The Master distributed talents, to one man ten talents, to another five, then to a third man one talent.   The man with the one talent, went and hid his talent in the ground.  He took his purpose and buried into the soil of disbelief and misbeliefs.  He did nothing with what God had called him…

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One of the perks of living in Florida is being a  Universal Studios’ passholder.  But even in a fun place there are certain irritations that can crop up–line ditchers, rudeness, impatience–to name a few.   Recently I spent a few days meditating on 1st Corinthians 13, and especially the way it reads in the Amplified…

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 “Come on, everyone. Get those bags packed. We don’t have all day, you know. I want to get as far as we can before the sun goes down.” Lifting bales of hay and throwing them in the wagon, the man smiled. Even though he had sprinkles of grey in his beard, the sparkle in his…

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Suddenly.  Out of nowhere.  Knocked down.  Flat on your face.  Left scratching your head with great perplexion, “What is going on here? Why this? And why now?”   Life can be full of surprises.  For it has an uncanny way of sucking the strength right out you and leaving you with more questions than you…

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I’m not going to say it was an audible voice, but when it wakes you up in the middle of the night, it sure seems like it. I heard these words, “For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.” A familiar Scripture found in Romans 8:14. It got me…

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After the funeral, the group of brothers huddled together, whispering. Some were fearful, while others seemed resigned to their fate. Shaking his head, the eldest said, “come, surely there is a way that we can deal with this problem without losing our lives.” So a story was fabricated by them that reflected their lives of…

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He was hiding. He had put on a good face, as he encouraged his men. “Fight bravely. You are capable of winning this war. Have courage, men.” He held up his sword and shook his fist. No one noticed his hands as they trembled in fear or saw the truth behind the fierce-looking eyes. The…

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-Our being alive today is an enough testimony that the Lord has been so good to us, because unless the Lord builds the house,they labor in vain who build it; Unless the Lord guards the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. -Unless the Lord watches us and our perceived achievements and success then those…

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It was quite a day on the Temple Mount. The traders of sheep, oxen, and doves, hearing the news that “The Teacher” would come to the temple, arrived early, setting up their tables, and rigging their scales in their favor. There was great anticipation of the faithful who would pay any price to gain God’s…

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“One more day, just one more day. Put one step before the other. It will all be over soon, and life will get back to normal. Well, life will get back to the new normal, if life will ever be normal again without him.” The young woman covered from head to toe in black took…

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