“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” –St. John 4:24 I wanted to write about this verse, but initially, I was stumped. Jesus had said it all. Then the question came to me, “What is a spirit?” …so I looked it up. One definition of… Read More Spirit to Spirit
… my youngest son graduated today, June 4th… and I am very, very proud of him. 😆 He and his siblings – I think – are the best kids in the world. I’m actually very proud of them all. Today is a good day Mike! Enjoy it and be glad. God Bless you, I love you and we look forward to many more!!!…… Read More It’s Gabe’s Graduation Day
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
Do you have the ability to inspire others? I think you do. I do too. ‘Inspire’ is defined as: ‘to encourage or to stimulate somebody to do something–to a greater effort, enthusiasm or creativity. Another interesting definition is ‘to breathe in’. I think the two definitions go hand in hand. When you encourage someone you… Read More What does it take to inspire?
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.
“But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble. And the Lord shall help them and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them because they trust in him. (Psalm 37:39-40)” Meaning: Salvation is in the righteous [living word of God]: … Read More Good Word For Today: Friday, 10 December 2010
My last duty assignment in the military was with a training unit whose motto was: “Always Ready”. The concept behind the motto: To train toward preparedness for the expected as well as the unexpected. The 24th chapter of Matthew talks about being “always ready” in regards to another, yet relative way. Throughout the chapter, the… Read More Always ready
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.