God, teach me lessons for living so I can stay the course. Give me insight so I can do what you tell me- my whole life one long, obedient response. (Psalm 119:33-34, The Message) As I begin to write, I had to have a conversation with my 7 year old on obedience and respect. She … More Obedience
When I read this verse today I heard George Michael sing, “Faith.” If you are familiar with the song now it’s stuck in your head too. Sorry about that. 🙂 Faith. Hearing and responding in faith, at times, can be a very difficult thing to do. Especially when one is living in long season of … More The Promise…. waiting.
This is all way over my head. I need to hear You. You are the light that leads me. Yet I wonder, “Where do I find peace?” Jesus is the strength that keeps me walking. Yet, I find it hard to trust. Seeking His purpose. The storms of life want let me rest. The quest … More I’m in way over my head
Are you familiar with the ending to the movie “Cast Away”? Tom Hanks is standing there in the middle of this intersection in the middle of Nowhere, TX. As far as he can see in all directions is nothing – yet he has been given the gift of life to be lived another day. If … More Crossroads
For the past several years I have trained for the Cox Atlanta Bike MS Ride at Callaway Gardens in Georgia. This event supports the fight against MS. Each year I have a plan on how I want to accomplish my goal. I have a plan that requires a lot of time and my family is … More What’s your plan?
When you step back to take a look at your life, what do you see? How do you evaluate your place or position? What tool do you use to measure in order to see if you are where you need to be or want to be in life? There are many voices and tools “out … More Finish the race
I recently read an article posted on Facebook. I was shocked at what I read concerning a “leader in the church.” I thought that can’t be true. Yet before I investigated the truth of what I read – I sent the link to a couple of my friends. Later in the evening, I was discussing … More Why do you believe what you believe?
“Open my eyes that I might see wonderful things in your law.” Psalm 119:18, (NIV). When I walk into my garage from the outside and the lights are out I am blinded by the darkness as I walk in. If I stand there for several minutes in the dark my eyes will adjust to the … More Open my eyes…
You’re blessed when you stay on course, walking steadily on the road revealed by God. (Psalm 119:1, The Message). Has God revealed something to you? Is there something God has spoken to you that hasn’t come into being? Do you have a desire in your heart that you can’t seem to explain to others? Yet, you know God … More Walk Steadily on the Road
Last Sunday I sat on the deck early for prayer and coffee. I began to read over one of the passages I was going to use in the message I was speaking at church. As I read, Matthew 6:25-34, I could hear all of the birds in the trees throughout my backyard. The incredible sound began to … More His blessings are beautiful…