Monthly Archives: January 2017

Help and Shield

I was watching a television show the other night and there was a protest going on.  On one side people were yelling at the police for not doing enough.  The other group of people were yelling because the police were interfering. In the middle stood the police … Continue reading

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Point of View

I was listening to Matthew 16 on the drive to work: 21 From then on Jesus began to tell his disciples plainly that it was necessary for him to go to Jerusalem, and that he would suffer many terrible things at … Continue reading

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Testing will cost

Fulfilling my purpose Requires testing. Testing will cost something. Jesus’ purpose cost Him, His life Testing isn’t meant to destroy me, but to make me more dependent On God. God is asking For my surrendered life. Testing will cost me, laying … Continue reading

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Preparing for Temptation

Temptation.  We all face it, so how do we prepare for it? Ephesians 6:16-18 (CJB) Always carry the shield of trust, with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the Evil One.  And take the … Continue reading

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Empathy

At work the other day, our team was discussing giving others grace and mercy.  We didn’t use those words, but that is what it boiled down to.  Some of coworkers are more easily frustrated with the drama that comes from people.  … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree

The ornaments are packed away. The lights are taken down. The tree placed back in the box, awaiting a trip to the attic.  Yet tonight, visions of a Christmas tree ran through my head. The tree was perfect and full, … Continue reading

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Bad Company

When I was a young adult in college, I rented a home with an apartment on the backside.  It was my first experience with roaches.    The roaches didn’t live with us.  I wouldn’t see them all day or if we were home and … Continue reading

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