Approaching 2015 I felt all of this pressure to have a “word” for the year. I’m not sure where all of this started but for the past several years I have had a word or a phrase that has been a central focus. But this year it seemed like the message of “having a word … More Joy, joy, joy down in my heart
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
“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
In Luke 10:17-20, Jesus cautions his disciples not to get caught up in what great service they have done, “The seventy-two returned with joy,” Jesus knew how easy it is for us to get caught up in what we accomplish and for our personal accomplishments to sway our feelings of “joy.” Jesus received what they … More Living with Real Joy