Never let your ego get so close to your position, so that when your position goes, your ego goes with it. General Colin Powell Many years ago, I read the autobiography of General Colin Powell. Powell was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the war known as Desert Storm in the 1990's. He… Continue reading Shaking Visions
Hey Dad. We're here. On the morning of March 30, 2021, I made a last-minute trip to Arizona to see my dad. The day before, I spoke with my brother about Dad's illness. He said it didn't look good. It came on suddenly - double pneumonia. Dad had been in a dementia-care facility since the… Continue reading No More Prayers to Pray
Three years ago, I wrote a post titled, "Own What You Know". In it, I described how there were things I wasn't taught as a kid. As my kids were growing up, I came to realize parents do the best they can based on what they know. "Based on what they know" About my own… Continue reading Own Your Story
Blaming others is easy. Praying for them, on the other hand, is a little bit harder. Blame or pray?
What's in a name when you don't know your name? God knew and knows BOTH of my names...even before I was born.
We were designed in God's image. If we aren't 'working properly' be it on a spiritual, physical, emotional, mental or relational level, guess what? We need a realignment.
The below was written prior to Christmas Day 2020. I had every intention of publishing either before or on Christmas. Looking at it now, I think "after" Christmas is a perfect time for this reminder. ** See you tomorrow. In the book of Proverbs in the Bible, chapter 17, verse 21, it says: Do not… Continue reading Don’t Save It for Christmas
Around this time last year, I wrote the words: "Reaching the end of December has been a relief. I am glad 2019 is (nearly) over. I’m also glad I made it through. God’s strength is what got me through it all. Not my own strength." Change the year to this year and we could be… Continue reading What’s Your Word
As a thinker, I am constantly meditating on thoughts and ideas that run through my head. If they become too much, I write/type them out. My drafts folder is filled with numerous posts that have never seen the light of day. No better time to do some blog-cleaning than the end of the year. The… Continue reading Rambling Thoughts of 2020
https://youtu.be/eVzJiW26xDc I was listening to a teaching the other day and this song popped into my head. I'm not even sure why because the teaching had nothing to do with the song. It just popped in there. If you've read my posts before, this isn't surprising, is it? I knew it was a bible verse,… Continue reading Stepping Into the Word