In West Texas, we get our fair share of storms. It may rain buckets for an hour and flood the streets, or drop baseball-sized hail, destroying life and property. Other times the wind kicks up dust, eliminating visibility and running off with roof tiles. Typically, these storms visit us for a brief period—ranging from one… Continue reading When the Storms of Your Life Will Not Let Up
Go! Go! Go! Run upstairs to get the client specs. Run back downstairs to deliver specs to the factory floor. Run down the block to the print shop for a press check. Run to the car to catch a plane. Race to get home. Whip up a quick dinner while helping a kid practice music, checking… Continue reading Too many irons in the fire.
Someone out there is discouraged. It might even be you.
And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. ~ Galatians 6:9 NKJV Welcome to mile marker 10 of this #encourage marathon! (You can read yesterday's post here). Someone out there is growing weary. It might even be you. There's an old… Continue reading Do not grow weary. (Day 10 of the #encourage marathon)
Someone out there is in pain. It might even be you. You might have had a rough day yesterday. Maybe the past six months have been brought with pain. It could be that years of trouble have mercilessly struck you. You're getting tired. There's good news. Joy is coming.
Living the life of a Christian is like a long-distance run. Endurance is necessary to overcome every obstacle, including our own fatigue. God provides abundant assistance in this marathon---fellow runners, water, sustenance, solid shoes and some nice things to look at from time to time, but it is incumbent on us to hold up our end. We have to keep running.