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Temporary fix

2 Thessalonians 3:5 Years ago, I worked in manufacturing. Operating various machinery that always seemed to break down at the worst times of the shift. We would have to stop production to call the mechanic over and have him fix whatever was wrong. We had this one mechanic that the only tools he ever carried […]

Ohh toodles

My little boy loves the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse show and when they yell “oh toodles”, he gets a big smile on his face. This magic machine pops up and offers them tools to help on their adventure. Oh how we would like that; if we had a genie in a lamp oh life would be […]

Work for God

Colossians 3:23 I recently had some time to kill since I had dropped my car off at the garage for some maintenance. I walked to a neighborhood restaurant to get a cup of coffee while I waited for my car. During my short time there, I observed an array of rudeness, insufficient service, and worst […]

Learn from the Pain

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” (Isaiah 43:2) Notice in this verse God isn’t saying we won’t go through rough, […]

Word to the Wise

Proverbs 18:2 How many of us have ever said that we were upset with someone because it was either their way or the highway? I know I have said this on occasion and it was often due to the other person not taking the time to listen to other opinions, suggestions, etc. “Fools think their […]

Happy Birthday

In a few days, my little man will be having a birthday. He was dedicated a few weeks ago so this is a very exciting month for his mother and I. Time goes by so fast and one day they are all grown up and on their own. Many believe, or say they wouldn’t want […]

Gut Feeling

Only the Holy Spirit has the power to make the changes God wants to make in our lives. The Bible says, “God is working in you, giving you the desire to obey him and the power to do what pleases him.” (Philippians 2:13 NLT) When we speak of the power of the Holy Spirit, many think […]

Amongst the Craziness

1 Kings 8:28 It’s been one of those weeks. Nothing seems to have gone right; one thing after another and I can’t take one more thing going wrong. Sound familiar? We have all been there; kids are sick, dog chewed up another cushion, I couldn’t find my keys so I was late for work, and so on!!! […]

Just Be

Jeremiah 7:13, Jeremiah 7:24 Just Be While driving into town the other day, I passed a house where a young boy was driving around the yard on a four wheeler. I looked and saw dad, sitting on the front porch staring into his phone. How quickly something tragic could have happened to the boy or simply the […]