Last night, I was reffing a junior high basketball game, and in the stands was that obnoxious dad. Every time I ran by the stands he decided he needed to help me do my job. "That was a travel," he points out. "She is carrying the ball. That's a foul!" Let me repeat...every time. I'm … Continue reading Everyone’s a Critic…
One of my previous posts talked about some of the promises that God gives to us, and one promise in particular is that God is always with us. You may be reading this and saying, "if God is always with us then where is He now...I could surely use his assistance!" There have been times … Continue reading Seeing the Writing on the Wall
Most of us are familiar with the biblical story of David and Goliath, where a young shepard boy kills a terrorizing giant with a sling shot. It's a great story of how David puts his faith and focus on God, and becomes a hero for defeating this menacing giant. David later becomes a successful King … Continue reading U-Turn Required
INSANITY: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. --Albert Einstein According to Albert Einstein, I may suffer from a psychological disorder. For those who know me, this admission probably clears up a lot of questions. 🙂 But in my defense, I think most of us have been guilty of a … Continue reading Breaking the Insanity Cycle
How do you spell success? Here is a suggestion: W-I-S-D-O-M. I want to paraphrase a story that illustrates how important it is for us to seek wisdom for our lives. The story is of King Solomon who was the third king to rule in Israel. He was crowned at a young age by his father, … Continue reading Ignorance is Bliss…NOT!
Last week my microwave broke and I have to admit, I panicked a bit. How will I heat things up? What if I wanted leftovers for lunch? What if my coffee got cold? I didn't really have time to go shopping for a new one at the time, so I had to make do. The … Continue reading Are You Watching the Clock?
The Challenge: Speech, Behavior, Faith, Love, Purity What is more pure than a newborn baby? They are completely protected from this world in where many impure things are lurking around corners. They haven’t had to face any moral dilemmas, so their hearts are free from the consequences of bad decisions. This is actually a picture … Continue reading Begin with the End in Mind