Meditate Today’s Scripture Selection: Psalm 119:15 “I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.” Our minds, and hearts, and be filled with lots of things. There is a constant flow of “input” – to use a rather technical word.  Unfortunately, as the old saying goes, usually applied to computers, “garbage in; garbage out.” So… Continue reading Meditate


Maturity Today’s Scripture Selection: Hebrews 6:1 “Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity….” Do you remember much about elementary school? I can remember some things: The names of some favorite teachers The big kid who bullied me on the school bus The milk in little glass jars (I… Continue reading Maturity


Led Today’s Scripture Selection: Romans 8:14 “…those who are led by the Spirit are sons of God.” What leads you in life? Is it Intellect Emotions Current events Current trends Fashion Tradition Family Clan Political affiliation Religious belief Or any of the other thousand influences active in the world? Or is it the Spirit of… Continue reading Led


Lavish Today’s Scripture Selection: First John 3:1 “How great is the love the Father has lavished upon us, that we should be called children of God.” When you think of the word “lavish” or “lavished” – what comes to mind? For me – it’s usually the idea of some display of great wealth or beauty. … Continue reading Lavish


Know Today’s Scripture Selection: Job 19:26 “I know that my Redeemer lives…” What a testimony from a man who had experienced more pain and hardship than most of us can imagine. After illness and loss had taken its toll and his so-called “friends” had accused him of being guilty of various sins – (how else,… Continue reading Know


Kindness Today’s Scripture Selection: Galatians 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” It’s quite a list. Right there in the middle of this wonderful description of what Paul calls the “fruit” of the Spirit – is something we might easily take for granted –… Continue reading Kindness


Invite Today’s Scripture Selection: Matthew 25:35-36 “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison… Continue reading Invite


Integrity Today’s Scripture Selection: Psalm 25:21 “May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope is in you.” Integrity matters. There are so many that seem to want to take short cuts in life. They cut corners or tell a little white lie. They find ways to justify things they know, deep down, they really… Continue reading Integrity


Increase Today’s Scripture Selection: First Thessalonians 3:12 “May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.” Do you ever feel like you have just about reached your “tolerance level” for others? Do you ever think that you are tapped out when it… Continue reading Increase


Impossible Today’s Scripture Selection: Luke 1:37 “For nothing is impossible with God.” It’s a wonderful pronouncement from the lips of an angel and I believe it to be true. In this announcing of the miraculous events that will occur in two women – one very young – one very old – Mary and Elizabeth –… Continue reading Impossible