Three ways to make the most of our second chances

Today is yesterday’s second chance! I have seen this quote or something similar to it several times recently. Second chances! Oh, how we need them! Oh, how we need each and every “Today!” However, today is more than yesterday’s second chance. It does provide an to opportunity try again. This effort needs to be intentional … Continue reading Three ways to make the most of our second chances

Are you longing for a better place to live?

Many, many moons ago, I was both humbled and blessed by being present for a momentous occasion. You see, a small group of ministers was gathered at Silver Maple Camp, which is south of Kingman, Kansas, for the annual Kansas Ministry Retreat.  The day, as I recall, was much like most days at this retreat. … Continue reading Are you longing for a better place to live?

Are you seeking a closer walk with the Lord?

During this time of the year, we often experience violent thunderstorms. That is what we saw early this morning is central Oklahoma. These storms are the result of the unstable atmospheric conditions created by the clash between relatively cold, dry air masses with warm, moisture laden weather systems. Clashes in worldviews produce similar conditions. This … Continue reading Are you seeking a closer walk with the Lord?

Have you ever sensed something was lacking in your spiritual life?

Have you ever sensed something was lacking in your spiritual life? Have you ever felt you needed a fresh start in your spiritual journey? Have you ever taken stock of your defenses against the onslaught of enemy attacks and found the walls of your spiritual stronghold in ruins? If your answer to any of these … Continue reading Have you ever sensed something was lacking in your spiritual life?

Please remember to be nice

Two children riding in the backseat of their grandparent’s car are having a bit of a tif. Nothing serious, mind you. They are just being a bit gruff with one another. A grandparent intervenes, “Now, that’s not how we are supposed to talk to each other, is it? The grandson replies, “Well, that’s how she … Continue reading Please remember to be nice

Seeing the Sublime — Learning from Children

How many of life’s most important lessons do we learn from children? I really don’t know how to answer that question; but, I know it’s a lot. I mentioned previously that I hoped to share a story involving one of my children that helps tie this discussion about living the good life and seeing the … Continue reading Seeing the Sublime — Learning from Children