The garden moments are intense. The garden moments are painful. The garden moments help us hear from God and understand our larger purpose. So we get to choose if we will listen to God's direction or try to go it the easy route and fall into the devil's temptation. We get to choose if we… Continue reading Let’s walk out today with what God has given us!
As I prepare for the Wednesday that is ahead I consider the past two days for things to learn from and look forward to the rest of the week in hopes that things work out. Halfway isn't realistically till lunch time. Interesting conversations have started the week. Interesting meetings have taken place. Many people feeling… Continue reading Halfway there? Hump day? What day is it for you? What do things look like from this point?
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 Story of Job. - Day 35 When will things feel right? When will the aching stop? When will the fog lift? When will the environment be settled? Who knows? Who can be asked? Who will be willing to answer? Are there exercises to add to the process? Are there patterns or routines that can… Continue reading What to do when things feel off?
Ever been accused of wrong you didn't commit? Ever been accused by someone who doesn't know the full story? Ever been accused by someone who is judging without understanding? Ever been judged for something that wasn't even true? Ever thought you were trying to help by giving advice that was wrong? Ever thought you were… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 12
Ever been to that tipping point where you ask, what’s the point? Ever wonder why do I need to go thru this, is there a purpose? Ever felt like it is futile and that there is nothing you can do? What do you do? Where do you turn? How do you respond? Do you just… Continue reading The Story Of Job. – Day 11
Do you realize the miracle of reconciliation? Do you realize the freedom that comes through forgiveness? Do you realize that you forgiving something has more to do with your health and well being? Do you realize the pain, the anxiety, the suffering that comes from not forgiving? I learned my lesson many years ago and… Continue reading Do you realize the power of forgiveness?
It may not have been easy. It may not have been direct. It may have required pain and betrayal. It may have required shaping and adversity. It may have required building trust. It may have required time for you to realize He is dependable. Now that you believe. Now that you are ready. Now is… Continue reading Now that you believe. Now that you are ready. It is time to get it done!
Are you a good steward? Are you keeping it tidy? Are you focusing on how it looks from the outside? Are you focusing on how it looks on the inside? Are you focusing on the yard? How does that correlate with your heart and your life? Are you trying to make everything look ok on… Continue reading How do you take care of your house?
Do you view it as an obstacle or an opportunity? Do you view it as a pain or a purpose? Do you view it as a trial or a transformation? How do you view it? Over the years whenever I noticed in my reading Job I used to cringe wondering what was coming my way.… Continue reading When a challenge is coming your way, how do you respond?
What if you knew it was coming, would that change your behavior? What if you knew it was coming, would that change your perspective? What if you knew what was about to be, would it change your attitude? What if you knew how it would play out, would that make you respond or prepare differently?… Continue reading CONSCRIPTION OF RUSSIAN JEWS…(The Bible’s Impact on Trade and Taxes [June 19])
How beautiful do you think you are? How rich do you think you are? How big do you think you are? How powerful do you think you are? How much better do you think you are than others? Don't allow it to build pride! Don't allow it to make your head grow so big it… Continue reading Pride comes before the fall!
Take a look around and consider. Don't just trust what you see on TV. Don't just trust what you hear on the radio. Consider what information is available and surfacing. Search the market place! Search the political space! Search the social place! Can you find someone who is doing what is right? Can you find… Continue reading Do you see what is going on?
Have you lost anyone? Do you remember the pain? Do you remember the sadness? Do you remember the emotional rollercoaster? Do you remember the anger? Do you remember the joy? Do you remember the love? Do you remember someone who wasn't treating you well who passed? Do you remember someone who was like a brother… Continue reading It’s sad when we lose people…
Things ever gotten so bad that you couldn't bear it anymore? Ever go to the point where the aches and pains were so great you just wanted a way out? Ever got sick and tired of being sick and tired? Ever got to the point where you were being attacked and didn't understand why? Ever… Continue reading Ever gotten to the end of your rope?