When there is no more room in your closet to hang your clothes, it only means one thing – the clothes need to go!  Valerie and I took the time last weekend to get rid of old clothes that we no longer use. We realized (especially Valerie, who has farContinue Reading

If you are feeling discouraged and disheartened, you are in need of hope. A biblical hope focuses on what Christ can do when faced with unprecedented trials, severe loss, and disillusionment. I wrote this to someone special who has been experiencing a lot of anguish and in the midst ofContinue Reading

It was one of those days.  I was unsure if I ‘woke up on the wrong side of the bed’ or Murphy’s Law was in full effect. Whatever the case, I was now in a sour mood. My mind continually drifted back towards what had gone wrong, thus, fueling theContinue Reading

The Lord loves to speak to us, His people!  I was listening to a brother in the faith express his heart and frustration over his circumstances. As we transitioned to prayer, I was given an image from the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and reassurance for him. Yet this messageContinue Reading

Have grace. When you have no motivation to move and slowly drift through the day. Have grace. When life seems hectic and you are not sure where to turn. Have grace. When your plans did not turn out the way you envisioned. Have grace. When you blew it for theContinue Reading

Do not despise the day of small beginnings.  Why?  Small beginnings start the glorious work God has prepared for you.  There is no doubt in my mind that God has put grand and significant dreams in your heart. These God-given desires are placed within you for a reason – toContinue Reading

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Part 2 Decisions, decisions. You make decisions every day. Choices can be clear and concise, while other decisions require wrestling and seeking wise counsel. Whether the decisions are miniscule or more than you can handle, seek the Lord first before the choice is made. As we are reengaging with societyContinue Reading

I was walking to the concession stand during an Anaheim Angels baseball game (a while back before the name change). A man from the kiosk begins to chat with me; I quickly find out that he can guarantee a $100 gift card of my choice. A few minutes later, heContinue Reading

Recently I’ve come across and a bow and began shooting arrows. Don’t worry – no one is in danger, and yes, there is a target to hit!  Now, I’ll be honest… I’m not the best. It takes a while to learn how to shoot the target accurately. At first, IContinue Reading

It was my turn to wash the clothes. Fun! Like most households, I began separating the clothes into different piles, darks from the lights. Unlike other loads before, there was a significant amount of whites to wash. As I looked at the white socks with dirty grey soles and whiteContinue Reading