What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions

We continue to live in a culture that screams to us for instant gratification or we get tempted to be impulsive. There are ‘no magic formulas’! Too often when a major crisis hits us we get tempted or tested to do something stupid or irrational.For example, the last auto payment is paid and we thinkContinue reading “What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions”

Be Everything God has Called You To Be

God wants you to be and to use you and your personality just as you are. He wants to use your talents and giftings for His purposes and for His glory not yours nor a church. God is to be glorified. Subtle pride and arrogance creeps in when we boast about how great “our ChurchContinue reading “Be Everything God has Called You To Be”

Make The Effort It Will Be Worth It

Now that your career or job is winding down you may be saying to yourself, “I deserve this!” Your plans are to take it easy and relax.To go golfing, fishing, beaches, or to adventure on some dream vacation like Hawaii or Europe. What if God has other plans for your life now that your inContinue reading “Make The Effort It Will Be Worth It”

Listen to Constructive Criticism

If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise. Proverbs 15:31 NLT Have you ever met somebody that seems to know it all and always has an answer for everything? They have an “I’m right you’re wrong attitude” or just like to plain argue about anything and everything. That’s rightContinue reading “Listen to Constructive Criticism”

Watch your Life and your Doctrine Closely!

I was away for a few days about a week ago down Cape Cod by Nauset Light/Coast Guard Beach. What struck me was the erosion of the beach and sand due to the ocean storms. I thought erosion of beaches only happened in California! This stairwell deck was 65 stairs. I know because I walkedContinue reading “Watch your Life and your Doctrine Closely!”

DAD-Dedicated-Available-Determined

D-DedicatedA-AvailableD-Determined The moment a man becomes a dad (father) when that first child is born, you adopted a child, or became a step dad, etc. life will never be the same! The emotions of love, joy, overflows, yet fear and doubt rises up because of the great responsibility in this life journey to raise thatContinue reading “DAD-Dedicated-Available-Determined”

Your Life is like the Morning Fog

Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone! Life is valuable and ever so precious. It is a gift from God the creator of human beings, the earth, sun, moon, and stars in the galaxies. When we woke up this morning, it becomes a day of purpose and meaningContinue reading “Your Life is like the Morning Fog”

There is Purpose in the Wilderness

Wandering in the wilderness of life is not always Aimless! Like Israel in the book of Exodus we can wander in the wilderness for 40 years grumbling and complaining about the journey. Moses led Israel to the promised land but did not enter himself only to see it from Mount Nebo, even though he wasContinue reading “There is Purpose in the Wilderness”

A Treasure Worth Maintaining

Australia last year or so had experienced a tragedy of forest fires claiming over 18 million acres close to one billion animals lost along with many homes and lives lost. This is beyond comprehension when it comes to devastation. A recent fire in the Bronx lost approximately 19 people with many injured and left homeless.Continue reading “A Treasure Worth Maintaining”

God’s Ways are Higher than Ours

If there is one prayer I would ask the Lord it would be to have His thoughts and His mindset. We can have great ambitions and dreams yet things are not turning out the way we expect them to be. Life throws us unexpected circumstances at times and we do not like the outcome ofContinue reading “God’s Ways are Higher than Ours”