Forgive!

He’s not going to apologize. She’s not going to apologize. They aren’t going to apologize. But, forgive them anyway. Imperfect people do imperfect things – like not apologizing. Yes, it would be easier to not forgive. But, choose what’s difficult, and forgive them even though they don’t deserve it. Forgive them like God does –... Continue Reading →

Live A Worthy Life

"As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love." (Ephesians 4:1-2 NIV) Who is your favorite entertainer? Favorite athlete? Favorite author? Favorite pastor? Favorite Biblical character? Imagine a world without... Continue Reading →

You Are an Appointed Seed

“Now no shrub had yet appeared on the earth and no plant had yet sprung up, for the Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no one to work the ground, but streams came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground. Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils... Continue Reading →

The Brevity of Life

“Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” James 4:14 NIV You probably didn't need to read the verse above to realize that life is shockingly, and sometimes agonizingly, short. But, even though we know our... Continue Reading →

Opinionated Decisions

Did Joseph even want to adopt Jesus? The more I ponder Joseph’s feelings; the more I realize his opinion didn’t matter. What mattered was the spirit’s command – adopt Jesus. “This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found... Continue Reading →

Starve Your Fears

Scripture Reading: Psalm 55 David cried out to the Lord asking Him to hear his prayer. Restlessness, moaning, oppression, fearfulness, trembling and terrors of death had fallen on him so much so, he wanted to fly to the wilderness and be at rest. It was not an enemy who pained his heart this severely –... Continue Reading →

Be Present

Many times when life deals me a losing hand, I just want to lay in the bed under all my covers until it’s time for my hand to be dealt again. I would rather not deal with the tests, trials and temptations of the world. I would rather turn a blind eye to it and... Continue Reading →

Doubt Doesn’t Open Doors

I doubted everything. Everything I knew God wanted for my life, I thought it would never happen for me. Would God allow me to be married? Would God allow me to have a good paying job? Would God allow me to be successful at all? Marriage and success all seemed so close, but yet so... Continue Reading →

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