Are things too busy? Are things too confusing? Are things too tiring? Are things too out of control? Are you trying to figure it out on your own? Are you trying to solve it in your own power? Are you trying to get it done your way? Are you trying to handle it by yourself? … Continue reading Where are you at today? Do you know what to do? Could it be to be still?
If there was someone who could help you would you be willing to share it with them? If they would listen without turning away without contempt, mockery, scoffing, insult, disparagement, spite, sarcasm, ridicule, or put-downs, would it make you more willing to share the cares of your heart and the thoughts of your mind? Do … Continue reading Is the pressure or labor too much to bare?
Tired of being sick? Sick of being tired? Sick and tired of being sick and tired? Are you feeling like you are getting to the end of your rope? Are you ready to press on and get thru? Do you realize how over time there have been many people who have gotten to this point? … Continue reading Sick and tired of being sick and tired?
What is keeping you from going out? Is it fear or wisdom? Is it worry or reason? Is it truth and trust? How important is it to go and support others in their moment of need in a way that is wise? Yesterday was one of my first outings in a long while in a … Continue reading No holding back…
Waiting upon the Lord in hopes that things would turn around? Waiting upon the Lord through the trials and the challenges? Waiting upon the Lord wondering what it is you were to learn and how long would this go on? In 2020 the theme of the year in blogging was Hindsight is 2020. Every month … Continue reading Were you like me in 2020?
This morning as I scanned thru the Bing newsfeed the one article that hit me most was another cathedral that was on fire in France. I made me think of Notre Dame's fire earlier and then this new fire now in Nantes. It made me wonder what was going on and what these signs might … Continue reading What signs of the times are you noticing? or missing?
Are you part of God’s people? Then join me in taking hold of 2 Chronicles 7:14. God calls all of us to humble ourselves. He need to walk in humility first. God then calls us to pray and seek His face, spend time with God and asking the Holy Spirit to reveal to us, bring … Continue reading Hindsight is 2020, to find clarity of vision we must return to God or turn back towards God.
What types of things should you flee from? What types of things should you run to? When should you stay? When should you go towards? When should you go away? Ever considered what the Bible says to flee from? Flee from sexual immoralityFlee youthful passionsFlee the love of money for it is a root of … Continue reading Do you know if you should stay or you should go?
Ever heard the word “You take what the enemy meant for evil and you use it for good”? God is the God of second chances. God is the God of breakthrough. God is able to do exceedingly, abundantly more than we could ever ask or imagine. He can take what is looking daunting before you … Continue reading Turn it around…
Would there have to be something that personally impacted you? Would there have to be something disastrous? Would there have to be natural disasters? Would there have to be economical disasters? Would there have to be military disasters? Would there have to be political disasters? Would there have to be wars? Would there have to … Continue reading How bad do things need to get before you would turn back to God?
God is rarely early. God is never late. God's timing is perfect! You may have a plan or think that things should happen on your schedule but is that for your glory or the glory of God? Remember we setup a plan and God directs our footsteps. God knows the beginning from the end! God's … Continue reading It's not over till God says it is over!
Ever tried to come up with a plan and then so many distractions get in the way that you can't get there? Ever tried to come up with a plan and then found too many missing pieces to be able to ensure it is a solid or complete plan? Ever tried to come up with … Continue reading What's the plan man? or woman?
Ever gone back somewhere after having been gone for a long time? Ever wondered what will it be like? Ever considered what might have changed? Is it the same setup? Is it the same people? Are they as welcoming? Are they as approachable? Will it be worth it? Will it change anything? Does it feel … Continue reading Back to the beginning…
The Story of Job. - Day 34 What do you do when you get to a point where you realize you were on the wrong track? Are you willing to humble yourself and turn back? Are you willing to stop and ask for directions? Are you willing to return to the starting point and have … Continue reading What if today is not the day you thought it was? or was going to be?
The Story of Job. - Day 22 Will it be while you are at the top? Will it be while you are climbing? Will it be while you are falling? Will it take hitting rock bottom to turn and start fresh? I remember a time when I had felt cheated and betrayed. I remember a … Continue reading When will you choose to turn to God and have a fresh start?
Does it have to get personal? Does it have to get financial? Does it have to get physical? Does it have to get emotional? Does it have to get political? Does it have to get global? Does it have to get geopolitical? Does it have to impact your state of mind? Does it have to … Continue reading How bad does it have to get?
Imagine getting offered a deal and then having it taken away. Imagine that you get bitter, angry, and possibly even depressed. Imagine God keeps prompting you through songs on the radio to forgive them but instead you stay on the downward spiral. Imagine that it causes your work to suffer. Imagine that it causes your … Continue reading How far off track do you need to get before you turn back?
When you have a life or death situation, where do you turn? When you have a family situation, where do you turn? When you have a health situation, where do you turn? When you have a career situation, where do you turn? When you have a relational situation, where do you turn? When you have … Continue reading Are you turning to the right people for advice?
Are you facing a challenge at home? Are you facing a challenge in your community? Are you facing a challenge in your workplace? (at work? at school?) How will you face it? How will you handle it? Will you turn to God for wisdom and insight? Will you ask your trusted friends and advisors? Will … Continue reading No matter what battle you are facing, remember that the battle belongs to the Lord!
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?