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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


1. Joan Y. Edwards. “7 Ways to Move Toward Your Goals:” https://joanyedwards.com/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:”

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

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Joan Y. Edwards, Author
Copyright © 2009-2022 Joan Y. Edwards

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We Need a Corona Virus Disposal

Sink opening of Garbage Disposal

Imagine you’re seeing: Corona Virus Disposal – Model COVID 19

“We Need a Corona Virus Disposal” by Joan Y. Edwards

A garbage disposal is a machine that is primarily used to shred food waste into super small pieces that won’t clog pipes.

Wow! I think you will agree that a Corona Virus Disposal would come in handy and a great aid to good health. A disposal that will shred the molecules of the virus into pieces so small they won’t harm anyone. They will disintegrate into the atmosphere! They wouldn’t attack anyone’s immune system.

That is not likely to happen. However, I believe that Social Distancing and wearing face masks act as a preventative.


Thank you, Pixabay for the image of the blender.

What about a blender that will smooth out dangerous  situations? This blender would contain one part forgiveness, one part hurt, and  one part love, and one part kindness. It will smooth out relationships, calm emotions, and leave a feeling of peace.

God gives us protection from illnesses. He also gives us the wisdom to protect ourselves by staying out of harm’s way as much as we can.

If God is ready for you and me, he doesn’t need COVID-19 to take us. Live believing that even with the COVID-19 virus around, if God is not ready for you, you will survive it. You will live to fulfill his purpose for you in this world.

I believe that the Scientists will discover a vaccine to protect us. They are working hard.

Thank you, Pisabay, for letting me use this image.

I am especially thankful for those who go out of their way every day to help others in spite of their fears of getting COVID-19 themselves.

There are many people who are facing their fears of COVID-19 and working to help others in ambulances, fire trucks, hospitals, doctor’s offices, rehab centers, senior living facilities, dentist offices, grocery stories, pharmacies, gas stations, painters, lawn  services, window washers, hair stylists, ministers, priest, restaurant workers, grocery shoppers and delivery, delivery services from restaurants. Please add the people in your mind who have done things for you!

Respecting yourself and caring about others is a wonderful ability! Thank you for all you do to help keep yourself and your family and friends, and the people who live in your community safe.

God is smiling on you! He will give you the graces you need to survive!

Please leave a comment telling me how you keep your cool and the the people you are grateful for during these troubling times.

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Joan Y. Edwards, Author
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