…How many people have said: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting a different result”? It’s so true. Sad but true. Different people, different drugs, different lies, different churches, different jobs, you name it, but it’s still the same thing over and over again. Why do we think…… Read More How did I get here and how do I get out?
…So how do we get a new beginning? We’ve made mistakes. Ok…let’s be honest, we flat out rolled around in sin…enjoyed it even. It doesn’t really matter what brand of sin you were in; from lying to murder…its all sin. The Bible says sin has pleasure for a season. But did you REALLY…… Read More New beginnings….
Ecclesiastes, Chapter 3… Deep reading. Of the many chapters and verses in the Bible, these are amongst the most profound. Both poetic and timeless, these scriptures are forever applicable in the everyday life of Man. “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven…” –the chapter starts.… Read More Seasons
“…like crabs in a basket…”… A derogatory remark, normally associated with a group who is either fighting against each other; or who is trying to hold others in the group back so much so, that there is no chance of progression. I heard this term used the other day in a sermon at a church meeting. As… Read More Who is willing to be the last crab?
Sometimes when we are going through difficulties in life, we ask ourselves, “How am I gonna fix this one?” I suggest the question we should be asking is, “Is there any thing to hard for the Lord?” This question was posed in the Bible in the book of Genesis 18:14. During this biblical episode a… Read More Is there any thing too hard for the Lord?
Looking back at year 2010 and forward towards 2011, I am reminded of scriptures found in II Kings 7:3. Elisha the Prophet was bringing forth a positive word to the king in the midst of a bad situation. He was predicting that the next day would bring food and prosperity to the land and that… Read More Why sit we here? [revised reprint]
The Proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning;… Read More Sound Advice
During this holiday season, many get depressed because of their personal situation. Some may not be able to buy the things they desire for themselves or others. Some may be overwhelmed with all the commercial ‘busy-ness’ surrounding the holiday. I encourage you to consider this; Christmas is a time for the celebration of Life!
Have you ever wanted to start over in hopes of improving your current situation? You can stop going in the direction you are currently headed but, backwards time travel is usually not an option for most people. That means that you have to start where you are—right now.
Regardless of what it is, once a mistake has been made, it’s important to learn from it and move beyond it. Many times we would like to remain in a state of self-pity; but in reality life goes on.