If elections teach us anything, it is that we cannot put our hopes in any human being. Our candidate may lose and crush our hopes, or he may win and fail to live up to them. After all, he is only human. During the ugliness of this election and the uncertainty of what the country … Continue reading Regardless of What Happens Next
Do you ever notice how easy it is to take your eyes off of Jesus? Life comes at you and all the things popping up in your peripheral capture your attention and fix your eyes on your circumstance rather than your Savior. Now your whole attitude changes! You become worried and fearful; angry and resentful, … Continue reading Focus on Jesus!
Recently, I heard a pastor on the radio mention someone having a “critical spirit” and I wondered if that is something that would be said about me. I don’t want to be someone with a critical spirit, so if I am, I want to get that cleared up right away! What is a “critical spirit”? … Continue reading Turning a critical spirit into a praising spirit
"The amount you give will determine the amount you get back." - Luke 6:38 The context of this verse is referring to how we treat other people. Jesus was teaching his disciples that what they received in life would be directly impacted by what they gave. We should not expect to receive blessings if we … Continue reading You get what you put in!
When you take a picture of something and there's a lot of other distracting stuff in the background, there's an editing feature you can use to make the background fuzzy and ensure that the intended subject of your photo is clear. Good analogy for life. Sometimes the little things start to take the focus off … Continue reading Focus