The Battle is the Lord’s

Whenever there is a battle there is a conflict of some sorts, and they are not always a physical battle. Some battles rise up within, some battles are caused from the enemy without and we choose self defense. Against all odds, Nehemiah faced an onslaught from the enemies of the Jewish people. As soon asContinue reading “The Battle is the Lord’s”

Be Silent while Waiting

The invention of the drive thru at fast food or Dunkins originally was for convenience. The purpose was to get in and out with a coffee or small order. Now I have to walk in to DD to get my coffee because the drive thru is so long and time consuming. I’m out faster andContinue reading “Be Silent while Waiting”

Entering into God’s Rest

When I think of rest, I think of relaxing, sitting in a comfortable chair or sofa for a long period of time. Maybe think of a vacation gives us rest by the lake or the ocean. Too often we can find ourselves running around everywhere on the weekend only to be so exhausted by theContinue reading “Entering into God’s Rest”

DEDICATION COUNTS

The good things in life, sports, careers, raising a family don’t come easy in this life. For most of you it has taken years to accomplish where you are today and there were many, many sacrifices.It took a lot of dedication and routine and mundane drills of self discipline. Dedication means being committed to aContinue reading “DEDICATION COUNTS”

What Battles Have You Faced Already in this Short New Year?

Are you still motivated and focused in 2021 or have you already thrown in the towel? Remember it’s not how we start this race but it’s how we finish it that counts. The battles that I am thinking about are not necessarily about diets, food or fasting fads, exercise etc.But rather inner battles of theContinue reading “What Battles Have You Faced Already in this Short New Year?”

In Quietness and Rest You Will Find Refreshing in 2023

The New Year usually starts off with a bang and the busyness doesn’t seem to want to slow down. Yet in the stillness of the winter months this can be a good time to slow down and perhaps hibernate a bit. What do I mean by hibernate? Bears and other critters store up in certainContinue reading “In Quietness and Rest You Will Find Refreshing in 2023”

Choose to Move Forward

Another New Year will be soon upon us and it’s out with the old in with the new! For some of you the challenges of life and the pressures, stresses, have been excruciating, saying, this year cannot end soon enough! For others it was a good year to reflect back on and count your blessings.Continue reading “Choose to Move Forward”

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”