The Laws Of Love

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.  -Galatians 5:22-23. It has been such a life-changing period of time for my family and I throughout the last year. It is truly amazing how simply choosing a different attitude can transform one into a totally different individual. My part in the … Continue reading The Laws Of Love

“You Really Get On My Nerves, But I Still Love You!”

Originally posted on My Journey:
My kids are just that; kids. They are rambunctious, rebellious at times and full of energy that cannot be contained. They drive their mother and I up the wall. We get frustrated with them. Our patience is pushed to the limits. We sometimes find ourselves raising our voices, taking privileges away and grounding them. Some days are easier than others… Continue reading “You Really Get On My Nerves, But I Still Love You!”

The Gift Of Gratitude

My mother and I lived in a little trailer several miles from the city. We had lived several places within the city before moving to the trailer park. It was a place that was desolate to me. I was about fifteen years old, and depression was becoming a pretty familiar friend at that time. I would spend a lot of my time in my bedroom. … Continue reading The Gift Of Gratitude

“Did I Receive The Correct Change?”

The rain is sweeping over our area this morning. We have been blessed with unusually warm weather, even though it is the first day of November. There has been a significant drop in temperature accompanying the heavy downpour, and it is likely to bring the cooler temperatures we should be having. “We should be having.” I observe the unusual temperatures and expect the change of … Continue reading “Did I Receive The Correct Change?”

Diffusing Our Bombs

There is a current headline that is titled “Man in Florida arrested, charged in connection with mail bombs sent to public figures” that was displayed on The Washington Post website today. After skimming through the article, I quickly realized that it was about a man who had sent out homemade bombs to political figures. To be honest, I quit reading it after I understood the … Continue reading Diffusing Our Bombs

I’m Powerless Without Faith

There are times when I wonder just what others really think about faith? How they define it. How they comprehend it. How they understand it. This is my personal testimony about how I have recently grown in my faith. A little over seven years ago, my wife and I had first met. I was a thirty-something who had never been married. She was a mother … Continue reading I’m Powerless Without Faith

We Follow People Before Jesus

Let’s face it. We follow a lot of people. Where should I start? This is not a bashing session. It is just how I see the world through my eyes as I walk with Him. He has revealed many things that have shown me just how far the devil can go in his attempt to take our eyes off of Jesus, and how he does … Continue reading We Follow People Before Jesus