Be Thankful For What God Took Away

This is a post I had on a previous blog of mine a few years ago. The thought was inspired by a song called “Thanks for What You Took From Me.” (Mark 11:8-10) “And they brought the colt to Jesus, and cast their garments on him; and he sat upon him. And many...

Integrity: A Matter of the Heart

And if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt keep my statutes and my judgments: (1 Kings 9:4) Integrity is the second of my five core values:...

An Attitude of Gratitude

November is the month that we start focusing on being thankful. Gratitude is not something that we should practice just this month, but should be practiced throughout the year. “Thanksgiving must be practiced.” Gratitude is not the theme for this month, it one of my...

Without a Valley

I’ve posted several things regarding peaks and valleys. We all have good and bad times that we go through. We need to learn to manage these times properly. Doing this will help us to be successful. Many times, we wish that we would never have the valleys, or bad...

The Ups and Downs in Discipleship

I recently wrote a short review of “Peaks and Valleys,” a book about the journey a young man takes as he learns how to manage his good and bad times properly. There are tons of lessons we can learn about these times in our lives, but there are also several...