What starts fights and quarrels among you?

What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you?

Ever heard the words "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times"? Ever considered what is taking place on this planet right now and all the good and amazing things that are taking place? Ever considered what is taking place on this planet right now and all the evil, the pain,… Continue reading What starts fights and quarrels among you?

Are you ok with it if it is part of the plan?


If you have to suffer as part of someone's plan, are you ok with it? Does it matter whose plan it is? Does it matter if the plan is for the greater good? Are you willing to give up control? Are you willing to give over control? Are you willing to submit? What if it… Continue reading Are you ok with it if it is part of the plan?

Do you realize what day today is?


As I get prepared to jump into my reading for today the reality of today and this coming week resonate with me. Today is Palm Sunday which means Friday will be Good Friday and next Sunday will be Easter Sunday. This is an incredible week (the Passion) to reflect upon and all that took place… Continue reading Do you realize what day today is?

Where to go now?


As the weekend begins during this time of #StayHome and I ponder this past week, I ask myself, where do I go now? My morning started with seeing the verse of the day being from 1 Thessalonians 5:15 which said: Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what… Continue reading Where to go now?

What's the plan man? or woman?


Ever tried to come up with a plan and then so many distractions get in the way that you can't get there? Ever tried to come up with a plan and then found too many missing pieces to be able to ensure it is a solid or complete plan? Ever tried to come up with… Continue reading What's the plan man? or woman?

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!

How will your day be defined?


The Story of Job. - Day 38 How will a day be? Can it be defined by how it starts? Can it be defined by how it finishes? Can it be defined by how it played out? Will any of them make it a good day vs bad day? Will any of them make it… Continue reading How will your day be defined?

Ever had people try to explain what is going on to you?


The Story of Job. – Day 25 Ever been in a situation where you are wondering what just happened? Or how did I get here? Ever had people who say they are your friends try to tell you their thoughts on why or how you got into this situation? Ever had people who say they… Continue reading Ever had people try to explain what is going on to you?

You know right from wrong? So how are you doing it?


Do you know the difference between right and wrong? What if we ask do you know the difference between good and bad? How about if we ask do you know the difference between moral and immoral or just and unjust or honest and dishonest or pleasing vs evil? Do you have a standard that you… Continue reading You know right from wrong? So how are you doing it?

How committed are you?


Will you stay behind or stick with it? Will you tap out or stick with it? Will you give up or stick with it? Will you submit or stick with it? Will you press on? Will you persevere? Will you stick with it even if it is getting hard? Will you stick with it even… Continue reading How committed are you?

Trust God even when the world feels like it is against you!


God will provide, even when the world is against you. Lean into what God says! Lean into what God directs you to do! Lean into what God has called you to do, no matter what! If God is calling you to step up then step up. If God is calling you to step out then… Continue reading Trust God even when the world feels like it is against you!

Don’t forget the dream!


If God calls you to it, He will get you thru it! Just because you face trials after receiving the dream doesn't mean you aren't still in progress towards it. Consider Joseph who eventually became second in command of Egypt and saved his family but had to go thru the betrayal of his brothers, being… Continue reading Don’t forget the dream!

Will you do you part of the deal?


When you make a deal with someone are you committed to finish your part? What if they do their part first? Will you follow through with your part of the deal? History shows examples of both cases. History shows repeated examples of how if or when people forget or get too comfortable they tend to… Continue reading Will you do you part of the deal?

Do you realize that rules are for your good?


They are to keep you safe not keep you from having fun. They are to keep you safe not keep you from living life. They are to protect you and keep you in the safe zone rather than allowing things that can come in to rob, kill, and destroy into your life. They are for… Continue reading Do you realize that rules are for your good?

When did the light turn on and you realized God’s plans and purposes are good?


What did it take for you to take a hold of what God's plans are? What did it take for you to take hold of what God's purposes are? Did you hear someone speak it or did you read it? For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper… Continue reading When did the light turn on and you realized God’s plans and purposes are good?