We are not really in control. We can sometimes fool ourselves into thinking we are, but then reality hits and the realization comes. Unfortunately, most of us have been exposed to a mutilated form of the concept of submission so we embrace the deformity or we reject the concept altogether. The discipline of submission helps … More Let It Go
We are often stuck in the Ricky Bobby mentality… “If you’re not first, you’re last!” (Talladega Nights anyone?) If there is a “best”, then there has to be a “worst”. Jesus came to turn that mentality upside down and teaches that the greatest life possible is more than just CHOOSING to serve, it is about … More Be A Servant
Life today is filled with a lot of noise. Oftentimes, all the noise just distracts, disrupts, and discourages us. Goal-oriented tasks can have a similar effect on us as all the noise. Silence & Solitude gives us freedom from the noise and goal-oriented tasks and enables us to see and hear more clearly. Sometimes we … More Peace in the Quiet
If you ever find yourself thinking that life is too hard or too complicated… or that you long for a sense of freedom, joy, and balance in life… Maybe you need to simplify your life. Simplicity in life is based on gratitude, trust, and dependence on God. When we simplify, we find freedom, joy, & … More Xterra (Simplicity)
Do you find yourself in a cycle of destructive habits of thought? You can replace those old, destructive habits of thought with new, life-giving habits. Our human mind will always take on the shape of that which we concentrate on, focus on, think about. It is not that hard to “Change Your Mind” from destructive … More Change Your Mind
What is prayer? Why do we pray? (or, what is the point of prayer?) How do I pray? Continuing our series, “Live the Greatest Life Possible”, we talk about one of the greatest privileges and opportunities we can have as human beings…participating in an ongoing dialogue with the Creator of the universe. Click this link … More Participate with the Presence (full)
In order to live the greatest life possible there is needed work within us that needs to be done. That needed work is God’s work, not ours! Our work is to put ourselves in a place where we are able to receive what God is offering to us (& for us!). So…how do we do … More Practice the Presence
We all have a choice to make.We decide to what/who we COMMIT.What we COMMIT to is what we MERGE into.So…Why COMMIT & MERGE with God…who He is and what He is up to?That is the only option if we want to Live the Greatest Life Possible!Nothing else can ever compare…and the whole world benefits!Click the … More Why.
Do you want to live the greatest life you could possibly live? God has created each of us on purpose & for a great purpose… That purpose is the greatest life we could possibly live. So, how do we find that? How do we figure out what that is? And how do we begin to … More Live the Greatest Life Possible.
Elisha’s life is a story of God’s faithfulness.Elisha’s life is a story of how the love, grace, mercy, and power of God can live on beyond our final breath.Our life is also a story of God’s faithfulness.Elisha’s life challenges each of us to live real, faithful, surrendered lives with a purpose beyond ourselves.Then, we will … More Overflowing