Back to the beginning…


Ever gone back somewhere after having been gone for a long time? Ever wondered what will it be like? Ever considered what might have changed? Is it the same setup? Is it the same people? Are they as welcoming? Are they as approachable? Will it be worth it? Will it change anything? Does it feel… Continue reading Back to the beginning…

New Day! New Week! New snow day! No matter which it is for you, put your hope and trust in God!


So getting back on schedule, getting back on task, getting back to things as we start this new year with a full week. I wake up rested after traveling thru different time zones, waking up way early in the other time zone, and dealing with the challenges of my stay while yet being able to… Continue reading New Day! New Week! New snow day! No matter which it is for you, put your hope and trust in God!

It’s time to get back up!


Been knocked down? Been pushed over? Been overlooked? Been misled? Get back up. Fallen over? Fallen down? Slipped up? Get back up again! Do you lose your way? It's never too late to get back up again! Get up! Shine! https://youtu.be/MX5OqyBYKh4 Toby Mac - Get Back Up As I get up this morning I prepare… Continue reading It’s time to get back up!

Are you ready to listen? Are you ready to do?


Will you go beyond hearings and being a hearer of the Word and instead listen and become a doer of the Word? What did God's Word speak to you? What instruction did God's Word give to you? What direction did God's Word give to you? Are you being an active listener rather than just a… Continue reading Are you ready to listen? Are you ready to do?

Are you willing to sacrifice? Are you willing to go the extra mile?


Take a look around and see what is taking place. Are you willing to take a stand for what you believe in? Are you willing to stand up against evil? Are you willing to step out and do something that brings people together in unity through love rather than try to divide them with hate?… Continue reading Are you willing to sacrifice? Are you willing to go the extra mile?

82% might sound good, but we need to finish the race!

Finish the race

Ever heard people who are ready top stop when they get to 80%? Ever heard people who think 80% is enough or good enough? Well, today my daily reading program I have reached 82% but that isn't good enough, I want to finish which means I have to keep going and pressing in and pressing… Continue reading 82% might sound good, but we need to finish the race!

Do you think you are firm?


Do you think you are strong enough? Do you think you can do it in your own strength? Do you think you are brave enough? Do you think you are confident enough? The reality is we need Jesus or we won't make it through! We saw earlier in our daily readings how Peter told Jesus… Continue reading Do you think you are firm?