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Talk Less, Listen More

“Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving.” Colossians4:2 “Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God. For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.” Ecclesiastes 5:2-3 The busyness of […]

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Desires Versus Needs

At the outset of Jesus’ ministry on earth, He was tempted (Mt. 4).  The devil launched several attacks, all designed to distract Jesus from His calling and purpose in life.  As the devil attacked Jesus, so he attacks us every single day, and his goal is the same, to distract us from what’s most important. […]

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Able to Say No

We live in a day full of options and opportunities. Busy activity is the norm, and our culture equates a full schedule with success. Being alone and quiet causes us to feel uneasy and unproductive, so we often look for something to do. Amidst pressing demands and needs, we say “yes” to more things, probably […]

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Rested and Refreshed

“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.” It seems that in times of crisis or busyness we neglect to keep or honor the Sabbath. Often unintentional, nonetheless a reality, we allow our work to overflow in to our Sabbath day. Yet, Scripture is clear on the fact that just as God worked for six […]

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Components of Consistency

How’s your forward progress?  Are you advancing toward your goals?  Are you seeing incremental, consistent improvement in the areas where you want to grow?  What do you think it takes to consistently move forward in any aspect of life?  Try AAA (awareness, alignment, accountability). 1. Awareness – This life is not about you or me.  […]

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The Battle

Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.  For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but […]

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