What Are Things I Cannot Change – Serenity Prayer

What Are Things I Cannot Change – Serenity Prayer

Things I Cannot Change – My Past Have you ever asked yourself, “What are the things I cannot Change?” If you know the Serenity Prayer, you know that this is the first line of the prayer. I have said this prayer for a year and a half, and this is the...
A Simple View of Life – Time To Pray About It

A Simple View of Life – Time To Pray About It

The simple view of life is something I wish I could find in my head and heart. I struggle with overthinking everything, trying to find a reason for what is happening right now. That's probably the source of my desperation that I wrote about yesterday. Dave's Simple...
Focusing on Hope Instead of Desperation

Focusing on Hope Instead of Desperation

Today I realized that I need to be focusing on hope instead of desperation. How can that be? My focus is on Christ, but not on what He will do in my life, and more like what I long for Him to do. He's my coach, and I'm doing him a disservice by giving him a vote of no...
Having Patience When We are Struggling

Having Patience When We are Struggling

Sometimes we react to situations, letting them build and we need patience when we are struggling. Patience is so necessary when other people are involved because we are at risk of saying things that we may be feeling that may not be as we think they are. For example,...

Genesis – The Beginning of reading Cover-to-Cover Again

Once again, I am launching into Genesis and reading the Bible Cover-to-Cover. My goal is not to dissect my reading, but to read straight through. My reasoning is keeping the Bible in perspective and context. Genesis in itself is a book that is intense, giving us the...
Saying Our Prayers and Getting the Right Answer

Saying Our Prayers and Getting the Right Answer

Most of us are saying our prayers, but how do we get the right answer? I know that I ask a lot of prayers, and I see some pretty incredible results, but they often come out different than I would prefer. I think the problem with saying our prayers are the answers...