LIVING A PREPARED LIFE

Some of the jeopardy we experience in life happens because we did not take the time to prepare. I do a few things to reduce risk that might seem over the top to an unprepared person until a situation appears and they are left without viable options. This is not just a...

You’ve Been Prepared

For the last couple of months, our backyard has been a construction site. We hired a contractor to install pavers creating several patios at different elevations throughout the yard. The project required the initial preparation of the ground, the application and...
Staging Your Arrival

Staging Your Arrival

The image of a stagecoach from the Old West is a metaphor for a journey of faith. The term “stagecoach” is a coach that carried passengers in staged stops along a planned route of travel. At the various stage stops, passengers would exit the coach to rest and be...

Living in Freedom and Peace

Last night was one of those nights. I didn’t get the uninterrupted kind of sleep we all need that produces refreshment. Long ago, I learned a marriage principle. Talk about uplifting and affirming things as a couple when you get into bed. I violated that principle and...

Overcoming Chaos

The world is restless and so are many within the Church. Peace amid chaos seems like an impossibility. The division chaos has created appears too deep and entrenched to overcome. There is hope, a single hope that has the power to overcome the chaotic affairs of our...