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?
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…
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?
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?
Ever been put into a situation where things were so ambiguous that you were uncertain what your specific role is and what your responsibilities are? Ever been in a situation where your role was clearly defined including your responsibilities called out? Do you remember the difference it made when it came to your day to … Continue reading Do you understand your role and responsibilities?
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?
Do you think it is you? Do you think it is your spouse? Do you think it is your boss? Do you think it is your coworker? Do you think it is your politicians? Do you think it is your judges? Do you think it is the police? Do you think it is the lawyers? … Continue reading Who is in charge?
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?