’s Amazing Grace.

 Will you join me in praying ? 
                      -XXOO Michelle Bollom 

Finally, brothers and sisters, fill your minds with beauty and truth. Meditate on whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is good, whatever is virtuous and praiseworthy. 

                     – Philippians 4:8 The Voice

“Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults— unless, of course, you want the same treatment. That critical spirit has a way of boomeranging. It’s easy to see a smudge on your neighbor’s face and be oblivious to the ugly sneer on your own. Do you have the nerve to say, ‘Let me wash your face for you,’ when your own face is distorted by contempt? It’s this whole traveling road-show mentality all over again, playing a holier-than-thou part instead of just living your part. Wipe that ugly sneer off your own face, and you might be fit to offer a washcloth to your neighbor.” 

                          ~Matthew 7:1-5 MSG 

Earth Day 2015 Event 

 Edit   Come join us as we will head out to Pray, Encourage, Give and Serve people in our community.  

Wear red and come spread the love with us! 
Can’t join us in person- join us from all over the world by using the (#) hashtag
 #BringHeaven2EarthDay2015 , on all Social Media sites for your pictures or posts of praying, encouraging, giving back, or serving others in your own community! 
If you live in the Houston TX area- come meet us here:
                On 4/22/15
10 am – Cafe Marrese 
What does spreading the “Love” look like? Buy a coffee, a meal, or groceries for someone. Pass out $ with an encouraging note. Pray for someone. Visit a nursing home, a hospital, a shopping mall, a grocery store, or a street corner and engage with someone and really listen to their story. Rake or mow someone’s yard. Take someone a meal. Flash your pearly whites and give someone a smile, a compliment, a word of encouragement. Get Creative!  
XXOO Michelle Bollom 
 
   

 

  

Love Life

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Love Life Ministries is this weeks #FeatureFriday

“Our mission statement here at LOVE LIFE reflects our name perfectly. We choose every single day to wake up and be victorious. We choose to encourage. We choose to live in faith EVERY SINGLE DAY. Most of all, we choose love.

How was LOVE LIFE created? — Back in 2012, The Lord laid it on my heart to start a Facebook group called “Love Life”. This group was designed specifically for married women between 20-30 years old to come and have a safe place to talk, learn, and pray with one another. Since then, God has confirmed it to me that this group needs to have its walls stripped down, and that all women across the globe need to learn how to LOVE LIFE. The only requirement to be a part of LOVE LIFE is that you have to be at least 18 years old. It doesn’t matter if you are married, single, engaged, divorced, or widowed. Jesus loves us all the same. By bringing all women together, we can all learn and grow together in any season of life. As for right now, LOVE LIFE MINISTRIES is a Social Media driven ministry. The Lord has bigger plans for LOVE LIFE MINISTRIES though, and I know that one day LOVE LIFE MINISTRIES will be known all around the world.

We are a team of 5 who spend time each day loving, encouraging, and befriending women from all over the world via our website & blog.”

Connect with us at (www.wearelovelife.com), our facebook page (www.facebook.com/chooselovelife, our twitter account (www.twitter.com/wearelovelife). and our instagram (@lovelifeministries)

Brittany Zimmerman is founder of Love Life Ministries. She is a mama to a beautiful little girl named Mackenzie, and a wife to Ty. Family is everything to her. Brittany loves to fish, ride four-wheelers, and go camping. ” I am definitely an outdoorsy girl, and it is when I am outdoors that I feel the closest to our creator!” she says.
Brittany has a deep desire to share the love of Christ with women all over the world.