"Are there areas of your life you don't want God to dwell in? What could you change to invite Him in?"; this was the challenge question from my quiet time this morning. The question was posed by the authors of the book "Connecting the Testaments: A One-Year Daily Devotional with Bible Reading Plan". The title of … Continue reading Do What You Want To
This past weekend I was challenged by the statement, "Be Thankful!" by someone whom I admire and respect. This was a particularly hard pill to swallow because I have been very comfortable wallowing in my own sorrows as of late. "Be Thankful", what does that mean anyway? Why should I, I am very happy in … Continue reading Be Thankful, Be Blessed, Be Challenged.
Not so long ago a a very dear friend asked me to compose a few thoughts to his son that may help him along his way in life. My first thought was to run away in terror but as I talked with this friend and gained understanding into what he was trying to provide to … Continue reading A Letter To A Friend’s Son
A journey is defined as, "an act of traveling from one place to another" by many common dictionary's. This implies that we have to go somewhere to experience a Journey but I would like to pose the idea that we can also experience a journey by listening to music. Music has the ability to change … Continue reading The Journey
"Only at the end is where we begin, here is somethin' to believe in". This was being chanted over and over again by Lucy Woodard throughout the chorus as I was wrapping up my Ashtanga Yoga practice for this evening. The song is actually called "Daylight As Sunset" by EarthRise SoundSystem. While I was concentrating … Continue reading Only at the end
At the end of last year (2010), that sounds a little weird knowing that we are going into 2012. I was given the opportunity to speak on Intentions, a topic at the forefront of many thoughts and conversations this time of year. Funny that we spend so much time every year and many of us … Continue reading – Intentions – Creating a new path
Matthew 25:14-30 “The Parable of the Talents” If you do not get anything else from this lesson, get this. “The more we are trusted the more we are entrusted with.” To trust something to someone means that we have faith that they will take care of that item like it was their own. To … Continue reading Do What You Were Meant To Do – Matthew 25:14-30