Do you know that feeling of being full of energy, nothing hurts, you are ready to take on the world? Okay, then you are 20 years old, so you can't relate to what I am going to write about it. The rest of you, stick with me. I have glimpses of feeling that way. Like when I … [Read more...] about Not Even Self-Control Is About You
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After a decade of working 60-70 hours per week, I hit a wall called burnout. It was a high, thick wall that knocked me out figuratively. I needed sleep and peace. A different pace in life. Once I was out of the all-encompassing job, sleep came, but peace still alluded … [Read more...] about Pursuing Purpose Heals the Soul
I like to measure things. What I realized when I started thinking about it is that I measure everything. My measurement is just different than most people's. I am not all that structured of a person. So I measure things in a directional, not always quantitative way. For … [Read more...] about Do I Measure Up?
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” you hear wafting down the aisles of the store or over the car radio. In many ways it IS a great time of year. Parties, wonderful food, old family recipes, an excuse to over indulge, taking time to visit with friends and family, … [Read more...] about The Hope Of Christmas
Some memories are vividly and forever seared in our minds. I was young child when, on Good Friday, 1964, the Great Alaskan Earthquake hit. 9.2 on the Richter scale, the quake was the second strongest in recorded history. I remember being in the basement of our home with my … [Read more...] about In Times Like These
Jesus answered and said to her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, 'Give Me a drink,' you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water." John 4:10 Living Water Readers familiar with gospel accounts of the life of Jesus will … [Read more...] about If You Only Knew