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Expect an Abundance of Everything You Need

hundred dollar bills
“Currency” Thank you Pixabay , Paweł Szymczuka.

“Expect an Abundance of Everything You Need” by Joan Y. Edwards

Many times in life it doesn’t seem like you have enough of things you believe you need to survive. Sometimes it’s knowledge. Sometimes it’s money. Sometimes it’s things. Other times, it’s courage. All the time love and wisdom.

“Ask and you shall receive.” (John  16:24)

Kendra Cherry shares that psychologist, Carl Rogers, says to look at the stories of people who do amazing things. “When I look at the world I’m pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.”

Regardless of the facts that you face, it is very important that you expect that you will receive an abundance of what you need.

Your brain wants you to be right. If you say, “Things never work out for me,” guess what! Things will not work out for you many times.

If you say things work out great for me, then things have a better chance of working out than if you say things never work out for you.

There is power in your words, your thoughts, and your actions.

Put it in your plans to receive a good whole car. Why would you ask for a half of a car? So if you need a car, expect a good car to show up. Take action to help that belief materialize.

Save the money and put it in a special money market account so it gets more interest than a regular savings account for a car.

Keep your eyes and ears open for a good bargain when you have enough money to purchase one.

If you have trouble believing good things will happen to you, start by making a list of all the things and people you are thankful for in your life. A spirit of thankfulness brings you more of what you are thankful for.

In her article on the Writers on the Move blog post entitled, “Trick to Help You Start Writing or Finish Writing,Suzanne Lieurance gives many ideas for lists that I believe will help you be more optimistic. Two of them I think will help change your focus: Make a list of things you enjoy doing. Another is make a list of things you want to learn how to do.

What you focus on is what you are going to get. If something bad or sad happened to you, acknowledge it, but revamp your thinking so you don’t spend days and days worrying about it or trying to change something that cannot be changed. Reset your goals. Reset your thoughts to as positive as you can get at that particular time.

Ways to Change Your Mood and Your Mind’s Focus:

1. Pray. Thank you, God. I have an abundance of everything I need today. What I need comes to me from sources known and sources unknown.
2. Watch funny movies or movies with happy endings.
3. Listen to your favorite music.
4. Take a nap.
5. Take a walk.
6. Be thankful and name the different times you have been blessed with what you needed.
7. Make a list of the things you want and need in your life right now.

Don’t worry about tomorrow. Tomorrow will take care of itself *Matthew 6:34

Resources:

1. Joan Y. Edwards. “7 Ways to Move Toward Your Goals:” https://joanyedwards.com/2014/01/13/7-ways-to-move-toward-your-goals/ 

2. Suzanne Lieurance. “Trick to Help You Start Writing or Finish Writing.” https://www.writersonthemove.com/2022/04/a

3. Kendra Cherry. “6 Great Psychology Quotes:”
https://www.verywellmind.com/great-psychology-quotes-2795695

Please leave a comment. Tell us what helps you get out of a slumpy, dumpy feeling.

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Annie’s Resurrection Cookies

Resurrection Cookies

Annie’s Resurrection Cookies – Source of Original Recipe Unknown

http://www.annieshomepage.com/resurrectioncookies.html

I am sure these cookies will taste good anytime, but especially close to Easter Sunday. On the webpage above it describes the Easter Story of the Resurrection of Jesus with the cookies. I found this page with this recipe many moons ago. I hope you enjoy reading about them and possibly making them.

May all your days be blessed with goodness in your heart!

 

Joan Y. Edwards

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Get Ready for Tomorrow: Set Out Your Clothes Tonight

Conger Design Pixabay wardrobe with shirt on hanger
Put the clothes you plan to wear tomorrow in a special place. Thank you, Pixabaay for image.

“Get Ready for Tomorrow: Set Out Your Clothes Tonight” by Joan Y. Edwards

A great way to get ready for tomorrow is to set out your clothes tonight.

Before my late husband, Carl, went to bed, he used to set his clothes out for the next day. Socks in shoes; shirt, pants, belt, hat. He got up at 4:30 every workday. He left our home at 5:45 a.m.

When I was in high school, I wore a uniform to school each day. Sometimes, early in the morning, I discovered that a clean uniform wasn’t in existence.  The skirt and blouse hadn’t been washed and ironed.

When you have a young child, you sometimes do this before going somewhere special, why not do it every day?

Morgue file little girls outfit
The night before: Set out the outfit you plan to wear tomorrow. Thank you Morguefile for the image.

My point is, it would have been good if I had laid my clothes out or put them in a special part of the closet ready for service during high school. A few days ago, I started putting my clothes out for the next day. It felt amazing. I hope you’ll try it, if you’re not already doing it.

