Monday, June 27, 2011


Perhaps you have dealt with fear like I do, and it has not doubt paralyzed you from doing some really wonderful things.  If you have ever experienced GOD using you some some way, even a small way, you know how great it feels to be useful.  Like a child, there is not much we can do to be of use to OUR FATHER, but to be useful in service and faithful in love.  A great man once said that we all deal with fear, but there are things in life that are so important to be accomplished that he didn't allow fear to stop him.  


Lets take a snapshot of King David's mindset.  I can only imagine that being a king comes with its share of fears, most would fold under the pressure.  If you look at the movie; "THE KING'S SPEECH" you understand the weight of such a position. 

4 He asked life of You,
You gave it to him,
Length of days forever and ever.
5 His glory is great through Your [c]salvation,
Splendor and majesty You place upon him.
6 For You make him [d]most blessed forever;
You make him joyful with gladness in Your presence.  7 For the king trusts in the LORD,
And through the lovingkindness of the Most High he will not be shaken.

Big or small, there are many important things that MUST NEEDS BE DONE.

Lets not be like those who don't ever realize the great things GOD can do through us...lets be good faithful servants who walk boldly because we know who has our backs.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011



Ever play that game where someone holds a stick just cenimeters from your open hand and the object is to see how quickly you can grasp the stick once its released?

The exercise is designed to measure your REACTION TIME.  Have you heard of it? Its the amount of time it takes for you to make a proper response to some occurrence.  Many apply it to Martial Arts or sports like baseball, but today, I want to apply it to life.
With so much going on these days, there are many things that can occupy our attention, but are you paying attention to the BIG PICTURE? 

I want to speak, not on the speed you react, but on HOW you react.  Believe it or not, when it comes to right or wrong, there is no middle choice.  You can make imperfect "good" decisions but that is simply you being a work in progress.  Just like in martial arts or sports, you have to make practicing determinations on how you will react to the daily stuff, but that hinges solely on your BIG PICTURE DECISION.  

Some people have made this decision and live it to the fullest every day...right or wrong.  Many of us however, are at the CROSSROADS everyday being indecisive.  God respects a cold heart more than one in-between.  Think about it, God doesn't have REACTION TIME issues, he sees everything coming, He controls how it comes.  We duck and dodge, peek around the corners...looking over our backs because we don't know what's going to happen. 

NOW is our time to ACT.  NOW is the time to REACT.  God is doing His business RIGHT NOW and He wants you involved.


Wednesday, June 1, 2011


A wise man said to APPRECIATE & LEARN FROM the past, LIVE in the present like its your only day alive, and PREPARE for the future like your legacy will last for ever.
The problem is, when life throws us a comma, we usually treat it like "........................"

I am learning that when I do this, it is not because I am listening to GOD, but it results from me giving the devil the allegiance of my ear, and higher rank in my  WORLDVIEW.

When life comes hard, or when we make mistakes, or we achieve a hard fought after goal, or when we fail, or when we are just plain tired and need a break. There should be no pauses.  By that I mean the kind where we are watching a good movie, pause the movie and get distracted for so long, the movie player goes to "sleep."
In the same way, our dreams and vision can go to sleep and we let it sit like a screen saver.

COULD HAVE....                      WHY DIDN'T I....
              I REALLY WANTED TO.......                                                       SHOULD HAVE...

I WONDER....                                                                    WHAT IF I....

Eventually it dies away into "That stuff never works for me..." or "I was crazy to think it would work..." or "I don't think that is what God wanted for me..." 

I say all of this to impress upon you to take a calculated risk.  Look at the goal God is pointing you in, then look at God's ability and as Martin always says...get to steppin.