Each time I read a book or participate in a study, I set my mind on the purpose and the intentions for this particular time and season of study. I think what is the one take-away that I can gain from this study that will leave an impact on my life. What can I run … Continue reading Do you feel the “weight of the world” on your shoulders?
What is the secret to a content life? Is there some formula or simple strategy that we can follow to help us live a life of contentment? It seems that it is almost human nature to feel discontent. Since the dawn of time people struggled with discontentment. We can even look as far back as … Continue reading The Secret to Living a Content Life
The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the Lord holds them by the hand. Psalms 37:23-24 God delights in every detail of my life. EVERY DETAIL. Do you know any "Type A" personality people. You know the people. … Continue reading My Mid-Life Rejuvenation – Rejecting the Idea of a Mid-Life Crisis
Many years ago I had an opportunity to teach a bible study in a home where I didn't know anyone and in a city that I had never visited. For months we studied the word of God together and people that started out as strangers became friends. One night, a person spoke up and said, … Continue reading Teach Me to Pray
For as long as I can remember I’ve created goals for the new year. I attended the classes, read the articles and the books all about effective goal setting and I've used several methods to help me write effective and realistic goals. Some years I was a rockstar and achieved all my goals (think eager, … Continue reading My Word for 2018
"When I am afraid, I put my trust in You." Psalm 56:3 Fear. It's one of the most discouraging emotions that can take hold of a person's heart and mind. Creating scenarios that don't exist. Imagining the worst in situations. The actual definition describes fear as an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone … Continue reading Fear Less
Do you ever feel that life is pulling you in a hundred different directions. The needs of your loved ones, work, ministry or school weigh heavy on your shoulders. Life is filled with many happy moments, many fun adventures and beautiful memories. However, in the day-to-day mundane tasks of life our souls can grow weary. … Continue reading 7 Scriptures to Encourage the Weary Soul
“Be strong. Take courage. Don’t be intimidated. Don’t give them a second thought because GOD, your God, is striding ahead of you. He’s right there with you. He won’t let you down; he won’t leave you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 MSG It was a beautiful Tuesday morning and I anticipated it would be a productive and fun day … Continue reading Silver Linings