Here is a secret to the inner life: God seems to be most active in our lives when we are willing to work where we can.
We tend to forget what God has done when we’re convinced there’s something he should be doing.
As an athlete in high school I would sometimes wear a weighted vest as part of my strength training regiment. Weighted vests vary in weight. I remember them being anywhere from 10 to 50 pounds. Weighted vests do not hinder movement in any capacity.… Continue Reading “The Weighted Vest”
Prayer is supposed to be a user-friendly activity. When done, I should know something good has happened. However, sometimes I find it difficult to feel positive. The issue is with me—not God. I realize I can pray anytime…anywhere…about anything; but when I really want… Continue Reading “Overcoming Mental Distractions When Praying”
958 Word – Approx. Reading Time 3.5 Minutes Life is not fair. It never has been. It is a challenge to stay positive when life is working against us. We can play by the rules, follow God, eat right, pray, exercise and treat others… Continue Reading “Partners Bring Joy”
I would not call myself a prayer warrior. I do pray…often…daily…regularly. I even have a prayer list. I pull it out at least once a week, read over it, add to it and highlight prayers that have been answered. But, I’m no prayer warrior.… Continue Reading “Fine-Tuned Prayers”
I don’t remember when it happened. I do remember I was a teenager. I remember I was in my bedroom. I was reading my Bible. Again, I don’t really know why. I had spurts through my teenage years when I would read it. I… Continue Reading “Wisdom”
The week of Thanksgiving…what a great week! Football, food, family (not in that order)—all good things. I have celebrated over 40 (getting close to 50) Thanksgivings in my life. I can’t remember a bad one. Even though all of my memories are good, I… Continue Reading “Thanksgiving Changes”
What is your greatest possession? Take your time. Think a little bit about this before rushing to the next paragraph. I would guess your answer is probably influenced by the season of life you are going through. For instance, a child might say their… Continue Reading “Greatest Possession”
“I love Pastor Stephen!” Those were the first words I heard when I got in the car with my son. We had just finished helping Stephen and his family move into their new home. You know how it is…moving is not the most fun… Continue Reading “Half-Baked People”