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So They May Know

This past week has been a challenge. Our daughter came home last Monday from school not feeling well and it led to a sequence of unexpected events. Throughout the night, she kept waking up feverish, with a headache, saying that she was being bitten while sleeping and bumps kept popping up all over her body.… Continue reading So They May Know

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Our Scars: Signs of Victory

Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and took inventory of all your imperfections? I have. Have you ever taken a moment to think about the story behind each of them? I can remember some of them quite vividly. On the other hand, there are some that I have no idea about where… Continue reading Our Scars: Signs of Victory

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Your Gift, Your Choice

Our oldest son has always had a love for the game of football. He is very passionate about it and has an affinity for it. He loves football like I love to write and teach science. He lives for the game and studies it. He is always talking about football. He loves to play. I… Continue reading Your Gift, Your Choice

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Clean House (Updated)

As life progresses, we tend to accumulate things. Every once in a while, it is wise to take inventory of what we have and begin the process of clearing the clutter. We have to look around and see what we have. Then, we have to get rid of things that no longer serve a purpose.… Continue reading Clean House (Updated)

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Needed: Open-Heart Surgery

Symptoms: Offended, Inability to form meaningful relationships, Stony (impenetrable to the word of God and wise counsel), Calloused, Unable to love genuinely, Lacks empathy, Incapable of making a sound judgment without being overly emotional Diagnosis: Broken, Unhealthy heart Cause: Issues of life can leave our hearts broken and unhealthy. The state of the world adds… Continue reading Needed: Open-Heart Surgery

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All Things Are Working

Romans 8:28 The Message (MSG) 28 That’s why we can be so sure that every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good. Have you ever questioned the meaning of your life in the heat of a battle? I have many times. During some battles, I've had some degree of clarity. On… Continue reading All Things Are Working

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Wisdom Wednesday

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Come to the Table

Years ago, I had a dream that I was seated at a huge table. The table was so huge that I couldn't tell where the table began or where it ended. It was filled with a vast assortment of bread, meat, desserts, and vegetables. The selection was overwhelming and the supply was plenteous. Others were… Continue reading Come to the Table

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Fighting for Us

During my childhood, I'd often find myself in situations where I was lied on. Due to the circumstances under which I lived, I had to stay quiet in the midst of the lies out of fear of my likelihood being threatened. As a result, I developed the skill of remembering events and words precisely so… Continue reading Fighting for Us

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Total Commitment

I Kings 8:57-61 (NIV) (Reference) 57 May the Lord our God be with us as he was with our ancestors; may he never leave us nor forsake us. 58 May he turn our hearts to him, to walk in obedience to him and keep the commands, decrees and laws he gave our ancestors. 59 And… Continue reading Total Commitment