I’m sure you’ve read articles admonishing you to live each day as if it were your last day on earth. In that context, we are oftentimes made to feel guilty for: Fussing at the kids about not picking up their toys Focusing on keeping the house neat and clean Investing so much time in our … Continue reading If Today is My Last Day on Earth
‘Tis the season for gift giving; for finding the perfect gift that will express to someone how you truly feel about them. It’s not easy, is it? This seasonal gift giving tradition began because approximately two thousand years ago an infant king was presented gifts of frankincense, gold, and myrrh by men who wanted to … Continue reading What Gifts Can You Bring to the King of Kings?
'Tis the season for gift giving; for finding the perfect gift that will express to someone how you truly feel about them. It's not easy, is it? This seasonal gift giving tradition began because approximately two thousand years ago an infant king was presented gifts of frankincense, gold, and myrrh by men who wanted to … Continue reading What Do You Give a King?
Change is never easy – never. It's simply the nature of change. Ironically, even positive change is difficult. It's interesting to identify what the trigger(s) was that caused someone to answer the call to change. Have you ever had a call to change? Opportunity knocking on your door? God knocking on the door of your … Continue reading The Cost of a New Life
The smell of sulphur fills the air when his parched, cracked lips open and he speaks. His voice is low and gravely, its pitch indistinct. Yet our senses are oblivious to these disgusting warning signs. In our ears we hear the voice of reason that seems to come from our own mind. That's the power … Continue reading Watch Out for Satan’s “But”
“The Passion of the Christ.” It is a phrase we hear frequently this time of year. It is a reference to the trial, torture, crucifixion, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus. Yet we attach the word “passion” to describe it. Jesus was passionate?! How could he be passionate about: a riged trial being scourged having … Continue reading It Was His Passion
The plot was planned carefully and carried out perfectly. It involved deceit, lies, theft, and betrayal. The behaviors were the product of a narcissistic, prideful, cold, insensitive heart. The results were injury, devastation, anger, and bitterness. Some died with their broken heart unmended. But the alluring, coveted prize turned to wormwood. The sweet taste of … Continue reading Nine Words That Can Change Your Life
Bending at the waist and placing his hands on his knees, Moses gasps for air. For the last hour he has been running. He is a murderer on the run. As his labored breathing finally eases, he raises his head to look in the direction from which he came. Seeing no one following him, he … Continue reading What is God’s plan for me?