Mature Selfishness

Lord, you will grant us peace; all we have accomplished is really from you. Isaiah 26:12 (NLT) As a parent, or an older sibling, you may have perhaps noticed that little kids don’t like to share – especially in that two to five-year-old range. It doesn’t really matter what the item is, if they areContinue reading “Mature Selfishness”

Minute by Minute

Our people must learn to do good by meeting the urgent needs of others; then they will not be unproductive. Titus 3:14 (NLT) I had a job, for one day, at Pacific Union College. It was registration day at the start of the new quarter. This was before online registration was a thing. So, basedContinue reading “Minute by Minute”

Take My Word for It

I am counting on the Lord; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word. Psalm 130:5 (NLT) My coach in high school was talking to us one day about this great opportunity that had been given to him. He had received an invitation to a very special program whichContinue reading “Take My Word for It”

I Cannot Tell a Lie

If I had not confessed the sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened. But God did listen! He paid attention to my prayer. Psalm 66:18-19 (NLT) I once had a man tell me that he couldn’t remember the last time he’d lied. I asked him if he had a childhood. He respondedContinue reading “I Cannot Tell a Lie”

I’m Gonna Wreck It!

I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. Psalm 62:1 (NLT) There is a Disney film called Wreck It Ralph that came out a few years back. The premise of the story is set in an arcade game that features the exterior of a tall apartment building. Wreck It Ralph (the mainContinue reading “I’m Gonna Wreck It!”