Speak “in good taste”

Colossians 4:6 NKJV John Grisham, author of blockbuster books that become blockbuster movies, has been called “a straight arrow making his way along a very crooked path.” His novels often depict sleazy lawyers, corrupt politicians, and trigger-happy cops – the underbelly of a world of wealth and respectability. His heroes, on the other hand, are […]

God will forgive and restore you

Isaiah 42:3 NKJV Have you ever heard of the Great Boston Molasses Flood? On January 15, 1919, a steel vat containing 2.3 million gallons of molten molasses burst. A 30-foot-tall wave of hot syrup drowned people and horses, destroyed buildings, and crushed freight cars, wagons, and automobiles. The enormous tank, 50 feet tall and 240 […]

Read the fine print

Amos 3:3 NKJV When it comes to forming relationships, read the fine print. Somewhere in the fine print of meeting, dating, and interacting with someone, it warned you, albeit ever-so-slightly, that they were going to be a certain way. The red flags were always there, even though they started out as a lovely shade of […]

GOD’s Peace

 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.  (Philippians 4:6-7) God’s peace is a wonderful thing. And some of the people around you […]

Each child is unique

5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew[a] you, before you were born I set you apart;     I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”  – Jeremiah 1:5  Does a baby come into the world with a complex personality, or is that child a blank slate on which experience will write? In the […]