Fresh Start

Fresh Start

Sometimes we all need a fresh start. Jacob ended up as the patriarch of Israel. He had 12 sons who became the 12 tribes of Isreal. But life wasn’t always that way for him. Jacob’s fresh start happened when he was middle-aged. He just lied to his blind, old...
Be Salt  Be Light  Be Different

Be Salt Be Light Be Different

Be salt and be light that is what Jesus says in Matt 5. Jesus uses two metaphors to describe what his followers should be like. Salt was used when Jesus was on the earth. It was used to season food and to keep it from spoiling. The Romans soldiers were sometimes given...
Filling Your hands

Filling Your hands

  Open your hand. What is in it? NOTHING I am hoping to fill it when you are done reading this Today’s thoughts come from Exodus 4:1-4. When you don’t realize the value of what you have in your hands you will always get from it less than what its worth. You have...
A New Year A New Goal

A New Year A New Goal

  What are your plans for 2019? Many people set new goals as one year ends and another year begins. I am one of those people. I like to write them down. It makes it feel more real. It also helps me to remember them and allows me to make changes to them as  I revisit...
How to get Wisdom

How to get Wisdom

To begin with, I want to share what we need to avoid when we are on the road to gain wisdom. The Bible says in Proverbs 15:21 that “Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.” Folly comes when we...