Remember those New Year’s resolutions? As we are now more than skin deep into 2016, most of those New Year’s resolutions have probably already faded into the distant memories of January. You were going to work out twice a day, remember? You were only going to eat healthy food, remember? You were going to keep up with your BREAD Bible reading, remember? You were going to pray and fast more, remember?
The problem with New Year’s resolutions is that they are just that: New Year’s resolutions. They don’t provide a backup plan for when you fail or fall behind. However, you don’t have to wait until 2017 to make a decision to start again. You can start again today! Here are some tips to help you get back on track to accomplish your goals so you can make the most of … Read More »
We all have our own life lessons in our youth, things that shape us, and in one way or another, point us in the direction we will head. Some of these are directly spoken into us in the form of a lesson or correction. Yet others are gleaned from our surroundings, sometimes in ways we may not have recognized in our younger years.
I remember hearing stories about my dad as he was growing up. He was determined, ornery, smart, and worked hard to do the things he loved. Even from boyhood he would find ways to take apart machines and rebuild then. Tinkering, building, designing and fixing—these are the things he loved to do. And through time invested and a natural inclination, he became incredibly talented and knowledgeable in those areas.
I’ll never forget the words he spoke to … Read More »