Well, we’ve been praying for something for over a month, and we watched things fall into place so quickly and easily as we prayed and fasted over it all. It was pretty awesome to see how perfectly things were happening. Last week, though, we got a call that brought us to a complete standstill. It … More The Loss of a Dream Just Before Becoming a Reality
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.
This week, our pastor started a series called Restore. The first message was entitled “Brokenness.” If I know about one thing, it’s about being broken. As I listened to the message and heard his final point about getting help from others and from God, one thought resonated with me, and then I was consumed with … More Rebuilt from the Ground Up
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. . .
Day 7 This is NOT the End It started last Friday when I felt the need to take 7 days to step outside of my comfort zone. What I thought would be just a little uncomfortable actually became more than uncomfortable. Some days I found myself trying to reason with God when I didn’t want … More 7 Days Outside of My Comfort Zone: Day 7