I have known people that seemed to have everything: power, money, prestige……yet they had so very little in their relationships and in true life. They could never get enough of what they had; always needed a little more to be “happy” and deep inside…they were lonely. Tru
Sit down today as you read this. I know I had to dig deep in my heart because I recognize that I am daily in a battle. The good news is, over the years I have put on the armor of God and am able to withstand the blows…..but, the truth is…….the blows come every day. Oh friend, we ne
It’s funny sometimes how we attempt to control God. Even in our faith, if we are not careful, we start to build up rituals and ways of doing things all in hopes that God will bless us for doing these things. The truth upside down is that these “things” aren’t bad at all and i
When you face temptation, what should you do? When you recognize that a compromising situation is just ahead, should you stay and stand on your own fortitude? Should you seek the presence of God, indeed, Jesus, to help you sort things out and not stumble and fall into the temptation? Of course, you
Revenge is sweet, isn’t it? No, that’s the great deception! Revenge gives the illusion of being sweet. The truth is, grudges and revenge simply harden our heart and separate us from God. Revenge is a product of our pride (which often gets us into trouble, doesn’t it?).
When I was young I remember feeling like I could tame the world…..then I remember realizing, slowly and then suddenly…. that the world had me! I tried hard to do good and I tried hard to live life like anyone else, but everything always seemed to backfire. I just couldn’t get it ri