A is for Anger Management

“Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; Do not fret—it only causes harm,” Psalms 37:8 NKJV Anger management is an important tool for living. The Bible is very clear about anger’s destructive potential. Anger spreads quickly like a spark igniting dry brush in the wild. Like fire, it spreads far quicker that it can be extinguished.Continue reading “A is for Anger Management”

Getting Through to Get To…

Moses led the Israelites through the Red Sea before they were free from Egypt. Joshua led the same people through the wilderness before they saw the Promised Land. Jesus endured the crucifixion before He would then take His seat at the right hand of God the Father. Life requires that we go through to getContinue reading “Getting Through to Get To…”

Faded Flowers

“Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.” Psalms 71:9 KJV As I was looking at the remnants of my hydrangeas, one in particular caught my eye. The flower was no longer the fresh sweet pink it had been upon blooming many weeks ago. Instead, itContinue reading “Faded Flowers”

Work Wise…work to live or live to work?

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” Proverbs 16:3 NIV “The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.” 1 Corinthians 3:8 NIV “Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fullyContinue reading “Work Wise…work to live or live to work?”

Look for Your Cloud!

Like many people, I’ve a few areas in my life that are a bit…dry. One in particular is quite crispy. Crisss-pee! My “situation” soured and then died years ago, yet for one reason or another the last nail was never placed in its coffin. I was illegally “wronged,” tried to muddle through, then eventually gave “it”Continue reading “Look for Your Cloud!”

Peace and Joy

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid,” John 14:27 NKJV Jesus came so that we may have peace while here on this earth. It is amazing how quickly we areContinue reading “Peace and Joy”

Pruning!

“I am the true vine and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away, and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit,” John 15:1-2 NKJV Jesus’ teaching about the vine and the branches is one of the most readily quoted. “I amContinue reading “Pruning!”

Due Season

“The LORD upholds all who fall, And raises up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look expectantly to You, And You give them their food in due season. You open Your hand And satisfy the desire of every living thing.” Psalm 145:14-16 NKJV   “For he who sows to his flesh will ofContinue reading “Due Season”

Seek!

Look for God in things both large and small. Pursue a relationship with Him like none other! God has the solution to our problem before we ever perceive the problem.  In Him we can find peace, strength, love, or whatever we may be searching for. We just have to ask Him. Then trust Him. Submit toContinue reading “Seek!”

What Are You Thirsty For?

“but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.” John 4:14 NKJV I once read an article that suggested when people choose to eat something to satisfy hunger, theContinue reading “What Are You Thirsty For?”