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Spiritual Fast Food Almost Killed Me

For the better part of my adult life, I ate what I wanted, when I wanted and never worried about the health ramifications of that diet. If it's passed to you through a drive-thru window, I probably ate it. If…

A Major Transformation and Change

"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." - Romans 12:1

It only took 52 years for me to realize…

I Come From A Long Line Of Love - Another Goodbye

People deal with the ups and downs of life in different manners. Some people work; some workout. Some eat; some stop eating. Some folks cook; some choose to deal with things by masking the pain with medication, alcohol or drugs.…

The Dash Between the Dates - Saying Goodbye To My Dad

Lloyd Randolph Obituary 

Lloyd Randolph, 87, of Kingsville, Texas passed away May 24, 2017. He was born in Kingston, TN on January 9, 1930. 

Lloyd graduated from the 3rd Grade and dropped out of school to start…

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Trump, Clinton and The Mirror of Our Society

“Eventually that entire generation died and was buried. Then another generation grew up that didn’t know anything of God or the work he had done for Israel.” 
– Judges 2:10 MSG 
  
The cry throughout our land the last few weeks…

Keep Your Eyes Fixed Forward

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 

“I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions...and remembers your sins no more." 
-- Isaiah 43:18, 25 

My life has been filled with stupidity. Decision after…

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Perfect Peace; Perfect Rest

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord "My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!"  
- Psalms 91:1-2  

This…

What Are You Focused On Today?

What does it mean to serve a Holy God?  
Less of me; more of thee. 
I must decrease so He can increase. 
No idols. 
The daily and constant removal of the trash in your mind.  
An every moment reminder of…

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Salt and Light

This morning as I read this passage..."Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete…

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Choose Life!

"The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and LIFE."- John 6:63  
  
One of my favorite movies of all-time is Shawshank Redemption. One of my favorite lines…

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A New Perspective & A New Pilot After 50 Years

"I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hunger, whether living in plenty
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Choose Wisely

"Above all, be strong and very courageous to carefully observe the whole instruction My servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right or the left, so that you will have success wherever you go."
-Joshua 1:7…
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A Little Home Maintenance

"...We will not neglect the house of God."
- Nehemiah 10:39

When our family first moved out to East Texas, we purchased a 47-year-old farmhouse that had been built by the farmer that had originally purchased the land in…

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What Do You Want Me To Know?

“Be still, and know…”
  • Psalm 46:10
 
This morning as I was languishing in bed fighting the daily 4:30-5 a.m. mind-over-mattress battle, these were the words that kept rattling around in my head. While I can’t speak for you, I …
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Peace In His Presence

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, "my refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!"  - Psalms‬ ‭91‬:‭1-2‬  …
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And All God's People Said - WOW!

“Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” – Psalm 37:4 

I’ve always believed that sometimes God gives us a glimpse of His favor by giving us WOW moments when we’re in His…
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SLOOOOOWWWW Time Down

"Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him…How joyful is the man whose quiver is full of them!” - Psalms 127:3-5 

My heart is full yet heavy this morning as I watch the daddies and…
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God's Math Is Always Right

"Above all, be strong and very courageous to carefully observe the whole instruction My servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right or the left, so that you will have success wherever you go." -Joshua 1:7  …
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Wholehearted

"...let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith..."
- Hebrews 12:1-2 
 
"In…
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Get Busy Living Or Get Busy Dying

"The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and life."- John 6:63 
 
One of my favorite movies of all-time is Shawshank Redemption. One of my favorite lines…
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50 Shades of Grey or 100 Words of Profanity - You Decide

The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light.
– Matthew 6:22
 
Tonight we had a little curveball thrown at us for Valentine’s night. Our youngest daughter had…