Tag: wisdom

OUT OF THE CHAOS 05.29.2020

You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate. Luke 6:36 Recently I explored the truth that as children of God, we are all being transformed into the likeness of Jesus. Our heavenly Father wants us to think, act, respond like Jesus. Compassion is one more way we should look like Jesus. Jesus spoke …

OUT OF THE CHAOS 05.28.2020

Questions – they are kind of a big deal. Willingness to ask is a precursor to receiving. Jesus said it this way… “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives. …

OUT OF THE CHAOS 05.27.2020

A wise old owl sat in an oak, The more he heard, the less he spoke; The less he spoke, the more he heard; Why aren’t we all like that wise old bird? According to this old saying, wisdom is gained through silence and observation. Did the wisdom initiate the silent observation or did the silent observation give …

Daily Reads 01.27.2020

Before the Passover celebration, Jesus knew that his hour had come to leave this world and return to his Father. He had loved his disciples during his ministry on earth, and now he loved them to the very end. It was time for supper, and the devil had already prompted Judas, son of Simon Iscariot, to betray …

Daily Reads 01.25.2020

If you are like me, there are times when you have muttered under your breath, or perhaps shouted at the top of your lungs: “There has to be more than this!” And you are right. We are made for more. More than just breathing but not really living! Sometimes we get in our own way. …

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 01.19.2020

Read: Ecclesiastes 12:8-13 Solomon’s conclusion of all his searching is this: That’s the whole story. Here now is my final conclusion: Fear God and obey his commands, for this is everyone’s duty. Ecclesiastes 12:12 Pretty simple, isn’t it? In all his searching and trying different paths to find meaning in life, in the end he …

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 …