change, christian faith, communication, diligence, discernment, discipline, time management

If words have power, then put them to work!

Today my word is filled. It comes from the promises of Ephesians 1. If I lose sight of my goals for today, I'll recall that I'm filled to the measure of the fullness of God. It's an easy word that brings me back to my "goals" for today. Words are simple. Just pick one and… Continue reading If words have power, then put them to work!

christian faith, diligence, discernment, discipline, Health, Perception, processing, time management

Epic fail….boy did I ever miss my target!

  Eleven times!  Thus far this YEAR! That is the actual amount of times I went to the YMCA near my neighborhood.  My goal was 3 times a week starting in January. That makes me hundreds short of my goal. I knew it was bad, but I had no idea I was that far off.… Continue reading Epic fail….boy did I ever miss my target!

anger, change, christian faith, communication, diligence, discernment, discipline, family values, gratitude, love, Perception

Distractions can be dangerous….

] For years I had a pastor who always brought meaningless meetings back to focus. "OK everyone, let's keep the main thing the main thing." Yes and a big amen. The news is filled with opportunity. To pray, to help one another, to facilitate donations, to listen to others cry about so much loss and… Continue reading Distractions can be dangerous….

career moves faith, change, christian faith, diligence, discernment, discipline, family values, gratitude, love, Perception

Is God “good?” One question at a time….

Is God “good?” It was a defining moment. Though I’d been a Christian for years, the question loomed in my mind for days. “Do you believe in the Goodness of God?” 

The pastor even made the statement that if in all of our Biblical knowledge and years of study we still doubted the “goodness” of… Continue reading Is God “good?” One question at a time….

career moves faith, change, christian faith, communication, diligence, discernment, discipline, love

Why you can’t “make it happen…”

  I've seen countless people working so hard to "make things happen." I've been guilty myself of getting in a hurry to spring into action with my latest crazy idea. Worthy causes, great people, even better innovative ideas. Yet until God is clearly moving in our midst,  we are best to wait. Read a great… Continue reading Why you can’t “make it happen…”

anger, change, children, christian faith, discernment, family values, parenting, Perception

A “wet and wild” Wimbledon? So much for class! Let’s take a stand people! PLEASE GET MAD ABOUT SOMETHING!

We love sports. I especially love tennis because it's one game I get and also enjoy playing. This year was no different. Our family watches as much as we can as the tournament leads towards the finals. Wimbledon is unique in that it is known to be high class. The athletes are even required to… Continue reading A “wet and wild” Wimbledon? So much for class! Let’s take a stand people! PLEASE GET MAD ABOUT SOMETHING!

change, christian faith, Faces of Christian Life

Our Latest Fun thing we need you to help us with!

Watch this 54 second video, then help this mom and daughter team share "Good News! " Send us your story and let's show the world all of the "Good News" that you won't see on the news. Follow the page here. https://www.instagram.com/faces.of.christian.life/ And on Face Book at https://www.facebook.com/facesofchristianlife/ Email your photos with a brief paragraph or… Continue reading Our Latest Fun thing we need you to help us with!

change, diligence, discipline, Health

This way to better health….

It really does only take one solid decision to change everything. Many people go on diets and completely wreck their self control. If that works for you, great! Keep at it. When I'm struggling with my diet, I just make one definitive decision for that week.  By giving up one thing, it keeps me mindful… Continue reading This way to better health….

anger, change, christian faith, communication, diligence, discernment, discipline, gratitude, love, slow to speak

Dear Christian, this is NOT how to win the world…..

Few things make me angrier than when someone in the Body of Christ "falls" or sins and other Christians begin to attack. I've seen it numerous times but recently I could not contain my frustration. Seems someone somewhere had determined Beth Moore was no longer fit to be amongst their options for Bible study authors… Continue reading Dear Christian, this is NOT how to win the world…..

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Mastering the moment in minutes…

  It only takes one. All too often, we think we have to have it all figured out. Our life planner ready, goals written in ink, with a busy calendar to match. While that can be good, we master the moments in minutes. How? By being present IN the moment. Being kind to someone. Smiling.… Continue reading Mastering the moment in minutes…