Day 4: If You Win the Lottery …

prepare for surprising change

I have never bought a lottery ticket. But I know folks who buy them every week. They’re hoping it will be their Big Break. No doubt you’ve heard stories about Lottery Winners. And most of them end up back where they began, no matter how much they won. Why is that? The short answer is […]

win the lottery

Just ask

all you have to do is ask

Several days ago, I told you a little about my identity as “The Welfare Kid,” Then I promised to tell you “tomorrow” about another Christmas experience that was even more revealing of how I saw myself. Well, here it is: better late than never. Who doesn’t love a shopping spree? Especially if the tab is […]

If you only knew …

how loved you are!

Do you want know how loved you are? Ask The Lord. Then listen closely. He tells you in at least a million ways each and every day. In Creation. The Scriptures. His Still Small Voice. “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty;     the whole earth is full of his glory.” (Isaiah 6:3) But from everlasting […]

He loves me!

and He loves you, too!

Yesterday I ran a few errands on my way to work. I stopped off for a fill-up. And slipped my credit card into my pocket. Then I went to the market to pick up a few things. Ahead of schedule. Let’s see … What needs to go in the fridge? I switched things around in […]

Take Every Thought Captive

to make it obedient to Christ

As I set out for my walk early this morning, this verse kept reverberating in my mind. I queued up my iPhone to one of my favorite Bible teachers. I hadn’t listened to him for awhile, but today this recording was also on my mind. And in the first 5 minutes … The weapons we […]

take every thought captive