Be Thankful…

No matter what is going on your life or mine we must pause especially at this time and say thanks. Make a list of the things to be thankful for if you are having trouble. This list will serve as…

Paul’s work

I am reading through II Corinthians. This book is a testament to the life of Paul. He had been accused of many failures by the Corinthian people as evidenced by his rebuttals in the first chapters of this book. It…

Stop…Come Back!

My little girl, Gentry Rose, sometimes will yell out “Stop…Come Back!” when she sees myself or my wife leaving. It is a passionate plea to try and keep us close. Of course, she melts my heart when she does it…

Ready for Now

I was reflecting this morning on Matthew 6:34. Jesus said “to not worry about tomorrow for tomorrow has enough concern of its own.” I realized that while I am trying to prepare for the future I am really only ready…

Heavy…

Do you ever get news that is just plain heavy? You know the kind of news that takes the wind right out of you. News sometimes is devastating and sometimes uplifting. I know through it all there is a constant…

Thank-FULL

I know that I have experienced some tough economic and personal times over the last couple of years. I must admit that at times I felt disheartened and a bit crushed. Through it all though I knew that God was…

My President?

While I did not vote for Barack Obama, nor do I prescribe to many of his ideas. I did not think he was the best candidate for the job. However, he is our president, therefore he is my president. I…

Voting Day

What an amazing privilege we have to vote in this country. No matter which political party you support or which political candidate you support, the right to vote is a great opportunity. I appreciate our troops current and past who…

Review of “Wide Awake”

Wide Awake is not one of McManus’s best books. I found it a bit of a self-help book. I really think that his premise is a good one though that we far too easily give up on our dreams in…