"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
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!
I heard this song on the way to work today... https://youtu.be/by2Tnwi180E Andy Mineo - Friends Let's take a quick look at the word "Friend." It is Old English freond, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vriend and German Freund, from an Indo-European root meaning 'to love.' Merriam-Webster defines Friend as: 1a: one attached to another … Continue reading That’s Not What Friends Do
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
... tell people how important they are to you. Always. Be blessed!