Choose to Appreciate

Everyone enjoys a fitting reply; it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time.  (Proverbs 15:23, NLT) In today’s woke, get real world, so many people seem to specialize in the communication style of criticism.  In a supposed attempt to be real and possibly truthful, people are choosing to make negative, hurtfulContinue reading “Choose to Appreciate”

How’s Your Love Life?

Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself’ (Matthew 22:37-39, NKJV)  And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. (1Corinthians 13:13) As you can probably tell fromContinue reading “How’s Your Love Life?”

Never Alone

For He Himself (God) has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” (Hebrews 13:5b NKJV) You have hedged me behind and before, And laid Your hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; It is high, I cannot attain it. (Psalm 139:5-6 NKJV) In the times in which we live today thatContinue reading Never Alone

The Unknown Impact

The life you see me living is not “mine,” but it is lived by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. (Galatians 2:20b, MSG) Some time ago, we watched a movie, called “The Miracle of the Bells”. I still remember it because it affected me in a surprisingContinue reading “The Unknown Impact”

Whatever You Do 0r Say

And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father. (Colossians 3:17, NLT) “You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all toContinue reading “Whatever You Do 0r Say”

At the Cost of My Sanity?

Psalm 37:4 Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires (Psalms 37:4, NLT) Some friends of ours had a few projects they wanted to accomplish; and while discussing them, the wife had much bigger plans than her husband felt able to accommodate due to cost and scope. He gave it allContinue reading “At the Cost of My Sanity?”

Think On These Things

Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice! Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace,Continue reading “Think On These Things”

Lessons From Children’s Letters to God

So God looked upon the earth, and indeed it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way on the earth. And God said to Noah, “The end of all flesh has come before Me, for the earth is filled with violence through them; and behold, I will destroy them with the earth. Make yourself an ark of gopherwood; make roomsContinue reading “Lessons From Children’s Letters to God”