Life “refreshener”

Proverbs 11:25 “A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed” In the 25th verse of today’s Proverb, Solomon gives us a key ingredient in bringing “freshness” to others’ lives.  He simply tells us to refresh others. When it comes to relationships with others where do you spend your time?  Do…

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Turn some pages…

Proverbs 10:4 “Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth.” (NIV) My January 31, 2011 thought for the week “so if you’re tired of the same old story, turn some pages” is a line from REO Speedwagon’s song, Roll With The Changes.  Check this link out for a beautiful acoustic rendition of their…

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A Sad Day…22 years ago

1 Peter 5:8 “Be sober-minded; be watchful.  Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” (ESV) On this “Super Bowl Sunday” back in 1989, Lori and I along with Jason (5), Jordan (3) and Michelle (1) were excited and having our own Super Bowl party as our Bengals were making…

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PR 410

Over the last several years I must confess that the car I drive has “reminder license plates” attached to them.  Most people refer to them as vanity plates, but for me I choose to utilize them as reminders.  The first time I bought a pair of reminder plates was in 1998.  The plates simply read…

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Avoiding “negative come arounds”

Proverbs 2:1-5,  “My son if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure,…

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Work

“Colossians 3:23-24, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward.  It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” (NIV) The above scripture was a part of my morning devotion today. …

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Thought For The Week

“There are basically two types of people in the world; complainers/consumers and contributors/difference makers.  You can tell them apart pretty easily.  The complainers/consumers suck the energy out of a room when they walk in and the contributors/difference makers inject energy into a room when they walk in.” –Jay Meyer Philippians 2:4, “Each of you should look…

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