One of the benefits that I find as I walk with the Lord daily is this: He causes me to see possibilities which were unavailable beforehand. I don’t have to know what all I need to do. I just need a willingness to take the first step in that direction. Now is YOUR time to step forward..
During this period wherein most of us have been knocked outside of our regular routines, it’s time to reflect a bit. It’s time to uncover God inspired dreams that have been buried under the soil of doubt and the routine responsibilities of daily life....
With the way in which the Corona virus has impacted the lives of people all around the world, you may hear a common expression: “You just need to trust in the Lord.” But, what does this really mean? And, how can I begin to do this?? Let’s listen and find the answer together!
I recently had to replace my smart hone. Then, the new one didn’t seem to do right. Where is the problem? With the phone? Or,..........with me? Now, let’s apply this question to God’s Word. Jeremiah 1:12, Psalm 91:11-12, Hebrews 1:14, Psalm 103:20
Do you share the same fascination that I have about the “miracle” that takes place each time that anyone bakes a cake?!?? No?... Okay, maybe I’m the only one who feels this way. Well, anyway, tune in here. And, I believe that you’ll hear something that will inspire you. 👍🏼😊
Join me in this segment as I introduce the potential topic for my next podcast series. I believe that this is something that affects us all. And, make sure to leave a comment to let me know your thoughts. 👍🏼😊
Have you ever been in the middle of doing something very important on your phone when all of a sudden, your phone died? Or, maybe that has never happened to you....Why not? It’s because of a priority that you have in this area.
Are you bothered because you cannot seem to understand parts of God’s Word? Do you wonder why you can’t seem to memorize scriptures as you’ve seen others do? Let’s together explore something that you can do right now that is sure to help!
Have you ever run into some type of difficulty which left you feeling clueless about where the problem lay? Sometimes, we’ve been so quick to look for someone or something to take the blame. The real problem turns out to be.....YOU😬
Have you ever been ready to make a big purchase. Why isn’t the process only as simple as handing over the money or signing on the dotted line? How is it that major purposes in life have to involve a bunch of words that you are encouraged to read first? And, what does this all have to do with living the Faith Life? Listen in for more....
Today , we will look into how one’s vision can actually tremendously impact the faith life. The reason that people sometimes “throw in the towel” after having begun something in faith may not be what you think... 🤔
Did you know that not every one will be "thrilled" with the direction that the Lord shall lead you in day by day? How does opposition affect you? How do you respond to adverse people as well as circumstances that seem to attempt to hinder you from moving forward in God's plans? Well, let's together find some answers.
Have you ever been the victim of believing something that somebody assured you of which turned out to be completely wrong or untrue? Well, listen in as we discover a plan which can help you to avoid repeating such an experience.
Have your life experiences trained you into accepting a “performance based” outlook on life? Do you feel like the only way to get results is to put on a show? Unfortunately, it is easy to attempt to relate to God in this same way. Listen in to find a better way.
In part THREE of our series, we continue to explore insights, wisdom and tips which will help us to live a more victorious life which pleases God. If you have missed any of the previous segments from our first two parts, be sure to back up to listen in and catch up!
Have you ever fallen into discouragement or even into a “pity party” after the Lord answered “No” to the plan that you proposed to you? Well, let’s together learn the reason behind the “No.” You will be encouraged!
Often, we see an area in our lives where we desire to see change. We do many things out of our determination to see these changes happen. However, as weeks pass, we realize that nothing has really changed. Everything is the same as it has been. Why is that? Let’s find out together...
Have you ever had someone to simply regard you as “looney” because they just couldn’t figure you out? They just can’t understand why you do what you do and say what you say. Is that enough to quench the fire burning within you?
This is part two in our series. We are exploring insights, wisdom and tips which will help us to live a more victorious life which pleases God. Yes, we will add one segment for each letter of the alphabet. So, be sure to check right here each day to hear the latest addition.
There is a truth that you will learn about in this segment which can potentially change life as you’ve known it up to now. You’ll discover the key that will get you through the door to greater victories which bring honor to God!
Have you ever felt that you were not taken seriously by your classmates? by your co-workers? by the devil? Well, it could be because you need to HOLLAR! That’s to say that perhaps you need to speak up more than you have done...
