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…
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?
Ever learned how they are diametrically opposed? I have over the years had the opportunity in both a work and a volunteer situation been able to learn about how the brain works and the battle that takes place between emotions and logic. Be it back when I was in a call center and not only … Continue reading Emotions vs Logic…
How do you respond to a request? What if the request becomes a demand, does that change your response? How do you determine if it is an OK request or a ridiculous request or something in the middle? How do you respond when it is the first request? How do you respond when it is … Continue reading Ever found certain people or certain places to be very demanding?
Ever realized that there are some people who seem to not like your success? Ever noticed the techniques that are taken to try and ruffle your feathers and get you to engage? We know from 2 Timothy 1: So do not be ashamed of the message about our Lord that we tell people. And do … Continue reading Stay above the fray! Take the high ground! Don’t get drawn into the mud slinging!
Are you content with where you are at? Are you satisfied with where you are at? Would you add anything to your plate? Would you remove anything from your plate? Would change anything? Now before you answer that ... what if you knew there was a change coming that could obliterate everything as it is … Continue reading Is there anything you would add? would remove? would change?
Do you need to be involved in everything? What if it is what you have been doing for years and a new person comes in and starts wanting to change thing? What if it is what you have owned? It might be better or it might just cause more angst with others who depend on … Continue reading Do you need to be involved with everything?
The Story of Job. – Day 36 Who do you trust? What do you trust? When do you trust? Where do you trust? Why do you trust? How do you trust? If you trust then do you need to keep protesting and trying to prove your case? If you trust then do you need to … Continue reading How much do you need to protest to prove your case?