I wanna win! Doesn’t everybody? Paul, of the New Testament, even said that if a runner is running, he should run to get the prize. No one wants to go see a football game in which the players have no care of the outcome. When we dance, we dance to win, in some respects. We
If you have been around rpm dance for any amount of time, you have heard the Simone Biles story. All of my COMPANY dancers are now lovingly rolling their eyes as they read this post. So at the risk of being redundant, and for posterity’s sake, I will share it here with you one more
“God, where do I need courage, to act according to your will?” A noble prayer to start the day. In Chronicles 19, two kings approached the prophet Micaiah to ask him what God was saying about the troops of Israel going to war. Four hundred pagan prophets had already spoken in agreement on the matter,
During COVID, it’s really easy to begin to feel like nothing matters. I recently asked a teen why they were participating in a particular activity that was unhealthy. Their response was simply, “Why not?” And the thing is, I understood. There is no schedule. There are limited expectations upon all of us. So why not?
This morning it was time to cut back the sunflowers. As I pruned, I thought about how God is pruning me, cutting off each fruitless, withering leaf from my busy life. When the process was done, the poor, planted sunflower looked pretty pathetic. I glanced over at the fresh cut sunflowers that I had in