He Won’t Let You Down

Did You Know God is Faithful?  Yes, God is faithful. He won’t let you down. God’s word says in 1 Corinthians 1:9 English Standard Version (ESV), “God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” Definition of Faithful The Merriam-Webster Dictionary gives this definition of faithful.… Continue reading He Won’t Let You Down

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business We all have things in our lives of which we need to take care.  I’ve been reminded of this too many times in the last five years as I’ve had my mother, then father, and finally, my wife die. Add to that several of my friends recently passed into eternity. They… Continue reading Taking Care of Business

One Great Way to Prepare For The New Year

One Great Way to Prepare For The New Year Two Things Are Critical As you embark on the journey in the year 2020, two things you do are critical. The CHOICES you make. The ACTIONS you take. One – Choices You Need To Make Everyday 1. Choose to get excited about each new day. Psalm… Continue reading One Great Way to Prepare For The New Year

“I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” is based on the poem “Christmas Bells”

Christmas Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had rolled along The unbroken song Of peace on earth,… Continue reading “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” is based on the poem “Christmas Bells”

One Way to Discipline Yourself for Success In Writing

Success and Personal Discipline Sometimes becoming successful happens by being lucky. Examples of “lucky” success include winning the lottery, finding a painting or first edition of a book at a garage sale or estate sale that ends up worth millions, or having distant relatives leave you a fortune in their will. You might even write… Continue reading One Way to Discipline Yourself for Success In Writing

The A, B, C’s of Self-Motivation

The A, B, C’s of Self-Motivation James 2:17 (ESV), “So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” What Motivates People To Get Going? Pain  Sometimes it takes a painful experience to get us going. Luke 15:14 – 18 (ESV), “ And when he had spent everything, a severe famine arose… Continue reading The A, B, C’s of Self-Motivation

Success and Motivation: A Biblical Alternative

Success and Motivation Success and motivation have been interests of mine since my university days. Like two edges of the same sword, I’ve wondered and studied for decades what motivates people to succeed and how to motivate people to become all that the Creator intended them to become.  My interests in this are even lead… Continue reading Success and Motivation: A Biblical Alternative

Developing Our Patience

Developing Our Patience If there’s one thing we all need to work on it is patience. If you’re a writer you need more patience than most because of the slow pace of the publishing industry. We live our lives on the fast track with a microwave or Amazon Prime mentality. We want it now. To… Continue reading Developing Our Patience

Living the Good Life 

Living the Good Life  And the fruit of the spirit is … goodness. Did you know God made you for a purpose? When you live the way God intended you to live, you will feel good. Your life will become meaningful.  Why will you feel good? You will feel good you’re living with a purpose,… Continue reading Living the Good Life 

Christian Love

How Christian Love Works: An Example 1.   Christian love is thankful for the best in others. “I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers” – Philemon verse 4 KJV Do you pray for your friends? Are you more concerned about what you can get from your friends than what you can do… Continue reading Christian Love