The sun came out today. First time in forever and I couldn’t get enough of it. (Hence the sunburn.) I felt like I’d had a double shot of espresso. Other friends said the same. Turned out we’d suffered from the same condition. The blues. The grumps. The down in the dumps. But as the sun…Read More →
In 2 Peter 1, the apostle gives us a building block list of add-ons. Of note is the first, “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness.” (2 Peter 1:5 NIV) Hebrews 11:1 tells us, “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we…Read More →
Photon torpedoes blast. Sirens blare. The crew of the Starship Enterprise prepares for an attack. As the alien force hammers away, the bridge shakes and shudders. Thank goodness for seatbelts. The first concern? Are the shields are still up and how much damage they have sustained? Vital information. Without them, the Enterprise and her crew…Read More →
Linked In (Wisdom is speaking)“If you had responded to my rebuke, I would have poured out my heart to you and made my thoughts known to you.” (Proverbs 1:23) Like Pooh in the tree after too much honey, do you find yourself stuck spiritually? Not moving? Does God seems quiet? Wisdom speaks in the above…Read More →
Story by God “The LORD works out everything for his own ends—even the wicked for a day of disaster.” (Proverbs 16:4) I love a good story and the key to a good story is conflict. Problems. Obstacles. Bad guys. Without them, you have no story. Think The Lord of the Rings without Sauron and his…Read More →
“Buy the truth and do not sell it; get wisdom, discipline and understanding.” (Proverbs 23:23 NIV) Last week, we examined truth and the story of Eve. This week, we take a look at discipline and Cain. Home on the Range—the Driving Range “In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the…Read More →
Follow the Leader Leading. Following. Like two teams in tug of war, they pull the rope that is me. I like being first: first in line, first to eat, first. Being first means I get to be the leader and I like being in charge. I wonder what Matthew thought about this leading and following…Read More →
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