Learning To Do Without

Have you ever gone without something you dearly wanted? How do you view having to do without it?  Have you ever gone without something you needed? How well did you survive that experience? Do you practice doing without wants and needs? Doing without is something most of us know very little about. We don’t often goContinue reading “Learning To Do Without”

Quiet and Rest

Do you take things for granted? Do you assume they will always be the way they are? Do you assume things will get better as you get older? Are you of the mind that nothing bad will ever happen to you? How is your relationship with God? We often don’t realize what we have untilContinue reading “Quiet and Rest”

Never Too Busy

Is your life hectic? Does is seem there is always something to do? Are you constantly in a hurry? When you are in a rush, does it seem as though something always gets in your way and slows you down? Does all this rush cause your emotions to run hot? We are all very busy.Continue reading “Never Too Busy”

The Prayer of the Righteous

Have you ever been in an impossible situation? Have you wondered how you would ever get things back to the way they were? Have you thought, “there’s no way out of this”? Do you not know that God can handle any situation? We sometimes face really tough situations, not the least of which is theContinue reading “The Prayer of the Righteous”

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Who is in charge of your life? Do you think you are in charge of your life? Do you ever stop to spend time to think through who is controlling your life? What will you do when you find out you are not as in charge as you think? Will you allow Jesus to takeContinue reading “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions”

Lean On God

Do you wonder why things don’t go your way? Do you sometimes think everything goes wrong? Do you feel as though you can’t get on the right track no matter what you do? Have you thought that perhaps you are trusting in the wrong person? It is true that we sometimes go through rough stretchesContinue reading “Lean On God”

Quiet Time

Are you all alone? Do you feel isolated from family and friends? Does the idea of being alone cause you to feel uncomfortable? Are you focused on being alone or are you putting your focus somewhere else? Our culture is normally a very busy culture. We had grown to the point of having every wakingContinue reading “Quiet Time”

What Is Your Excuse?

How many excuses do you have? Have you gotten so used to providing them that you can come up with an excuse without even thinking about it? Why are you not spending more time with God? This world wants to rob our time and focus. It wants us to spend our non-working time being distractedContinue reading “What Is Your Excuse?”

Grow Closer To God

Do you ever fast, other than prior to a medical procedure? Do you fast for spiritual reasons? Do you think that fasting only includes food? Are you willing to fast to become closer with God? Are you willing to fast to make your life better? As we go through life, we sometimes must have variousContinue reading “Grow Closer To God”

Got Pets?

Do you have pets? I’m guessing many, if not most, of you have a pet of some kind. How much do you love and care for your pets? Do you ensure they have water and food? Do you take them out to get some exercise? Do you train them not to potty in the house?Continue reading “Got Pets?”