Showing posts from December, 2009

Avoiding modicum haughtiness...

Easier said than done...the flesh pushes us towards being haughty consistently. It is easy as we continue on our journey of progressive sanctification that we may begin to judge others, even if it be actions that we ourselves used to commit regularly. Pride can easily be rooted and begin to grow and next thing you know we are acting as the Pharisees did thousands of years ago. Even the slightest bit of haughtiness is an ugly, ugly thing. That is why we should choose the Way. Before followers of Christ were referred to as Christians (Acts 11:26 ESV), they were called disciples of "the Way". The term, the Way, was especially used by Luke...could he foresee the future? What I mean by that is many "Christians" do you know? Or have you known? (I know I used to be one). I went around and claimed to be a Christian when the topic of religion was brought up. I was saved when I was young, baptized, etc. Yet, at some point in my life something shifted and I gave i

Daily Survival Kit

Today, I am giving you a  DAILY SURVIVAL KIT  to help you each day............ Toothpick  ... to remind you to pick the good qualities in everyone,including yourself. Rubber band  ... to remind you to be flexible. Things might not always go the way you want,  but it can be worked out. Band-Aid  ... to remind you to heal hurt feelings, either yours or someone else's. Eraser  ... to remind you everyone makes mistakes. That's okay, we learn by our errors. Candy Kiss  ... to remind you everyone needs a hug or a compliment everyday. Mint  ... to remind you that you are worth a mint to your family & Me. Bubble Gum  ... to remind you to stick with it and you can accomplish anything. Pencil  ... to remind you to list your blessings every day. Tea Bag  ... to remind you to take time to relax daily and go over that list of God's blessings. This is what makes life worth living every minute, every day Wishing you love, gratit