Don’t lose hope! Don’t give up! Trust in God! Don’t lean on your own understand! Remember that in this world you will have troubles and that you can take heart because Jesus has overcome the world. Remember to consider it pure joy when you face trials as it will build your faith as you persevere… Continue reading Persevere…
Do you think there is no way out? Do you feel hopeless? Do you feel like you have nothing you can do? Are you trying to do it all in your own strength? Are you trying to go it alone? Imagine if instead of going alone, you gave it up to God. Imagine if instead… Continue reading Do you think you are stuck?
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?
As I get prepared to jump into my reading for today the reality of today and this coming week resonate with me. Today is Palm Sunday which means Friday will be Good Friday and next Sunday will be Easter Sunday. This is an incredible week (the Passion) to reflect upon and all that took place… Continue reading Do you realize what day today is?
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 part of the problem or part of the solution? Are you part of making the process better or not? Are you in the process as a cog or are you adding value? Are you in the process as a placeholder or as a value add? What value do you add the process? What… Continue reading How are you adding value?
Imagine being told to go and do something and change how things were being done. Imagine being told to not do it and fortunately you hadn't gotten to it but were planning to do it today. Imagine had it been done and the response it may have had. Imagine the changes that are taking place… Continue reading What happens when it starts today?
So getting back on schedule, getting back on task, getting back to things as we start this new year with a full week. I wake up rested after traveling thru different time zones, waking up way early in the other time zone, and dealing with the challenges of my stay while yet being able to… Continue reading New Day! New Week! New snow day! No matter which it is for you, put your hope and trust in God!
Ever wonder how big the world is? Ever considered the breadth, the depth, the height? Ever considered the creativity and the curiosity that was required to get flight? Ever considered the creativity and curiosity that was required to discover the parts of the world? Ever considered the creativity and curiosity that was required to leave… Continue reading Do you realize all the good things in the midst of the trials and troubles? Can you see the light in the darkness? Can you see the sun through the storm?
The Book of Job. - Day 46 What could it be? Why is it hard to sleep through the night? Don't feel like you can go to sleep while in bed but it is too early to get up. What do you do? How do you try to go back to sleep? You don't want… Continue reading Are you willing to hear from God? Are you willing to resist God? Are you willing to question God? Where are you at today?
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 wondered why? Ever gone looking for answers? Ever questioned the reason or the logic? Ever questioned the intentions or the purpose? Ever asked for an explanation? Ever questioned the perspective? What is keeping your spirits up? What is keeping your keep going attitude? Is it God's divine care? Is it God's supervision? Is it… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 14
How far down the spiral do you need to get before you look up? How bad do things need to get before you make sure you are aligned with God and just dealing with the troubles of this world versus having walked out from under God's covering? Where are you at today? Are you on… Continue reading How far off track do you need to get before you turn back?
Ever went to do something with good intentions and then it didn't turn out like you had hoped? Ever went to do something with good intentions and then watched go bad real quick? Ever had to learn from those mistakes? Ever tried again putting fear and doubt behind you? Ever tried again with all the… Continue reading Will you learn from your mistakes?
When you face trials of many kinds, where do you turn for help? Do you know where your help comes from? When you face troubles of this world, where do you turn for help? Do you know where your help comes from? When you need to make a tough decision, where do you turn for… Continue reading Do you know where your help comes from?