Stinky Thinking…

Albert Ellis is credited with initiating the phrase ‘stinking thinking’. The best description of the concept is that this line of thinking is based on the “human tendency to engage with thoughts that do not serve us.” (Author Unknown)

Our thoughts are seeds that sprouts. Thoughts will manifest into actions (or reactions). They can either be beautiful and fruitful trees or roots that choke. Our minds are the starting point for beautiful ideas and powerful concepts. The enemy is actively pursuing us and he starts with our minds. Satan is the father of lies and it starts in our minds! Stinky thinking is destructive. Stinky thinking is not of God.

The Word of God has guidance for His children when it comes to our thoughts:

It’s time to put an end to stinky thoughts! We are designed to be a sweet smelling fragrance. We are crafted to be great thinkers. How can we be who God called us to be if we allow our thoughts to run rampant? How can we build great plans if we do not think that we are noble, lovely, or admirable?

Your thoughts will either destroy or build up. Your thoughts will either be lovely or cruel. Your thoughts will promote life or death. This is why the Word of God tells believers to renew our minds with the Word of God. This is our greatest weapon against that tendency to go left. The Word is our greatest defense against the enemy’s schemes.

Submit those stinky thoughts to the Lord! Let’s be determined to cast down anything that tries to set itself up against the Lord and His Word. Place those stinky thoughts under your feet and stand on the truth of the Lord.

Peace and Blessings

Prepare Him Room…

It is not Christmas. However, this lyric from “Joy To The World”, is found to be very relevant during Holy Week: “Let every heart, prepare Him room…” Holy Week focuses on the ultimate sacrifice Christ made on the cross and his victory achieved in the grave. His resurrection and His defeat of sin should be the primary reason why we must make room for Him.

Friends, we must prepare Him room. There is so much in the world vying for our attention and affection. In order to ensure that Christ is in the proper place in our lives, we have to “prepare Him room”. The junk and clutter must be cleared out: Worry. Anxiety. Comparison. Distractions. Discouragement. Discontentment. Strife. Envy. It all must go!

Submitting our hearts to Him, the very place from where the wellspring of life flows, prepares room for Him. Preparing room for Him gives Him glory!

Doesn’t the Lord deserve the space in our hearts?! Isn’t He worthy of all our praise?! Shouldn’t we bow to His glory?! Clear the pathway of your heart, the Master commands attention! Let’s transform our mind-the Creator of the Universe needs His space! And He desires to take residence in YOU, hallelujah!

Making room for the Lord, makes Him center stage of our lives. It all begins with our hearts, then it heads to our minds, and manifests into action.

Let every heart, prepare Him room…

Peace and Blessings

Hide and Seek

(Another sister in Christ wrote an post about hiding and seeking-I had to mention it, the Holy Spirit moves in mighty ways! Check her post out here: Hide and Seek)

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Maybe you are hiding from a major conflict…

Maybe you are hiding from God’s mission for your life…

Maybe you are hiding from hurt and pain…

Maybe you are hiding because someone is pursuing you…

Sister, it is time to stop hiding! It is time for you to come out from that spot behind that rock, behind that tree-it is time for you to seek the Lord and come forward! The Lord is waiting for you to stop running. He is waiting for you to stop using that job, those vain things, and that relationship to block yourself from being all that the Lord has created you to be!

The time for hiding is over. Now it is time to seek the Lord. Pursue Him relentlessly. Be after His heart. Strive for His Will. Seek His face. Seek His purpose for your life. Seek His plan for your life. Our children and our children’s children need us to come out of hiding. Our souls need us to come our of hiding. Why? So that we can experience abundant life, so that we can be set free of toxicity, so that we can be free.

We may be feeling disenchanted and discouraged. We may be experiencing discontentment so we run to our secret hiding place. We run to a place where we can wear masks and be someone we are not. It is time to come forth and live.

Seek the Lord and live.

Peace and Blessings

Let Us Pray! Time for #SPS

You made it through the week, Overcomer, happy Friday! Check out the video below about our upcoming Saturday Prayer Session!

