Tag: Faith

Check Your Inputs

Check Your Inputs

A bad choice starts much earlier than the moment of decision. Sin starts small before growing bigger. In the moment, when temptation is before me, my choice relies on what is already inside my heart. Small inputs in the days leading to this moment heavily influence my capability to act with integrity. Small moments of … Continue reading Check Your Inputs

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Generosity of Spirit

“Generosity of Spirit” = One of the most important qualities we can offer our spouse, children, and family…to our friends and co-workers.   Why is our default reaction sometimes set to a sort of "Stinginess of Spirit?"   We must be generous in the grace, meekness, and forgiveness that we inject into our interpersonal relationships. … Continue reading Generosity of Spirit

One Source for a Lasting Joy

One Source for a Lasting Joy

You've felt it before.  It’s insatiable.  Our search for joy; the hungering, thirsting, aching demand for joy.  Unquenchable. With one exception. Lasting joy comes from our Creator, and him alone.  If you’re filling the void with any other substitute, you’re most effective efforts provide only temporary results. One cannot be permanently satisfied with what this … Continue reading One Source for a Lasting Joy

Book Review:  “Beautiful Outlaw,” by John Eldredge

Book Review: “Beautiful Outlaw,” by John Eldredge

Remember reading a book and thinking, "I've never thought of it like that.  Amazing!"  Prepare for that kind of ride with John Eldredge's "Beautiful Outlaw." The gospel is "good news," providing a solution to our problem of sin.  The Son of God; come to this earth to live as one of us, without sin, and … Continue reading Book Review: “Beautiful Outlaw,” by John Eldredge

What’s your self-concept?

What’s your self-concept?

“Tell me about yourself.” “What 3 words would your friends use to describe you?” Have you been asked these questions during an interview?  Wonder why?  The interviewer wants to know a whole lot more about your level of self-awareness, and less about the exact answers to these questions. What’s your self-concept? So many are absolutely … Continue reading What’s your self-concept?