Are you a “perfectionist?” Do you like to have everything well thought out and calculated before you begin a project? Even though these can be very favorable qualities, they may at times impede our faith walk. Listen here for more.
As we continue with part 4 in our series entitles, “The ABC to the XYZ of Faith Life,” we discuss a common and yet key component. This can make the difference between whether you win or lose in your faith walk.
Have you ever played a nice game of "Hide-N-Seek?" I'm sure that you have. Let's find out what this has to do with us being able to successfully live walk by faith as we continue in our series, "The ABC to the XYZ of the FAITH LIFE!"
In this series, we will go from A to Z as we explore insights, wisdom and tips which will help us to live a more victorious life which pleases God. Yes, we will add one segment for each letter of the alphabet. So, be sure to check right here each day to hear the latest addition.
There are many situations in life that would require for us to find another who will speak on our behalf. At times, however, it is best that we ourselves speak directly. Let’s discover the difference together!
Isn’t it a wonderful thing that God did not choose to make each of us as beings identical in every way? You are not just like your neighbor BECAUSE YOU WERE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE SO. Now, let’s find out the right way to view your uniqueness...
Have you wondered why there has been such frustration and confusion in your life lately? Do you sometimes feel totally lost as you try to daily navigate in the sea of decisions? Let me offer to you a solution that is sure to help you.
Do you remember that “super fun” activity that your first grade teacher would give you from time to time? It was called “Follow the Dots.” A wonderful surprise awaits you IF you are willing to follow the dots (both in that simple classroom activity and also in your life)!
Do you remember your first grade class? One of the hardest things for me (and perhaps, also for you) to do was to color only within the lines. We were sternly taught that “going outside of the lines” was a very bad thing.... Well, Let’s see what affect that teaching may be having upon you today as an adult.
“Why does it take so long to get to the place that God is leading me to?” “I’ll sure be happy once I finally get there.” Have you ever made statements like these as you endeavor to follow God’s direction for your life? Let me share with you a fresh perspective about the “Travel Time...”
“Worry” is something that we all have to deal with in life.. How well do you deal with it when it attempts to invade your mind. Your ability to defeat chronic worry and anxiety will be determined by your Reference Point...🤔
Do you realize that one of the major causes of suicide among teens is stress? Stress, worry and anxiety are also one of the major hindrances to your ability to follow God’s plan for your life. Let’s talk it up right here!
I recently. found myself in a situation abroad wherein it became crucial that I find a place which offered me a strong internet connection. Find out what has inspired me to bring to you this new series called, “Well, what did you expect?”
Have you ever wondered about what the real key is to having a very strong and intimate relationship with your Father? The major thing necessary is the one thing that you possess (and that you can offer to Him EVERYDAY).
There may be someone which through their actions or attitudes towards you could be causing unrelenting pain & hardship. All of a sudden you decide, “I’ve had enough of this!” So, now, what do you do? Listen & let me help you...
What are the things that catch your attention? Did you know that those same things are the very things responsible for the direction that your life is headed? To change your course, you must first redirect your attention. Listen in to find out more ...
Do you occasionally find it difficult to truly feel joy when good things happen to people that you know personally? It often comes down to a matter of “perspective.” Let me help you to adopt the right perspective here.
As you travel down the path of life, you will meet many people along the way. Why do some of them seem to disappear after a while when others seem to remain for much longer? We can better cope with this reality as we discover that this process is quite normal.
Do you own a nice and reliable vehicle? What if there were certain places that your vehicle would refuse to take you (ie. grocery stores and gas stations)? You would want to get to the root of and fix that problem immediately, right??....
Have you ever come across an exceptionally low priced item in a store? You were convinced that the clerk did NOT understand the item's true worth. Listen and realize that we've all been guilty of the same thing regarding people...🤔
Did you know that the Lord desires for us all to walk by faith? At times, I've tried to imagine how much easier it must be to just live a life governed by how I feel, what I see, and just plain old common sense. Let's find out the wisdom behind a decision to walk by faith in God's Word.
