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Live It – Day to Day

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Remembering Fatherhood at the Final Four

As the attention focuses on the Final Four and Monday night’s crowning of a National Champion in Men’s Basketball. The most memorable story has to involve a father and son from Georgia State. In fact, son, RJ hit the winning shot to beat Baylor. Then in the round of thirty two, they were defeated by … Continue reading

Four Benefits to Change

I love this time of season when the leaves go from a green to a radiant display of fall colors.  It visual displays the change of the seasons from summer to fall.  I know that one of the most difficult things in life can be change.  This change could be a new project, to a … Continue reading

If At First You Don’t Succeed . . . Three Parts of Success

Recently, we have been considering the concept of “If At First You Don’t Succeed. . .”  In this post, we will consider the idea of what is success?  For many in America, success is defined in material terms; but for other cultures, success may be based on traditions and practices passed down to the next … Continue reading

If at First You Don’t Succeed. . . Lacking Nothing

I must admit that sometimes it is a struggle to continue.  When one does not reach the goal, all ideas are tried and still it remains unaccomplished.  Now what do you do?  If it is a personal goal, I guess you could not continue the project.  But if it is related to work, then you … Continue reading

If at First You Don’t Succeed. . .

We have heard this saying since we were small children, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.”  In fact this saying was popularized by William Edward Hickson, a philanthropist, who focused on elementary education in British, Dutch and German schools.  According to the Oxford’s Dictionary of Quotations, the full “proverb” is: ‘Tis … Continue reading

Chase the Lion

One of my favorite books is In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day, by Marc Batterson. I encourage you to go for it and check it out. Quoted below is the Lion Chasers Manifesto: Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. Set God-sized goals. Pursue … Continue reading

4 Advantages of Following Christ

Sometime our lives become so busy we forget about the reason why we followed Christ, or why we should begin to follow him today.  Like many things in life, it is good to go back and re-experience them or be reminded why we fell in love, enjoyed or became a part of something.  There are … Continue reading

5 Benefits of Thankfulness

I know sometimes life gets away from us and its cares and concerns can overwhelm.  If you or I are not careful, our situations can become the center of the universe and consume our focus.  This is when it is important to take out the kindle, ipad or just a pen and paper and remember … Continue reading

Holiness

  I think the concept of holiness is as important today, as in years past.  Let’s consider the importance of holiness in our everyday lives.  Prior generations have embraced a concept of a holy life by determining appearances like hair length and certain types of jewelry or a certain ceremony or worship activity to set … Continue reading

Brokenness

I thought that it was important to share on the concept of brokenness.  The Biblical concept of brokenness is something all Christians will experience.  Whether is due to situations in our lives, an unfulfilled expectation, a death, the end of a relationship, maybe an unanswered prayer.  No matter the cause, God uses brokenness to allow … Continue reading

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