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
Just before the cold, snow, and ice came our way, I was looking through some things and came across a bag of bird seed I had forgotten about. So, I go out to the storage building to get the bird feeder and set it out. Normally there is a lot of traffic around this feeder … More He cares…. seek Him with all your heart!
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.
The past several months have been some of the best months I have experienced in a long time. Why? Read on… Over the past couple of years (and maybe more), I have struggled to see where God is, where I am in God, and where it is I belong. I have sought the Lord. I … More Encouraging faith around the toilet
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 I was a student at Lee College, I took a class that had as one of it’s books, “Will Our Children Have Faith?” I don’t recall anything about the book today beyond the title. The title has stuck with me through the years. At various moments, it would come to mind and help me … More “Daddy, I want to pray for you.”
Inspiration comes in so many ways. But for me, music inspires me just as much as anything else in and around my life. Most of my teenage years were heavily influenced by music. So much so, it’s influence culminated while at a KISS concert in 1983, I gave my life to Jesus while at that … More Adonai, Master of the earth and sky…
Walking with God is not always as clear as we would like for it to be. But then, maybe we shouldn’t desire for it to be clear. Walking with God is about trusting Him… trusting his Son, Jesus, to be who he has destined to be in our lives. And allowing the Holy Spirit to … More Walking into the presence of God
“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…
It has been awhile since I have posted here. I realize that it is a technical mistake to not continually post – especially if one wants to keep those following as a follower. I appreciate those who have messaged me or spoke with me in some way that I needed to write. That’s always so … More Overwhelmed with the presence of God