Spiritual PPE- “Perfect Peace Equipment”- Part 2

Phil. 4:6-7Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by PRAYER and SUPPLICATION with THANKSGIVING let your requests be made known unto God. 7 And the PEACE OF GOD, which PASSETH ALL UNDERSTANDING, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Peace that passeth all understanding…means PEACE that just WON’T MAKE SENSE!   God has equipped us with the unique ability to tune things in and out.  […]

Strength for Today’s Battle

Romans 8:22-24 (NIV) 22 We know that the WHOLE CREATION has been GROANING as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. 23 Not only so, but WE OURSELVES, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, GROAN inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies. Have you […]

Spiritual PPE- “Perfect Peace Equipment”- Part 1

PPE- (Personal Protective Equipment)– Refers to protective clothing such as face shields, gloves, face masks OR respirators, and goggles that protects essential workers from illness.  It is for their health and safety. But what about protection for our minds and hearts? When we become overwhelmed by the challenges and pressures of life, we sometimes desire […]

In the Meantime

What do we do when God’s timing is different than our timing?  What do we do when God doesn’t move as fast as we want him to?  What do we do…”in the meantime”?  Many may think that this time period, is meaningless… a total waste of time.  It is “in the meantime” that we tend […]

Don’t Look Down

“Watch OUT!”  “Look OUT!” “Watch where you’re going!”  Take a moment to think about when you may have heard these words.  These words are usually spoken to someone who is obviously distracted and unaware of an undesirable consequence or result of their misaligned focus and attention. In today’s disturbing and chaotic times, there are SO […]

Better than SELF-Care

“Pull yourself up by your OWN bootstraps,” they say. “If you want something done, you’ve got to do it YOURSELF,” they say. “You need SELF-CARE,” they say. There is nothing that sounds appealing about THAT!  …Sounds TIRING to me! If you were blessed enough to grow up in a GOOD or DECENT home, you didn’t […]

A Habit Worth Forming

Have you ever had the desire to read the Bible more? If so, there was probably more to it than just the act of reading the Bible.  Well…HOPEFULLY!  A person with a genuine desire to read the Word of God usually desires to grow spiritually as a result. For example, they may want to become […]

Trusting God in Troubling Times

In case you may not realize it, there is a very serious SPIRITUAL battle going on right now.  This battle is occurring in the spiritual realm which cannot be seen with our physical eyes.  Yet, just like invisible air that rustles the leaves on a breezy day, the effects and influence of that battle are […]