Do you have an exciting trip planned for this year? Maybe you are about to step into a new job position. Perhaps, you are going to be graduating and then going on to attend college in the Fall. Well, let me suggest to you how you can make a cool experience become a SUPERCOOL one!👍🏼😁
Are you waiting on God to provide you an answer or perhaps some valuable insight regarding a current situation that you are up against? I have good news for you: You don't have to wait for another minute! Listen and find out why the "wait" can now be over...🤗
Have you ever been given news that seemed too good to be true? Perhaps you were informed you’d be receiving an extra week of paid vacation. Maybe out of the blue you were told of an inheritance left for you. How did you react? Your reaction to such news is what matters most.
Did you know that you have been given an authority to exercise in the earth which when properly used can spell the difference between victory and defeat in each area of your life? In this series, we will discover what it is and how to properly use it. Enjoy!!
“Well, I don’t really give a lot of thought to the words that I speak. Of course, I try not to be rude or hurtful... What’s the big deal about words?” Join me as we explore the answer to this question.👍🏼
Do you believe in making “New Year Resolutions?” Did you achieve the ones that you set for last year? Well, I have a few insights to offer that may help you to have greater success with this year’s goals.
Let’s take a look at what normally happens when a martial arts expert encounters a bigger and much stronger attacker. This will help to explain how the enemy has been so effective in causes destruction in your life.
It seems so simple that we miss its significance. How can what I choose to say cause a reaction in the physical world? Things change because of physical effort and not through merely speaking words, right??
Did you know that when God created you, He placed within you an authority from which you’d be able to rule and govern things? That authority will not be found in your ability to strike with a stick or a stone. It’s found in your mouth. Let’s talk about it....
Ya nosotros hemos llegado de nuevo a este tiempo bien "magico" del año. Todos nosotros sentimos mucha emocion. Lo importante es que nosotros siempre recordemos la Razon real por toda la celebracion. Su nombre es Jesus!👍🏼😁
"Are you ready for Christmas?" someone asks you... Well, how do YOU answer such a question? An even more important question to be able to respond to would be "Why should we be so hyped about celebrating Christmas?" Let's talk it up right here....
You surely have made and heard the statement, "Well, you know what they say..." Have you ever become anxious from wondering what "they" might think about your decision (before making a move)? Well, together we will explore who "they" are and how to stop "them" from dictating so much of your life decisions.
Do you feel unsatisfied with the way the your life story seems to be playing out? Have you resolved that "The hamster wheel is just my lot in life?" Hold on! There's hope! You can escape from the wheel!
Do you find it easy to predict how life will be for you next week? It is probably because nothing much changes from week to week. You are stuck in the “rut of routine!” The good news, however, is that you don’t have to stay there.😄
There are many people around the world that are suffering from the "Have-To" life. Rather than soaring as an eagle over the mountains of new opportunities, they are caught up in the chicken wire of the daily grind. Am I talking about you?
Did you know that from time to time we all need a bit of encouragement? There are people that you know (even fellow podcasters) that could really use an encouraging words right now? Now is a time that you can make a real difference. Will you?
Just as you don’t want to drive without a your license, there is also something else that you as a Christian should never want to leave home without. Let’s together explore what this very important thing could be.
We continue with part 2 in our "Words" series as we ask a few very important questions. Your answers to these important questions will help to determine whether you will succeed or fail in your current pursuits.
There is a technique that many photographers employ which greatly enhances the quality of their work and its effect upon you the viewer. Did you know that God desires for you to apply this same technique to what you see when you look out into your world?
Once you become aware that you are entertaining worry or any other anxiety producing thoughts, you must act right away! You really cannot afford to be passive about it.
< Psa 42:11 Psa 43:5 Phi4:6 Isa 26:3 Phi 4:8 >>
Have you ever wondered how some people can handle adversity with such ease? You've found that even in your own life you sometimes deal with setbacks or disappointments with greater peace than at other times. What makes the difference? Let's find out....
You've shouted, "I've had enough of this!" You feel like you just can't find the strength to tolerate your situation for one more day? I want to both challenge and encourage you today by asking you a simple question: "Do you REALLY want to get out of your situation 'by any means necessary?'"
Are you feeling discouraged because your current set up seems totally unrelated to and unsupportive of the dream that you believe that the Lord inspired within your heart? Be encouraged to know that your current set up is necessary in order for you to one day stand in your dream.
