Archive | November, 2015

Bragging Rights

As I write this blog…I am sitting in my bed…fire going…listening to the hustle and bustle in our home as everyone gets ready for the Clemson-South Carolina game. Biggest game of the year in most South Carolinians hearts…if they are honest…:) Yes, I am a Clemson graduate and a Clemson fan…of course I am. Since […]

Success All Around Us

It is hard to escape. Whether you are a TV watcher, a moviegoer, or an internet reader…the world promotes…relishes in…”visible accomplishments” as the measure of success. Winning the Super Bowl. Winning a PGA tournament. Winning an Oscar or Grammy. Climbing Mount Everest. Making a million dollars. Earning a Pin. Earning an MBA…etc…. All “visible” accomplishments. […]

Fear

Who would ever understand or make human sense of God telling Gideon, “You have too many men for me to deliver Midian into their hands” (see Judges 7)? LOL…If I were Gideon, I would be saying to God……”Shut up!”……..”What?” But Gideon was a little more composed than I would be! Gideon obeyed and proceeded to […]

Self Talk

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Self talk! What we say to ourselves is extremely important to the outcome of our lives. Whether positive or negative, our actions are inspired by our thoughts. Of course we can’t positive think our […]

Fatigue

Energy…is something I have always enjoyed having…no naps during the day or I don’t sleep at night. Two speeds: wide open or sound asleep. I have enjoyed this kind of energy for years. Most recently I have said…”live full, die empty” and for sure God is honoring that wish. Since the “flood” in South Carolina, […]

What Are You Thinking About?

Not sure if you feel this way…but have you ever seen someone do something and thought….”What in the world were they thinking?” Just recently while we were in NYC…in the hustle and bustle of Times Square…I had this very thought. A woman in Times Square was walking around stark naked…except for shoes and the paint […]

Surprised by Hate

Hate is a strong word. Unfortunately, I have felt it…said it and see it every day. All you have to do is turn on the television and watch the news. Hate thrives in the world we live in. Nothing is really different…from the days Jesus walked the earth ’til now. In John 15 we read […]