Fizzle or Fortitude

One man had enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life. ~ Edward B. Butler I love the adrenaline rush that comes with a new idea. “This is IT! The idea the world has been waiting for! […]

The Right Roots

I wrote this devo a few weeks ago for my writers group, but I’m thinking about it again today. Thought you might need a gentle reminder, too.  ~ Michele “For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom his whole family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of […]

Seven4Seven: WEEK 52, Yahoo!

The last week of Seven4Seven, and I’m not sure what to say. I could talk about what a long year it’s been, and how proud I am of you for accepting the challenge and following it through. I could remind you keep a big-picture perspective on this journey, seeing an overarching view of the Bible […]

Seven4Seven: Week 51

Long races do more sifting than short ones. Although nearly everyone who enters a 5k finishes it, fewer finish a 10K, or half-marathon, or marathon. The latter tests a person’s stamina and emotional strength, sifting those with only good intentions from those determined to see it through to the end. A few miles in, the […]