Are You Forcing Someone to Turn the Other Cheek?

The pain of a biting word that gnaws its way to your heart can leave a trail of sorrow, discouragement and strength. Yes, strength but we will address that later. Let's discuss the journey of those intentional/unintentional words or actions that cause an unsuspecting cheek to turn. But whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn …

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Is it Possible to be Burned and not Smell Like Smoke?

The Bible is filled with verses that reference fire. Whether it be the refiners fire or the fire of an altar, God uses fire. Today I want to focus on the fire mentioned in the book of Daniel. Specifically, chapter 3 verses 25 and 27. 25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, …

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Who Are You Allowing to Control You?

Children are very industrious. They are notorious for spending more time playing with the box the toy came in, than the actual toy. Which is why when my five-year old picked up a broken game controller and proceeded to have her Daddy "control" her, it was comical. She would squeal with laughter after a command …

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Love Thy Neighbor

It's a decision really, the choice to love your neighbor,your friend, your family, yourself. There are many people who you cross paths with in the span of your life. The cashier, the UPS man ( hello Amazon), the beggar, the church member. Are you leaving a legacy of love? You cross paths with yourself every day. Do …

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