Do you engage others out of unconditional love? Do you engage others with respect? Do you engage others from a position of humility? Do you recognize them for who they are and how important they are to you and to God? Are you a giver, being supportive and generous to others? Are you playing your … Continue reading Do you realize that how you treat others matters?
Do you realize that we are stronger when we are together? Did you happen to catch the Tough as Nails TV show with Phil who has lead the show Amazing Race? Did you happen to catch what Linda said about the finalists? As she lost out on the finale by seconds, her words of wisdom … Continue reading Unity and Maturity!
How will you make a difference in the lives of others? Will the change help you find new ways to make a difference and stay connected with others? Will you find better and more efficient ways to be a connector, an encourager, a helper, a friend, a leader, a mentor, ... So you lost your … Continue reading How can you be and stay relevant when your role changes?
Are you living humbly? Are you living with a service attitude? Are you living in alignment with Jesus so that you are under His righteousness? You matter to God! He can’t bless us when we are being disobedient. He can’t bless us when we are living life pridefully. He can’t bless us when we block … Continue reading Are you living with a posture that can be blessed?
Imagine getting to spend eternity with God who is light and there is no darkness in Him. Consider how every good and perfect gift comes our Heavenly Father of all light and how there is no variation, no rising and no setting, and as such there is no shadows when He turns which is so … Continue reading Imagine living somewhere that the light is so bright that there are no shadows…
To me the idea of hot air filling a balloon when I think of puff up. Or to be blowing hot air to puff up someone’s ego. Or to be saying nice things to inflate someone’s head. Building up feels more permanent and structured. It feels like you are improving abilities and character. It feels … Continue reading What comes to mind when you compare puff up vs build up?
Will you return to God? Will you be faithful to God? Will you turn back to God? Will you come back into God's presence like the lost son? God is great! God is faithful to His covenant! Do you love God? Do you faithfully keep His Word? Will you confess your sins? Will you confess … Continue reading What’s it going to take to make things great again?
Are you part of a group that is being punished for being disobedience even though you didn't do anything? Ever been in such a situation and then what seemed like out of the blue someone comes by and calls you out because you shouldn't be lumped in with them? Ever been in such a situation … Continue reading Rewards of obedience…Consequences of disobedience…
Do you realize how pride impacts your perspective? Do you realize how pride impacts your choices? Do you realize how pride drives your consequences? Ever heard "pride comes before the fall"? Do you realize the impact pride is having over you and others? Do you realize the impact of pride on your nation? Will you … Continue reading Are you walking in pride?
Do you realize how important your name is? Do you realize how important your character is? Do you realize how important having a good name = good reputation + good character? When people see you what is their first response or reaction? Is it positive or negative? Is it to run to or run away … Continue reading How important is your brand?
Ever gotten the opportunity to be somewhere or get somewhere? Now that He got you there, what are you going to do about it? You know what you need to do, but are you going to do it? Will you handle your part of the task? You know you can! You have the power! You … Continue reading He got you here so will you do your part?
The more you know the more you know you don't know. Ever had that realization? When you first start out and you are working on things you get to a point where you think you have it all under control and understood. As you continue to grow and learn you get to a point where you … Continue reading Do you realize you don’t know it all?
Seek wisdom from God for He will provide generously and without finding fault. Do not hold onto offenses that would allow the devil a foothold into your life. Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: Grace to you and … Continue reading Are you shining? Is your light apparent or visible to those around you? Can anyone see your light? This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine.
Look up. Look to God. Seek God and opportunities will seek you. Focus on His will and purpose. Look over and beyond the storms that you may not get dragged down because of them, but would continue to experience the miracle of walking with God through it. If then you were raised with Christ, seek … Continue reading How are you living today? What is your motivation and compass?