Integrity Has Its Rewards

Over coffee …. Week 47 This Thanksgiving weekend I will be brief and single-minded, not always easy for a mind that seems to race!  Recently I was reading through the “Kings” and was struck by this verse: “And if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy...

The Power of Thankfulness over Negativity

Week 46 I begin with a prayer: “For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in...

Quiet to Praise to Positivity

Week 45 Think of a person or family that is not struggling today. Can you? I don’t think I know anyone that is not close to a struggle. I can give you a dozen Bible verses to encourage you, and here are a few of my favourites to help me begin thinking right. Thinking...

Flexibility: Pro and Con

Week 44 Flexibility is marvelous, at appropriate times.  Flexibility when tying my boots is definitely a pro. Flexibility in the stem of a rose is a con, definitely a negative. When a thing is flexible, it may be bent or reshaped, hopefully without breaking. A person...

Purity in a Muddy World

Week 42 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Psalms 51:10 The word “purity” is found twice in the Scriptures, but I emphasize the verse above today. It is a prayer and found on the hearts and lips of many that love God. It is,...