A Quick Thought…

“The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.” (‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭16:9‬ ‭NASB‬‬) “Many plans are in a man’s heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand.” (‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭19:21‬ ‭NASB‬‬) Our dreams. Our plans. There’s an old joke that I will attempt to paraphrase: “If you want to make God laugh,Continue reading “A Quick Thought…”

They will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.

“And he said, ‘Then I beg you, father, that you send him to my father’s house- for I have five brothers-in order that he may warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’ But Abraham said, ‘They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.’ But he said,Continue reading “They will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.”

I’m Still a Jesus Freak

For those wondering what that means, let me reminence about my younger years in the 1990s. DC Talk, a Christian music group, released a song and album proclaiming their unwavering belief in Jesus no matter how the world chose to label them. Fast forward to 2016 and we find that the song still rings true,Continue reading “I’m Still a Jesus Freak”

A Quick Thought…

Stress, weariness, fatigue, exhaustion, depression,…and many other words that we use to express a feeling of weakness in mind, body, and spirit. During our brief time on this earth we will be confronted with times of great struggle that can leave us feeling as if the very life has been sucked out of us. YetContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Tacking Into the Wind

Sometimes in life you have no choice but to head straight into the wind. You’re not facing a storm, but the wind threatens to send you backwards and erase the distance you achieved. The going gets tough and all forward momentum seems to stall. You’re forced to struggle for every inch, yet we must rememberContinue reading “Tacking Into the Wind”

A Kind Word…

When life seems unfair, when we feel misused, when every day becomes a burden, our focus tends to shift from others to ourselves. We are beset on all sides by evil, whether we see it or not. I’m not talking about people, but evil spirits tempting us and telling us there is no hope. Don’tContinue reading “A Kind Word…”

A Quick Thought…

Today, I lost a friend.  I knew him for only a few years, a small fraction of the time he’d spent on this earth, but he shared much of his history with me. As a historian, their are few greater gifts than to openly share your history with another person.  To Walter Wayne Gloyer IContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Christmas Post: Joy

Merry Christmas to all my faithful readers! “Angels we have heard on high Sweetly singing over the plains And the mountains in reply, Echoing their joyous strains…” (Angels We Have Heard On High, French carol, ca. 1862) “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, Let nothing you dismay; Remember Christ, our Saviour, Was born on Christmas day,Continue reading “A Christmas Post: Joy”