Category Archives: Faith

The goal of each day…

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You are not the standard…

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Believe the best about people… Pray for their short comings, You are not the standard We all need grace… – Lecrae Amen.   How much more peace would this world have if we all treated others according to this truth? God bless you dear reader.   May these words resonate within your heart.

The Princess Bride – A J&T Review

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Tezi and I went to see a special showing of the Princess Bride today after church.  I went to see the film not reluctantly, but – shall we say – not with the same zeal that Tezi held for the occasion.  Tezi was thrilled to see The Princess Bride (for the 20th time? – she was quoting nearly every line… Read more »

Find the strength to walk away…

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God invites us to draw near to Him when we are weak and afraid. Then He will fill us with His magnificent strength so we can triumphantly walk away from the bondage of our past and begin a new life in Him. – T.D. Jakes

The Deeper the Suffering, the Closer to…

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Just as it’s true that the deeper the night the better the meteor shower, so too, the deeper our suffering, the better to see the Divine shower of blessings that are falling upon us… even in the hardest of times. Thank you for stopping by.  Please like this post if you’d like to see more.  Tezi and I would love… Read more »

In Hardship we are forced to reflect…

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“For in prosperity a man is often puffed up with pride, whereas tribulations chasten and humble him through suffering and sorrow… In Hardship he is forced to reflect on himself, even though he be unwilling.” ~ Alfred the Great Though none of us want to endure hardships, it is those hardships- those periods of suffering- that bring us to a… Read more »

Love others.

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“Love others.  Encourage them.  Celebrate their victories.  Mourn their losses.  Be someone they can talk to…” – Jed Brewer (This is what we are called to, dear reader.  This is how we begin finding our voice.  This is the call to action.) Lord have mercy.

Love every man…

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Love every man in spite of his falling into sin.  Never mind the sins, but remember that the foundation of the man is the same: the image of God. ~ Saint John of Kronstadt Such words, dear reader, such words.  Lord, help me to live this truth.  Help me to live in compassion and humility.  For Your desire mercy and… Read more »

For Everyone… everyone…

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There is no safe investment. To love at all is to be vulnerable.