I do not think I have ever been so ready to say "LATER" to a 12 month experience in my life. This year has been the rockiest road I have ever travelled - with stress, pain, health issues and drama in all four corners of my life. But God. He has walked through the valleys … Continue reading Bulldozing the Rubble – 2018 just needs to go….
https://odb.org/ Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19 During Oswald Chambers’ years at the Bible Training College in London (1911–15), he often startled the students with things he said during his lectures. One young woman explained that because discussion was reserved for the following mealtime together, Chambers would … Continue reading Ponder – by Our Daily Bread
“For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do—this I keep on doing.... Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my … Continue reading What will I do?
“To heal your wound you need to stop touching it.” “Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” – C.S. Lewis. “Let God have your life; He can do more with it than you can.” Dwight L. Moody Repost … Continue reading 5 Subtle Ways the Demons from Our Past Are Controlling Us – written by Francine Rivers
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ~Harriet Beecher Stowe reposted from an email I received from a friend. I do not know who the author of this is. One day I decided to quit… I quit my job, my relationship, my spirituality… I wanted to … Continue reading The story of a bamboo tree
"I am stuck in a generation where loyalty is just a tattoo, love is just a quote, and lying is the new truth." ~unknown As a child, I was told the importance of telling the truth. I learned that lesson well and still remember a time when I refused to listen to my mother about … Continue reading Fast and Loose
“It is doubtful that God will use you greatly until you have been hurt deeply.” AW Tozier Many years ago I heard a story about a pastor...it seems that the church board had decided they needed to attract a younger crowd, as the next "generation" was their future, so they suggested that he retire and … Continue reading The Gift of Brokeness
“I have chosen you and have not rejected you, so do not fear, for I am with you, do not be dismayed for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you I will uphold you with my righteous hand.” Isaiah 41:10 I keep fighting voices in my mind that say I’m not … Continue reading “You Say” by Lauren Daigle
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds.” James 1:2 (NIV) I clearly remember watching TV when I was a young boy growing up in Baltimore. From time to time the normal programming would be interrupted by a test of the Emergency Broadcast System. Then I would hear … Continue reading Building Endurance for the Trials of Life – Written By Dr. Tony Evans; Proverbs 31 Ministries