DAILY CHEWABLES

Do The Things

Do The Things

But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. (James 1:22) I’m good with words, so my temptation is always to talk about true things before applying them to my own life. What’s it for you? Don’t just listen,...

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Do It the Right Way

Do It the Right Way

Cutting corners also cuts down longevity. You might get there fast but it won’t last. Do it the right way and you’ll run past the corner-cutters when they stumble and fall. Getting there faster isn’t worth it if you don’t learn what you need to learn and become what...

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Choose Hope

Choose Hope

"May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears." — Nelson Mandela Choose hope today. See your choices through the lens of hope. When we let fear fog the windshield we crash. Clear the chaos. Follow the path. Trust that Hope will sustain you. Then do your work to...

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Treasures in Troubles

Treasures in Troubles

"If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment." — Henry David Thoreau There is treasure hidden in your trouble.pain Pay attention. Sit with it. Reflect and don’t rush too quickly through it. You don’t want to miss the...

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Beauty Remains

Beauty Remains

"I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains." — Anne Frank What are you focused on? Are you focused on your… * loss * failure * injustice * betrayal * bankruptcy * embarrassment * disappointment * divorce Life is difficult, and sometimes...

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Examples or Warnings

Examples or Warnings

I heard someone say that lives and legacies are either examples or warnings. I disagree. I think all lives have components of both. And hopefully your life and mine—over the long run—will tilt toward being a positive example. How? 1. Because we won’t give up. When we...

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The Lesson Is Hope

The Lesson Is Hope

“God lessons" don’t involve shame. They are always about hope. "Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus…" (Romans 8:1) If you feel shame, it’s not from God. If you’ve suffered condemnation, it wasn’t inspired by God’s Spirit. We’re...

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