My Relationship with God Isn’t a Race

“You’ve all been to the stadium and seen the athletes race. Everyone runs; one wins. Run to win. All good athletes train hard. They do it for a gold medal that tarnishes and fades. You’re after one that’s gold eternally.” I Corinthians 9:24-25 (The Message)   I don’t always like my personality.  I feel disrespectfulContinue reading “My Relationship with God Isn’t a Race”

It Always Comes Back to Relationships

“This is my command: Love one another the way I loved you. This is the very best way to love. Put your life on the line for your friends.” John 15:12 (The Message)   I know I’ve talked about this topic before, but it’s worth repeating. I read a great book a couple years agoContinue reading “It Always Comes Back to Relationships”


~~  AVAILABLE NOW  ~~   Spoken from the Heart: Parenting 101 Vol. 5  Just in time for Father’s Day! Now a days it seems as though everyone has an opinion on how you parent… and isn’t afraid to share it! If you choose to read the words between these pages, don’t expect lectures, how-to guidesContinue reading “JUST IN TIME FOR FATHER’S DAY!”

It’s All About the Touch… and Tone

“But what happens when we live God’s way? He brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an orchard—things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity. We develop a willingness to stick with things, a sense of compassion in the heart, and a conviction that a basic holiness permeatesContinue reading “It’s All About the Touch… and Tone”