"I have the right to do anything," you say - but not everything is beneficial. "I have the right to do anything" - but not everything is constructive. No one should seek their own good, but the good of others. 1 Corinthians 10:23-24 How often do we hear the words, "I have the right!" or … Continue reading I Have The Right!
I'm a little rusty on the blog writing, but I had a moment of inspiration that I hope is captured well... I sent these messages to my family on snapchat: A question was posed to a group I am in earlier in the day, "How do you judge whether you are living an isolated life … Continue reading This is How I Fight My Battles
These two words have come up in conversation this week multiple times. Either in me asking someone what is next for them, or someone asking me what's next for me. The latter of those two scenarios has me stumped... It has been a while since I have posted anything on my blog. Part of that … Continue reading What’s Next?
45... A triangular number... Not to get political, but Trump is our 45th president. I also turned 45 on my birthday a couple weeks ago... It is sobering to think that I could be more than half way done with this life! I think I missed my mid-life crisis years and didn't even get to … Continue reading 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 =
I'm sure there is a ton of feedback that could be given around this... I hope the message is not lost in the distraction of my morning hairdo... Be blessed!
Trust is the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Trust in action is when I believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of. I have operated most of my life under the "trust until given a reason not to" frame of thinking. I know others who are … Continue reading Trust
This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a retreat. This was the first time I had ever experienced anything like this. It was extremely impactful, affirming and inspiring. Over the weekend, we sang a lot of songs. There was one in particular that we sang probably a half dozen times, and it allowed … Continue reading reckless
MEANING is defined as: What is intended to be, or actually is, expressed or indicated; signification; import the end, purpose, or significance of something Intentioned full of significance; expressive PURPOSE is defined as: The reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal determination; resoluteness … Continue reading Meaning vs Purpose
I wrote this about 3 years ago... if you know me, please comment on how I am doing in living this out. (NOTE: I did make some edits to bring current some thoughts) 358,000,000 (up from 89,100,000 when I wrote this originally). That is the number of results included in the Google search “Life Mission … Continue reading Life Mission
Anyone have the tendency to glorify your past? I do... It tends to come up when I am trying to compare, outdo, one up or prove to someone that did not know me back then that I am more than what I may present in my mid-40's... The reality is this... glorifying my past only … Continue reading Ain’t No Half Steppin