Lemons and Lemonade

Lemons and Lemonade

Romans 8:28 NIV “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” We’ve all heard the phrase, “When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.” Somehow, this has become a battle cry to help us...
Refuse to be Offended

Refuse to be Offended

Matthew 15:12 NKJV “Then His disciples came and said to Him, “Do You know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this saying?” Have you ever noticed how easy it is to get offended? We literally have opportunities everyday to get our feelings hurt and hold a...
Missing Baby Jesus

Missing Baby Jesus

Luke 2:7 “And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.” When I was a young kid, my parents came back from a trip to Israel bearing gifts and souvenirs:  one of...
Know Greater Love

Know Greater Love

Matthew 16:24-26 NKJV “Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. 25 For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. 26 For...
Blind Spots

Blind Spots

The French philosopher, Albert Camus once said, “Life is the sum of all your choices.”  As with everything, in some of those moments we choose well and others not so much.  But we’re presently exemplifying the sum total…the average of both.  Most...