At Some Point…

Arrogance is never attractive. Whether it’s in a Political Leader, a Business Leader, an Athlete, Actor, a Pastor…or anyone else, arrogance is repulsive. Arrogance says: I’ve got it figured. I know it all. I have the best answers. I don’t need help. Just follow me. Here’s the secret: Arrogance is ALWAYS incorrect. There is noContinue reading “At Some Point…”

Slippery or Steady–Your Choice!

Have you ever tried to stand firm on a slippery surface? I have worked in several restaurants and fast food places over the course of my life, and they all had this in common: The floors were always slippery (at least, in the kitchen). No matter how ‘firmly’ I would try to stand, my feetContinue reading “Slippery or Steady–Your Choice!”

Look At That!

focus  (According to Mirriam-Webster online) fo·​cus | \ ˈfō-kəs  \ plural foci\ ˈfō-​ˌsī  also  -​ˌkī \ also focuses Definition of focus 1a: a center of activity, attraction, or attention b: a point of concentration 2: directed attention  3a: direction b: a state or condition permitting clear perception or understanding  What is your ‘focus‘ these days? If you’re like most people–myself included–a major ‘focus‘ of your mind, emotions, and life have beenContinue reading “Look At That!”

Two Extremes…and a Better Answer!

Have you ever noticed that people fall into one of two extremes when some form of ‘calamity’ hits: They either Obsess about it and ‘freak out’, or they resort to Denial, and minimize the reality. What we’re seeing in response to the COVID 19 virus is a case in point. There are millions of peopleContinue reading “Two Extremes…and a Better Answer!”

When the Chaos is Rising

We all face challenges. In 2020, we are all facing a world of a certain degree of stress, difficulty, and even chaos. When the year started, we knew that, here in America, we were entering into that strange and difficult season called ‘an election year‘. For many of us that is stressful enough. We knowContinue reading “When the Chaos is Rising”

Delight!

Delight… According to Merriam-Webster Online, it’s: “A high degree of satisfaction or pleasure; extreme satisfaction. Something that gives great pleasure.” Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? It seems pretty important, then, that we seriously consider what our source of ‘delight‘ is. After all, the thing I take Delight in is often my source of motivation, stamina,Continue reading “Delight!”

Jesus In You!

This morning I had a neat experience. In my prayer time, one thing I was praying about was my frustration with myself–over my own lack of growth in some areas, my continued struggles to break through some spiritual battles, once and for all, etc. As I was praying, I believe the Holy Spirit led meContinue reading “Jesus In You!”