“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
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
Have you ever wanted to try something new, like go on a trip, start a new business or even ask for a raise (instead of just settling for the incremental increase); or maybe face a difficult problem head on? If so, go for it. There is a 50/50% chance you’ll get what you ask for… Read More Don’t be scared
“…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?
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?
Inspirations: Articles posted under the page “The Inspired Word” will now be published as a post and listed under the Category of “Inspired Words”. I believe this change will allow us more flexiblility in our publishing and will also allow greater indexing. All previous publishings to the old “The Inspired Word” page will be republished… Read More Changes to “The Inspired Word”