I was running tonight. (well, technically some might call it jogging) No music to motivate me. (I run to disco... hey, it works) No audio book to entertain me. (My headphones broke halfway through the first mile.) So instead, I spent the time praying and meditating on where I am in my life. Evaluating my … Continue reading Personal best.
If you see God's hand in it, look ahead to where you're going.
A hypothetical man—let’s just call him Alan for the sake of expediency—was praying to God one day. “Father God, why is it that You never give me any really cool spiritual gifts? I do what You ask. I go to church Sundays, Wednesdays, Men’s meetings, Father/Son events, Couple’s Group. My wife and I even lead … Continue reading Grieving the Giver
Are you the man of the house? When you go to church on Sunday, do you return home with a load of spiritual nourishment for your family to survive on for the week? You should. You're the priest of your home. Yeah... you. There are a lot of titles you hold because of your … Continue reading Man of the House
Have you been asking God for something lately? I know I have. Do you feel the answers are slow or non-existent? Me too—that is, until the other day when I read Habakkuk 2:1. “I will climb up to my watchtower and stand at my guardpost. There I will wait to see what the Lord says … Continue reading Standing the Watch
Life isn't always easy...There are times when we get ourselves in a hole and start to think our hole is unique. We get a bit of tunnel vision and think that nobody knows or has experienced what we're experiencing and as a result, we lose sight of the goal and feel lost and alone - with … Continue reading Hopeless? Alone? Stuck in a rut? Need a way out?
What would happen if he had to admit that he had bitten off more than he could chew, requiring him to call the dreaded AAA, tow the MINI to the dealer, and kowtow to the eeeevil masterminds of S.E.R.V.I.C.E. D.E.P.A.R.T.M.E.N.T., the sworn enemy of his credit card and his secret organization, B.U.D.G.E.T.???