Tag: christianity

When good isn’t God….

I don’t know about you but I often have these grand plans to do things, things that are good, things that will help people, that can transform a generation (well at least in my mind) and sometimes I get so caught up in my mind that I forget to listen to what God’s plans are.

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Unpredictable

Sometimes we read a book and learn one thing and then we read the same book again and we learn a completely different concept or something new sticks out. As part of a spiritual leadership development program I am involved in we are reading Seven Realities for Experiencing God: How to Know and Do the

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Ready to be Molded

He said, “Can I not do with you, Israel, as this potter does?” declares the Lord. “Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, Israel. (Jeremiah 18:6) When I see a verse come up more than one time in a week, it is usually a reason to stop for

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The Power of Our Words

The tongue has the power of life and death,     and those who love it will eat its fruit. Provers 18:21 We grew up saying the little saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” You know as little children on the playground we were taught that when another child

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Book Review: The Last Arrow

Have you ever read a book and thought, man I need to highlight everything? Or that speaks to the core of who you are and calls out to the part of you that is longing for more. If not I would recommend reading The Last Arrow: Save Nothing for the Next Life even if you have

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Your Vision

How many of us have a vision for  our life? A mission statement? Recently I decided to try bullet journaling (still very early in testing, but I will write about it more when I have finished my test phase). One thing that I was told by my friend that spoke wonders of what this method

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One seed….

Growing up we had Nana, she was not related to us by blood but she was Nana to well most of the street. I don’t even think we knew her actual first name until we were teenagers. Nana took us all to Wednesday night church growing up, she took care of us, she loved us,

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The Island of Misfit Toys and Mighty Men

Does anyone remember the old Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer movie, you know the one when he goes to the island of misfit toys. There was quite the group of toys on the island right? You know a bird that swims, a cowboy who rides an ostrich, a train with square wheels on his caboose,

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Missed opportunities 

Those who know me know that I am a big fan of audiobooks. Recently I have been listening to Chase the Lion and it has been dropping some more good stuff.  I know that many of my blog posts lately have had a similar theme, possibly because this is the area where I am learning

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