HELP

We have all been there.  Those moments of utter desperation when lengthy prayers are whittled down to one word statements.  Maybe it is a moment of crisis prior to the impact of an automobile crash, a devastating health scenario, or …

COME

Very different reactions are formed when asked as an invitation to COME to dinner, a party, or other such type of event as opposed to a command to COME to the police station, courtroom, or principal’s office.  The invitation is …

FAITH

Pin the Tail on the Donkey.  Do you remember that childhood game often played at birthday parties?  A picture of a tailless donkey hung upon a wall as a blindfolded participant given a tail with a piece of tape was …

CURSE WORDS

My alter ego is a bonafide bargain hunter.  At times I am looking for something specific and other times not.  Caleb and I are planning to attend our first Ball in June, so in anticipation of the event, I am …

WHAT IS NEXT

Today followers of Jesus Christ celebrate the hope of eternal life with God in heaven, the plan from the beginning of the world, resulting in a permanent relationship with the Creator.  Sin separated mankind from God with the fall, and …

FULLY ENGAGED

I want you to get this.  Yes, you.  This is the sentiment from the angel that appeared to Ezekiel in a vision of God regarding the intricate details for building the new temple and new city.  Chapter 40:3-4 NKJV says, …

ENTERTAINMENT OR EVOLUTION

I enjoy the benefits of the internet with its wide array of teachings on YouTube, access to various blogs, and live messages.  It truly is an information super highway.  The availability of facts and opinions are literally non-stop from one’s …

MASTER

Driving in the car today I witnessed a man walking his German Shepherd dog.  They were near an intersection where the dog was intently looking at the man ready to receive the next command.  Upon observation, the dog appeared to …

CHANGE YOUR CLOTHES

Upon returning home after a long day, one of the first things I do is kick off my shoes and get out of the clothes I have been wearing all day.  I proceed to put on my “happy clothes” which …

DECEIVED

Deception is one of the most painful experiences as it erodes trust.  References to trusting in yourself for future decisions and trusting in others to be dependable and true become taxing.  Contingent upon the level and amount of times we …