Always Looking Down

There are days when I am convinced that my pride is the thorn in my flesh. I try to overcome it with sheer will power. I try to pray it away. I try to give myself pep talks in the morning that today is going to be different and I’m going to not draw attention to...

You Ain’t All That!

I’m not sure that saying is “hip” anymore. I know for a while that if someone was bragging hard on themselves, another person would eventually say, “You ain’t all that!” I think many times the Holy Spirit would like to say that to us, albeit in a heavenly way. Whether...

The Benefit Of His Death

Well “next time” ended being quite some time. I appreciate your patience and pray you had a blessed Thanksgiving. Karen and I had a quiet one at home, enjoying the weekend. We look forward to Christmas when both the girls will be home, including our son-in-law Ben and...

Presuming Upon Tomorrow

I began reading the Proverb of the day and got stuck on verse 1: “Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.” (Proverbs 27:1) The Holy Spirit inquired of me if I could remember a day in recent history where I did not boast about...