Encouragement is the ultimate construction tool. Nothing builds up faster, elevates quicker or edifies with greater success than encouragement. There is no greater motivator. We’re all tortured with doubts, as fear tries to imprison us in a cage made with bars of disbelief. For many, this crippling assault prevents us from ever achieving much of […]Read More Building Your Skyline
There’s just something about getting stuck in traffic that unsettles me at a deep level. I feel confined and caged, as if the surrounding vehicles have clipped my wings, preventing me from soaring wherever I’m led. Yesterday, my friend Evan McKeel made a comment to me that brought the realization I’m not alone in this […]Read More The Open Road
In my reading this morning I came across a passage I’ve read dozens of times before. For some reason, it jumped out at me as something to share – so maybe it’s something you need to hear today, who knows. Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and […]Read More Never Go Hungry
Current headlines would have us all believe our problems begin and end with political figures, diets, gun control or any number of other agendas pushed on us by those who profit in some way or another from media outlets, both social and corporate. The reality is our problems all stem from a lack of one […]Read More Love Never Ends
Why do we crave everything to go well for us? Why do we want treasures on Earth? Why do we crave a good life? What is it that we think we’ll gain? When everything is working beautifully, we often turn our backs on the best there is. Having an over abundance of blessings here leads […]Read More Why Bad is Good…
Every day, whether we realize it or not, we’re leading others. Our words, our actions, our plans, our dreams, the way we walk, talk, drive and act all represent a road map of sorts. Are we leading people where they need to go? Or are we leading them astray? Do we handle stress by pointing […]Read More Where Are You Leading?
When I was a kid, I’d play outside all day. But once the darkness came, I’d see the porch light come on and know it was time to go home. My friends and I were so engrossed in whatever we were doing that we didn’t anticipate the coming darkness. The light was our signal to […]Read More Porchlight