Monthly Archive: November 2014

November 30 Inner Beauty Comments

Inner Beauty

A lady flew across the country to tell a talk show host how her husband had left her for another woman. The lady who was young, vibrant, and beautiful, pulled out a photograph and said, ‘Just look at her. He...

November 29 Choose the Right Friends 2 Comments

Choose the Right Friends (2)

Take the initiative. Don’t wait to be introduced. Say ‘hello’ and get the other person’s name. If you’re naturally shy, it can be hard taking the first step. But the chances are that the other person feels the same, and...

November 28 Choose the Right Friends 1 Comments

Choose the Right Friends (1)

Author Charlie ‘Tremendous’ Jones said, ‘You’re the same today as you’ll be in five years…except for the people with whom you associate and the books you read.’ When it comes to choosing friends, Dr. Charles Townsend says look for: 1)...

November 27 Seeing the Hand of God Comments

Seeing the Hand of God

Jesus looked at Judas in Gethsemane and said, ‘Friend, do what you came to do. It’s hard to imagine what Jesus saw in Judas that made him worthy to be called ‘friend’. But Jesus sees something good in every bad...

November 26 Seize the Present Comments

Seize the Present

We spend too much of our lives in the junkyard of regret. We focus on what might have been, could have been and should have been. Maybe we think that by replaying it enough we can change the outcome. But...

November 25 You’re a ‘Priest’ at Work 3 Comments

You’re a ‘Priest’ at Work (3)

Lottery winners often make the same comment: ‘Winning all that money isn’t going to change my life.’ But it seldom works out that way. Six months later they have left their job and bought a new house or car or...

November 24 You’re a ‘Priest’ at Work  2 Comments

You’re a ‘Priest’ at Work (2)

In his book Habits of the Heart, sociologist Robert N. Bellah describes three attitudes people have towards their work. The first group treats it as a job. When you do this, you see it strictly as a way to make...

November 23 You’re a ‘Priest’ at Work Comments

You’re a ‘Priest’ at Work (1)

If you want to know God’s original intention for each of us, look at Adam. ‘God created human beings in his own image…Then God blessed them and said, ‘‘Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it’’’ (vv. 27-28...

November 22 The Teenage Years Comments

The Teenage Years

Remember the “days of your youth?” If you’re still on the brink of these years or are well into them, you will know how  important it is to be dealth the right blend of correction, instruction, motivation, and praise. Here’s...

November 21 Three Things We Owe Each Other Comments

Three Things We Owe Each Other

Paul talks about three things we owe each other. Let’s look at them: 1) ‘Without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers’ (v. 9 NKJV). An unknown poet wrote, ‘I was a poor soul in the depth...