Henny Penny, also known as Chicken Little, is a folk tale about a chicken who believes the world is coming to an end. The phrase "The sky is falling!" is threaded throughout the story. Unfortunately, there are a lot of Christian believers who live like their sky is falling every day. They are called Chicken Christians.
Author John Graves wrote, "a crowded world thinks that aloneness is always loneliness and that to seek it is perversion." Great power and an abundance of greatness come from times alone, being by yourself away from the noise and contributions of people.
Do you want to improve your life today? Start at home! Begin by enriching the relationship you have with your spouse. In other words, treat them as someone special. Not just on special days, but everyday special. Otherwise, they are not special at all.
And a voice from heaven said, “This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy.” Matthew 3:17 The above verse is a familiar verse. Jesus is baptized by John the Baptist and as He was coming up from the water, God shared His approval, love, affection, and affirmation to Jesus, his first born … Continue reading If You Only Knew How Much. . .
You are a child of God. Your heavenly Father is the Creator of the Universe. Pause. Grasp that. He who created the universe also formed you together in your mother's womb. God is your Father, your daddy, and your King and you, beloved are royalty.
Have you learned the secret of being content? Don't worry if you haven't, there is still time. The sheltered-in-place restriction has not been completely lifted.
And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his eyes and laid his hands on him, he asked him, “Do you see anything?” And he looked up … Continue reading Miracle in Your Departure
I enjoy to learn new words in other languages when there is not a word in the English language to describe. Sobremesa is a word to describe a Spanish tradition of relaxing at the table after a heavy meal. Beginning after dessert is provided, it usually last an hour or half an hour. During long … Continue reading Sobremesa: The Art of an Intimate Meal
Pastor Russ Taylor Don't poor mouth it! I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. Psalm 37:25 NIV Let the poor say, "I am rich!" In other words, don't poor-mouth it! The God we serve is willing and able to pay full … Continue reading Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom from the Wise
Motionless. Unmoving. Not moving a muscle. Stationary. Quiet. Silent. Hush. Undisturbed. Calm. Peaceful. Serene. Tranquil. Waveless. These are all synonyms for the word still. Like a parent who is talking to their active child to be still, there are times God bids us to be still, become motionless, hush our mouths, and be calm. There … Continue reading Still