Abundant living is different living. Abundant living is far removed from the rat race of the world. To live differently, what is required is authenticity in speech and actions. It is a willingness and a desire to not be like everyone else. I kinda get this because when I was growing up, my Mom and Dad drilled into me that … More A DIFFERENCE IS REQUIRED
WITH TODAY BEING SEPTEMBER 11TH, LET US REMEMBER ALL THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE TWIN TOWERS AND ALL THOSE BRAVE SOULS WHO RAN TOWARDS THE TOWERS WHEN OTHERS WERE RUNNING AWAY! TODAY MANY ARE WEARING CROWNS. JESUS CHRIST wore a crown of thorns on HIS sweet head long ago and HE did it … More CROWNS
I love any kind of study that brings me to the point of questioning myself, where I am in my faith walk and why. In the current Bible study I am doing, it was highlighted that not only is GOD the GOD of commands, but HE is also the GOD of questions. Did you ever … More QUESTIONS???
What do you do when the war comes to you? We are in a daily battle, a battle for souls and the enemy would like nothing better than to take ours too. We must daily, put on the armor of GOD and remember this…… EPHESIANS 6: 16 “IN EVERY SITUATION TAKE UP THE SHIELD OF … More BATTLE SCARS
GOD wants us to do things we cannot do without HIM. HE will use our gifts powerfully when we rely on HIM. If you rely on your own abilities, or your will, you can find yourself limited……instead, allow the HOLY SPIRIT to empower you! I can still hear him, the voice as clear as it … More NO LIMITS!!
My Dad had a saying that always makes me smile when I remember it: Everyone puts their pants on the same, one leg at a time! Everyone means all……no one is excluded. As human beings we all are really the same in nature. All you have to do is room with someone and those basic … More YES……..EVERYONE.
IF you think about it, GOD’S economy is an upside down economy. The world tells us to be one way, while the GOSPEL according to JESUS tells us to live quite another way. And right now it seems like our society embraces what is bad, and rewards evil and hate. Let us instead, live like … More LIVING IN GOD’S PARADOX
If in our Christian walk, we walk out the very things JESUS wants us to, then we will know that what matters to HIM, will matter to us! PSALM 119: 10 “WITH MY WHOLE HEART I SEEK YOU; LET ME NOT WANDER FROM YOUR COMMANDMENTS.” May we not only read scripture and JESUS’S words to … More AS WITH OTHER MATTERS
I know I have said it before, but our dusk and sunsets here in Arizona really are quite breathtaking. I recently walked across the street to snap the above picture of my house and my neighbors. It was hot, and about 100 degrees that late in the evening, but it was very quiet in the … More BEHOLD!
I love to have in a book, Bible or Bible study, an ample margin. I enjoy it because I make notes or draw small pictures. I like to highlight too. Most of my books look like they have had a once over! Sometimes when I lend them, I feel I have to apologize for my … More LIVING IN THE MARGINS