Month: December 2018

Love and Compassion

“Jesus wept.” – John 11:35″ This scripture is the shortest in the bible comprised of only 2 words. Yet is says so much. Above all else, it shows the love and compassion of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It shows the heart that he has for those who know him. Image courtesy of: Samira

The Best Life Coach Ever!

I am not, nor do I claim to be, the smartest kid on the block. As a matter of fact, when I was young I remember having to buckle down on my studies to get better grades. And to excel in college, I studied about twice as much as everyone else. Same holds true when

Spiritual Muscles

One of the hottest trends of the last couple of decades has been health and fitness. We’ve seen everything promoted from equipment, to dieting, to fitness plans. We are surrounded with images of beauty and health, and have huge gyms where a healthy body is promoted. Image courtesy of: benwebboz Scripture: “The Spirit gives life;

Love and Action

When you love someone, be sure to show them with your actions. Time is fleeting. Life is short. We never know how long God is going to allow those we love to remain in our lives. We will all die someday. So let’s be ready for the call, in our hearts and in our conscience,

Peter’s 8-Step Process

There are many books out there that were written for the purpose of trying to help us find direction in life. Many of these are not so helpful, while there are a few that I would recommend. For example, “What Color Is My Parachute” is written from the standpoint of helping someone define their career

Gifts In Service To Others

We all have unique talents and gifts. Some of us have been given the gift of song, others the gift of speech, others the gift of our hands, others the gift of prophesy, others the gift of empathy, others the gift of wisdom and understanding, and there are many others. And as we approach Christmas,

Are Prayers Effective?

Sometimes when we pray it appears they do not get answered. Perhaps God does answer our prayers but the answer is not what we want to hear. Perhaps the answer is not giving the outcome that we are wanting. So what should we believe? Are prayers effective? Image courtesy of: Wiedmaier Scripture: “And the prayer

Friends Don’t Let Friends Go To Hell

“Friends don’t let friends drink and drive” was a popular slogan during the campaign for drunk driving awareness. The goal was to save lives. “Friends don’t let friends go to hell” is a great slogan with a very similar purpose. But being saved from eternal fire and suffering is a far greater gift of everlasting

God’s Living Will and Trust

A “will” is defined as “a legal declaration of a person’s wishes regarding the disposal of his or her property or estate after death”.  It only goes into effect when someone dies. But when it does, it is legal, and binding. Nothing can be done to undo what has been set forth in the will.

The Highest Judge

Depending on where we live, we are all subject to laws that are in place in that area. Something that might be completely legal where you live might be totally illegal in another part of the world. There are even laws that differ within the same country and even state. And we do our best