Has the Lord whispered a promise to you? Are you waiting for a promise of the Lord to manifest in your life? If so, please share that promise with us! You can do so in two ways:

Join the Prayer session! You can do so by hopping on to the call: The number to call is (425) 436-6200 and the access code is 827208. Tomorrow’s call (03/27/2021) will be at 9:00am EST!

You can also leave that promise in the comment section! We will share that scripture on our call tomorrow.

Even if you do not have a promise to share, feel free to join as we hear the promises of God and pray for one another! We are always excited to bombard heaven with our gratefulness, our cares, and our praise!

Any prayer requests: let us know in the comment section or send us an email: sistershelpingsisters757@gmail.com

Peace and Blessings

First fruits

Everyone has a “primetime”-that time of day when you are at your optimal best. For some, it’s the morning and others, it’s the evening. During this primetime, you get an large task accomplished-whether it’s cleaning or working out. We typically commit our primetime to the task that may be most challenging or tedious.

We may call that our primetime, we can also refer to it as our first fruit. The best part of our day is given so that we can get the job done. What about our relationship with God? What part of our day do we commit to Him? Do you give the Lord the firstfruit of your day? If we don’t, we should. Lets look to the Word:

This is not to say that we should not honor the Lord with our whole day, continuously praying and seeking His face. However, it’s that set apart and special time that transforms us and our day! The best parts of our day positions us to hear Him clearly. The first fruit is the sacrifice of our day and time to place Him first in our life and the center of our hearts. And looks at what the Lord gives in return?! “…Barns that are filled with plenty and vats that are bursting with wine.”

The Word of God charges us to seek His face early in the morning and to meditate on His Word day and night. It’s the first fruits that tells God that He is worth our best. It’s not about the length of time, it is about the quality of time. We must position ourselves to spend quality time with our Father. And as we submit our best to Him, as we become intimate with our Savior, we are prepared to receive His best! There is power is handing the Lord your God, the best part of you. He longs to be close to us all as we are His children and the apple of His eye.

Let’s honor the Lord our wealth and first fruit: it’s so much more powerful than our money-it’s about our time.

Peace and Blessings

Identity Crisis…

Adolescents spend their teen years learning about who they are and how to define themselves. Without the proper foundation and a solid support system, an crisis may occur. The crisis may resolve itself with some tender, love, and care from the right support. The crisis may resolve itself as the adolescent, or young adult, enters into a new environment. However, without a firm foundation and accountability, that crisis may extend into adulthood.

Some people spend their whole lives trying to figure out who they are. Some find their identity in their career. Others may find their identity in their spouse. For some, it’s their bank accounts and for others, it may be their children. At times, the people of God may find their identities in their title or position in the church. Friends, all these things will fade away.

The title, the children, and the spouse-all are temporary. We must find our identities in Christ or we too will experience a crisis! Friends, this is not the time for a crisis. People are perishing-we simply do not have time to wrap ourselves in careers and money. The lost and dying world need to know that we belong to Christ! They need to know that we are children of the Lord God Almighty! They need us to be the planter or the waterer that the Good Lord made us to be.

Why? Let’s look to the Word:

Someone you know needs a new life. Someone you know needs to know about a Man named Jesus! Someone you know is lonely and needs to know that there is One who longs to be their friend. Someone you know needs to know about that their past does not have to define who they are today. They need to know that their story can be re-written and with Christ, it includes a Savior who saves us!

Our identity tends to establish our priorities. Let’s not live for the title or the position, let’s live for God through Jesus Christ! He is our solid rock and our firm foundation-He is the Chief Cornerstone! In Him, we have solid support and He blesses us with incredible community. We belong to the Lord our God!

As we know WHO we are and WHOSE we are, we can freely share about who He is!

Peace and Blessings

Oh, the Audacity!

