Tagged with change

What Will You Do With This Day?

Not too long ago a Facebook friend posted the message “You only get one today, what are you going to do with it?” Each day brings with it a plethora of options: You can start off by sleeping in or getting up early. You can shower first or eat first. You can cook breakfast or … Continue reading

Complacency – The Danger and The Hope

This week’s In Other Words quote struck such a chord in me that it will take at least three posts to say all that I want to say. Because reading shorter posts is more to my liking, I thought it might be to yours as well. For that reason, I started my Complacency series on … Continue reading

Complacency Should Not Be a Permanent Address

com-pla-cen-cy — a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger, defect, or the like; self-satisfaction or smug satisfaction with an existing situation, condition, etc. (Webster’s @ dictionary.com) Sadly, complacency hits nearly every Christian at some point in his or her walk with Christ. Often it comes without warning and … Continue reading

Church in the Spirit: Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

Disillusionment with the church is rampant in society today. From books like unChristian and They Like Jesus but Not the Church, voices resonant with disenchantment with the church, crying that the church no longer meets their needs. While there is some truth to the perceptions set forth in these writings and uttered by individuals across … Continue reading

Fear is Like a Scarecrow in a Melon Patch

What comes to mind when you think of a scarecrow? Autum decorations. Plaid flannel shirt. Old jeans. Maybe a straw hat with a big flower. A scarecrow is intended to keep predators, mostly birds, from eating the blossoms or young vegetables before they grow to maturity. How effective scarecrows are, I’m not sure, but they’ve … Continue reading

More than Conquerors through the Living God

As the Philistine moved closer to attack him, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet him. Reaching into his bag and taking out a stone, he slung it and struck the Philistine on the forehead. The stone sank into his forehead, and he fell facedown on the ground. ~ I Samuel 17:48,49 Did … Continue reading

Small Change Thursday – Keep the Change

I don’t know about you, but I find that most of my big changes, read starting a diet, happen on Monday. It seems I need those few extra days to psyche myself up for that all-important change from snacking on chips and chocolate to snacking on carrots and celery. Since many people see Monday as … Continue reading

The Platform is Change

Why is it that we have so much trouble going along with change in our own lives, but we’re willing to vote for change for our entire nation when we have no idea where that change will lead us? And what kind of platform is change anyway? What does that mean to a nation in … Continue reading