Category Archives: opportunity

The One Word

We all know people who talk a lot and some who are relatively quiet, speaking very little. How would your friends describe you?  How many words do you suppose you speak each day?  According to a recent study the average … Continue reading

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The Chinese Word

Four times in the book of Psalms we find the same very pitiful cry made unto GOD.  Do not hide Your face from me.  (Psa 27:9, 69:17, 102:2, 143:7) Imagine the terror in that scenario.  GOD is hidden! The only … Continue reading

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The Fruit of Our Lips

Therefore by Him, let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to GOD, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name.                                               Hebrews 13:15 The phrase “let us” is found 13 times in the book of Hebrews.  … Continue reading

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Roll Call

I have fond memories of the years I spent teaching high school mathematics.  One of the things I loved about teaching, it was a profession in which you were able to start over each year.  The mistakes of each year … Continue reading

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It is not how you start but how you finish that counts

As we come to the end of another year, it is a good time to so some self-reflecting.             Psalm 4:4        Meditate within your heart on your bed and be still.             2 Cor 13:5       Examine yourselves… This … Continue reading

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Give Thanks

Recently while eating at a local restaurant I had an interesting experience. I noticed these two men as they came in and were seated at a table nearby. To say these men looked like trouble would be an understatement. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Here

One of my favorite passages in the Bible is Matthew 5:16. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven. I have written before about the effect of a … Continue reading

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Family Heritage

If I were to mention the names Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph, you might not immediately think family heritage. There is a strong case for that very thing. It can even be extended to Joseph’s sons Ephraim and Manasseh, and … Continue reading

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Three Little Words

As you read the title to the blog what three words come to mind? Most likely it is these three words, I love you. These are some of the most powerful words in our language. They carry enormous emotion. When … Continue reading

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Stubby

It wasn’t really his name but everyone called him Stubby. He was a fun-loving character. He loved life. He always had a smile. He made me feel important. He conveyed a genuine concern for me as a young man. He … Continue reading

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