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Sheila Schweiger-Rhodes

How to be Thankful When You Don’t Feel It

November 18, 2020 |
When You Don't Feel Thankful

Winter is in the air! We may not have had any snow in Maryland yet, but the cold, crisp, frosty air tells us it is coming. The trees have been stripped down to their naked branches, and the gray skies of the impending winter hover overhead.  

It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is next week. Thanksgiving is usually a time when friends and family get together to celebrate their blessings. Thanksgiving is generally the busiest travel time of the year.

This year will be different.

Travel plans have been thwarted due to our current circumstances. It has been a strange year for all of us, but even amid crisis and chaos, there is always something to be thankful for every day.  

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Replenish Your Soul

Do You Need To Replenish Your Soul?

As a divorced single mom, Sheila has had moments where she needed God to show up with proof she wasn't alone. Find out what she's learned about trust in God's provision. …

September 28, 2020
Love your neighbor (and the value of a front porch)

How to Love Your Neighbor & The Value of the Front Porch

The front porch is an invitation to the things that matter most in life. But as times have changed, we have lost the value of the front porch. Join Sheila for precious childhood memories and lessons from her front porch.…

July 15, 2020
How do you fight an invisible moster?

How Do You Fight Your Invisible Monster?

2020 was marked by a global pandemic. The invisible monster left us reeling. Never knowing what was safe. Did we choose to live in fear, or was refusing to comply putting others in danger? The invisible monster was definitely real. Sheila shares three tips…

May 6, 2020
renovating my heart

Renovating My Heart

Winter is losing its grasp, and Spring is finally upon us! It feels like winter grows longer and longer, but I am so thankful for this new season. My husband and I are ready to start a renovation project in our upstairs bathroom. I…

March 18, 2020
Finding Peace

Finding Peace in His Presence

Life isn't easy, but let's be real, worry and fear don't help. Sheila shares four keys to finding peace in this post...…

January 15, 2020
Let's talk about true beauty

True Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep

Have you ever struggled with your self-image? True beauty is more than skin deep. Sheila is sharing her personal journey with true beauty in this post.…

November 20, 2019
Confessions of a self-centered prayer...

Confessions of a Self-Centered Prayer

Sheila Rhodes is on the blog getting candid about prayer. But not just that, she's sharing five facts that can help you put your prayer life on solid ground.…

September 18, 2019
Perception & Blessings with Sheila Rhodes

This Is Why Perception Matters

I love flowers! Now that summer is here; I love seeing all the flowers in the landscaping of my next door neighbor’s yard. After a long and cold spring, the flowers have finally all returned from their long winter’s nap. They even seem to…

July 17, 2019
Facing new seasons of life with Jesus

Facing New Seasons of Life with Jesus

Spring is upon us and in full bloom. With spring comes hope and renewal, a brand new season filled with new opportunities. Outside my living room window, there is a stunning double-blossomed cherry tree full of gorgeous pink blooms. The tree is exceptionally beautiful…

May 15, 2019
What God taught me about forgiving others through betrayal

What God Taught Me About Forgiving Others Through Betrayal

I thought I could trust her. She was my friend and my confidant. We shared everything. It still stings, but betrayal always does.  In my heart, I was crushed because the place where I had been able to be myself for years was no…

March 13, 2019
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When a New Year’s Resolution is Not Enough

Happy New Year! To all those who made New Year’s Resolutions, I hope they are going well. Personally, I decided not to make any resolutions this year because honestly, I needed to do something deeper and more meaningful than to say I was going to lose weight or…

January 16, 2019
When life gives you lemons make lemonade with Jesus

When Life Gives You Lemons Make Lemonade With Jesus

There is a saying, “when life gives you lemons make lemonade”. Well, my life has been filled with lemons lately, but I’m choosing to make lemonade. Have you ever gone through a season in your life where you are tired physically, emotionally and spiritually?…

October 1, 2018