Transparency

"Being transparent." It's a phrase I've heard a lot lately and not many people exhibit that behavior. Not many are open or candid; especially when it comes to being real about real life. Whether we like it or not, all of us have baggage that we carry. What we do with that baggage is up …

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The Fear of the Lord

Now that I have your attention think about this. Scientists estimate that there are at least one hundred billion galaxies in the observable universe. The Earth is in one of those galaxies. There are many things we don’t know and can’t comprehend about the vastness of space. We think of the world as a big …

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If I’d Known Then What I Know Now

"If I'd known then, what I know now" and "If I had it to do all over..." Ever said or thought those words? I think at some point, we all have. Next time you think it, try to look at it from a different perspective. Every road you've traveled in life has shaped where and …

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Where Do I Fit?

My child recently attended a camp and when she got home proclaimed “I learned a valuable life lesson this week.” When I inquired what it was that she had learned, she responded: “I learned to always be myself, no matter what.” I’ve tried to instill that in her, but some lessons are better learned more …

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It Begins At Home

LOVE for God begins at home. LOVE for others begins at home. RESPECT for elders and others begins at home. GOOD MANNERS begin at home. GOOD CHARACTER begins at home. KINDNESS begins at home. COMPASSION for others begins at home. GOOD BEHAVIOR begins at home. BEING A LEADER begins at home. SELF CONFIDENCE begins at …

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He Is Faithful

Back in November 2004, I had strayed down roads I never thought I would travel but by the grace of God, I felt Him calling me back to Him. I remember meeting with the Pastor who introduced a verse that was so impactful to me to that I've held on to it all this time. …

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The Test That Formed the Testimony

The test that formed the testimony; have you ever thought about that statement? There are so many times I look at my life and see where God has brought me through things - big things.  Even though I've failed Him more times than I can mention, He has loved me enough to walk with me …

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