Life-Giving Words

In a world where we say whatever we feel like, this is some really good advice. Words are more powerful than you think…

Pure Glory

by Hazel Straub

Our words are powerful and either give life or death. With our mouth we can praise God or complain about our circumstances. Our heart (soul–the way we think and what we think on, what we will and the resulting emotions) determines our health. Curses to one’s self or to others brings poor health. But speaking words of faith, life and building up others and yourself brings health and healing.

Pursue God with your whole heart and receive life that overflows!

Nothing is more appealing
than speaking beautiful, life-giving words.
For they release sweetness to our souls.
and inner healing to our spirits.  (Proverbs 16:24 TPT)

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Totally Different

Taking a short break today from the serious spiritual posts to give a shout out to THE Miami Dolphins for a great draft! So pumped for the regular season!!!

Fins Up!!!



In other words friends, do not put all your trust in people, instead put that trust in the Lord. New post coming soon..

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Leave Your Links & Make Some New Friends!! 😊

Great idea here! Leave your links below and make some new blogging friends 🙂


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I was inspired by a few of my fellow blogging friends to do this & thought I’d give it a try! It’s a great way to make new friends, meet new people & explore soooo many other blogs in the atmosphere of blogosphere esp those in the same niche as you!!😜 So with that being said.. leave the link below to your blog and in the process drop by & show some of these other amazing bloggers some love!!❤

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Happy Tuesday!!



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Miami Sports

Good morning again everyone! I am going to get right to it but before I do please note the following:

1. This blog post will be a bit longer than normal so know that going in

2. It deals with WAY different subject matter than I normally post on but I’m trying to expand my writing skills and this is something I am very passionate about.

3. Hold on!

Ok as someone that grew up in Miami in the 70’s and 80’s I have a unique perspective on sports in my hometown. Growing up we didn’t have many options as football was all we had. Quite honestly though its all we needed; the Dolphins were dominating the NFL and there wasn’t really a need or want for anything else. That did change though as Miami grew into a nationally recognized city for movies and things other than football. Honestly I still to this day can only get real passionate about football but the other sports are growing on me.

I say all that to lay the foundation of what sports in Miami has become. Yesterday, Derek Jeter did to our Miami Marlins what the previous owners did the whole time they owned the team; displayed the level of ignorance that makes one wonder why MLB even has a team in Miami. For those that don’t understand, basically every time the Marlins are on the cusp of something special, they trade all the great players and start over in the name of the almighty dollar. Yes we have won two World Series Championships but even they were tainted by the fire sell that came the next year.

What has happened with the Marlins is a joke; a joke played by people that don’t care about the sport and more importantly the fans that pay their hard earned money to go to these games. Now Miami will always be a football town; if the Marlins were playing a World Series game at home and down the road the Dolphins were playing a playoff game at home NO-ONE would be at the Marlins game; its just the way it is. However, there is a large segment of the population that would love to see a new tradition started in baseball; Derek Jeter seems to be doing all he can to stop that however and its a travesty against the great fans in Miami.

I guess what makes it hard is the Dolphins have been mediocre for so long; the city is just in search of a winner. For those like me that grew up in an era where Miami could do no wrong, its a bitter pill to swallow sometimes. Miami fans deserve better; like it or not sports is a vital part of our society. It can bring us together in ways that nothing else can; all we need is a little hope that the people running our teams care about their fans and are willing to do what it takes to get us where we need to be.

All that said, last night we had some hope as my Fins took down the mighty Patriots. No one is giving them any credit this morning but us true fans know it had nothing to do with them having an off night but us giving them a hard night. For now, that is enough for this writer. Interestingly enough Derek Jeter was at the Dolphins game last night; hopefully he saw how fans react to a winner and took some good notes. This city deserves better; make it happen Jeter.

Thanks everyone for reading my diatribe in local sports. Let me know what you think at my first stab at it. Until then. SMILE!



Dolphins Win!!

Good morning! My boys shocked the world last night!! Stay tuned for my post on this and other interesting takes on the state of sports in my hometown. Something different? You bet! Full of SMILES and LAUGHS today!