Jesus warns us that we will have troubles in this life. Are you going thru troubles right now? Take heart remembering how Jesus overcame the earth and defeated the power of sin and death. Take heart and remember the promise in the future where there will be no more tears and no more death so… Continue reading In this world we will have trouble but take heart for Jesus has overcome the world and in the future there will be a time without sorrow and death and pain.
Are you a manager or an individual contributor? Are you a leader or a follower? Are you doing your part? Are you leaning in to ensure your part gets done? Are you doing your part right? Are you doing your part well? Are you crossing the line? Are you rich? Are you oppressing others? Are… Continue reading Do you realize the role you have to play in this life?
Are you chasing your desires? Do you know how long or short that will last? Is it a fad or temporary thing? Is it for good reasons or selfish reasons? What is your motivation? Why not pursue God's plans? Why not seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness? Why not make God's plans… Continue reading Are you chasing after your desires or God’s plans?
We know that what the enemy of our soul meant for evil, God can turn it around and use it for good. We know life isn't going to be easy but by persevering it will be worth it. God's Word speaks to how in all things God works for the good of those who love… Continue reading How does that change anything?
Yesterday's message was to not give up! It was a pretty rough day with some very interesting bombs getting dropped on me. The day started with the encouragement and hope from God's Word as it is today. The day ended with a conversation that caused me to question so many things. Stress and worry make… Continue reading Then what should or can I do?
Are you part of the problem or part of the solution? Are you part of making the process better or not? Are you in the process as a cog or are you adding value? Are you in the process as a placeholder or as a value add? What value do you add the process? What… Continue reading How are you adding value?
Ever wonder how big the world is? Ever considered the breadth, the depth, the height? Ever considered the creativity and the curiosity that was required to get flight? Ever considered the creativity and curiosity that was required to discover the parts of the world? Ever considered the creativity and curiosity that was required to leave… Continue reading Do you realize all the good things in the midst of the trials and troubles? Can you see the light in the darkness? Can you see the sun through the storm?
One answer was clarified - the who will be my boss. The what is in progress - the what will the new charter look like with the updated team structure and org operating model. Thank You Lord for bringing light into the situation so that I could see what used to be hidden. Thank You… Continue reading What to do when you don’t know what to do? Turn to God and His Word for wisdom and direction.
The book of Job. - Day 42 T'was the morning of Christmas Eve and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care. The new tree is up and decorated for the celebration of Jesus's birth with the tradition of the wise… Continue reading How will you choose to live in the midst of the unknown? Will you find rest in the Lord and renew your strength?
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?
The Book of Job. - Day 30 Will it be a good day because you know there is a party at the end of it? Will it be a good day in spite of the fact that you know there will be a party at the end of it? What make a day a good… Continue reading If the day will end in a party does mean it is going to be a good day?
The Story of Job. - Day 26 As I looked at where I am in my reading plan I realized I was at the halfway mark. I always find it interesting how when my mind jumps to playing a song when phrases are thought, said, or heard. Today I thought to myself "I'm halfway there"… Continue reading What do you do when you realize you are half way there?
Is it a special day? Is there a party? Is there a reason? Is there something special about it? Today is the day that the Lord has made, so lets rejoice and be glad in it! Don't let anything rob us of that joy for the joy of the Lord is our strength! There ain't… Continue reading What makes today happy?
Is how you act impacting how others act? Is it creating a positive or negative impact on them and those around them? Are you demonstrating Love, Joy, Peace, Longsuffering, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-control? Are you leading by example so that people are being drawn to God or away from God? Are you helping… Continue reading How are you leading people?
Are you committed? Are you devoted? Are you firm? Are you steadfast? Are you resolute? Are you unwavering? Are you enthusiastic? Are you eager? Are you passionate? Are you hard working? Are you dutiful? To what? Where is your dedication directed? What is your dedication for? What is it doing for you? What is it… Continue reading Dedicated? Dedication. Celebration!