Inspirational

You, the Giant Slayer

If you slay a giant and no one was there to witness it, did you really kill it? You finally got a mountain under your feet but only the trees bore witness. You confronted the beast and not only survived the encounter, you emerged the victor, but no one was there to celebrate with you. […]

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Inspirational

Leaking Grace?

Just do it. -Nike Don’t talk about it, be about it. -Bob Burns Quotes meant to encourage you to stop mumbling and complaining about what needs to be done and just get up and do it already. Life burdens us. There’s always something to do and when it’s done, there’s always something else. Much of […]

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Inspirational

Your Power in the Storm

The disciples followed Jesus onto a boat out to sea. A great tempest arose putting their lives in danger. While the disciples were freaking out, Jesus was sleeping. Panicked the disciples awoke Him and beseeched Him to save them from perishing. But Jesus asked them why they were afraid and where was their faith; then […]

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Inspirational

Guard Your Glory

Your GLORY: that distinctive, notable quality (or qualities) you possess that sets you apart and warrants praise and honor from others. You possess gifts, talents, or attributes that you may give little thought to or may be completely unaware of. Some individuals, admiring what they see in you, strive to imitate you. Others, drawing inspiration […]

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Inspirational

The Value of “Doing What You’re Supposed to Do”

That’s what you’re supposed to do. People say that when you verbalize or express what you did for someone else. It’s people’s way of dismissing your claim so you won’t receive more praise or honor due you. Maybe you’re guilty of saying it; I know I am. Doesn’t mean people get to trivialize or dismiss […]

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Inspirational

Going the Distance: Faith to the End

It takes courage to walk by faith, for it is not enough to be able to step out on what you believe, you must be able to endure. Peter, one of Jesus’ boldest disciples, asked the Lord to bid him to come out on the water after seeing Jesus walking on it. Imagine what Peter […]

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Inspirational

Truth that Changes Your Life

It’s amazing how much you put up with when you believe you have to. And I stress the word BELIEVE because that is what orders your steps. Let’s explore: If you believe you’ll never get that job, you won’t apply. If you believe he’ll never love you the way you want, you’ll settle for what you can […]

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Inspirational

Believing God Pays Off

God ain’t looking for an out, so don’t think you’re doing Him any favors by letting Him off easy. God is not sitting on the throne wiping the sweat off His brow saying, Whew, that was a close one. I thought she was going to push this all the way. No, God wants you to […]

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In My Head

What You Take for Granted

In all labor there is profit (Proverbs 14:23). All labor. Not just the kind whose wages you can deposit into your checking account. Unfortunately, that’s the one that gets the most praise. That’s the one everybody focuses on. All the other labor gets pushed into the background, irrelevant, doesn’t matter. We spend a great deal […]

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