Denise Miller Holmes | July 24, 2012
In the quest for righteous living, contentment is king.
I was reading a book by Robert Green, called The Art of Seduction, where he counsels on how to pick a victim for seduction (political and social seduction, not just sexual).
In this book, Green comments that when choosing someone to seduce, it is best to choose [...]
Denise Miller Holmes | July 13, 2010
Savvy Article #1005
I’m fat, and it’s taken a bite of my self esteem. I am a big, round, butter ball, and I can’t hide it. I am not quite roll-me-down-the-aisle-to-my-two-airplane-seats big, but I’m big enough to say “I’m fat.”
I used to have a healthy body (translation, thin) and what is astounding is not the emotional [...]
Denise Miller Holmes | January 8, 2010
Savvy Article #1001
If you are one of those hypie types that get’s a glow from setting and reaching goals, if you have listened to every Tony Robbins tape, and if you believe wholeheartedly that writing down your goals with a time limit MAKES them happen, I’m about to burst your bubble.
After much failure and [...]
Denise Miller Holmes | June 1, 2009
Savvy Article #0914
This verse is a command: “Forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, . . .” (Philippians 3:13b, NASB)
It says to let go of the past. It implies that unless we do, we can’t reach forward to the future. It does not say how we are to accomplish this, however, [...]
Denise Miller Holmes | May 25, 2009
Savvy Article #0913
Should a Christian examine his past? No, according to those who quote the below verses:
“Forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13b, 14a, NASB)
Denise Miller Holmes | April 13, 2009
Savvy Article #0909
Envy is a wasted emotion. I say this because envy is based on a lie. In order to feel envious, we must believe that something that someone is, or has, makes them a happier person than we are. We must also believe that having that thing will make us happy.
Denise Miller Holmes | March 31, 2009
Savvy Article #0907
In our weakness, He is strong. In our inaction, He is forgotten.
Sometimes, in assessing myself, I run into a wad of insecurities. I have been experiencing this recently as I try to branch out and do new things. It’s as if everything inside is betting I’ll fail. You have no skill for that [...]
Denise Miller Holmes | February 22, 2009
Savvy Article #0902
Shut up! The things I say about myself! I used to think that I had troubles with other people gossiping about me. I did, but at least that is other people. What if I am bad-mouthing myself? What if I am spreading my own bad reputation?