Having a valet stand would be great, but a chair with the clothes on it and shoes and socks under it would be good. Or a table. Your creativity will find a way perfect for you! I hang mine in the bathroom.

I hang my pants over the hanger. I put the shirt over the hanger. If I need a sweater, I put that on top of the shirt.  You can put the socks in the shoes or use a clothespin to attach underpants, bra, and socks to your shirt, pants, or hanger.

What  can you do to calm yourself from today’s events and be ready and quite  spunky with energy for the next day? Setting my clothes out for the next day helps calm me down and gives me confidence I can make it.

Another way to calm yourself is to forgive yourself and anyone else who aggravated you that day. Ask God to replenish your basket of things you need.  Ask him to give you more of all the resources you used up today. Patience, money, knowledge, wisdom, understanding, courage, etc.

Say the “Lord’s Prayer.”

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

For Thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory forever. Amen.

Do you plan what you are going to wear the next day the night before? Please leave a comment and  tell me about it.

Resources

God’s Daily Delivery Service

Busy Budgeter: Time Saver Tip: Lay Out Your Clothes the Night Before https://www.busybudgeter.com/time-saver-tip-lay-out-your-clothes-the-night-before/

 

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God’s Daily Delivery Service

Basket of daily abundance from God

God’s Daily Delivery Service – An Abundance of All You Need

“God’s Daily Delivery Service” by Joan Y. Edwards

“God’s Daily Delivery Service” by Joan Y. Edwards (Youtube Video)

 I hope you enjoy my Lenten Reflection for March 10, 2022 for St. Matthew Catholic Church.

Did you know that God provides a daily delivery service? God himself drops a basket of gifts to you every morning and places it in the cupboard of your heart. God says to you, “Be at peace. Here is everything you need to survive today in abundance: faith, hope, love.”

When you try to change the past and control the future, you run out of love, wisdom, and compassion. The grip of anger, sadness, and grief puts you in a very deep hole of hopelessness. Fear blinds you from seeing solutions to your problems. Wanting control of the future keeps you from hearing God’s voice. You feel empty.

Be of good cheer. God is faithful to you. He delivers a basket of mercies to you every day of your life (Lamentations 3:21-23). He never holds back his love for you. God gives you all you need. He fills you up. Breathe in peace. Exhale fear. Breathe in faith. Exhale distrust. Breathe in hope. Exhale despair. Breathe in love. Exhale hate.

Talk with God. He is a good listener. Explain everything that keeps you from believing that you have enough. Tell him your problems. Ask him your questions. Tell him what scares you. Tell him what makes you happy or sad.

God loves you. Love yourself as you are right now. Picture the positive. Walk where nature can nourish you and replenish calmness. Visit a place where you feel close to God. Make something. Listen to your favorite music. Be kind. Smile. Be thankful. God will be there for you every day of your life. You can count on it. God’s love for you is everlasting!

I was going through a rough time in January and February 2022 when Jim Alvarez from my church, St. Matthew in Charlotte asked me to do a Lenten reflection. I was so excited when I figured out that I was thinking I didn’t have enough…I was sad. There were so many people in my life who were sick and some nearing death. It seemed like everything was caving in on me. Then I remembered God gives us an abundance of all we need. I looked for scriptures and I found in the New Century Version of the Bible:

21 But I have hope
    when I think of this:

22 The Lord’s love never ends;
    his mercies never stop.
23 They are new every morning;
    Lord, your loyalty is great.

I hope you enjoyed this devotional/reflection of God’s Love for You. Please leave a comment and let me know if you would like for me to do more of these video reflections.

Here are two other video reflections with text that I did.

Joan Y. Edwards. “Take a Step Towards the Lord” https://joanyedwards.com/2020/03/14/take-a-step-towards-the-lord/

Joan Y. Edwards. “Do You Need the Forgiveness Tunnel:’ https://joanyedwards.com/2018/05/24/do-you-need-the-forgiveness-tunnel/

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Wise Words: Add Payable on Death (POD) Beneficiaries to Your Bank Accounts

wise words on green background

Wise Words Thank you for the picture, Pixabay.

Wise Words: Add Payable on Death (POD) Beneficiaries to Your Bank Accounts” by Joan Y. Edwards

Before my late husband, Carl, died, he went to the banks and added me and his daughter, as beneficiary of all his bank accounts. This agreement was called a P.O.D. (Payable On Death).

This was a blessing.  When I showed the banks my driver’s license (prove of my identity) and a certified copy of his death certificate, the money moved swiftly and smoothly into my name.

