Singing the song God placed within you is another way of saying, “Be the Message” God has given you. As believers, our lives are to ring true…the words we say are to be expressed in the way we live. The indwelling Spirit provides the power for this to take place. As Oswald Chambers expresses it:Continue reading “Be the Message”
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Winning in Life!
Ever fight a war with an enemy caused by an enemy you cannot see? We all have—and do. My current battle is a minor but aggravating one: chigger bites. Creatures so tiny, the head of a pin can hold two or three but their poison so vile it literally dissolves skin tissue. At first, theyContinue reading “Winning in Life!”
“There is no beauty in domination. Control is a cheap substitute for partnership.” Anna Blake Relationships matter! We have shared before some principles taught in an equine coaching program that offer solid wisdom for our human connections. In a relationship: If it’s not good for both, it’s not good for either. A healthy relationshipContinue reading “Building Relationships”
Who am I
I have one eye that is used a lot but I cannot see. What am I? You see me where I never was…and really can never be. What am I? If you say my name, I disappear. What am I? If I drink I die, if I eat I’m fine. What am I? Riddles areContinue reading “Who am I”
Six Days to Abundance!
God has given us everything we need for living a godly life
You are enough
Do you ever struggle with the idea that you must ‘be more’ and ‘do more?’ I sure do. Nothing seems quite enough sometimes. The longing to be of value is innate in every human being. It is a longing that only God can fill. One of my favorite devotions is Oswald Chambers, My Utmost forContinue reading “You are enough”
The Heart of God
One of my favorite song choruses leads us in these words: “Just to know You and to make You known” Being known in all of His fullness is the heart of God. Jesus tells those who listen that knowing the Father and Himself is eternal life. We cannot know God without the Holy Spirit. Our natural mindsContinue reading “The Heart of God”
The Key to a GREAT LIFE!
Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? One thing that assures a life of security, bounty and fruitfulness. I believe it is true, and I am in good company. Look at what Solomon–the wisest man who ever lived said after his various attempts at figuring out life: Let us hear the conclusion of theContinue reading “The Key to a GREAT LIFE!”
Making Room for ABUNDANT LIFE
There is a classic object lesson that many of us have seen. I have watched and used this concept for years–but I can do it better. I bet you can as well! Stephen Covey offers masterful truths in his “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.” We all have the same amount of time. Jesus cameContinue reading “Making Room for ABUNDANT LIFE”
Life shows what we believe
Just sharing the morning challenge God gave me: “What do you really believe?” Jesus told Nicodemeus that we have to be born of earth and heaven to see the Kingdom of God. This earthly life has great purpose and value. Jesus came that we would have abundant life. I cannot live abundantly by hiding from theContinue reading “Life shows what we believe”