Lifts

What Is In a Name?

What Is In a Name?
Were you called a derogatory nickname when you were growing up? I was. In high school, some of the children started calling me “toad”. I never full...

Be Someone Who Plants the Land!

Be Someone Who Plants the Land!
“He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment.”  Bible Proverb Whereas a man of fantasy says, “pick up...

30 Sayings to Live By

30 Sayings to Live By
Whether you believe in the Bible or not, good wisdom is hard to refute.  In the book of Proverbs, between 22:23 and 24:22 (chapter:verse), King Sol...

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...

Jesus Lifts

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...

Cheat Meal! Not Cheat Day!

So, I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will ac...