Giants and Dreams

Giants In Our Life When the Nation of Israel began to occupy the Promised Land, the first challenge they faced was giants. You generally run into a “giant(s)” prior to possessing your promise or achieving your dream. Giants are the obstacles that stand between you and your destiny. Giant problems are the test in life that you … Read moreGiants and Dreams

Dance Till It Rains

Success In Persistence If I had to pick just one character trait that is a “must have” in order to be successful at anything in life, it would be persistence. In fact, it seems to be the one trait that is the dominant trait in every single, super-successful individual you find. One man said, “It is … Read moreDance Till It Rains

The Blessed Life

Exploring The Blessed Life I encourage you to read the opening statements of Jesus to his Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5.  It would make for a very long post to insert them here, but I think most are fairly familiar with the introduction especially. We use the word “blessed” with great frequency in … Read moreThe Blessed Life

Safe Life or Faith Life

Choosing To Be Safe Versus Following Faith A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. (William Shedd) Sitting here in my office this morning a storm just passed by. The winds were approaching 80 mph! That’s tornado force wind. It’s quiet now, but for a few minutes … Read moreSafe Life or Faith Life

Forgiveness is Hard Work

Forgiveness is Letting Go “Truly successful people in life are givers and forgivers.” – Zig Ziglar Forgiving is giving up my right to feel angry, hurt, or offended and extending grace to the offender.  To give is to bless.  To forgive is to release. How do you know if you NEED to forgive someone?  If, when you … Read moreForgiveness is Hard Work

Don’t Quit!

Don’t Quit: The Habit The author of the following is unknown, but the message is nonetheless powerful… When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill. When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile but you have to sigh. When care … Read moreDon’t Quit!

In Your Dreams!

Th Importance of Dreams Thomas Sikking said in his book “Creative Communication:, “You’re not the product of a broken home, a devastated economy, a world in the upheaval of war, a minority group, a family of drunkards or a poverty-ridden neighborhood. You are the product of your own thinking processes and whatever you’re thinking about … Read moreIn Your Dreams!