Team Work

The first weekend of the NFL football season is one of my favorite times of the year!  In fact, at this moment I can’t think of anything better!!  Too bad my Chicago Bears lost, but at least is was a close game that came down to the last eight seconds…I about had a heart attack! […]

Toeing the Line

Living wisely is hard to do.  (In case you didn’t know that!) It’s not that having or attaining knowledge is all that hard, but the humility that comes along with wisdom throws most of us for a loop! I don’t know about you, but I don’t find myself being all that humble very often. In […]

What Do You Offer?

The El Salvador mission story I blogged about on Tuesday really has had me thinking lately about what God really wants me to be doing. Not that I’m going to pack up and move to a far off land and build schools, hospitals and orphanages, but it does have me wondering what I bring to […]

Free Will

Lately I’ve been thinking about the good and bad people throughout the world. The good people have a little bit of bad in them and the bad people have a little bit of good in them.  And then there are people like me that are somewhere in between with a little bit of both.  Sigh. […]

Courage

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines courage as mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. What it doesn’t tell us is how to GET it! Ah man!!! I’ve often wondered what Abraham, Moses, Noah, David, Peter and Jesus’ mother, Mary, had that God chose them to lead His people, fight for His […]

Decisions, Decisions…

Life is full of decisions – from choosing what to wear to changing professions.  Daily we are required to decide which direction to take and what choice to make.  Not all decisions are life-altering, but several ARE! Take for instance, someone lies to you.  Do you call them up and ball them out?  Do you […]

Why Me?

Have you ever been in a room full of people and someone asks for volunteers?  Do you quickly slump down your chair until you are satisfied that your head is hidden behind the person in front of you.  Do you suddenly become interested in your feet?  Or, do you hold your breath and pray they […]