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

When it comes to remembering a person’s name I just met, I suddenly have amnesia. I can remember what they look like and the conversation we just had, but their name quickly escapes me. It’s as if their name went in one ear and out the other. If this isContinue Reading

Thought LIfe

Having The Mind of Christ  Here’s a thought: Your thoughts determine the trajectory of your life.  Really? Is that so?  Think about it: Every action taken was first determined by a thought to initiate that response. Even subconscious actions had to be conditioned from a responsive thought at one point.Continue Reading

When life gets busy, it’s easy to get distracted. Your focus is diverted, attempting to manage responsibilities and commitments. The tendency is to put all the attention towards what is most urgent, easily leaving previous obligations unattended to. As I took a stroll through my backyard, I was taken abackContinue Reading

Out of the five senses, sight is by far the most important. Our reliance on what we see helps determine our reality around us. Whether it’s to capture the beauty of a multi-colored sunset or to assess the risk of a dangerous situation, our sight is invaluable to perceiving whatContinue Reading

It was summer camp and we were in a time of worship. I take notice that a youth student is constantly rubbing his shoulder in pain while trying to engage in the music. Feeling led by the Holy Spirit, I ask him what’s wrong. He describes how his shoulder isContinue Reading

What’s your ideal vacation? For many, it’s a tropical island far from the normalcy of life: St. Marteen. Fiji. The Maldives. While I would love to lounge at one of these beautiful locations (and I’ve honeymooned at one of these 😉), Valerie and I decided to start of the yearContinue Reading

Do you have a word that you try not to use? For myself, it is the word ‘hate’. Since the word has a strong connotation with negativity and potential divisiveness, I try not to use it in my everyday language. I would instead substitute it for ‘dislike’ or ‘loathe’ (I’dContinue Reading