Peace and Conformity

Are you looking for peace? Do you want to belong? Would you like to be part of an organization or group of people who appreciate you and welcome you in? How welcoming are you? Are you open to changing your outlook? We all want to feel as though we belong. We seek approval. We wantContinue reading “Peace and Conformity”

Start a New Thing

Are you planning to start something new in the new year? Have you been able to start and keep your new commitment for these first few days? Has it been a struggle? Does it feel as though you are pushing against the tide? When the calendar roles over to a new year, many make resolutionsContinue reading “Start a New Thing”

Peace, Encouragement, Thanks

Does peace rule your life? Or is your life full of upheaval, drama, and uncertainty? Do you admonish with psalms or with a sharp tongue that cuts deep? Do you do everything with thankfulness in your heart? Many, if not most, of us will say we long for peace. Yet we often do little inContinue reading “Peace, Encouragement, Thanks”

Awesome Grace

Yesterday, we discussed how the world condemns one another and how we fall prey to doing this ourselves. We also saw that God does not condemn those of us who believe in His Son, Jesus Christ. Today, we are going to go a little further into the grace of God. Today’s passage is the conclusionContinue reading “Awesome Grace”

To Meet Or Not To Meet

Do you like meetings? What if those meetings become long? How long do you daily, weekly, and monthly meetings last? How upset do you get if they last longer than scheduled? What percentage of your meetings are productive? Having spent many years in the corporate world, I know meetings can be a drudgery. A goodContinue reading “To Meet Or Not To Meet”

Singly Focused

Are you in need of being restored? Would you like to be encouraged? Are you seeking to live in peace? Is there someone you want to be on the same page with? Are there others in your life who needs your encouragement and restoration? All of us need to be restored in one way orContinue reading “Singly Focused”

Hidden Treasure

Have you ever chased after a hidden treasure? Have you gone on a scavenger hunt? Have you played a game that requires you to put clues together to solve a problem or mystery? While playing one of these games, have you been deceived to throw you off track? I’m guessing not many of us haveContinue reading “Hidden Treasure”

The Faith Equation

What is faith? What are we to do with our faith? How is our faith to be put into action? What does God expect from us? Is our faith merely for our benefit? Faith is more than mere belief. We believe what we choose to believe, but it doesn’t always cause us to act. WeContinue reading “The Faith Equation”

All For All

Are you put out by people who don’t carry their share of the load? Would you like to energize them in some way? Or, would you prefer they leave your presence and not return? Do you not know that all of us have a part to play? We often get upset when we are workingContinue reading “All For All”