It astounded me to read a poster on the wall of the Lowe’s Family YMCA in North Carolina that stated their purpose as helping to bring unity to body, mind and spirit. The poster had Christ’s words from His prayer in John 17. Most non-profits began with Christian ideology…few retain those principles. As I reflected … More Find Peace by uniting body, mind & spirit
I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Difficulties and disappointments are guaranteed to come to every life. The outcome of every situation is our choice. We can … More Difficulties Guaranteed. Choose Outcome: Weariness or Worship.
Caring about others makes you vulnerable in many ways. The hurts our friends receive hurt us too. We rise to their defense. Those are hurts that can accomplish good. They make us love harder and share one anothers’ burdens. We grow in strength together. There are other shared hurts that can be deadly. Our friends’ weaknesses can … More Wounded by Friends
The Christian life is all about transformation…redemption that frees captive souls. The Cross is the dividing line. Jesus completed the Work and says, “It is finished.” Our choice is this: Do we live on the earthly side..choosing to take responsibility for making ‘it’ happen OR Do we live on the eternal side…choosing to live in Christ knowing it … More Choosing to Change
Reprint of a column from the Baptist Voice in honor of the birthday of this saint who shows us the way of Christ! It was our joy to see Dave & Terri on our NY trip this year. They both press on in the face of Parkinsons–bringing great glory to God. Love to you both, … More Seeing God’s Glory in Parkinson’s Disease
God is always present. He is the Great I AM. Sometimes we struggle to see His fingerprints on our lives. Joy in the Journey comes as we seek to recognize the work of God in our lives–and in the lives of those around us. Joy in the Journey is a tool box for those wanting … More Joy in the Journey
Growing up spiritually does not just ‘happen.’ The Apostle Paul said we must ‘work out what God has put in us.’ When I accepted Christ as Lord–as opposed to a ticket out of hell–I had trouble finding folks who could articulate the Way to do that. They told me ‘read the Bible,’ ‘do this’ and … More What is Cross-Life Coaching?
Battles in life are a sure thing. Those battles are our individual, unique opportunities to enjoy the victory of Christ personally. Each of us has victories to give back to Jesus that only we can give to Him! Isn’t it exciting to think of giving Jesus Christ a special gift?! Unveiling God in the details … More Turning Life’s Battles into Victories
It is my joy to share the excitement of our recent training on ‘Relationships.’ For three days, my daughter, Riesa and our friend Debbie invested our hearts and minds (and bodies) into understanding Relationship Principles that can be visibly demonstrated with horse and human interaction. I am excited about the content and looking forward to building it into a … More Lifemanship
Despair and failure are part of this life. We don’t need to run in fear. … More Can ‘good’ Christians get depressed?