The Rain Remembers

July 15, 2020 – As I sat in my rocking chair on my front porch last week and enjoyed the late summer rain, I relaxed. The rain provides a spruce-up …

The Eagle

July 15, 2020 – “But those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk …

TRAINING

July 15, 2020 – Business owners say investing in practical employee training and development helps achieve both short and long goals. By engaging in training and development, the organization, the employees, …

WHITTLING

July 8, 2020 – The college student was sitting on the bench outside of the city library, waiting for it to open. Suddenly, a school bus with 12 to 15 …

BLACK AND WHITE HANDS

July 8, 2020 – Consider the warning: “Be careful what you say and what you do.” An elementary school teacher who is careful and watchful about what she does or …

The King with Low Self-Esteem

July 8, 2020 – Saul, the first king of Israel, never got past his low self-esteem. He never had confidence in his worth, abilities, and God’s power. The Israelites demanded …

When the Gospel Hymns Go Silent

July 1, 2020 – I heard many Gospel hymns growing up in a Southern Baptist church that you seldom hear today. These are excellent songs with a timeless message. Recently, …

JULIUS

July 1, 2020 – Do you realize you can learn a lot about life from a children’s book? For example, a problem can sometimes be kicked back to the person …

JOY vs. HAPPINESS

July 1, 2020 – Joy: what we have after we quit chasing happiness. When we experience happiness, our mind is responding to external factors that please us. For instance, eating …

CAMP OUT

June 24, 2020 – While I was thinking about the Biblical story of a young man who camped out and during the night had a remarkable experience of seeing a …