Have you ever heard a song or seen a commercial that has a message, but you detect a different and deeper meaning? This happens to me all the time. Of course, what you get out of a thing is based on your personal experiential filter and being Christian … well, you see where I’m going … More Take 1: The Polar Express (2004)
“Live the story you want to tell.” – Les Brown Go for your purpose as if your life depends on it … because it DOES! No matter what you have ever been told, you have a DIVINE PURPOSE for your life. Regardless of the mistakes you’ve made, God is ready and waiting for you to … More Every Day
“If you don’t want the Devil at your party, don’t send him an invitation.” Periodically, I like to take inventory of myself. I step back and look at a few things: areas of growth, accomplishments, weaknesses, opportunities for change and life’s overall direction. Each time I do a “self-assessment,” one thing is the driving force … More You’re Invited!
“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” – Malachy McCourt It may not be true for everyone, but many of us are holding on to something or someone, in most cases, and we have become bitter. So, what’s your story? Was it the divorce, the layoff, the lies, the … More Justified Bitterness
Root (noun) – the basic cause, source or origin of something Throughout life we develop certain behaviors and ways of thinking based on learned behavior and experiences. Of course, we can credit genetics to some of these behaviors, but for the most part, our mindset has the greatest influence on who we become. Even our … More Roots
One of my favorite parables of Jesus is the teaching of the different types of seeds. This parable can be found in Matthew, Mark and Luke. The seeds represent the four ways people receive the Word of God. Which category do you fall into? Mark 4: 3-8 3 “Listen! A farmer went out to sow … More Seeds
Something about not drinking to get drunk, abstaining from sex, staying away from the gossip of the day or refraining from profanity turns people off because they don’t want to be “boring.” We all want to live a life that is filled with excitement and stimulating delight. There is nothing wrong with that. But it … More Sober Up, Live Clean! (Part 2)