Goldie’s Nuggets

Forgiveness

Forgiveness

As we start the new year, it is very important we don’t carry any baggage from 2021 to 2022! It’s time to reset and have a fresh start. Is there someone in your life you haven’t been able to forgive? If so, now is the time to ask the Lord to show you how to truly let...

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Good Questions

Good Questions

I know 2021 has been a difficult and sad year for many. There are so many unanswered questions and uncertainty about the future. But as we lean into the Lord as He lovingly guides us into 2022, perhaps we can reflect on a few heart-provoking questions. What am I the...

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Tender Feelings

Tender Feelings

Are you personally suffering a recent pregnancy loss or know someone who has? During the holiday season the sadness can be overwhelming when it is supposed to be a joyous season. You may have had a recent miscarriage, perhaps you’re hurting after an abortion, or...

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If Only

If Only

Do you ever get stuck saying, “If only I had done...” or “If only I didn’t do...”? If we stay in the “if only” rut, we are living in the past. If we continue dwelling in the “if only” rut, we are prone to depression.  Many of us live with regrets from the past we can...

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What If

What If

Do you ever worry about the future? We can get stuck in the “what if” syndrome: What if...happens? What if...doesn’t happen? We can not borrow from the future. If we stay stuck in the “what ifs,” it can lead to anxiety. No one but God knows how many tomorrows we will...

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Pain Points

Pain Points: Forgiveness

Pain Points: Forgiveness

FORGIVENESS IS "A PROCESS AND NOT AN EVENT" In my book, “Rainbow in the Night: A Journey of Redemption,” I wrote about the forgiveness process in my own life. It was not easy and actually took many years of counseling and prayer before I could truly forgive the people...

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Pain Points: Loss

Pain Points: Loss

Death of Loved Ones, Dreams, and Desires   In my book, Rainbow in the Night: A Journey of Redemption, I wanted to share my life story with vulnerability and transparency. Perhaps one of the most difficult areas we face in life is loss, which is universal and...

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Pain Points: Abuse

Pain Points: Abuse

In my book, Rainbow in the Night: A Journey of Redemption, I shared my life story in a vulnerable and transparent way. I felt that the reader could better relate to me if I was willing to be brutally honest. The “pain point” I want to focus on in this blog is abuse,...

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Pain Points: Anxiety

Pain Points: Anxiety

In my book, Rainbow in the Night: A Journey of Redemption, I share my life story with transparency and vulnerability. My hope is that the reader can be encouraged that with the Lord’s help we can heal and move forward to a life of freedom and joy. One of the “pain...

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Pain Points: Depression

Pain Points: Depression

I wanted to begin talking about pain points that I experienced in my life and wrote about in my autobiography: “Rainbow in the Night: A Journey of Redemption.” When I was a child, I suffered from depression, and my mother always said I would carry around a pocket full...

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Goldie’s Blog

Time to Reset for 2021

Time to Reset for 2021

Goldie’s Life Coach Tips for 2021: Stay in the gift of present living. This will decrease anxiety and the need to worry. Corrie Ten Boom said it well: “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” Trust in the Lord’s faithfulness and...

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Take Time to Hear God’s Voice

Take Time to Hear God’s Voice

The Lord says in His word to “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” Mark 6:31 NIV I used to take quarterly retreats by myself to pray, write, reflect, and rest. I felt it was time to reinstate this tradition. I found a hotel on the beach that...

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The Strangler Fig Tree

The Strangler Fig Tree

It’s interesting that this tree represents what often happens in our lives. When we are going through storms and difficult seasons, we can focus on our challenges and trials and strangle away the blessings. We then lose sight of the eternal perspective, and if we’re...

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