Does it depend you your perspective which answer you will give? Does it depend on how secure you are feeling today? Imagine if you were able to take an eternal perspective how you would see it. An eternal perspective where thanks to Jesus we know that beyond what we are going through right here and… Continue reading Are you being challenged, attacked, troubled, or suffering?
Are your thoughts based on your perspectives? Are your opinions based on your perspectives? Are your decisions based on your perspectives? Are your actions based on your perspectives? What is the situation you are currently facing? Ever stopped to get other people's perspective on it? Ever considered brainstorming in order to come up with the… Continue reading Are you willing to change your perspective in order to get a better view?
Ever had an incident in your life that caused change? Ever had an incident in your life that transformed? Ever had an incident that change the trajectory for the rest of your life? What about on a professional level? What about on a personal level? What about on a relational level? What about on a… Continue reading How has your life been changed?
Things look great in one area and as you pan to the right you see things less clearly and as you look all around it can look like storms are brewing or even that the water is getting rough. Is it because you are in God’s alignment? Is it because it will take a storm… Continue reading Ever found how things can be different within a short range?
Do you realize what is just in front of you? Do you realize the impact of the temperature of the situation? Is it wet or is it ice? Is it cold, warm, or hot? How is it making those around you feel? Is there anything you can do to help the situation? Do you know… Continue reading Do you realize what is just in front of you?
Some questions answered. Some plans revealed. Some ideas brought up. But now to pause and reflect on the time of prayer and to focus some time on family. The who has been revealed. The what list has begun. The how is tbd. The operating model still feels like it is up in the air. To… Continue reading Amazing a time of fasting and prayer can reveal and accomplish. Amazing the revelations of God and His power on display.
Will they strengthen you? Will they train you? Will they give you wisdom? Will you consider them pure joy because you know they are building in you endurance, perseverance, and moving you forward matured and lacking nothing? Will you take hold of them knowing that you can overcome them? Will you start looking for solutions… Continue reading What will you do with the hard times?
Do you realize how pride impacts your perspective? Do you realize how pride impacts your choices? Do you realize how pride drives your consequences? Ever heard "pride comes before the fall"? Do you realize the impact pride is having over you and others? Do you realize the impact of pride on your nation? Will you… Continue reading Are you walking in pride?
Do you know what that means? Do you know what that looks like? Do you know how to get it? Do you know where to find it? Justice isn't revenge! Justice doesn't come from people trying to do it on their own! The definition puts it as "the process or result of using laws to… Continue reading Justice!
Are you getting the message? Are you able to be aligned? Are you on the level? If there were a plumb line attached to your life how would it line up? How will you allow God to use your life? How will you answer the call? How will you respond to the higher calling? Will… Continue reading Are you seeing straight?
We all need that focus point to stay on track! We all need that solid, fixed place to keep us on track! We need something that doesn't move that we can depend on and rely on for our tracking. Sailors use the north star because they know where it is and how to navigate by… Continue reading Don’t lose focus…
Have you been called into leadership? Have you accepted it? Have you resisted it? Have you been serving others? Have you be leading others? Have you been caring for others? Have you been protecting others? We are to be servant leaders! We are to accept and receive the calling of God and step up and… Continue reading Leadership…to serve, to lead, to care for, to protect…
Do you remember that time? Do you remember how you felt? Do you remember the anger? Do you remember the resentment? Do you remember the sadness? Do you remember the feeling of betrayal? Do you remember the thoughts you had for them? Do you remember the feelings? Do you remember walking away? Do you remember… Continue reading Ever been rejected?
Ever been in a tough situation? Ever cried out to God for help because you didn't know of any other way? Ever found victory thanks to God? How long did you remember and live up to it? Did you happen to get to comfortable and start going your own way? Did you forget where you… Continue reading How long will you remember?
This morning's reading hit home with me as I considered the world we live in today. The words came from Judges 17 where it said that everyone was living based upon what seemed right in their own eyes. As much as we move forward and innovate, it seems the cycle continues over the centuries. What… Continue reading Does it seem right in your eyes?