Devotionals

Form more than weight

Form more than weight
12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 Bu...

The more difficulty, the more gain!

The more difficulty, the more gain!
Simply let your “Yes” be yes and your “No” no; anything beyond this comes from the evil one. Matthew 5:37 NIV As we navigate the journey of creatin...

Do your workout; not more and not less!

Do your workout; not more and not less!
10 Whatever you do, do well. For when you go to the grave, there will be no work or planning or knowledge or wisdom.Ecclesiastes 9:10Shivana and I ...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!The new year is all about renewal and change.  What resolutions have you made this year?  Lose weight?  Be more assertive?  Connect ...

Managing the Deficit

Moses answered, “What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you’?” Exodus 4:1 (NIV) Moses said to the Lord...

Can God be trusted?

13But the angel of the LORD said to him, “Do not be afraid Zechariah; your prayer has been answered; your wife, Elizabeth, will bear you a son…” … ...

My Shepherd - Psalm 23 Personalized

I belong to God.  He takes care of me.  This is His responsibility, not mine; therefore, I will never be in need.  He will always provide everythin...

Are you ready for "yes"?

42 It was Preparation Day (that is, the day before the Sabbath). So as evening approached, 43 Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Counci...

Humility is True Resistance

7 So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hand...

Freedom

We can all relate to distress or the desperation trouble causes. We know how badly people can hurt us and we have felt the heaviness of guilt for t...

The Twin - Denial and Rationalization

Denial and rationalization are a twin that operate in our lives to help us cope.  They are defense mechanisms that we develop because we are unable...

Go For The Gold!

In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that the...