An Unfair Advantage
The other day, Gloria and I were sitting down and having lunch with our youngest son. As we were talking about a particular subject, I felt impressed by the Holy Spirit to say to him, “You have an unfair advantage in life.” I’m going to share my thoughts concerning that, but I’m wondering, what do […]
Life Doesn’t Bend
Life is a tough schoolmaster. It tends to repeat the same lessons over and over again until we get it right. The sooner we learn the life lesson, the quicker we can move on. I believe that the challenges we face repeat themselves because life is a test. It’s a lesson that has to be […]
I hope you had a Happy Valentine’s Day. I told my wife I loved her, called my mother, and called my sister; I checked off my list. I hope you have plenty of people in your life that you are loving and that are loving you. Everyone, on some level, needs to experience love. Love […]
Anything But Average
This last Super Bowl was anything but average. Every one of those athletes that performed in that game was anything but average. Usually, the team that wins is an above average team, and we can say that the Patriots are an above average team. Tom Brady is an above average quarterback. At the end of […]
Never Trade Future Blessings for Temporary Pleasures
I want to discuss bad trade deals. Sometimes in life, we make some pretty bad trade deals. When I was in grade school, I traded a tuna sandwich my mom had made for me for a classmate’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich. I don’t know about you, but that was a really bad choice on […]
Success or Perfection?
Do you want perfection or do you want success? Sometimes people give up success because they are striving for perfection. Some people invest so much in a project or even a goal in their life and they end up wanting it to be perfect before it can be completed. Sometimes you have to choose – […]
And Then Some
A successful business person was asked – “What is the secret to your success?” He responded, “And. Then. Some.” Those are three important words that are significant in your life today. Look at what you’re facing, the goals you are trying to reach, what might be happening in your life; there’s a principal of “And.Then.Some.” […]
Let It Go!
Today I want to talk about letting it go. There was a child playing outside and he was upset and ran into the house frantically. His mother asked him what was wrong and the little boy said that the neighbor boy was teasing him and called him a bad name. The mother asked if he […]
When is it OK to Hate?
When is it ok to hate? When is hate good? The Bible says in Ecclesiastes 3:1 “There’s a time and a season for everything under heaven” and then in verse 8 it says “There is a time to love and a time to hate”. So when is it ok to hate? I mean, some of us […]