Payable on Death (POD)

Add Payable on Death (POD) agreements on all your bank accounts, Certificates of Deposit, and your Savings Bonds.

Payable on Death money is transferred to beneficiaries without question with a certified copy of a death certificate and your driver’s license or other personal identification. This money is not included in probate court.

If a Payable on Death (POD) beneficiary agreements are not allowed where you live, you can choose to open a joint account or make sure you have designated who you want to receive the money in your will. Talk with your banker or financial consultant. (Thanks, Melanie Robertson-King for letting me know this may  not true in all countries.)

Explanation of Payable on Death agreements https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-a-payable-on-death-or-pod-account-3505252

Other Advice to Prevent Headache Number 542

1. Something I learned from my misunderstanding of family trusts, is if you want something to go into a Family Trust, it must be deeded as owned by the Family Trust. For instance, a car must be deeded to the Family Trust for the Family Trust to be able to give it to someone. Not John Doe – It would be the Family Trust of John Doe.

https://legalbeagle.com/12717185-what-is-a-family-trust.html

2. You must have the Original Copy of the will. Put it and other important papers in a safe place in your home.

3. When available, authorize with Verizon, BJs, Sam’s Club for your spouse or your child to close your account upon your death.

I hope this information helps you.  Please leave a question or comment. I’d love to hear from you.

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Seattle Tour with My Sister, Judith

Judith, Mike, Carla, Kevin, Ashley, Joan Just Ducky Ride Seattle, WA
Judith, Mike, Carla, Kevin, Ashley, Joan July 2010

“Seattle, Washington with My Sister, Judith” by Joan Y. Edwards

In the summer of 2010 I had the good fortune of visiting with my sister, Judith and her family a couple of hours away from Seattle, Washington. I love ducks. I wrote and illustrated a book about a little duck, Flip Flap Floodle Even mean ole Mr. Fox can’t stop this little duck. He never gives up.

I thought it would be fun to join the Ride the Ducks  tour on land and water. My sister and her son, Mike, his wife Carla, their son, Kevin, and his girlfriend, Ashley joined me in the venture. It is both a bus and a boat. As we went through the streets of Seattle, the guide told us to put our right arm up high and pull it down and say, “Ka-Ching” each time we saw a Starbucks Coffee shop. Oh my goodness. We must have seen over 100 Starbucks locations. Starbucks started out in Seattle. They also told us about other fun things throughout the city including the Century Link stadium where the Seattle Seahawks play.

Here’s a picture of me in my Ducky hat.

Joan in Seattle Duck Tour Hat
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My favorite part of the ride was going out onto the beautiful calm waters of Lake Union.

Lake Union, Seattle, Washington

I hope you get a chance to do something fun and even a bit quacky next time you go on vacation. Laughter heals and gives you great memories. It’s a great day when you have fun, especially with with your family.

Another Ride the Ducks Boat that I saw while on our ducky boat.

Ducky Ride Boat, Seattle in water
Ducky Ride Boat, Lake Union, Seattle, Washington

Another boat on Lake Union, Seattle, Washington.

a boat on Lake Union, Seattle, Washington
A boat on Lake Union, Seattle, Washington

Thank you for reading my blog. I love having you visit. I’d love to hear about your fun adventures.

I revised this February, 2022 because the pictures somehow disappeared from the post.

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St. Claire of Assisi

picture of St. Clare of Assisi
St. Claire of Assisi, image credit to Simone Martini,

“St. Clare of Assisi” by Joan Y. Edwards

St. Clare’s feast day is April 11. She was born July 16, 1194  and died on August 11, 1253.
St. Clare’s father wanted her to get married at the age of 15. She asked to wait until she was 18. When she was 18,  she heard and became intrigued with St. Francis of Assisi and his manner of giving up much for God. St. Francis cut her hair and gave her a robe for her habit. She got her sister, St. Agnes, to join her.  They called themselves Poor Sisters.
After her death, Pope changed the named the order of nuns after her…the St. Clares. Her order of nuns did not move around the countryside. They lived in place together spending time doing manual labor and praying. They lived without money. Like St. Francis, Clare believed it was joyous to live in poverty in imitation of Christ.
There are two stories that are interesting to me about St. Clare.
  1. She was quite ill. When rough soldiers of Frederick II were coming to raid her convent, she had the blessed sacrament placed at the gates where they could see it. She knelt there inside the walls and asked God to protect the sisters in her care.  The soldiers became very frightened and left quickly without harming St. Clare and her companions.
  2. Pope Pius XII designated her as the patron saint of television in 1958 because when Clare was too sick to attend Mass, it was said that she was able to see and hear it on the wall of her room. Isn’t it interesting that Mother Angelica, who is a Poor Clare Nun, founded the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN)?

