“Pray as if it all depended on God and work as if it all depended on you.” ~Saint Augustine. What is this quote telling us? It’s saying that we need to believe that God will help us in any way we need Him to, but that we still need to do our part. So […]Read More
Learn to Detach
I read a book recently called Tuesdays with Morrie. It is a memoir of a college professor, Morrie, who is slowly dying from terminal cancer. Throughout the book, he shares what he has learned in life with his past student and friend, Mitch, who eventually turns their conversations into the book. Morrie says wise words […]Read More
The Winter Blues: A Remedy
Being in the North East, we have been getting pretty slammed this winter from the snow and cold weather. The winter time of year is a classic time to hear the phrase “seasonal blues”. We are trapped inside, avoiding the frigid temperatures as much as possible. But staying warm and dry has its own setback: […]Read More
What Is Your Mission Statement?
“Your life is your business.”— Pascoe Sawyers, personal leadership trainer Entrepreneurs beginning a new venture have a mission statement of what they want their business to accomplish. A mission statement is how a company or organization focuses on the goals they want to accomplish. It expresses the things that are most important to them. Christ might not have been a […]Read More
Lessons From a Bunny
You might have noticed the logo of this site is a cute little bunny. Why a bunny? What does this furry little creature have to do with affirmations? More than one would think! A bunny, rabbit, hare, or pika (although with differences, I’ll use them interchangeably here) has many fascinating features and behaviors which […]Read More
I Believe I Do Perceive
Our perceptions create our realities. Look up from your computer or phone, whatever device you are using to read this right now. Ask yourself, “What do I see?” After observing for minute, ask yourself, “How do I see it?” One way to define perception is the way we understand and make sense of the world, […]Read More
Hello, my name is Shaylee Jo Thomas. I will be one of the bloggers for this site, and I thought I would start off by telling you a little bit about myself. I was born in California but I have spent most of my life in Minnesota; my heart lies in both states. I […]Read More
An Affirmer, Me? Sure!
Just what is an affirmation? When Cody Martin, owner and founder of Affirmations, asked me to blog for him; I embarrassingly had to go to the dictionary to find out just what this word meant. You would think that a semi-intelligent guy who works at an institute for higher education would know off […]Read More
In a Nutshell
You are Awesome! Hi, my name is Cody Stephen Martin I’d like to tell you about myself and the vision I have for my business “Affirmations Coffee”. I’m a happy-go-lucky person. I really just like to enjoy life and make every day the best day of my life. Throughout my whole life with all of […]Read More