Speed bumps

I’ve tried to quit volunteering for meals on wheels four times. Then I end up changing my mind and stay on the rotation. My company sponsors a route for Meals on Wheels delivering meals each Friday to those that are in need. A group of us from the office divide up the weeks throughout the

Tic Tacs

When I was a kid I used to love the orange flavored Tic Tacs. A few months ago I was telling my kids, “hey just take a chill pill” (a consistent phrase from my childhood- both on the giving and receiving end). I got to thinking about carrying around a box of orange Tic Tacs


Proverbs 27:17 says that iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. I feel encouraged and relieved that iron sharpens another piece of iron by two things: simply being iron and simply being close enough. We don’t have to know all the things to say, contain all the wisdom, or even have the answers… we


Prepare your work outside and make it ready for yourself in the field; afterwards, then, build your house. Also translated as: First plant your fields; then build your barn. Sounds intuitive but I think switching up the order of these two things can create some issues. Sometimes we build our house and then try to


You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. I mean what an audacious move: in the confrontation of an enemy… not to pull out a sword, not to assemble the armies, not to barter with a stack of cash. Nope. The enemy assembled and ready for attack… and the Leader gives


For the king trusts in the Lord, and through the lovingkindness of the Most High he will not be shaken. I find it incredible and relieving to know that a king can be kept from being shaken through God’s lovingkindness. Not God’s power, strength, dominion, or even God-likeness. Nope. God’s lovingkindness, also translated as faithfulness