Here we are January 1, 2019. Today starts a new day, a new year, a new vision into what lies ahead. I know we all put a lot into the new on this day. We all have a since of hope and that maybe – just maybe – this may be the best year yet. … More The Path into 2019
My son is learning to drive with his learners permit in his pocket. A piece of plastic that gives him the right to drive on the road with an adult in the car with him. I have always believed that permit was to learn to drive. Now I’m seeing that it is there for his … More Bright Lights
The Bible says, “When I am weak, I am made strong.” (2 Corinthians 12:10) A piece of steel can’t say that. When it fails…. it fails and people get hurt or even die. And it’s final. When we are weak, in a particular area of life, we also can experience hurt and pain as well … More Being made strong
Have you ever ridden the log ride at Six Flags or at some other park? Lately my life has seemed much like I am riding a log ride (just not as fun). My life is in motion bumping up against the parameters (or shall I say the principles) of life. All the while, I know there is a destination … More Can you see what God is doing?
I recall sitting in my bedroom on Walnut Dr. It was summer. I think I was 19 years old. I knew what God was wanting to do with me at the time. I knew what He was calling me to do. I knew what He was preparing. But I had this fear of stepping out … More Why all the fear?
I can’t state it any better than Oswald Chambers. My words I have tried to put together are worthless to go with this quote. So, I’ll just let Chambers do the talking. There are times when you can’t understand why you cannot do what you want to do. When God brings a time of waiting, … More A time of waiting…
Hope as defined by Dictionary.com as a noun is wrapped up in “feelings.” But as a verb: To look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence. To believe, desire, or trust. Hebrews 10:19-25, So, friends, we can now—without hesitation—walk right up to God, into “the Holy Place.” Jesus has cleared the way by the blood … More 2009: A Look Forward – in Your eyes
After reading a passage in Psalms and reflecting on some things in and around my life – I have begun some evaluation. These are some random questions I began to ask myself: Who do I trust? Why? Do I trust anyone with everything about me? Or do I pick and choose certain people depending on the circumstance? … More Trust
[kon-fi-duhns] full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing: We have every confidence in their ability to succeed. belief in oneself and one’s powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance: His lack of confidence defeated him. Well that’s the definition. But where does it really come from. I have been … More Confidence