But behold the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on his height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: but man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 I was in a … Continue reading Looks are Deceiving
“Fathers do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.” Colossians 3:21 The first few weeks of children being back at school is a huge adjustment. The carefree days of the summer give children time to have fun and not be accountable for time. Then school begins with their schedules and homework. And this … Continue reading What did you call me?
“Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.” Proverbs 13:3 I clench my teeth at night. I have caused a lot of damage over the years to my teeth because of the nightly clenching. Now, I wear a night guard while I sleep to avoid future … Continue reading The Lonely Road of Negativity
“Simon, Simon, behold. Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” Luke 22:31-32 The Sunday sermon, I heard reminded of me of two very important things: Jesus prays for … Continue reading Jesus is our Advocate
“What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.” Mark 10:9 I like technology. Fast internet. Emailing. On-line banking. Streaming wirelessly through the Blu-ray player to watch Netflix. Awesome. But with the good comes the bad. Our eyes are glued to our smart phones. When I look around, I don’t see people’s faces. … Continue reading The (Dis)Connected World