“I’m Not So Sure…”

My company hired a man as an outside sales representative a few years ago. He was a friendly man. He always seemed to have a smile on his face, and a kind word to say. As I got to know this man, I learned a few things about him. He had a terrible temper. The fits that he would throw at certain times were pretty … Continue reading “I’m Not So Sure…”

He Restores My Soul…

Do you ever recognize the mess that you create? I am recognizing mine this morning. Yesterday is the time when I rest. The work week is very strenuous and requires many long hours of physical labor. Saturdays are my day of doing as little as possible. Within my day of rest, many things still take place. I read, write, meditate, relax in my comfortable chair, … Continue reading He Restores My Soul…

“Did You Feel That?”

How emotions play a part in my walk with the Lord has always been a somewhat difficult question. There are so many times when I have great feelings of happiness while meditating on His Word, or speaking with others during fellowship. I have had the deepest sorrow while thinking about the hurts I have caused someone. There has been a passionate feeling of frustration, accompanied … Continue reading “Did You Feel That?”

“Could You Please Repeat That?”

Yesterday was a breakthrough. A close loved one and I have been everything but loving towards each other. The last year has brought on many different emotions that have surfaced at the worst possible times. It has definitely hindered our individual lives in various, negative ways. We have been attending therapy sessions for the past several months, and our hour together yesterday was a much … Continue reading “Could You Please Repeat That?”

Check Yourself

Idols. We all have them. Social media, food, drink, music, sex, money, work, ministry, or ourself. There are many popular things of the world that we desperately try to convince ourselves, and others, of being “okay” within the eyes of the Lord. The desires of the flesh. Not of Spirit. As Christ followers, we are called to continuously keep our hearts in check, moving further … Continue reading Check Yourself

A Change Has Come

The wind of change is currently blowing across our state. This is the last warm day that we will have of the extended summer. We have been blessed with a beautiful, crystal clear day to finish off our season of warmth. Tomorrow, the rain will bring the front of fall. The leaves will evolve. The fires will burn. The nights will grow long. Each year, … Continue reading A Change Has Come

What We Leave With Others

“Your legacy is defined in the values, the convictions and the hope you bestow upon the world. Therefore, it is not just something you leave – it is something you entrust.” – Unknown writer for The Salvation Army When I pass the man with the cardboard sign, many things run through my mind. Usually, one of the first things is the wonder of his or … Continue reading What We Leave With Others