Scripture Motto

"Let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father." Matthew 5:16

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Just the Two of Us

The idea of starting over again—just the two of us, no kids, no family, just the two of us—has been incomprehensible.

Let me back up a bit. 2012 ended with my participation in the annual Christmas musical at our church—13 performances in two weeks—followed by a trip to Montana and then Kansas.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Become a Thought Cop

If Fear has disrupted your Faith, become a Thought Cop.

"We do live in the world, but we do not fight in the same way the world fights. We fight with weapons that are different from those the world uses. Our weapons have power from God that can destroy the enemy’s strong places. We destroy people’s arguments and every proud thing that raises itself against the knowledge of God. We capture every thought and make it give up and obey Christ. We are ready to punish anyone there who does not obey, but first we want you to obey fully." 2 Corinthians 10:3-6 nlt

Identify them. Name the perpetrators. Put out an APB for their capture.

Chase them down and make an arrest. Make them surrender.

Then, drag them kicking and screaming into the Courtroom of the Supreme Judge, Jesus Christ

He will Renew your mind—return it to His original design—by filtering out the world’s garbage and transforming your thinking to what is pleasing & perfect.

“Do not be shaped by this world; instead be changed within by a new way of thinking. Then you will be able to decide what God wants for you; you will know what is good and pleasing to him and what is perfect.” Romans 12:2 ncv

“…Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Philippians 4:8 nlt

When doubts flood your mind, God’s comfort will renew your hope and cheer. (Psalm 94:19 nlt)

It is said that we should “Starve a cold, Feed a fever.”
Similarly Max Lucado says,