I’ve made some mistakes in my lifetime, but not all have been failures. After all, some of the best lessons learned have come when I messed up something that I put my heart into.
I admit that this project intimidates me. It's the fear of failing at this.
God. Wants. You. He doesn’t want you so that you will work for Him, or for what you will give to Him. He’s interested in you as a person, interested in your well being. He’s always available for you to come to Him, where you’re at and as you are today. He. Wants. You.
Since that evening with my new friends, their nine pugs and Penny the pig, the vision for this new project has come alive in my heart.
I had just learned the news and I let out a little moan. My friends lost their entire investment, money that was supposed to be for their retirement years. Their hearts were flooded with a whirlwind of emotions, deep disappointment was chief among them. Have you ever known someone who held onto bitterness, or anger... Continue Reading →
My frequent prayer is that the weekly broadcasts provide you with the truth and inspiration that you need at this very moment, with words to encourage and instruct you from the heart of God.
Shocking me is not an easy accomplishment. I spent much of my childhood in a bar. But today a woman who I don’t know set her mouth to flying in response to someone practically drag racing down her road. She used the phrase Jesus Christ on a cross as a substitute for cussing. That was the first... Continue Reading →
“Hello, I’m calling with information about your order.” The woman’s voice on the other end of the phone was barely audible. I turned up the volume to better hear her and pressed my ear into the earpiece. We talked for a few moments and then as I was getting ready to hang up, I hesitated.... Continue Reading →
Several years ago, two men escaped the prison in our city. Of all the places that they could've gone to, they hoofed it to my neighborhood and stole a neighbor's car. At the time, our very old dog, Spot, tried to be a watch dog, but her hearing and her body were beginning to fail.... Continue Reading →