Meanwhile, the boat was far out to sea when the wind came up against them and they were battered by the waves. At about four o'clock in the morning, Jesus came toward them walking on the water. They were scared out of their wits. "A ghost!" they said, crying out in terror. But Jesus was … Continue reading First, You Must Get Out of the Boat
I started this blog at a time when I was having a struggle with another person. Then post by post, I moved on from that, only to find myself in a struggle with myself. Therefore, I wrote about integrity, overcoming temptations, and staying on the right path. So the hard part is over and victory … Continue reading And in This Corner….
The "Wizard of Oz" was one of my favorite movies when I was a kid. I loved watching Dorothy meet the other characters, and encounter adventures, on her way to Oz, in search of a way to get back home to Kansas. One advantage that Dorothy had when she set out on her journey was … Continue reading This is the Way, Walk in It
How Many Friends? By: Author Unknown, Source Unknown The old man turned to me and asked "How many friends have you?" Why 10 or 20 friends have I, And named off just a few... He rose quite slow with effort And sadly shook his head "A lucky child you are To have so many friends," … Continue reading Lean on Me
I am writing this hot on the heels of Valentine's Day. By now, the flowers are fading, the chocolate has been eaten, and the wallets are thinner from over-priced dinners and gifts. The love that was in the air has faded a bit, as the rest of the week continues to progress. I went on … Continue reading Cupid Has Left the Building…
My last post was about the inner struggle that we have, when we are fighting against the temptations of life. The battle of 'what we want to do' vs. 'what God wants us to do'. It's one thing to be aware that we have this struggle, but the bigger issue is, "how do we win … Continue reading Spiritual Tug of War Pt. 2
Last week here in Dallas, we had an unusual occurrence. A winter storm came through and stayed for four days, causing schools and many businesses to be closed. Normally, we get one snow/ice day a year, but having school closed for almost a week was unheard of around these parts. Now Dallas drivers are a … Continue reading Spiritual Tug of War