Down but not Out

Down but not Out

When things in life seem their worst and you are thinking “Why did this happen” “This is unfair” “This hurts so much I don’t know how to go on” find a worship song standup up and praise the Lord. “In His presence, there is fullness of joy.”  Psa. 16:11 “Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.” Psa. 63:3-4 Praise…

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Who’s Watching

Who’s Watching

Most of us think about God/Jesus/The Holy Spirit watching over our life and doing things for us. Would not our life be better if instead we watched over and took care of the Jesus/Holy Spirit that is inside of us?

The Price Paid

The Price Paid

My thought today will be a stretch for most of us but the point should be clear. Imagine you and your wife have worked hard and saved money for 20 -25 years. Financially you are doing very well. You purchase a brand new truck for your 16 year olds birthday. A month later your child comes home telling you they have had a wreck in the truck. Your first question obviously will be “Are you OK”. “Yeah I’m fine. The…

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Chain Breaker or Chain Maker

Chain Breaker or Chain Maker

It is always a surprise to me when life’s circumstances provide a new perspective I had never even considered. I honestly believe it is a vision of the future God shows me as I contemplate why things happen the waythey do. I constantly find things are much deeper than they often first appear to be in life. Almost all of us are dealing with issues that have affected our family, possibly for generations. We also may have blessings which may…

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Lowest Bidder

Lowest Bidder

Recently I spent close to $4,000 to have one of my cars repaired. I had several problems that needed repair one was an engine check light. I knew the problem wasn’t something that would cause the engine serious damage. The car has 246,000 miles and I would like to get another 150,000 out of it. I had to get a rental car to go to work which is a 45 mile commute each way. This of course is an added…

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