Faith Fitness

Do you like to exercise?  Enjoy running or jogging?  When I was young, my favorite exercise besides chasing a ball on a court or field was swimming.  I would work out for baseball and basketball constantly as a teenager – in the swimming pool. We live in a time in history when fitness is taught,Continue reading “Faith Fitness”

Get Back in the Game

Fear. Aloneness. Anxiety. Struggles. Failure. Losses. Stress. Falling. Disappointment. Falsehoods. Lies. Stories. Regret. Pain. Each of us will experience the above forms of suffering at some point in our lives.  Some of us may seemingly endure more pain and agony than others.  How do we cope?  How can we rise above the fears, failures, andContinue reading “Get Back in the Game”

An Open Door

An Open Door And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;  I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee anContinue reading “An Open Door”

This Never Takes a Day Off

But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.  2 Timothy 3:13 Do you look forward to a vacation?  Christmas break? Spring break?  How about the end a work week?  Sure.  We look forward to moments of rest and relaxation.  Jesus even told His disciples to “Come apart and restContinue reading “This Never Takes a Day Off”

I Can’t Wait

I Can’t Wait! And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.  Psalm 39:7 You have said it.  You have thought it.  Any young person you have near you has also said it – “I Can’t Wait!”  We can get excited over many things in life.  Looking forward with expectations of goodContinue reading “I Can’t Wait”

An Artificial Earthquake

An Artificial Earthquake Recently during soccer’s World Cup, Mexico scored a goal against the reigning champion, Germany.  The citizens of Mexico City were celebrating so much that they actually triggered a measurable reaction on the earthquake scale.  The seismic monitoring officials said the celebrants created and “artificial earthquake!” What excitement?!  What earth shaking zeal?! WhatContinue reading “An Artificial Earthquake”

The Defeated

The Defeated I could not believe it.  Our team lost.  Having gone undefeated through the entire softball season, the playoffs were not that much more challenging.  After all, our team had generally won most of the games by the “mercy rule.” Now in the last inning of the conference championship game, our team is aheadContinue reading “The Defeated”

After Election Thoughts

After Election Thoughts No matter if your candidate won or not, life goes on.  Congratulations to both candidates for their effort. Kudos to Mr Trump.  Consider this short list of things to continue or to begin doing in the coming days. Read the Bible.  Psalm 119:105 teachers: “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet,Continue reading “After Election Thoughts”

Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.  I Corinthians 6:12 Between health-care, lost work productivity, and crimes, addictions are costing America greatly.  Drugabuse.com says that $295 billion is lost to Tobacco,Continue reading “Overcoming Addiction”