Do you remember back in grade school when you exchanged items for lunch? Did you ever trade your orange for a cookie? Perhaps you traded your sandwich for chips? Well, some people treat Love like that. Let me explain. Basically people treat LOVE as an exchange. I love you if you…. or I love you … More I Love You and You Love Me!
The third sermon in his series “Crossroads” focuses on living a simple life. More importantly, finding a simplicity in Jesus brings true JOY. The religious spirit is always making life under God more complicated. It takes pride in what it has figures out that no one else knows. This is not the way God operates … More Jan. 17, 2016 Sermon Series Crossroads
Well, Christmas and New Years is over and my house is back to normal. It felt good to take my tree and decorations down. But one thought still remains with me. The blessing of a gift! Personally I love giving gifts more than receiving them (sounds cliché’ but it’s true). I love to see the … More Should I Open It?
As Christmas is fast approaching, I wanted to take a moment to say Merry Christmas! Not Happy Holidays….Merry Christmas. For me Christmas is a time to reflect on the gift God gave mankind in sending his son to earth. Don’t get me wrong, I love a Christmas tree and presents are always fun to open…but…that’s … More Merry Christmas!
WEEK FOUR I have been thinking lately how our physical health is taken for granted. For example, I don’t give my health a second thought…until I get sick, or hurt. Then it’s a different story. I become self-absorbed, whiney, and sometimes (by my own admission) hard to be around. But I had one life defining … More My Lord, My Healer
“Just remember, God never forces anything on you.” Has anyone ever said that to you? Basically, we are told that God is a “gentleman” and doesn’t force himself on us. True…this is true. But I do know of one thing God doesn’t need your permission to do. There is one thing He will do and … More I Love You!
The other day I was on my usual trip into work. It’s the road I drive six out of seven days, going to the same location. It’s usually a nice relaxing drive. But on this particular morning I was in a hurry. I was running late for an appointment and I hadn’t given myself enough … More Where Are You Going?
This blog was written on July 1… As I write this America is just days away from celebrating Independence Day. So, that means firework stands on every corner. (nothing speaks “freedom” like pyrotechnics right?)…anyway, I saw a girl holding a sign in front of a stand that read “HONK for Freedom!!”. Now, some, if not … More Honk for Freedom!
As you can imagine, or you may know, marriage is a topic that has many opinions. Some feel they have all the answers and some feel they don’t have any answers at all. Some run toward marriage and some run away from marriage. For the sake of this blog, it really doesn’t matter how I … More Satisfaction!