Gifts Not Like Mine

Gifts Not Like Mine

Several days ago I spent about half a day ministering with someone whose gift set from God is so totally different from mine. It caused me frustration on the one hand and great appreciation on the other. I am fast paced and this person is slow paced. I’m focused...
Eating Alone

Eating Alone

I’ve had many occasions over the years to eat alone in a restaurant. Business trips, grabbing a meal during shopping, or just because I happen to be hungry and alone at the same time. If I don’t have anything to read I usually play the people watching...
Laugh More-Stress Less – Proverbs 17:22

Laugh More-Stress Less – Proverbs 17:22

I am here today to suggest that you schedule a side splitting, fall down and roll around on the floor laughing spree! Some of you need it badly. All of us need it. God built in a laugh capacity to each person to release stress among other reasons. Smiling and laughing...
I Can Win That Argument!

I Can Win That Argument!

Do you ever argue with people in your mind? I do it all the time. I have these long drawn out mental conversations. She says this and then I say that. Her arguments are always flawed and weak; mine are perfect and convincing. In the end I have the ultimate comeback...
Too Many Christians? – Acts 17:6

Too Many Christians? – Acts 17:6

(Note: In the first Century AD, Christians were cruelly martyred by being thrown to hungry lions in Roman coliseums while spectators watched as sport. It was often reported that the believers joined hands and sang hymns as they died. Many were seen with smiles on...
Master Refinisher – Psalm 51:12

Master Refinisher – Psalm 51:12

I love to take a slow stroll through an antique store. Some of the lovely old furniture has a soft patina you can’t buy in new pieces. Other items simply look beat up, dented, scratched, grimy, and forlorn. Those pieces need a good cleaning or better yet,...