Determine your future with this action…

"Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life." So says Solomon, purportedly the wisest man to ever live and the author of 3,000+ proverbs (this one is found in the Bible book of Proverbs - 4:23). I read this and wondered several things:   What is the "heart"? How … Continue reading Determine your future with this action…

How to improve all your relationships

I know that's a pretty presumptive title for a blog post... but I happen to believe it's true because of the source from which I get it AND the fact that when I've tried it, it's worked! Here's the magic: Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! Tie them around your neck as a reminder. … Continue reading How to improve all your relationships

Seven lessons I’ve learned about prayer

Admittedly I'm not the greatest prayer you might know. Having said that, I do pray and have been praying for about 17 years. During that time I've stumbled onto some key lessons regarding this spiritual discipline. I shared them last Saturday with the "Band of Brothers" at Church180 and thought you might find them helpful too. … Continue reading Seven lessons I’ve learned about prayer

Beating down addiction (and the unveiling of the phrase “estrogen echo”)

I like to think I call the shots in my life. Of course, being husband to one lady and father to six ladies we all know that my "call" gets lost in the estrogen echo... but still... I like to think I call the shots. 😉 So this morning I was reading a letter that … Continue reading Beating down addiction (and the unveiling of the phrase “estrogen echo”)

So I was reading the Bible this morning and found this…

Sometimes people tell me, "I'm praying for you." I'm always thankful when I hear that because I know I am on someone's mind... and I know that God is being reminded of me too! This morning I read the letter that St. Paul wrote to a man named Philemon. It's actually called "Philemon" in the … Continue reading So I was reading the Bible this morning and found this…

So I was reading the Bible this morning and found this…

One of my daily disciplines is reading the Bible. I do this not because I am good, but because I am bent towards being bad! I need daily input from God... after all, He's good and wise... two things I need and want in my life! So I read the Bible daily. Now here's the … Continue reading So I was reading the Bible this morning and found this…