Prayer > Worry

The greatest amount of worrying still cannot outdo the smallest prayer. – Anon While Andrew worried about how they would feed 5,000 with just a few fish and loaves, Jesus just prayed. Everybody ate their fill. Wow! There are many times in life when we are ‘anxious’ about our children,...

Continue reading

Silent Speech

Let your speech be better than silence, or be silent – J. Gibbons At the transfiguration, it seems Peter just had to have his say. God spoke and put him to SILENCE! There is an old proverb that says, “it is better to remain silent and be thought a fool...

Continue reading

As God Sees

To truly love a person means to see them as God intended them to be. – G. Dostoyevsky When Jesus first called Simon by the name of Peter, he had a vision of who Peter would become one day, and then he helped him get there. WOW! We all can...

Continue reading

Enemies No More

Speak well of your enemies. After all you’ve somehow made them that way. – D. Guptil Though Saul was David’s enemy, David held him in high regard. He refused to say anything against God’s anointed. Hmmm! It’s been said the best way to get rid of an enemy is to...

Continue reading

Simply Obey

God does not expect instant spiritual perfection in you, just obedience. – Anon God called scrawny little Gideon to lead His army over the Midianites. Gideon didn’t know how to pick an army nor really lead one, but the key is he OBEYED, and God was victorious. Too often, many...

Continue reading

Old Ideas

Preconceived notions are the locks on the door that lead to wisdom and happiness. – M. Brown If Moses had never given the burning bush a closer look…….Hmm! It’s said that when the ostrich doesn’t want to deal with life he sticks his head in the ground. It’s a coping...

Continue reading

Prefer Honor

Fame is something that must be won; honor is something that must never be lost. – A. Schopenhauer The people of Lystra fawned over Paul and Barnabas and thought they were ‘gods’ in human form. Paul and Barnabas clearly stated they were only ‘men of God.’ WHEW! Truth be told,...

Continue reading