Things that I know, Words that I have many times read, I need to be reminded of, So my soul will continually be fed. To revisit simple things, Even when they seem trite, Gives my mind a boost, Confirming my inner light. It's not always about the new, But delighting in the old; Remembering the … Continue reading Poem: Reminders
Learning effective communication is hardwork with an endless cycle full of listening, processing, speaking, reflecting, revising, apologizing, forgiving, and retrying so as to improve upon a most valuable skill you will never be perfect at. But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless … Continue reading Communication Cycle
How many of us would like to have more self-control? It's one of the biggest determining factors of whether we succeed or fail in our endeavors in life.
Since we are not all-knowing beings, knowledge of anything is an ongoing process that starts with simple truths and continues to grow if we nurture it.
What is virtue? It's not a word that I hear commonly used in our society, but it's a word that has an impactful meaning.
It's a great place to begin our focus as we start a new year in determination to abound and be fruitful in the work of the Lord.
If I only put my stock in the good days in my life, then I miss the joy that my trials can produce. It's inevitable that I am going to suffer in this life. We all will suffer something. Are my sufferings greater than others? Yes. Are my sufferings less than others? Yes. Whether they … Continue reading Joy in Trials
When you learn something of great significance or have become aware of it, your sensitivity to others' ignorance can become like a magnifying glass causing insensitivity. Enlightenment must come with increased patience for the blindness of which you once bore. And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able … Continue reading Enlightenment + Patience
To live out your vision of a Christian by loving the Lord with your whole heart, soul, and mind, and to test your perspectives by the fruit of the Spirit, you must diligently seek the Lord by faith.
Who do you want to be and what perspective will get you there?