Many of our daily routines have been challenged and/or taken away, and new ones have been put in their place. Hope is scarce as this pandemic drags on. I find myself desperately seeking something to be grateful for. It is hard to do, let alone maintain. “God, I want to be grateful!” This morning, I … Continue reading Gratitude Renewed
It puts a wedge between you and God. It takes your thoughts from trusting in what God is and who He is to what you are and who you are. It traps you in a run around self focused tail chase that condemns you as you try and figure it out.
At fifteen I was sled riding with a friend. The hill was called "suicide hill." It came by its name naturally. I am not not only kid that ever got injured on that hill, let's just sat you took a chance with your life sledding "suicide hill." We would set off from the slow track, … Continue reading The Glad Game
It is about God, and God is enough.
When my eyes are on myself, it is only me I see. If my eyes are on You, then it is with You I long to be.
This past year I encountered many challenges. Challenges can propel us forward or knock us down. I just recently heard of someone well known denouncing their faith. I wasn't to that point, but I can see how they may have gotten there. The dark places I had encountered were full of negative thoughts, but not … Continue reading My House was Full of Snakes!
Is it in people, your family, your friends? How about your pastor or your church? The only place our hope should be is in Christ. For years I put my hope in people. First it was my parents. They got divorced. Then it was in my grandparents. They passed away. Then it was in my … Continue reading Where is Your Hope?
There has been many times in my life where I thought I could do something or that maybe I could change something or someone, and I would try my hardest to be better or do better for the cause, but over the years I have finally come to see that in some cases there is … Continue reading There is Nothing we Can do…