Category Archives: The Living Word

A Holy Partnership

I often make parallels between running and life, and it was while enjoying the benefits of a tailwind one day that a new parallel came to mind. Continue reading

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Identity: Discovering The “Real You”

Do you know who “the real you” is? Are you able to separate who you are from what you do, from the roles that you fill? Continue reading

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Interactive Reading

I have always been a big proponent for taking notes as you read, but this was different. The simplicity facilitated my being more spontaneous, more responsive to what I was reading. I like to think of it as “interactive reading.” Continue reading

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The Power of the Right (or wrong) Choice

When people fail, when they abandon their call, their values, their responsibilities, they do so “all at once.” Or so it appears. Continue reading

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Another Life Lesson from Running

That’s one of the beauties of aerobic exercise done outdoors. It seems to help my brain fire on all cylinders. Even though I’m fully engrossed in the physical task at hand, I can simultaneously be in deep thought about spiritual matters. Continue reading

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Relying on His Love

My mind went back to a dark, dark time in my life when I was having difficulty thinking clearly and seeing beyond the moment. During that period, I prayed often, but usually from a pitiful position of “Woe is me.” One day, these words came out of my mouth as I prayed: Continue reading

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The Living Word: Two Principles for Discovering God’s Will for You

Who doesn’t want to know God’s will? It’s a high priority for true believers, right? I ‘found’ a couple of “secrets” to discovering His will tucked in the little book of 1 John. Continue reading

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