I wrote the other day about how disappointed I felt in myself for not following through with some things I wanted to do last year. The biggest one for me by far was not making the time to sit down and share with my boys things that I felt would be helpful to them in … Continue reading The Choice To Start
“Aren’t we quick to jump toward Jesus but slow to walk the journey out with Him? When He asks, “What do you want?” Jesus is asking us, What do you really want for your life, because you have to know this going in. You can’t just follow Me without understanding what following Me means, and at … Continue reading The Stirring
"On a note of hope, on a strong amen "I will start anew, I will make amends And I'll thank the world and remember when I was able to begin again!" Ebenezer Scrooge (Albert Finney), Scrooge We made it! Another Christmas season come and gone. While normal people are sitting around the tree enjoying their … Continue reading Heart Resolutions
Are you starting to get a little excited for a new year? I know, we are knee deep in Christmas right now, but December goes by faster than any other month whether we want it to or not. Maybe I'm not supposed to admit this, but I always look forward to the post-Christmas cleaning of … Continue reading Cheers To The Simple Things
"Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands. For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind." (2 Timothy 1:6-7) "Do not neglect the gift that is in you... … Continue reading Call Up The Fire
"How the Lord takes by its corners This old world and shakes us forward and shakes us free..." Rich Mullins New Years is almost here! That lovely time when we can all do a "mental reset" and reorient ourselves a bit to wherever it is we think we are going. I saw no less that … Continue reading Forward and Free in the New Year!