Resources:
Catholic.org http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=215
Wikipedia.org http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clare_of_Assisi

Devotional: Remember that praying always makes things better. The Lord’s Prayer is my favorite. “Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day, our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive our trespassers. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.”
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Do something good to show that you love God today!
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God’s Ten Second Rule

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“God’s Ten Second Rule” by Joan Y. Edwards

Bill McBrearty, a childhood friend of mine, and his wife, Michele treated me to supper when they stayed overnight in Pineville on the way to Florida. I asked them what helped them stay together all these years. Bill said, “I can make her laugh.” Then he said, “Michele, you need to tell her about the “Ten Second Rule.”

Michele said, “One time they were shouting at each other. She got so angry she went outside.

This voice within her said, “What if you had 10 seconds to live. Would that make a difference in your response?” She kept walking. That voice said again, “If you had 10 seconds to live would you think differently? Tell him you love him.”

Michele went back into the living room and stood in front of Bill who sat on the couch.  She said, “I love you.” and walked back out again.

I told Michele.  “That was God talking to you, wasn’t it?”
Michele said, “Yes, it was.”

And it paved the way for them to forgive and get along for many years..

Thank you, Pisabay.
Thank you, Pixabay.

So I share this with you in case there are times when you get so angry with someone you love that you don’t know what to do. Remembering “The Ten Second Rule” may help you see things in a different light. You may be able to get the words,
“I love you” to come out. And that will make a difference.

Please feel free to thank Michele and Bill for sharing this with me and for giving me permission to share this here on my blog.

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Uh Oh! Possible Problems and Scams with Online Dating

Uh Oh! Possible Problems and Scams with Online Dating

“Uh Oh! Possible Problems and Scams with Online Dating” by Joan Y. Edwards

Uh Oh. Silly me. I thought a few months ago, I enjoyed being married. I’d like to get married again. I thought I’d try online dating. I knew several people who’d met online and their relationship worked out. Many friends of friends have used online dating and it has worked out. It may work for many people for varying reasons. It did not work for me in this instance.  I kept trying to pinpoint believing and not believing the person who contacted me through a dating site. Part of me didn’t believe and I was trying to find the facts to say for sure.

I knew I was not going to send money but I was never asked for money.  He couldn’t build that trust with me. After I texted him I had told my daughters about him meeting me in two weeks and I confronted him about inconsistencies, he said we were not compatible. Then I said if we are not compatible, goodbye.

I talked on the phone to this man 3 times.  Each time we got into a discussion of compatibility and trust.

Once they believe they have your trust and you believe you are compatible, then they delve on the love. They refuse to meet in person or on video chat.

I prayed daily while during this encounter. I asked others to pray for me.  When I shared with my daughters and their families about this man, they discovered some of the same things that made me doubt,  When I was again able to get him on the phone, I knew for sure the  places where he wasn’t who he said he was.

In wondering why I went through this and couldn’t see or recognize the  parts that were fake first off, the answer is:  I am human. Then I thought perhaps it was to educate someone who reads my blog or is my friend on Facebook. Perhaps that’s why God let me experience this.

These scammers are professionals at psychology and they know how to get you emotionally connected and take advantage of your human frailties..

So to help you and those you love, let your children know when you are going to go on a dating site.  Let them know who you are chatting with.  Please let me know if this article helps you..

Here’s what i discovered, it may be fake or a scam artist at work:

  1. If when you talk with them, they are hard to understand because of an accent.
  2. If the voice doesn’t seem to match the profile picture. If it’s a Caucasian or Hispanic picture but sounds like someone from Africa or India.
  3. If they get upset if you don’t trust them.
  4. If you check on the names of their deceased spouse you are unable to find it or if you find it you can’t find any connection to the person you are communicating with.
  5. If they say before they meet in person they have to find out if you are compatible. If you ask them what that means they say you’re a match. Ask them what that means, they can’t tell you.
  6. If they say you have to answer a series of questions to find out if you are compatible before you meet…..the last question will be about finances…telling about his or her finances. If they get the feeling that you have money, then they profess their giving caution to the wind and they’ve fallen in love with you throwing their fears away.
  7. If you can’t find any information on them online through background checks, it might be a fake name.
  8. If they post only one picture.
  9. If they profess their love for you.
  10. If they ask you to answer certain questions to find out if you are compatible.
  11. If their language on  messages seems like it’s from a romance novel.
  12. If they don’t have a middle name.
  13. If they won’t meet you in person or on video chat within the first week.
  14. If they give you their company website, check the pictures on it with Google image search It will tell if it’s a stock photo or if they are using someone else’s picture, it will show up there.
  15.  Check the website on a computer that warns you of websites to look out for. 3 days in a row or once a week. See if it changes information often.
  16. Call the number on the website for the business. If they don’t answer with the name of the company like most companies, it is a fake.
  17. If you ask them about their work and they are vague about it and cannot explain it.
  18. If you ask them where they live, they may mention one place in their profile and tell you they live in the city where you are.
  19. If they ignore your questions, but keep asking their own.
  20. If they send you a link to  a website or article to read. It might be rigged to get your personal information.
  21. If they don’t want you to tell your family or friends about them, or they indicate they’ve told their friends about you and their friends are saying they should look out, that you might be wanting to get something from them.

