Helping Hands

Everyone Needs A Helping Hand.  ”Whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Acts 2:21 Lauren and Cody, my thoughts today are about, “Helping Hands.” Life can go from exhilarating to exhausting in a quick turn of events. Everything is well; life is good. And then your […]

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Prosperity and Adversity

God’s Will Is Unchanging. “Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.” 3 John 2 NKJ. My thoughts today are about, “Prosperity and Adversity.” From a college class in English Literature, I recall a quote from Rudyard Kipling. Across […]

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Life is Best When God is First

KEEP FIRST THINGS FIRST  “I alone know the plans I have for you . . . to bring about the future you hope for. ” Jeremiah 29:11 Good News Translation. My thoughts today are that, “Life Is Best When God Is First.” As most teens, I struggled with establishing priorities. […]

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Learning to Listen

Hearing and listening are dissimilar.  “Do not merely listen to the Word . . Do what it says.” James 1:22 NIV. My thoughts today are about, “learning to listen.” When I was a talkative young teen, my Dad lovingly said, “Allen, do you think there may be a reason that […]

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Grace is Enough

Life is not fair, but God is. “My grace is sufficient for you.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 My thoughts and comments today are that, “grace is enough.” Sooner or later, every parent hears the anguish over something their child views to be unfair. Maybe we parents have felt that as well […]

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