So you get told something and then asked if you understand what they are saying. Do you understand what they are saying? Yes. Do you understand how that works? Not so much based on a bunch of other things you know. So you understand what they are saying and if you take the stance that … Continue reading Do you understand?
Wisdom can be defined as the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise. An alternative definition of wisdom is the soundness of an action or decision with regard to the application of experience, knowledge, and good judgment. We need to learn for our experiences and the experiences of others. … Continue reading In a situation where you need wisdom?
Are you a fine tuned instrument and the smallest change will get your attention? Are you so focused on something that it would take something huge to get your attention? Would it need to be something positive? Would it have to be something negative? Would it have to be something amazing or miraculous? Would it … Continue reading What would it take to get your attention?
It’s interesting when you start reading a good called chase the lion and you read I to learn rather than just a casual read. It is interesting the thoughts and expectations and direction you receive as you give it up to God. When you face to face with a situation you are somewhat ready for … Continue reading Change is at hand, how will you respond?
Only we can control our response. What comes our way in many cases can seem out of our control. What others do or say is similarly not something we can control. We may be able to avoid them or ignore them if we know the risk or danger but in terms of their words and … Continue reading Is your response logical? Is it supposed to be?
Be it in your car? Be it in your office? Be it in your home? Be it in your community? Be it in your bible? Be it in your church? Be it by the police? Be it by the fire department? Be it by the government? Be it by God? How many warnings do you … Continue reading How many warnings you need? How will you know if it is the last one?
What does this word mean to you? Do it mean a prayer before a meal? Does it mean the way someone moves? Does it mean a period of time? Does it mean how you should respond to others? Does it mean how God responds to you? If we use Jesus as our example then we … Continue reading Grace…
There are many who may say or do things to bait you into freaking out. There are many who make act or behave in a way in order to cause you to freak out. Remember that you can't control how others are going to act but you can control how you will respond. Was it … Continue reading Don’t freak out!
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?
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?
Do you realize in a time of instant gratification, immediate response, and always on that there are still things that take time? Do you realize that when your focus is on the instant gratification that you can miss out on the longer term, more meaningful goals? Do you realize that there are things that take … Continue reading Some things just take time!
So, you are going along your normal routine, you know what you believe, you are generous to others, and you pray. How would you respond if you were faced with a vision, a vision of an angel of God, and the angel called you to do something, how would you respond? Would you respond out … Continue reading What would it take for you to really want to know the truth?
Are you feeling healthy or feeling sick? Are you feeling lonely or connected? Are you feeling loved or abandoned? Are you feeling socially connected in the midst of having to be socially distanced? Are you feeling stronger or weaker? How are you feeling? How are you feeling about social distancing? How are you feeling about … Continue reading How are you feeling?
You realize your role is care taker right? You realize your role is to be a good steward right? So when the owner comes to check in on how things are going, how will you treat them? What if they send a delegate instead of showing up personally, how will you treat them? What if … Continue reading How will you treat the owner?
There is a huge difference between reacting and responding. A reaction is typically quick, without much thought, tense and aggressive. A response is thought out, calm and non-threatening. A reaction typically provokes more reactions – perpetuating a long line of hatefulness with nothing accomplished. A response typically provokes discussion – perpetuating healthy discussion (debate even) … Continue reading How should you be responding? Are you reacting or responding?