It’s Memorial Day and as usual, I was the first out of bed this morning. I’ve always cherished the peace and quiet that comes with being an early riser. I do my best thinking / writing in the quiet of the early morning hours.
Not long after sunrise I was greeted with a “Good morning” from my wife. Her warm hands massaged the tired muscles of my neck and shoulders as I sat at the dining room table. Continue reading
Seeing yourself in Christ can sometimes take a back seat to the cares and worries of this world unless we make a conscious effort to meditate on the fact that we are in Christ and Christ is in us.
Reminding ourselves on a continual basis that we are in Christ and that everything we are is because of Him can go far toward living the life of faith that we as Christians are commanded to live. Continue reading
Racial dissension has been a part of this country every since its inception. From the disgusting way Native Americans were treated upon the arrival of Europeans, to our history of slavery, to every other injustice done to minorities, America indeed has a checkered past. Continue reading
Seeking the Kingdom of God requires a different mindset. It requires meditation in God’s Word. Seeking the Kingdom of God first when things go awry in your life requires us to develop a trust in God.
Purposely doing that which is unnatural
A career in law enforcement requires one to change their way of thinking on many different levels. Continue reading
Giving God the glory in all that we do and say is what we as Christians strive for. But very few of us think about what it looks like to give God the glory in death. Continue reading
Renewed strength from a physical standpoint is something that is worth more to mankind than silver and gold. The aging process forces us to look at life differently. At age 55 I can see things now that I had no clue about 10, 15, or 20 years ago. Continue reading
Nothing is more fascinating to me than an eclipse. To see the workings of the heavens that our God has created is mind boggling. The technical definition of an eclipse is: the obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer. Continue reading
Temptations, trials and tests come to all of us. Their goal is to separate us from the love of God. Now when I speak of being separated from the love of God, I’m not talking about God turning His back on us because of our failure to successfully pass through temptations, trials or tests. I’m talking about us turning our backs on God when we’re being tested. Continue reading
Have you ever been bullied? Well let me ask that question a different way. Do you know someone who has been the victim of a bully? Continue reading
Wounds suffered at hands of other Christians. Unfortunately, emotional wounds inflicted by our brothers and sisters in Christ are pains we’ve all felt at one time or another.
However, becoming bitter from disappointments, lies, and mistreatment by our brothers and sisters in Christ is a poison that we cannot afford to allow into our system. Continue reading