Tagged: “relationships”

Love. Like. Live.

Romans 11:36 This is a very simple thought that the Lord has been plowing into my heart the last several months.  It seems like every circumstance for the past little while or so has pointed back to this principle: Love People, Like Things, Live for God. Loving people should always come before liking things.  When […]

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Teach Me to Pray

Luke 11:1-4 “Lord teach us to pray.” This phrase has both baffled me and amazed me. These men walked with Jesus. They walked with Creator God in human flesh. The one who spoke and it was… And they ask “teach us to pray.” As much as that baffles me, it amazes me all the more. […]

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How Joy Begins

As I look back over my life…from that of a child to that of an adolescent…from my young adult years to my ‘mid-years’; I remember how close I was to my cousins who were more like siblings…how much I loved going to see grandparents. I remember getting my first public job assisting on a milk truck at age 14…I recall getting my driver’s license at age 16!

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Touched… and Never the Same

The great old Gaither song “He Touched Me” has always been a wonderful reminder of God grace working in my life as well as other Christians and the lost. Doctors tell us the need for touch by babies is essential for development in many areas of life. A rare picture of a baby being delivered by cesarean section clutching the doctors finger is a reminder of the need for physical touch early on. This need extends to adults as well. Think of what touch must have meant to Helen Keller and other that are seeing-impaired.

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Relationships -vs- Things

As a minister of the gospel…I am reminded how precious, yet uncertain, life is…for people of any age! I think of the words of Jesus when He was trying to guide two brothers who were squabbling over their deceased dad’s estate. Jesus said to them…

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Cannot Separate

There are some things that you just cannot separate. They belong together. You cannot even imagine them being apart and on their own. Maybe you can think of some examples. We are about to see one of those instances.

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