As we conclude our six part series, let's get practical! I understand that I am supposed to adapt to God's episodes of silence in my life, but HOW?? Allow me to offer to you a suggestion that has worked well for me (and King David). :-)
In this fourth part of our series entitled "Let's Play Follow the Leader," we begin to gain a greater appreciation for the fact that the Lord just doesn't tell us everything that He is doing in our lives. Do you really want Him to share it all with you right now??
I could not figure out WHYYYY my parents would not give me my own car once I turned 16 and had obtained my driver's license. What could be the big problem?? Find out that the reason that they wouldn't is the same reason that the Lord won't tell you more about what He is doing in your life...
In part 2 of our series, "Let's Play Follow the Leader," we discuss a little more about how to keep moving forward when it just seems like God gives so little info & details to go on. "Maybe the Lord will begin to understand how hard it is sometimes to obey him when we just can't understand the "why" behind what He's doing and will change for us...." Really??
Have you ever become bored with following the same process in the very same way all of the time? Even though it may seem monotonous, it does, in fact, give you the results that you desire. Don't make the mistake of cutting corners in an attempt to taking a short cut towards achieving your objective. It could spell trouble...😬
We received our first puppy when I was in the sixth grade. She was a one week old Beagle who was a lot of fun. One day her freedom was greatly restricted. That's until she found a way to "live beyond a fence!" Listen to find out how you too can regain your freedom
Have you ever found yourself in your vehicle on the side of the road and stuck in a ditch? Well, I certainly have. Through the despair of your situation, you are able to catch a glimmer of hope once you've called the tow truck, right?.
More often than we’d care to admit, we accept a standard for achievement which falls far below where it should be. This makes it easier than ever to simply decide to quit altogether. In this series, we will explore ways in which we can change this.
Do you remember the things that you dreamed that one day as an adult you would do or be? You were only a child; yet you had big dreams. Are you living in those dreams today? If not, then why not? Let's explore this question together!
More often than we'd care to admit, we accepted a standard for achievement which falls far below where it should be. Resultantly, it has become too easy for us to quit short of accomplishing what we set out to achieve. Let's see how we can change this.
We'd all agree that daily life offers many opportunities that create unhealthy stress within. What do you do in order to regulate yourself and keep from either imploding or exploding behind rising pressures?
After a defeat or disappointment there must understandably be time allotted to heal. But, then you must get back into the game with the same drive that you had before the setback. Don't you dare allow yourself to shrink back and now settle for less!!
Be mindful that sometimes the advice that you receive from others may not work for you according to where you currently are and the issues that you are dealing with. They mean well but are speaking from their current position. You are simply not there yet! Listen to God's tailor made instructions for you.
How you ever done something that went against what you knew was right & later felt terrible about it? You once again fell victim to peer pressure. Learn three things that you can do which can keep you from "buckling under" the next time.
Have you found that you've lost your passion for praying, reading your Bible and even hanging out with other Christians? These are all signs of having gotten "out of shape" spiritually. The good news is that there is a way to get you back into shape. Though it will challenge you, you will be so glad that you put forth the effort!!
Have you ever felt that you were being valued only for how you could benefit another instead of simply for being a person? Accept my challenge today to truly value people independent of what it appears they can offer you.
As we go through life, what once worked for us no longer is enough. The same is true regarding our spiritual wellbeing as Christians. In this series, we will learn what is needed get back into spiritual shape!
As it is certain that you should not live to be a "people pleaser," it is necessary that you consider how it is that you come across to others. What is your brand? What are you communicating to others by your words, actions and attitudes? Does it represent who you really are?
Did you know that a successful and fulfilling marriage relationship just doesn't happen automatically? Whether you are married already or have such a desire for your future, you are sure to find this series to be both enlightening and encouraging!
In this part 3 of the DREAM BIGGER series, we will discuss things that are necessary in order to continue on in the pursuit of your dream. Also, you'll find the encouragement to dream again after failure.
In this episode, we will learn that just as there are many ways to consume sugar, there are many ways to consume God's Word. Take your pick. The important thing is that you DO spend some time with God's Word.
Many times we are too quick to judge another and their situation before ever understanding where they are coming from. Let's be willing to take a closer look so that we can indeed provide the help another may need.
