The Barnabas Award

Thank you Beverley @ Becoming the Oil and the Wine for nominating me for The Barnabus Award. I am grateful to receive this. 🤗

I enjoy Beverley’s post because as I read them, I can sense the intimacy she has with Christ Jesus. The passion she has for sharing His Word with others is evident. Through her writings, she teaches the truth of the Bible and encourages her readers to live for the Lord wholeheartedly. Read more about Beverley and the purpose of her blog on her About Me Page. ❤️

Purpose of the Barnabas Award 🥇
You have been chosen for this recognition because of the encouragement and inspiration you bring to your readers.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 NIV, “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

The way the Barnabas Award Works:
1)Thank the person who nominated you and share their blog.
2)Think of five bloggers that encourage and inspire you and nominate them.
3)List 5 things about yourself
4)Lastly, ask your nominees 5 questions. Why 5? Because it is the number that signifies grace.

5 Things About Me

1. I accepted Jesus as my Savior when I was 9 years old at a Wednesday night prayer meeting.

2. Daniel is one of my favorite people in the Bible because He resolved to stay committed to the Lord no matter what.

3. One of my favorite memories is my 24 hour road trip with my daughter from Michigan to Florida to drive her to school.

4. My favorite kind of pie is Sweet Potato.

5. I have a certificate in Biblical Counseling and have considered going back to school for counseling.

Beverley’s Questions To Me:

1) Who in your life is your biggest encourager?

Throughout my life my mom has encouraged me the most.

2) When you are down, what encourages you to get back up and keep pressing on?

The truth and inspiration in God’s Word encourages me to keep going.

3) Do you like to encourage others and why?

I love to encourage others. I think it’s something God planted in me to want to do. It brings me joy to be able to help others.

4) What motivates you to get up each morning and what is the first thing that you do in the morning?

Each new day is a blessing from God. When I don’t feel like getting started, remembering that He is with me motivates me to get up. He is aware of everything concerning me and will supply my needs, so I don’t have to worry or be discouraged.

5) Who was your greatest encourager when you first accepted Christ?

I believe it was my mom and all my Sunday school teachers from when I was a child.

To My 5 Nominees: Thank you for the inspiration you bring to me and the others in our blogging community. I’m looking forward to reading your answers if you choose to participate. ❤️

Carly from Believing Beautiful

Queen Karen from Dance In My Shoes

Vivian from God’s Whispers of Truth

Dante from Putting God First Ministry

Thirsty from Thirsty17

My 5 Questions to my nominees

1. When you are down, what encourages you to get back up and keep pressing on?

2. What is something that you have learned about loving others?

3. In what or where do you find joy?

4. Have you read any good books lately that have encouraged you?

5. Where is your favorite place to write?

The Barnabas Award – 2

Thank you Autumn @ Mischief and Mjolnir for nominating me for The Barnabas Award. 🥰 I’ve been enjoying your blog posts! 👏🏿👏🏿 Especially your Friday’s Favorite Character and your Sunday’s Scriptures! I’m thankful you are a part of our blogging community! ❤️🤗💚🤗💜

Check out Autumn’s Blog at:

Mischief and Mjolnir

The Barnabas Award is presented in recognition of the encouragement and inspiration a blogger brings to their readers. 

How This Award Works: 🥰

Thank the person who nominated you, and share their blog. Think of five bloggers that encourage and inspire you and nominate them. List five things about yourself and answer the questions. Lastly, ask your nominees five questions. Why five? Because it is the number that signifies grace.

Five Things About Me: 🥰

1. I like the color green.

2. My favorite part of flying is takeoff. I think it’s cool the way the plane picks up all that speed in such a short time, then lifts off the ground.

3. I want to visit San Francisco.

4. I have two sisters who are both older than me.

5. I’ve been to the top of the St. Louis Arch, but the ride up there was a little scary lol.

Autumn’s Questions To Me: 🥰

1. What’s the last thing you Googled?

I googled Mark Twain.

2. Last movie you watched that made you cry?

A movie called Lion

3. Your favorite ice cream flavor? 


4. If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?

Wonder Woman (I always loved this show growing up.)

5. If you could live anyplace, where would you live? (Including fictional universes and places.) 

I think I would move to Saturn. It’s such a beautiful planet.

My 5 nominees: 🥰


Logos Speaks

Diane’s English Writing Journey

God’s Love

Happy Life

My 5 Questions to my nominees: 🥰

1. Who inspires you?

2. What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

3. What is your favorite memory?

4. What is an important lesson you’ve learned in life?

5. What makes you happy?

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