The truth in love hurts but hopefully it heals, too. I reread the parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30) recently and realized that the Master meant to call the servant lazy. Jesus taught the disciples about a a master who had three servants. He gave each of them talents according to what he thought that … More What is in Your Hand?
2 Samuel 12:7-8 Then Nathan said to David, “You are the man! Thus says the Lord God of Israel: ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul. I gave you your master’s house and your master’s wives into your keeping, and gave you the house of Israel and Judah. And if that had … More Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean That You Should
Coloring is therapeutic for me. I enjoy the idea of putting colors together and making a picture seem to come alive by adding my own special touches. As a kindergartener I colored outside of the lines because my hands would not cooperate with the vision that my teacher had for a “great” paper. I cut … More Breaking Through: Why You Should Color Outside the Lines
I briefly visited with my former late pastor’s wife and as usual she was sharing some of the same stories that I have heard for years about the accomplishments of her family. The stories have changed over the years to fit the accomplishments but she makes sure to share each one with great pride and … More Pushing Beyond Your Achieved Goals
A few years ago I heard the most profound thought from a speaker. In short she said that God was not a racist. That hit me straight in the gut. Now when she shared this bit of information she was not trying to be harsh or mean but helping those that were present to look … More Black History: Accepting My Place in World