Have you ever felt "crunchy" when you get around others who talk about how the Lord has spoken to them to do this or that thing? "Why doesn't the Lord ever talk to me?" you wonder. Find out that He's been talking all along!
I shared in my episode, Weekend Bate Papo: Goal Setting, that you must first identify your goals and later develop a game plan to reach each one. There is one KEY thing that you must do in between these two steps. It will mean the difference between whether you achieve or forget about your goal!
Did you know that people are no longer impressed by how much you know or how polished you may be? Find out what people are really searching for. It is only then that you will truly be able to add to their lives.
Have you ever had someone that you wanted to help that just never seemed to "get it?" You wonder if there's a problem hearing, or perhaps the person is "missing a few screws up top.". Well, I want you to apply the wisdom of pro golfers in order to fix your situation. 😉
Life's daily demands can so quickly turn our attention away from what we really desire to see happen one day. We find ourselves upon the "merry-go-round" of our daily routines having forgotten of the destination. Listen and find encouragement here.
In this 5 part series, you will discover that the words that you and I choose play a much greater part in determining the affairs of our lives than we've ever imagined! Let's together learn how to more effectively govern our speech.
Though it is true that the words that we speak have tremendous potential to create, we need not be afraid to utter another word. 😂 Find out why in this, our fifth and final episode in the series, "The Power of Words!"
Many are unsatisfied with different aspects of their daily lives. Why is it, then, that as more and more time passes things generally remain the same? There is one decision that will help to initiate true change.
Have you ever participated in a sport or a contest without awareness of the rules? Just as your proficiency at any sport greatly increases once you become aware of the "rules of the game," the same will happen for you in life as you become more aware of its rules.
Did you know that yourself image is a major factor in your life which determines your abilities as well as how your life turns out? Listen as we discover how to was developed and how a damaged one can be prepared!
Did you know that often when we find ourselves in difficult situations the Lord is desiring something of us? He is desiring for us to shine forth His glory through our choice of words and actions. Non Christians are studying your lifestyle much more than you’ve imagined. Find out why right here!
How do you handle situations that either suddenly appear in your affairs or that simply cause irritation within you? Take a listen to gain wonderful insight on what we must bear in mind when met with a difficult situation or person.
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Have you begun growing weary on your way towards the goal you set out to achieve?
Don't lose heart. More often than not, the problem does not lie in your ability to accomplish the task. It may simply be a "focus issue." What are you looking at?
What suggestions have you accepted to be "the truth?" Are you believing the actual truth, or could it be that you have chosen to believe what is actually a lie. Find out how your life is mightily impacted by what you've chosen to believe is true.
Do you remember the elementary school experiments when we would all plant a single seed into a cup half filled with dirt. What a fascination we all had when those initial leaves would begin to break through! Find out about how there is a part of you which is like a the soil. Also, learn how to make certain to keep your soil free of harmful seeds.
Don't be too fearful to step out and try new things as the Lord inspires something into your heart. The great things news is that He will be with you as you "step up & out of the boat" and will help you.
Have you ever been impressed by how well another could quote Bible scriptures? Have you gotten down on yourself because of how hard it's been to memorize anything beyond the one which says, "Jesus wept?"
Join me as we discover a higher priority which when adhered to will naturally enable you to accurately quote God's Word!
Have you ever found yourself bound within a prison which began with a negative thought? Is there any hope of escaping? Take a listen & learn that the good news is that you no longer have to fall victim to a continual downward spiral. There is a sure way to break free and then remain free!
We've all heard that "You are what you eat." We understand from this that our physical well being is directly linked to the foods we choose to eat. Well, did you know that the same holds true for our spiritual well being? Find out here what you can do to maintain spiritual healthiness.
Though I have heard a lot on the subject, it just seems hard sometimes to determine whether I am really walking by faith. Am I really trusting in God? Maybe I’m only looking to myself. Take a listen and you’ll see just how easy it is for you to always know!
The quality of your life as well as your general well being will be determined by your diet. Did you know that the same thing goes for your spiritual well being? Listen to Mom's three rules concerning what we ate, and learn how to apply them to your spiritual life. I'm sure you'll enjoy!