Have you ever felt like your prayers sound “kindergarten” level compared to other people? Let me tell you, we have a youth pastor who can bring mountains down with his prayers. I used to always say that I wish I could pray with just half as much power as he does. Who am I kidding? … More Pray Dangerously
I don’t think about fairy tales too often. I watch them with my kids and know most of them from my own childhood, but I’ve never given them much thought outside of that. Yesterday I was reading in 1 Samuel and realized I was basically reading the story of Cinderella. It makes me wonder if … More Cinderella – Not About a Girl Becoming a Princess but a Boy Becoming King
The other day someone dear to me mentioned the struggle with hearing God’s voice. I asked this person the same questions I ask myself when I feel like I’m having trouble hearing God: How often do you read your bible? How often do you read your bible and really reflect and study the words you’re … More Relationships, Distractions, and Unopened Letters
A few days ago I posted a legitimate question on one of my social networking pages. I asked how to respond realistically but biblically when someone continues to “slap” you. I even gave the scripture of turning the other cheek when someone slaps you (Matthew 5:38-39) because I know that’s the scripture one goes to … More An Eye For An Eye – Vengeance Is Mine
MOTIVATOR According to audioenglish.org, the noun MOTIVATOR has only 1 sense: “a positive motivational influence” (emphasis added). I’ve been thinking about this a lot over the past day or so because I surround myself with many types of people who are viewed as motivators. I consider my own self to be a motivator in certain … More Teacher, Coach, Entrepreneur, Parent, Mentor. . .Are You As Effective As You Think? 3 Questions That Will Make or Break You as a Motivator.
He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. Even youths will become weak and tired, and young men will fall in exhaustion. But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not … More I Surprised Even Myself Today. . .