Audacity is a willingness to take bold risks. And it’s often used in a negative context: “she had the audacity to…” or “he had the audacity to…”

Being in Christ requires audacity! We have to stand against what we see and what the world says to believe in Someone we do not see. We have to stand on promises that has yet to manifest. We have to trust in the Word of God-oh, the audacity! It is all starts with a mustard seed:

Your willingness to take bold risks start out with a small seed. Faith requires audacity! Do you have the audacity to believe? Do you have the audacity to love that family member everyone has wrote off? Do you have the audacity to go for that goal?

Let them say: She had the audacity to write that book! She had the audacity to ask for healing for an incurable disease! She had the audacity to start that podcast! She had the audacity to preach the Gospel!

Take your mustard seed of faith, our sister, stand the face of fear and declare that YES-You have the audacity! You will love your enemy and do good to those who hate you because God said so, you will intercede for the lost, you will believe that God can and will move mountains and you will trust in the Lord God Almighty!

Peace and Blessings

The Power of Can’t…

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.” Henry Ford

Have you ever taught a young child how to do something? When experiencing difficulty, they usually say-“I can’t do it” or “It’s not working”. As the adult, you generally find another strategy to use so that they can gain the concept. You may even simply encourage them to try again. And whether it takes once or five more times, they usually get it done.

The usage of “can’t” prohibits us. Saying that we cannot do something limits us. Every variation of cannot limits us and if we think about it, we limit the movement of God. Instead of saying, “I can’t give it up” or “I don’t have what it takes to accomplish this task”, we must switch our language to focusing on what God can do. The moment “can’t” leaves your lips, it manifests! There is life and death in the power of the tongue.

Let’s remove those limitations, let’s take the limits off! May we diminish the power of the “can’t”! May we decrease it’s power and increase the power of the Lord in our lives! The Lord can and will do that which is according to His will and His way! Let’s take our eyes off the “can’t” and put it on the “can” of the Lord! What can God do? He can do the impossible:

The moment “can’t” tries to leave your lips, submit that thought immediately to the Lord. You can lead that business. You can start that company. You can become debt free. You can be healed and made whole. This isn’t about prosperity gospel, this is about acknowledging and submitting to the power of the Lord!

Destroy the power of “can’t” and allow what the Lord can do in you and through you be made manifest in your life!

Peace and Blessings

Will You Rejoice?

Habakkuk chose to rejoice. The prophet rejoiced even though:

“Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls…” Habakkuk‬ ‭3:17‬

The prophet didn’t focus on the drought or the barrenness of the land. The prophet focused on the Lord and His goodness. The prophet chose not to focus on what’s in the Lord’s hand but what’s in His heart.

Will we rejoice? Will we rejoice when the cupboards are bare? Will we rejoice when family drama seems to be intensifying? Will we rejoice when that door closes? Habakkuk was knowledgeable of the Lord His God and His capability to restore. The prophet knew that His Father was the Creator of the Universe. He knew that the promises of the Lord stand the test of time and complexity of our situations.

Rejoice regardless dear sisters! Rejoice in the Lord in the midst of the pandemic! Take joy in the Lord and regardless of your circumstances! Have plenty? Rejoice! Have little? Rejoice! Need answers? Take comfort in the God of your salvation! It’s not about what we see, it’s about what He said-Rejoice in the Lord, always!

Will we rejoice?

Peace and Blessings

Happy Friday Overcomer!

You made it through the week! Check out the video below:

Has the Lord whispered a promise to you? Are you waiting for a promise of the Lord to manifest in your life? If so, please share that promise with us! You can do so in two ways:

Join the Prayer session! You can do so by hopping on to the call: The number to call is (425) 436-6200 and the access code is 827208. Tomorrow’s call (03/13/2021) will be at 9:00am EST!

You can also leave that promise in the comment section! We will share that scripture on our call tomorrow.

Even if you do not have a promise to share, feel free to join as we hear the promises of God and pray for one another! We are always excited to bombard heaven with our gratefulness, our cares, and our praise!

Any prayer requests: let us know in the comment section or send us an email: sistershelpingsisters757@gmail.com

Peace and Blessings