Camouflaged Problems

“Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.”  Proverbs 28:13   I am not one to hide my emotions.  It is usually written on my face.  Meanwhile, if you ask me “how are you?”  I respond with, “I’m fine, thank you.”  Understandably, you don’t want to … Continue reading Camouflaged Problems

Don’t Take it Personally

“Do not take to heart all the things that people say, lest you hear your servant cursing you.  Your heart knows that many times you yourself have cursed others.” Ecclesiastes 7:21-22   I admit it, taking things personally is something I am fantastic at.  It is usually followed with the response, “what is that supposed … Continue reading Don’t Take it Personally

Imitating Jesus

  “If we say we are His, we must follow the example of Christ.”  I John 2:6   This morning, I was listening to the radio and a singer was talking about the birth of his daughter.  He said prayed that he would not mess up that relationship.  He asked God to remind him to … Continue reading Imitating Jesus

What We Need is What We Already Have

“Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content.” Philippians 4:11   We live in a disposable society.  The newest version of whatever comes out and we are drawn to it like a moth to a flame.  Marketing and advertising agents create discontent … Continue reading What We Need is What We Already Have

Change of Focus

“You blind Pharisee!  First, clean the inside of the cup and the plate, that the outside also may be clean.”  Matthew 23:26   As the new year approaches, New Year’s Resolutions cloud my head.  I don’t want to make one, because sadly, I break them by the following week or the next day.  However, I … Continue reading Change of Focus