In one of the most powerful passages in the New Testament, Jesus informs that as we do acts of kindness, to the least of those around us, then we have in fact done those deeds to God. this is so contrary to the most popularized concept of success . According to the definition of Jesus,… More The Spiritual Fruit of Service
A young friend once asked me: What are some of the things you still struggle with after you got closer to God? Are there things that you have to continue to ask God for help with? I felt like my reply might help some of you, in your faith walks and spiritual growth. So, here… More Faith struggles
—————————————————- Prayer can find; The Holy Hug of God- Prayer 101 – God may know all things. But prayer is not osmosis. God my be able to know every thought but the function of prayer is not for God to read your mind. God wants to hear from you. As a parent, you may know what… More Find The Holy Hug of God in Prayer
An un-named but very special friend wrote me today; with this concern: “”What the world calls “excellence,” and even what some of God’s people who are a bit worldly-minded right now call “excellence,” is not necessarily what God the Father calls excellence. Keep your eyes straight-up on Jesus for your direction.”” This is my reply….… More Eyes on Jesus for your direction
Ephesians 3:20-21 20Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, 21Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen. As I read this passage, this morning, I saw it in… More Abundantly able to do above all that we ask or think.
When you are near the ocean, as you hike around the coastal inland, you will notice stagnant pools of rotting debris and moss. You will also notice, tidal pools that are living estuaries of growing and healthy things. The difference between the two is circulation. The water flowing in and out of the tidal pool… More The need for daily spiritual flow, in our lives.
One of the learning experiences that has caused me to readopt my college nickname of “Slam” is realizing the crucial importance of realness, to life happiness and fulfillment. I was called that nickname in college, because I was an enthusiastic Southern fireball, in a college on the west coast. When something was really incredible to… More Inside Out Living