There have been times in my life, I have tried to lie to myself, tried to fool myself, tried to pretend to myself, things were not as they seemed. I attempted to live this denial, in not wanting my circumstances to be as I saw them.
God Speaks to me in the naked hours of the morning, in the afternoon mist, and in the quieting down amongst the evening shadows.
Theodore Roosevelt made a speech sometimes referred to as "The Man in the Arena" at the Sorbonne in Paris, France on April 23, 1910 which I think merits remembrance. "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points our how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deed could have…Read more Vulnerability is necessary for Growth
"Because you humbled yourself before Me and tore your robes and wept in My presence, I have heard you, declares the Lord." (2 Chronicles 34:27) Humility is a central theme in the Bible. When we humble ourselves before God, we allow God to rule and direct our lives as He sees fit. When we come…Read more Humility in Prayer
If we are willing to accept that pain and suffering will always be a component of life, then we can have the courage in entering into an acceptance of whatever our present situation is. We were created and gifted with complex emotions by God in order to fully express ourselves in our humanity. When we…Read more Pain and Suffering
At the end of our lives, Jesus will ask, 'What have you done for the least of mine?" The least of His are the poor, the widowed, the ill, the lost, those in need, those without, those disenfranchised, those isolated, those alone, those differently abled, those with mental and/or physical challenges, and all of those…Read more Jesus asks of us, “What have you done for the least of mine?”
t the end of our lives, Jesus will ask, 'What have you done for the least of mine?" The least of His are the poor, the widowed, the ill, the lost, those in need, those without, those disenfranchised, those isolated, those alone, all of those we find ourselves walking among. To be present with them,…Read more Jesus asks of us, “What have you done for the least of mine?”
"The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. For who among man knows the thoughts of a man except the man's spirit within Him? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. This is…Read more Holy Spirit Life
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And…Read more Jesus calls us to Be His Disciples