Is Conflict Really Necessary

Psalm 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee… Personal conflict is God’s way of developing personal character.  This is a hard statement to swallow and even harder to digest but it is good for you and will make you grow just like broccoli did when you were a

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The Problem With Cows

I recently read of one farmer who was complaining to another “The problem with cows is that they never stay milked.” No matter how productive the cow was the day before – every morning she has to be milked again. The farmer cannot sit in his farmhouse and think to

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The Mind Map

Suppose you were driving to specific place in downtown New York City.  There is a restaurant there that you have wanted to try for years and you finally have the opportunity to experience this incredible place of delectable dining.  You have made all the preparations.  You have been given a

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Observations From the Playground

Now that the weather has made a spring turn to warmer temperatures – I am excited to get back into a weekly ritual I have with my younger two children.  I love taking them hang out at the local park.  For the last several years this has been a weekly

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How Big Is Your Footprint

I recently read an advertisement that caught my eye with this statement:  “Leave Behind Shoes No Man Can Fill.”  What a statement. My question to you today is simple:  how big are the footprints you will leave behind after you have finished this journey of life? How bold is your

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Be Careful What You Look For

Read I Samuel 16:1-13 I Samuel 16:6, “And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD’s anointed is before him.”  You must wisely choose the partners you have in life.  Your partners will determine how productive you are in your

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