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5 Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Optimistic by KAIA ROMAN

Are you an optimist or a pessimist? While it may seem like the answer lies within your outlook and attitude toward life, it actually has a lot to do with the chemical processes in your brain. If you find yourself being negative more often than you’d like to, here’s something you can feel good about: Optimism can be trained! Just like any other habit that your brain learns through repetition, when you frequently practice positive thoughts, your brain will be…

Prophetic Word for September: The Shaking is for Strengthening, Realignment & Revival!

This time each year is important because it prophetically sets the course for the upcoming year. It is the time between the Jewish New Year, called Rosh Hashanah (September 21–22, 2017), and the Day of Atonement, called Yom Kippur (September 30, 2017). Even though we are no longer under the Law of Moses, God still operates on the Jewish calendar. Your book in Heaven reconciled We are in a time of reaping what was promised to us 2 years ago (and…

June 1, 2017 Prophetic Word for This Pentecost

The Jewish festival of Shavuot is more commonly known as Pentecost and takes place 7 weeks (50 days) after Passover. Jesus was resurrected from the dead on Passover and 50 days later the promise and power of the Holy Spirit came upon the early Church at Pentecost (Acts 2). Although the Christian Church celebrates the day of Pentecost this coming Sunday, the actual Jewish holiday is from sundown on May 30 through sundown on June 1. This is a week…

Prophetic Word for May: God is Answering You, But It Might Look Different

Many people who I have been meeting and interacting with are very discouraged and battle weary. When people have contacted me, asking what God is saying for them right now, I keep telling them, “Just wait until after May.” This is because the Wind of Change has been rearranging things in our lives. Because of all the warfare and difficult times, many people are in need of an impartation of hope. “Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God…

Receive the Buoyant Presence of God

Since the area pastors meeting on Saturday, I have been feeling energized. Yesterday after Sunday morning service on my way home, I had this lightness inside. I was thanking the Lord for His presence and the word Buoyant came to mind. Buoyant means to rise to the top or cheerful and optimistic. The Lord’s presence brings lightness to our soul and helps us to rise above whatever the world may be bringing to weigh you down. The inworking of the…

Sunday Afternoon – At The Shack

This past Sunday afternoon a friend at church offered to take anyone who wanted or could go to the movie “The Shack”. I had heard there was some controversy about the book so I was little hesitant to at first to go but several folks showed interest in going. So we loaded up the church bus and took 11 folks to see the movie. I enjoyed the movie and felt it was a very moving story of inner healing. I…

Prophetic Word – March 1st

This morning as I was taking our girls to school, we were listening to Greg Laurie talk about the priority of evangelism in a Christians life. A little later on my way home I was thinking about evangelism and praying a little. Then I heard the sound of troops marching. Being in the Marine Corps the sound was familiar to me. As I listened and I could hear it clearly and distinctly. I asked the Lord what this meant and I…

Invisible War 101 – Notes

** Updated to include sermon series notes ** Spiritual Warfare 101: What is the Invisible War? 10Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of His might. 11Put on the full armor of God, that you may be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. 12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in…

Prophetic Words for 2017 – Doug Addison

Prophetic Words for 2017 2017 is going to be a time in which many of the least likely people begin to awaken to God’s love. A long-awaited start of global awakening and revival will take place. Many of these people have been rejected by the Church, but God is saying, “I have not forgotten them and their cries have reached my ears.” Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. For great is his love toward us,…

Change of Season

Change of season – Doug Addison The Lord is closing the books on your previous season of life. Do not focus on the past or how you feel right now. Many people are feeling as though they somehow missed the Lord or messed up. The Lord is saying, “I have chosen you and your generation for a special working of my power. Do not worry about how it looks now or the details of how it will happen. When it…