Seek Him First

  As moms and women we race out of bed for the really important stuff… Big meeting… Baby crying… Getting the kids to school…. Just having to be somewhere important… We rush everyone else out the door and we are off to a hurried and rushed pace trying our best to keep up. This life has gotten out of control, we rush everywhere, we think of ourselves first, we are wrapped up in getting things right now and then we wonder why the world is chaotic when we look around. We have forgotten the most important piece of the puzzle. …

Bible Study is Not a Box to be Checked Off

  Another morning I fumble my way to the coffee pot. I plopped myself down on the couch and grabbed my prayer journal. I didn’t have much to say or much to pray about. My mind felt fuzzy and distracted from all that was happening around me. I had been sick for days, my body was weak and weary, but I talked myself into pushing through and reading my Bible study chapters for the day, so I could put a checkmark that it was completed. One less thing on my list and one less thing on my mind for the …

Life Management is Time Management

A lot of successful businesses keep ahead of everyone else by how they manage their time. I’ve worked in 2 large law firms and I can affirm that time is money. Most people are particular in who they pay to do their business, or to represent them. Clients also research firms to see how proficient they are in handling certain types of cases in terms of time management. After all, if you’re paying an attorney to do some work for you and he/she’s charging $500.00 an hour, they better know how to manage their time. So it is with life. …

It’s Not Necessarily Wrong

Take cell phones for example. It’s not a sin to have a cell phone, billions of people do. And it’s not so wrong to have a fast sporty race car. But, are these things really necessary? People ask us older folks all the time, “so, what did you do for fun when you were a kid?” I answer, “we had good clean fun, like playing outdoors with each other. We played jax with marbles; we climbed trees. We pretended we were adults and played ‘house.’” In my opinion technology has robbed kids today of all this. What would the average …