More Tips for Killing Your Giants! by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

Last time, we talked about David killing Goliath and on how it is important for us to face our giants and kill our giants! Today, I’m reminded of another story. It’s the story of the Children of Israel on their way to the Promised Land. They sent twelve spies to check out the land and [Read More]

Are You a Giant-Killer? by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

Most everyone has heard the story of David and Goliath, but of course, as we ministers like to say, “It bears repeating.”  It is the story where King Saul and the Israelites are in battle with the Philistines. Twice a day for forty days, Goliath, the champion of the Philistines, comes out and challenges the [Read More]

Don’t Take Satan’s Bait! by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

In John 10:10, Jesus said, “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” There are some things we must watch for to keep Satan and the forces of darkness out of our lives.  [Read More]

Getting Results! by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

You can get the results in life you want by living by faith.  No Word of God is void of the power it takes to cause it to come to pass.  Stick with God and you will see victory in your life!  Here are a few steps to get the results you desire: 1.  Find [Read More]

Tips for Drawing Closer to God in the New Year – by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

A very popular Praise & Worship song has the following lyrics: Draw me close to You Never let me go I lay it all down again To hear You say that I’m Your friend You are my desire No one else will do ‘Cause nothing else could take Your place To feel the warmth of [Read More]

Setting SMART Goals by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

In this month of November – before the holidays are in full swing – it is the perfect time to set goals for the new year!  Take a moment and think about what you want to achieve in 2015.  If you will do this and follow the practice below of making them SMART goals, when [Read More]

Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

Following is an excerpt from a term paper I wrote while obtaining my Master’s Degree and Mediation Certificate.  I originally thought that I would rewrite this in a more conversational tone; however, I think it’s better like this due to its references to some very good books on the subject matter.  PDS  Effective Communication …The [Read More]

Tips for Enhancing Your Outer Beauty by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

Let not yours be the MERELY external adorning with elaborate interweaving and knotting of the hair, the wearing of jewelry, or changes of clothes; But let it be the inward adorning and beauty of the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible and unfading charm of a gentle and peaceful spirit, which is not [Read More]

Simple Ways to Experience Good Health by Min. Patricia D. Samuels, MA

Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. III John 2 Fruit for Breakfast There are several things that I have found to be helpful in the area of good health which are not very cumbersome.  One thing I do is eat only fruit [Read More]

Killing Low Self-Esteem by Patricia D. Samuels, MA

Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.  But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.                                                       Isaiah 53:4-5 My people [Read More]