Tag: inspirational

Daily Reads 01.23.2020

First, you must set your intention by answering Jesus’ question, “What do you want me to do for you?” And then position yourself to receive. This is best illustrated by Jesus’ story of the Pharisee and the tax collector. Read it now: Then Jesus told this story to some who had great confidence in their …

Daily Reads 01.22.2020

I spoke at a women’s retreat this past weekend. It was a wonderful group of beautiful women gathering to hear from their Father. We worshipped, ate and crafted together and, of course, circled up around the word of God. Friday evening I spoke on preparing ourselves for a move of God. It is much like …

Daily Reads 02.20.2020

I am enamored with breathing. Every breath I take means one more moment of life. The last couple of days I listen to my breath coming in, going out. And I think about my Creator. Genesis 2 says it like this: Then the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the …

Daily Reads 01.18.2020

Read: Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 This passage of scripture is the most picturesque description of aging I have ever read. Years ago when I was teaching Bible in a local private school, I assigned the students to read these verses and procure a picture of what Solomon describes. Not a single student brought a picture of a …

Daily Reads 01.17.2020

Read: Ecclesiastes 11 Today Solomon turns to investment advice. In our house, Dave takes care of our investment portfolio, following the advice of a financial manager. It seems to me that Solomon’s advice is as good as anyone. His perspective: DIVERSIFY. Balance seems to be the key to successful living. He says in all of …

Daily Reads 01.15.2020

Read: Ecclesiastes 9 In Solomon’s exploration of life and its purpose, he also explored death. He concluded that death comes to all regardless of position, power or belief system. And in this, he is correct. One hundred percent of us will die. Because he writes trying to find meaning apart from God, his conclusion is …

Daily Reads 01.14.2020

Read: Ecclesiastes 8 While there are many important truths in today’s reading, I will highlight only two. The first is found in verses 5 and 6. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, for there is a time and a way for everything, even when a person …

Daily Reads 01.13.2020

Read: Ecclesiastes 7 The reading for today is well worth the effort it takes to read the whole chapter. But knowing we don’t all have the same time, I selected my standout verses to share with you today. Here they are: Not a single person on earth is always good and never sins. Don’t eavesdrop …

Daily Reads 01.12.2020

I know that my Redeemer lives! And today I choose to celebrate that undeniable fact with my life! I invite you to do the same! May your worship today be blessed with Holy Spirit moments throughout!

Daily Reads 01.11.2020

The most disturbing aspect of Solomon’s writing is looking at life and trying to find meaning separate from a relationship with God through Jesus. Nothing in life will bring fulfillment without the eternal perspective of Jesus bridging the gap between God and humanity. Read: Ecclesiastes 6 I find that I agree with Solomon. There really …