Do I really have the permission to call the world around me my canvas? Do I have the freedom, the audacity, the creativity, and the imagination to wade in and create on that canvas? Or am I nothing more than a detached observer? [Paul Richardson, A Certain Risk, p. 109] During my first read through … Continue reading The World is My Canvas!
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Our little MJ is this. In fact, if often seems as if her smile overwhelms her entire body as a her arms and legs begin to fling about and she turns her head as if to say, “Enough….I can’t take it…I’m so happy I think I might explode!”
“7 Principles to Lead as Jesus Led” by Ed Stetzer at ChristianityToday.com Originally posted 2018-01-29 15:05:15.
When I was younger (a young boy up into my early adulthood) I was terrified of speaking or singing in front of people. I could tell multiple stories of Christmas programs, school speeches, solos and other occasions where my knees shook and my voice quivered to the point where I could not finish a line or a song…
This why community and fellowship are so important. Occasionally we choose to miss a Sunday morning gathering in order to worship and serve in other ways, but even in doing this, we realize how much we need the encouragement and companionship ship of our fellow sojourners.
Job 11:13-18 – “Yet if you devote your heart to him and stretch out your hands to him, if you put away the sin that is in your hand and allow no evil to dwell in your tent, then you will lift up your face without shame; you will stand firm and without fear. You … Continue reading Shame
“…the Spirit of God beckons our souls to breathe in elegant simplicity. Even on pressure-fulled days, we must be free to pick up the pace or slow down. Free to stop and worship God for a few minutes…”
…give them food to eat. If they are thirsty, give them water to drink. You will heap burning coals of shame on their heads, and the LORD will reward you. [Proverbs 25:21-22] Originally posted 2017-09-18 02:11:21.
It’s no secret to anyone that knows me that I am a HUGE fan of the Portland Trailblazers basketball team. I’m old enough to remember the great teams of the late 80’s and early 90’s, listening to games on the radio late and night, and agony of injuries that have kept some sure-fire championship-level teams … Continue reading Pressure