Rejoice in Him

Claire and Rick share thoughts from the heart to the heart

The Satisfied Soul

The Satisfied Soul: Showing the Supremacy of God in All of Life by John Piper is a clarion call to put God first in all areas of your life. This book is comprised of 120 random meditations revealing the supremacy… Continue Reading →

Weekly Inspirational Quote

We don’t rise to the level of our expectations; we fall to the level of our training. – Archilochus This quote really hits home with me. During the summer my training was going well and I signed up for the… Continue Reading →

Immeasurably more

What do you imagine is the greatest thing that God could do in your life? Do you have it mind? Now, take a look at what the Apostle Paul says about God’s ability, Now to Him who is able to… Continue Reading →

What is the condition of your heart?

What is the number one cause of death in the United States? Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Currently, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds and every 60 seconds  someone in the United… Continue Reading →

Weekly Inspirational Quote

To my God a heart of flame; To my fellow man a heart of love; To myself a heart of steel. ― Augustine of Hippo Augustine gives us a comprehensive picture of what our attitude should be toward God, others,… Continue Reading →

Are you a disciple of Jesus?

What is the distinguishing characteristic of a disciple of Jesus? Your initial response may be to consider their spiritual life. How many verses have they memorized? How involved are they in Christian work? Although these are good practices, Jesus revealed… Continue Reading →

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles explores the secrets of the world’s Blue Zones. A Blue Zone is an anthropological concept that describes the characteristic lifestyles of the world’s longest… Continue Reading →

Weekly Inspirational Quote

The glory of God is man fully alive. Near the end of the second century, a bishop named Irenaeus wrote the quotation above in a book entitled, Against Heresies. A life that is fully alive brings God the most glory…. Continue Reading →

Oh that You would bless me indeed!

How would you characterize the content of your prayers? Tucked away in the book of 1 Chronicles we’re introduced to an individual named Jabez. We don’t know much about Jabez except for the two verses that give us insight into… Continue Reading →

The Unmerciful Thief

The Unmerciful Thief by Mary Causey is a powerful story as Mary chronicles the story of her son’s battle with addiction. This book views addiction through the eyes of a loving parent. Mary shares the heartache of a parent who… Continue Reading →

Weekly Inspirational Quote

If I have seen further than others, it was by standing upon the shoulders of giants. Sir Isaac Newton demonstrated humility as he made this observation regarding his incredible accomplishments. After all, anyone who developed calculus (recognition also to Gottfried… Continue Reading →

God has much more to give you

Have you had an experience when you thought there should be more? We can become so inured to relying upon our resources, that we can lose sight of God’s ability to give us much more. I had an experience when… Continue Reading →

Sunday’s sermon in 10 tweets

Sunday’s sermon was from Exodus 33: 1. We’ve learned how to make a living, but not a life; we’ve added years to our lives, but not life to our years. 2. God can transform your life as you meet with… Continue Reading →

Truths that can change your life

Years ago in flight school a friend introduced me to The Navigators Topical Memory System. I started memorizing two verses a week and God changed my life from the inside out. The Psalmist teaches us, Your word I have treasured… Continue Reading →

Weekly Inspirational Quote

We’ve learned how to make a living, but not a life; we’ve added years to our lives, not life to our years. Bob Moorehead makes this observation in an essay entitled, “The Paradox of Our Age.” Jesus confronts the paradox… Continue Reading →

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