Jump, Scooby, Jump! She’s four. She’s been on a horse for about four hours in her life. She knew what he could do. She knew what she wanted to do. She spoke clearly and told him so. Scooby, who loves jumping, ignored her. Her voice became more insistent until the words were a plaintive plea: … More Why won’t he listen to me?
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings. Proverbs 25:2 Typically, the beautiful treasures of this life are found only through deep searching. Sometimes, though, the amazing grace of God reveals Truth in moments of mercy. Such glorious truths are never meant for … More Living Legacies!
This series of articles, “Let’s Look Like Jesus” complement the perpetual prayer list for Christian Character. Holy Fear is actually the antidote to the horrible fear immobilizing so many in the world today. Fear is a common part of our world; in fact, sometimes it seems fear makes the world go round. Proverbs 28:14 challenges us … More Let’s Look Like Jesus: Holy Fear
Bible stories are not stories; they are history. Every day we live, we write more history. Stories of courage from Scripture are necessary for us to know…but sharing the stories of the faithful through the years has merit as well. There are heroes of faith all around us. One of my prayers with this little … More Be a Hero Like Terri
We know the story. A dozen spies were sent into the Promised Land to check out what God had promised to give the Israelites. Five-sixths (almost 85%) of the spies choked…they couldn’t believe the promise. We are called to be different! The majority chose fear over faith and brought a negative report back to the people. Anything not of faith … More Faith Delivers. Fear Kills.
Sharing a reminder given in our faith class this week: As Abraham climbed the mountain with Isaac…in obedience to what he understood from God…the ram was climbing up the opposite side. If Abraham had stopped short of the summit, he never would have seen the provision of God or understood the Promise fully. Read the … More Always Too Soon to Quit
Walking with Scout certainly taught me many lessons. Walking with Scout, Cooper and Barnabas has continued the process. Personalities, self-centeredness, leadership and unity are three major challenges we tackle every time we go out for a walk. Trying to walk 150+ pounds of dog is helping me walk out the requirements of God as stated … More Walking with the Leader!
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 What we don’t see matters more than what is glaringly obvious. Battling weight issues has taught me much over the years. Made in the image of God, we human beings have three parts as well: body, soul and … More More than what you see…
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 the … More Life shows what we believe
The electric went out this morning…and all of us were immediately aware of its absence. The computer screen went blank; the fish filter went silent. We took notice. Can you imagine if our spiritual walk was that tuned in? As believers, the Holy Spirit is our power source. We can do nothing without Him: Yes, … More What Power Source Do You Rely On?