Do you feel like you are stuck? You know your past is behind you and that better things are ahead, but you aren't quite there yet? Take joy, you're in the in-between!
Do you feel bogged down by all the decisions you have to make? Today's writing is about how to free yourself up to make the choices you need to in order to move forward!
"Follow me." (Matthew 4:19, Mark 1:17, Luke 5:11, John 1:43) Two simple words Jesus spoke to twelve men that forever changed their life. "Follow me." He called them out of the ordinary and into His higher purpose. "Follow me." Sometimes we seek God’s will for our lives and forget to seek God's will. Period. He … Continue reading Follow Me
Recently I began listening to the Bible as I walk, work out, etc. Each year I read through the Bible, but I wanted to try a different approach this time. As I was walking my dog, I turned on the book of Acts and listened to the Word of God. It is truly amazing to … Continue reading Would They Know?
I have always loved the quote "preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words." The first time I heard the phrase, it truly resonated with me and I felt a challenge to live a life worthy of the Gospel. My thought process changed and I felt such a responsibility with how I … Continue reading What Is Your Silence Saying?
The grace offered to us by the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross is one of the most difficult aspects of Christianity to accept and live under. Often we are trained, or train ourselves, to think and believe we have to be better, work harder to earn God's gifts and His grace. Nothing could be … Continue reading A Lesson on Grace from Les Miserables
Responsibility for the Next Generation- What are we going to do? We hear stories of people coming out from the lowest places to do amazing and wonderful things in life. But we also know some people who grew up with a "silver spoon" in their mouth and was just as successful as the person who … Continue reading “My Life and Money”: Part 3- Where I Go From Here
Getting Out: Sacrifice and Vision You have 2 choices when you are stuck in a difficult situation. You can comply or you can challenge. One of the biggest aspects of getting unstuck from an awful situation is to first realize you are stuck in an awful situation. Then second, believe there is a way out. … Continue reading “My Life and Money”: Part 2- How to Get Out
A few weekends ago I had the privilege of spending a few days with my dad’s brother and his family in the area they grew up; the Jersey side of Philadelphia. I have heard stories of where they grew up, but those were all just stories to me. It was not easy to picture what … Continue reading “My Life and Money”: Part 1- Up From the Ashes
Galatians 5 is a wonderful chapter on a life led by the Spirit. There are challenges and warnings found in this chapter, but the end of the chapter shows us the most excellent way to live by the Spirit and honor Christ. The first passages sets the tone of the importance of living by the … Continue reading For Freedom’s Sake