• How to Lose Bankruptcy

    6 March, 2017

    It is better to lose a lover than love a loser. ~ anon Dominique Voillaume lived, died and proved the opposite of the above bankrupt suburban myth. At 54 he was diagnosed with inoperable cancer. This gentle sage who led a small band of youthful monks was no seeker of honor or personal…...[read more]

  • Who's 'DA BOSS'?

    2 March, 2017

    Just three days ago 'DA BOSS' inched lazily past me in his white muscle car. 'DA BOSS' license plates were his megaphone. He was cruising, just wanting to be seen. His license plates announced his self-perception. Jesus' cruise to honor was far different, in fact like no…...[read more]

  • Sprinting to Honor

    26 February, 2017

    In 2012 cyclist Lance Armstrong (the doping cheat) sprinted not to fame, but to shame. His name is forever recorded in history as synonymous with shame. Two thousand years prior Diotrophes was the church leader who (like Lance Armstrong) loved to be first. The apostle John wrote of this…...[read more]

  • 8 Rules for Relationship Repair

    15 February, 2017

    Being righteous is better than being right. Living humbly is better than losing friends. Eight thoughts to keep friends or restore them: 1) Overlook offence. A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offence. (Proverbs 19:11) 2) Reject further excavation…...[read more]

  • Grace, Wondrous Grace

    8 February, 2017

    "It is grace at the beginning, and grace at the end. So that when you and I come to lie upon our death beds, the one thing that should comfort and help and strengthen us there is the thing that helped us in the beginning. Not what we have been, not what we have done, but the Grace of God in…...[read more]

  • A Little Grace Breaks The Ice#

    7 February, 2017

    "A little child cannot do bad coloring; nor can a child of God do bad prayer." ~ Brennan Manning An anonymous delight-filled true story flowed from the mouth of a babe: Last week, I took my children to a restaurant. My six-year-old son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our heads he…...[read more]

  • Grace Watches Vagabonds TOO#

    6 February, 2017

    Jesus comes for outcasts, the unacceptable and those with shattered dreams. He dreams of the accused, the abused and the angry - as His friends. Jesus stretches down through the wispy clouds of impenetrable skies with open hands. His eyes scan for the lost, the least, the last and the lonely. Jesus…...[read more]

  • Propelled by Grace

    17 January, 2017

    Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for all those times that You have strengthened me when I was under trial, given me wisdom when in a difficult situation, or empowered me when I faced situations and opportunities greater than my ability to handle. I recognize that You saved me by Your grace; but each…...[read more]

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