Eyes of a Fool

”The discerning sets his face toward wisdom, but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth” (Proverbs 17:24, ESV). The world promises…well…the world! We are told that if we are fast enough, strong enough, smart enough, we can have anything we want. And if we aren’t fast enough, strong enough or... Continue Reading →

Break Up!

“Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you” (Hosea 10:12 ESV). On Monday we were introduced to the world’s first garden. Planted by God, this garden was perfect. There are generally two types... Continue Reading →


"And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, since they had no depth... Continue Reading →

Plow in Hope

“… the plowman should plow in hope and the thresher thresh in hope of sharing in the crop” (1 Corinthians 9:10, ESV). One of my keywords for this year, a mindful prompt that gives me focus through each day, is intentional. For me, that means doing everything for a reason. But more than that, it means... Continue Reading →


"And the LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there he put the man whom he had formed…to work it and keep it” (Genesis 2:8,15, ESV). We all have a purpose. We all have something inside of us, urging us to be more. We all want our lives to mean something,... Continue Reading →


I've learned a lot about myself over the last 50 years, but I'm still learning and growing. I know that I can deal with pain, and I'm not afraid of it. I know the physical burden of chronic migraine and kidney stones, but I don't let them stop me. Through my experiences in endurance sports... Continue Reading →


“This phrase, "Yet once more," indicates the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made—in order that the things that cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe,... Continue Reading →

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