When I did talk to the person on the phone, I asked him questions. And of course he said we were not compatible

Ultimately the scammers or fake people will ask you for money. The one who contacted me couldn’t get me to trust him.

Contact the dating site customer service and explain how you believe this person was fake.

If you suspect an online relationship is a scam, stop all contact immediately.

Contact the dating service or site and explain which name profile and the problems you had.

If you are the victim of a romance scam and have given them money or stocks, file a complaint with the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).

Resources

  1. AARP. “Romance Scams:” https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2019/romance.html

2. Romance Scams.org. “How to Spot Online Dating Scams:” https://www.romancescams.org/how-to-spot-online-dating-scams/

11 Ways to Have Fun Doing What You Gotta Do!

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11 Ways to Have Fun Doing What You Gotta Do

11 Ways to Have Fun Doing What You Gotta Do

“11 Ways to Have Fun Doing What You Gotta Do!” by Joan Y. Edwards

What is fun? Enjoyment, Amusement, or Light-Hearted Pleasure!

Fun varies from person to person. Everyone has his own idea of fun!

Mary Poppins says, “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.”

What makes your work easier to swallow?

  1. Good thoughts about you?

  2. Good music to listen to?

  3. Work disguised as play?.

  4. Recognition for a job well done?.

  5. Prefer working alone or with someone?

Here are 11 ideas to have fun doing what you gotta do and getting those things finished:

  1. Reward yourself when you finish a step. Do a big reward when the whole things is finished.

  2. Time Yourself. Work 30 minutes  to an hour straight. Then take a break. Go outside, no matter whether it is hot or cold. Look at the clouds in the sky. Look for something that makes you smile. Then go back in. Get a drink of water.  Stop to tell someone they are doing a good job on your way back.

  3. Play music in a headset or ask head of office to play the favorite song of each employee one day a month, make sure no one gets left out. Suggest your own.

  4. Dress like you think someone should dress when they are doing what you do or dress the opposite way. If you’re a plumber, dress up to go on a house call.  If you’re a nurse, dress like a bunny.. You can always change your attire.  If it makes you laugh and others smile, it’s done its job. Then you’ll be lighthearted and be able to accomplish your chore.

  5. Take frequent breaks to talk with someone. Call them on the phone or find someone to speak with in the breakroom.

  6. Read and say aloud three (3) positive statements about yourself in the morning, at lunch, after supper, and at bedtime.

  7. Take a deep breath through your nose. Count to five. Exhale through your mouth. Smile. Do this three times.

  8. Ask God to help you complete the task awaiting completion.

  9. Walk. Walk around the block. Walk around your house. Drive to the mall and walk around. Walking will help you solve a few problems in your mind.

  10.  Get plenty of sleep. Keep a list of all you accomplished and 3 things need to be done. And when you want them finished. Write a list on paper or use an app called “Tick Tick.” You can set your to do list. Which day you want to finish it. You can click on it when it is finished.

  11. Find a way to laugh at yourself. It is through accepting yourself as you are that you are able to change and become better.

Resources

Ashley Bell. “27 Shockingly Easy Ways to Have Fun at Work:”  https://snacknation.com/blog/have-fun-at-work/

The Confidence Magazine. “How to Have Fun at Work While Staying Productive:” https://theconfidencemag.com/how-to-have-fun-at-work-while-staying-productive/”

Hazel Thornton. Organized for Life. “15 Ways to Have Fun Doing Chores;” ahttps://www.org4life.com/make-chores-fun”/

Sarah Crow. Best Life Online.  “20 Genius Ways to Make Chores More Fun:” https://bestlifeonline.com/fun-chores/

Thank you for reading my blog. I hope these ideas help you think of ideas that help you have fun doing what you gotta do!

I hope to hear from you soon!

Never Give Up
Joan Y. Edwards, Author

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