Patient Endurance

As I reflect on the scriptures today, I can’t stop my mind from racing in anticipation for the upcoming new year. I think about all of the success of this past year. And of course I can’t help but be reminded of the things in this past year that didn’t go so well. Maybe you

Living Stones – You Are Chosen

Do you feel like a stone that has been cast thrown away, overlooked, or pushed aside? In these times in life, it is critically important that you know who you are and the truth of God’s Word. Image courtesy of: expansion1234 Scripture:  “As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by

Understanding Inner Motivations

Today’s reading helps us understand the principle of the “heart over head”. All of us have those friends who are smart, strong, and ambitious, but that we would not trust in a second with our spouses, our families, and things that matter to us most. When it comes down to it, the purity of heart

Our Friend The Skunk

Motivational speaker Jim Rohn famously said that we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with. Another related saying is, “Show me your friends I’ll show you your future.” Research has shown that we are more affected by our environment than we think. Whether we like it or not, we

How Can I Serve You?

As we think of our body, it is easy to see how each different part of the body has a special task to perform. Each part performs a critical role that no one other part can perform. The stomach does the digestion. Only the ears can hear. Only the eyes can see. All of the

God’s Gift of Grace Is For Everyone

Why do you want to know God? Are you lost or just searching for deeper meaning in your life? Are you struggling, sick, disturbed, confused, hurt, betrayed, worried, stressed, restless, or just curious? Whatever the reason, God does not discriminate. He welcomes all who earnestly seek him. Image courtesy of: venspired Scripture of the Day: “While