How many of us think we should be able to bounce back from a harsh training session or a nasty cold? Maybe the young, in their twenties or thirties, friends can; but some of us more mature folks need a little more time. You are done with (_______________) you fill it in and now you... Continue Reading →
I can’t resist sharing part of the message our pastor spoke this morning. It focused on 1 Peter 4:1-4So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same oattitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. You... Continue Reading →
Wisconsin Hidden Beauty
Would you travel on a bridge that you didn’t know where it was leading you to? In 2017 I had the privilege to travel down this bridge to opened up to a great view of western Wisconsin. I was less than an hour from my destination and need a nature break. So I stopped at... Continue Reading →
The Mute Button, the option on our remotes to silence what’s every on the T.V. with their various messages, foul language being spoken in a movie, or the radio and it’s constant noise, or whatever we have playing. We use it because we want to control the information entering our heart and minds (you know-information... Continue Reading →
It started with a pine tree sliding down the side of the house due to heavy snowfall that was preceded with rain. Eventually as the tree found more resistance, the tree broke off and peaked into living room. Not something I was expecting from the beautiful snow. My attention got diverted from my work for... Continue Reading →
What you can learn from Sumo
What is Sumo? It is a Japanese national sport that a full contact form of wrestling, where each wrestler (rikishi) attempts to force his opponent out of a circular ring (dohyō) or cause their opponent to touch the ground with any body part other than the soles of his feet (usually by throwing, shoving or... Continue Reading →
What’s Whitewash? Is it making something look better, like a white picket fence? Is it getting buried in snow, like a foot of it. Is it covering up something, using whitewash to make it look good when in reality there’s some work to be done. How often do we try to cove things up? Use... Continue Reading →
We Made it!!!!
Yes, we made it to 2022. 2021 wasn’t easy, but we can say it was easier than 2020. So what’s next? How about taking a pause and recognized what you accomplished, what you learned about yourself in 2021. You might be surprised! For me I succeed in starting 95% of my days with Scripture reading... Continue Reading →
Where is God?
Many are asking that questionWhere is God? You might be saying: “I’m dealing with this issue or that disease, and yet where is God?” “He feels so distant from me, I don’t hear Him or see Him working in my life.” Life’s trauma, life’s struggles aren’t meant to drag us away from God, on the... Continue Reading →
Let’s Get Started
Introduction to coming back to encouraging other.