Sunday, January 31st, 2021

Behind every self-defeating act is a lie you have chosen to believe. Thus, if we are going to stop defeating ourselves, then we must stop deceiving ourselves. For that to happen, we need to learn the truth about ourselves. And we do that by being in God’s Word. “There must be a spiritual renewal of your thoughts and your attitudes” (Ephesians 4:23).… Read the rest

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Have you ever heard the words, “you’ve given me a lot to think about”? God’s truth was not written to merely mull over, but to obey. “Those who look closely into the perfect law that sets people free, who keep on paying attention to it and do not simply listen and then forget it, but put it into practice – they will be blessed by God in what they do” (James 1:25). When God writes something – you can trust completely.… Read the rest

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

The only growth limitations that we have lie within ourselves. Growth is an inside job – how we embrace the lessons that lie before us and around us. Every situation, no matter how difficult or even seemingly boring, is a classroom in which we can learn and grow. CHOOSE to be a learner. Embrace every opportunity – it’s always a win.… Read the rest

Monday, January 11th, 2021

We need to train our eyes to see God’s presence, not His absence. God is everywhere, doing something eternal in a very awesome and perfect way. Though we may not understand it, though we may not physically see it, it’s important that we look for it. “For God is at work in you who believe” (1 Thessalonians 2:13).… Read the rest

Sunday, January 10th, 2021

Whatever we’re looking for is what we will always see. To paraphrase Helen Keller, the greatest human tragedy is not blindness, but having seeing eyes and yet cannot see. Jesus said, “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness” (Matthew 6:22-23).… Read the rest

Friday, January 8th, 2021

Often when I have been surrounded with struggles, I feel like the lion tamer who put an ad in the paper: “Lion tamer – wants tamer lion.” Attitude is everything. Our attitude will either protect us or defeat us. Life is really not about the battle outside us, but the one that lies within us.… Read the rest