For me the best thing about being a dad is that I get to hug my hero and kiss a beautiful princess anytime I want to.
We must believe that He is able to do what He will, wise to do what is best, and good according to His promise, to do what is best for us, if we love Him and serve Him. – Matthew Henery
THEREFORE THEN, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony to the Truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and entangles us, and let us run with patient endurance and steady and active persistence the appointed course of the race that is set before us, Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. He, for the joy [of obtaining the prize] that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising and ignoring the shame, and is now seated at the right hand of the throne of God. [Ps. 110:1.] Just think of Him Who endured from sinners such grievous opposition and bitter hostility against Himself [reckon up and consider it all in comparison with your trials], so that you may not grow weary or exhausted, losing heart and relaxing and fainting in your minds.
Hebrews 12:1-3 AMP
Tonight I took the kids out fishing to a local pond at one of the many parks near our home. The kids always get excited about fishing and it reminds me of my time growing up with my father. Continue reading “Peace with God”
Beautiful verse to get my day started.
“You are standing at the crossroads. So consider your path. Ask where the old, reliable paths are. Ask where the path is that leads to blessing and follow it. If you do, you will find rest for your souls.” (Jeremiah 6:16 NET)
Some people use words to say nothing at all and silence to say everything. For you, I was a chapter. For me, you were the book. You’ve succeeded in making me feel like a worthless piece of crap. Would you like an award with that?
Not all scars show. Not all wounds heal…
Continue reading “Wounded”