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Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Washington, D.C.
Therapist, Life Coach, Author
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Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you. James 4:7-8a Life can be hard. There’s no other way to say it. Even if... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
“But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray.” Mark 5:16 (NASB) In this passage of scripture, we find Jesus in the early days of his ministry. He was beginning his more public ministry and word was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
“And He said to them, ‘This kind cannot come out by anything but prayer.’” Mark 9:29 This verse of scripture can be subtitled: Some Things Require a Little More Work. In this passage of scripture, Jesus heals a little boy... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
For they were hearing them speaking with tongues and exalting God. ~ Acts 10:46(a) This passage of scripture marks the first time that the Gentiles (those who were non-Jews) had visible evidence of the Holy Spirit in biblical times. As... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. ~ Psalm 37:4 Will God give you everything you want when you want it? As a follower of God, I think I can safely... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6 One of the most important lessons I’ve learned as an... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Many of us have asked this question - will I ever really be happy? Especially those of us that are Christians. After all, isn't happiness practically guaranteed by the Bible? And the answer to that is: not really. The Bible... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
There ae two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsbility for changing them. Dr. Denis Waitley Who do you blame for the conditions in your life? Did you have a lousy childhood? Was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
Sometimes you feel like you're on top of the world. And sometimes you feel like the world is on top of you. Sometimes all your battles have been won and you are reflecting on your glory. And sometimes it feels... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
"Our physical condition is determined very largely by our emotional condition, and our emotional life is profoundly regulated by our thought life." Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking I'm currently reading Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's book -... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Remember when you were little and imagined being a firefighter or princess or president (or whatever it was that you dreamed of being)? And you were SO excited because when you got to be bigger, you could be whatever you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Your most valuable asset can be your willingness to persist longer than anyone else. ~ Brian Tracy Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ~ Confucius Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
We may encounter defeats but we must never be defeated. ~ Maya Angelou Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
You ever had a day where a close friend seems to be in a bad mood and seems to direct her negative energy towards you? You know, you try to talk to her and cheer her up and she not... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Here’s a novel thought – instead of making everything so hard on yourself – why don’t you make it easier? Rather than beating yourself up or putting yourself down, why not focus on your strengths instead? Here’s what I’ve learned... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Check out my video podcast and allow me to remind you that when people say negative or toxic things, it's all about them and not about you at all. Enjoy ;-) Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Everything is scary until you actually do it. Remember how afraid you were the first time you applied for a job? The first time you had to make a presentation? The first time you spoke in public? Or - do... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Visit my Amazon Author Page to see the latest selection of my books. Find positive meditations and affirmations to get you through your day, learn how to accept and like your self exactly the way you are, find ways to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
There are many things you will have to do in life which you will find unpleasant. Paying bills, giving someone bad news and maybe even having to go to work each day can all be problematic, frustrating, exhausting or mentally... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Welcome every problem as an opportunity. Each moment is the great challenge, the best thing that ever happened to you. The more difficult the problem, the greater the challenge in working it out. ~George Speare Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2012 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times