each moment

“God’s purpose is to enable me to see that He can walk on the storms of my life right now… If we have a further goal in mind, we are not paying enough attention to the present time. However, if we realize that moment-by-moment obedience is the goal, then each moment as it comes is precious.” ~ Oswald Chambers Gonna repeat that one line again and again to myself…“if we realize that moment-by-moment obedience is the goal, then each moment asRead more

…a few thoughts on readiness…

Readiness.  Ready – ness.  the state of being fully prepared for something ; willingness to do something. I use a direct instruction reading program at school on a daily basis. I use it at least three times a day. In every single lesson, the prompt, “Get ready” is used multiple times. Ten or twenty or more, depending on whether the students are getting it (the information) or not. Yep, if they’re not ready to get it, they need to “Get ready”Read more

Great and Good

“God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself.” ~Dietrich Bonhoeffer      We are “His and held…”  Love that. He is  “Sovereign Still”. And good. He is Good.  Love that too. “Live to bring Him praise.” Aspiring to that. A few early morning thoughts in the quiet with a thankful heart. So many needs everywhere…out “there” in the world, in my community, at work,Read more

One Step

  You know what I love? The simple truth that one plus one equals two. And two plus one equals three. And after awhile, adding one can be a thousand, a million, a trillion. The power of one. “The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ( Lao-Tzu) You know what else? It ends with a single step. One step at a time. One plus one plus one…equals a thousand miles. Do you know why IRead more