Guard Your Heart

Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.  Proverbs  4:23 God gave me free will. I choose what goes into my heart.  I can fill it with negative thoughts and wallow in negative emotions – I can catalog my pain and my symptoms and relive past hurts from others or I can fill it with positive thoughts – I can fill it with God’s word and His promises, I can choose to forgive those that have hurt me, I can choose to dwell on loving others instead of protecting myself.  It’s my choice. Joseph … Continue reading Guard Your Heart

National Kick an Object Day

For the wrath of man works not the righteousness of God. James 1:20 National Kick an Object Day. I bet you didn’t know this day even existed. I didn’t until recently. An eight-year-old boy, I have the pleasure of working with, got angry because I said “No” to something he wanted. He ran away from where we were standing and ran straight to a small book case and kicked the side. Then he turned to see what I was going to do. I asked him to have a seat at the table so we could talk later. He sat, but … Continue reading National Kick an Object Day

Going Postal

If you make the Lord your refuge,     if you make the Most High your shelter,  no evil will conquer you;     no plague will come near your home.  For he will order his angels     to protect you wherever you go Psalm 91:9-11 I was at the Post Office the other day, standing in line waiting to mail a package when someone behind started grumbling. He complained that he was standing in this line to ask a clerk a simple question and some man just cut in front of all of us and began asking the clerk for help.  I didn’t see … Continue reading Going Postal