Tag: Life

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 10.06.2019

Life is like… …a box of chocolates. –Forest Gump …a mountain railroad. –Patsy Cline …a camera. –Ziad K. Abdelnour How would you describe life? Many have tried to capture life in a single phrase and at different times, all of them are correct. This week for no apparent reason, the phrase “life is like a …

Daily Reads 07.19.2019

Read: Isaiah 26:3, 7-9a I am sure I have read these verses before but when I read them again today I had to pause. My first response was, “Huh?” Seems to me that somedays my way has been rough and steep. So I reread them. My second response was, “Hm!” And I thought, “Do I …

Daily Reads 06.24.2019

A decade or more ago there was a popular study entitled, “WWJD – What would Jesus Do?” It came complete with wrist bands, books, study guides – the complete deal. As a church we worked through the study in small groups, deliberately attentive to how we responded to difficult situations in daily life. Saturday my …

Daily Reads 05.01.2019

What difference would it make in your life right now, if you gave yourself permission to not know? To live life with the mantra, “We are just learning here!” Read: Psalm 25:4-7 Albert Einstein once said, “When you stop learning, you start dying.” Every day is filled with opportunity to learn. It may be as …

We are just learning…

Friday my daughter and I attended a benefit auction. We had my two-year old granddaughter with us which didn’t seem like a big deal. Two adults with one child – good ratio! My daughter decided to come directly from work and I picked Finley up and was meeting her at the school where the auction …

Do you see what I see?

Instead you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your Christian hope, always be ready to explain it. I Peter 3:15

Daily Reads 3.08.2019

Even those who lived in the first century wanted to know who Jesus’ was. But Jesus’ answer often seemed vague and veiled. Read: John 10:22-33 This encounter occurred near the end of Jesus’ life. The people are curious about his identity; they want to know if he is the Messiah. Jesus says the proof is …

Daily Reads 1.07.2019

Week two of Daily Reads focuses on the need to Show Up so we can experience lasting change.

Learning as I Grow

Singapore is a green city. I am not referring to the Green City Movement which includes thousands of urban areas across the world striving to reduce negative impacts on the environment, although it is #8 on the list of Green Cities. It literally is a green city. As I look out the window of our …