For over 5 years now, I have participated in a 12 step program. The manner of thinking described in these steps has transformed my life. One of the chief ideas behind this Code of Conduct is that a motive of selfishness is an unhealthy style of living. Twelve step teachings help adherents to see, recognize,… More 12 steps and God’s will.
Several years ago I posted an article; “The Presence of Honor in the Absence of Title.” The idea behind this article was that what we do is important, even if it does not result in recognition. Sometimes it seems to me that people are more concerned about how they “appear” to others, than how they… More Anonymity And Significance
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
I think a lot about the recorded event, where Jesus called Peter to come to Him walking on the water. Well of course, we who now know the story, have the onlooker’s sight advantage. We as observer’s seeing the whole account, know that Peter actually could have walked on water if he believed… More He still calls people to come to Him, walking on the water.
—————————————————- 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