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
I loved living in the desert. I miss the wide open spaces with blue sky all around. While reading in Psalm 119, I was reminded of this beautiful land that I miss. and I shall walk in a wide place, for I have sought your precepts. Psalm 119:45. The Psalmist loved the Law of the … More Walking in wide open spaces
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
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
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.”
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…
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…
Today is Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of Lent. It is a time that many Christians take to prepare themselves leading up to the celebration of Easter. I have heard of those who are giving up things like chocolate, Facebook, Coke, or some other daily habit during this time. Lent is not something my … More I will pursue You