Category: Life Issues

Faith Test

Don't tell me how strong your faith is because you imagined something and it happened just like you imagined it. Tell me how strong your faith is when it happened exactly the opposite of the way you saw it going.

— Steven Furtick —

Don’t tell me how strong your faith is because you imagined something and it happened just like you imagined it. Tell me how strong your faith is when it happened exactly the opposite of the way you saw it going…

Trusting Him in the Dirt

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.

— Helen Keller —

A couple of evenings ago I took Jordy for a walk on one of my favorite stretches of the scenic bike path that rolls through our area. He sat in the wheelchair while I pushed, walked, reflected, and prayed. As most of you know, between our personal life and the life of our country, things…

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Growing

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence, but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.

— Henry Ward Beecher —

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence, but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started…

Growing With Jesus

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

— Nelson Mandela —

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered…

Where are you Living?

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.

— Lao Tzu —

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present…

The Well

What's down in the well comes up in the bucket.

— Unknown —

What’s down in the well comes up in the bucket….

As You Thinketh

Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.

— James Allen —

Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.

Thanks Dad

And I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.

— Lee Greenwood —

And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me…

Storms and What They Make You

What is a storm? Is it a test, a challenge, an obstacle? You never really understand a storm until you are in one, but the other side of the storm, that is another thing altogether. The storm is going to cost you something, there is no getting around it. Whether it gives something back is entirely up to you.

— Rick Delmonico —

What is a storm? Is it a test, a challenge, an obstacle? You never really understand a storm until you are in one, but the other side of the storm, that is another thing altogether. The storm is going to cost you something, there is no getting around it. Whether it gives something back is entirely up to you.