Common Sense

"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.  For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts."  Isa 55:8-9 I am sure you have heard people say "just use a little common sense."  I have.  My dad used to say this to us kids.  When he could not understand why we did a particular thing or thought a particular way, that little phrase would be uttered, making us think we were stupid.  Read more [...]

Do we have each others back?

"And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.  And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles.  And all who believed were together and had all things in common.  And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need.  And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food Read more [...]

Look for the Good

"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." Rom 8:28 This verse is my absolute favorite in all of scripture.  It has given me the proper perspective in the hard circumstances I have gone through.  There are two perspectives to every circumstance, the positive and the negative.  I want to spend some time in this post to get personal and relate some tough times I have experienced and how I made it through. Sometimes Read more [...]