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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Weekly Inspirational Quote

Dream no small dreams, they have no power.  Or if you prefer to read it in the original, „Träume keine kleinen Träume, denn sie haben keine Kraft.“ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe challenges the reader not to be content with the ordinary but… Continue Reading →

A walk in the woods

When is the last time you saw the milky way? Last weekend we saw the milky way, shooting stars, and a satellite moving through the evening sky and we beheld God’s creation during the daytime. The Psalmist declared God’s handiwork… Continue Reading →

What is that in your hand?

We can cling to our own preferences so tightly that they can keep us from serving God. Moses fell into that trap. He had been a shepherd for forty years and he became comfortable in that role. God had a… Continue Reading →


We had a great time watching the solar eclipse – it was an amazing event. The moment the moon completely covered the sun there was a collective exclamation of amazement as we were enveloped in darkness in the middle of… Continue Reading →

Who are you?

The question, “Who are you?” may be answered in a variety of ways. You may respond by telling others about your profession, but that’s what you do. Some may find their identity through performance – titles, degrees, and achievement. Some… Continue Reading →

A picture of wholehearted devotion

Have you ever been fully devoted to a task? There is a feeling of exhilaration and abandonment that comes when you’re all in. You become intensely focused in your passionate pursuit of the objective. The Old Testament describes an individual… Continue Reading →

For such a time as this

Our journey through life contains a number of surprises – some are good and some are not so good. The circumstances we face are divine opportunities to fulfill God’s will in our lives. Do we realize the role that pivotal circumstances… Continue Reading →

Realization can lead to transformation

There are times in our lives when it seems that our hopes and dreams have faded. I’m reminded of the the two disciples who were on the road to Emmaus three days after the crucifixion. As they were walking along… Continue Reading →

Happy St. Patrick’s day!

As we celebrate St. Patrick’s day we may have a wide variety on beliefs about the Irish and their influence upon society. How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill reveals how Patrick not only brought Christianity to Ireland but he preserved Western… Continue Reading →

Do you have God’s perspective?

As you go through life, you will encounter a multitude of situations that may cause you discouragement. A common source of frustration is other people. This can be especially painful when it’s from people who should be close to you,… Continue Reading →

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