Life’s Messy

Termites and other pests. “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, so that the outside may become clean as well.” Matthew 25-25 Berean Bible “Life’sContinue reading Life’s Messy

Let Go or be Dragged

“Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely, and may your entire spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The One who calls you is faithful, and he will do it.” 1 Thessalonians 5:24 “Let go and let God.” But don’t let go of God.Continue reading Let Go or be Dragged

Purpose vs Achievement

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” Luke 19:10 NIV “The two most important days in life are the day you born and the day you discover the reason why.” – Mark Twain I believe God’s purpose is love. “For God so loved the world that he gave…” “LoveContinue reading Purpose vs Achievement

Pretzels and Knotholes

Where’s our focus? Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 NIV “The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.” John Wooden, basketballContinue reading “Pretzels and Knotholes”

Are You Significant?

Yes because you are beloved. “See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him.” 1 John 3:1 What you are is God’s gift to you,Continue reading “Are You Significant?”

Happy New You?

Whatever your goals, age, career, position in life, you’ll always be a beginner at something. Even Jesus started as a baby. So, cherish your New Year’s goals and remember it’s okay to be a beginner. Happy and blessed New Year! Beginners “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the rightContinue reading “Happy New You?”

What’s Your Thorn?

Because of the extraordinary greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me—to keep me from exalting myself! 2 Corinthians 12:7 NASB “If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceitedContinue reading “What’s Your Thorn?”

Merry Christmas!

“The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for see, I bring you good news of great joy which will be to all the people. For there is born to you, this day, in the city of David, a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord.” Thank you and may blessings multiply to youContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”

What’s Your Final Grade?

Life is a Test “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” James 1:2-4 ESV “A true test of character isn’t howContinue reading “What’s Your Final Grade?”

Show Up

Dailiness “And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” Hebrews 11:6 ESV “One of the best things you can do in your work is to show up, serve others and trust others to alsoContinue reading “Show Up”