Tag Archives: love

THE GREATEST RESPONSIBILITY (Live. Pray. Hustle. 05/21/17)

The two greatest responsibilities and privileges in life are: loving and serving. Many problems exist in our lives and in the world, not because of a lack of money, food, shelter, compatibility, time, or meaning. It’s because we fail to … Continue reading

LOVE (Live. Pray. Hustle. 02/14/17)

We are required to love ourselves. We are commanded to love others. But no one is required to love us back. Because when we love, it should not be an obligation. When it becomes that, it ceases to carry meaning, … Continue reading

When We Don’t Understand, We Judge (People. Matter. 01.27.17)

We’re all guilty of passing judgment on someone else at one point or another. There are many reasons we judge people. Some of us judge because we don’t like other people. Some of us judge because we’re insecure or feel … Continue reading

Why People Matter (People. Matter. 01.05.17)

It should go without being said that all people matter in our society. No matter one’s race, ethnicity, creed, religion, or socio-economic status, all people are unique and significant. Every person is also entitled to his or her opinion and … Continue reading

New Book Now Available: “The Greatest Giver”

Light • Joy • Wonder • Possibilities • Peace • Victory • Purpose • Love • Hope • Forgiveness • Grace • Eternal Life  The gift of Jesus Christ to humankind is the greatest gift ever given. But it is … Continue reading

No Fear, Only Love (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 360)

“Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.” — Marianne Williamson There are many things that we can be afraid of. There are also just as many reasons for us to love. Fear will never … Continue reading

Unadvertised Help (Live. Pray. Hustle. 12/24/16)

People don’t really need for you to pity them or advocate for them, most people just want a little unadvertised help out of love. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

5 Ways to Know Your Relationship Will Fail (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 355)

“Relationships of all kinds are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your … Continue reading

Stop Building the Wall (Live. Pray. Hustle. 12/14/16)

The walls we build to keep out heartbreak are the same walls that keep out love. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

One Thing Is Lacking: Harmony (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 341)

1 Corinthians 1:10 (NLT) I appeal to you, dear brothers and sisters, by the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, to live in harmony with each other. Let there be no divisions in the church. Rather, be of one mind, … Continue reading

7 Ways Good People Destroy Their Love Lives (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 332)

“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” — Carl Jung Most of us don’t get the love we could have and even deserve because we do … Continue reading

The Day After Thanksgiving (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 330)

1 Chronicles 16:34 (NLT) Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. With Thanksgiving behind us, it is easy to think less and less about the many things we have to be thankful for. … Continue reading

Privileges (Live. Pray. Hustle. 11/22/16)

It is a privilege to breathe, to think, to love, to laugh, to live, and to enjoy life. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Clothed in Something Beautiful (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 320)

Colossians 3:12 (NLT) Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. There are many opportunities throughout our lives in which we can develop patience and … Continue reading

Struck by God’s Amazingness (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 311)

Acts 17:24 (NLT) He is the God who made the world and everything in it. Since he is Lord of heaven and earth, he doesn’t live in man-made temples, When people meet their favorite celebrity or athlete, they get a … Continue reading

Love Expels All Fear (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 302)

1 John 4:18 (NLT) Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love. Many people today … Continue reading

Be Grateful For the Friend Who Challenges You (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 301)

“Much of the vitality in a friendship lies in the honoring of differences, not simply in the enjoyment of similarities.” — Unknown At one point or another in our lives, we all develop friendships with at least one other person. … Continue reading

Never Far, Always Close (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 298)

Acts 17:27 (NLT) His purpose was for the nations to seek after God and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him—though he is not far from any one of us. God is closer to us than we think … Continue reading

The Faithful Father (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 297)

Psalm 59:10a (NLT) In his unfailing love, my God will stand with me. Everything changes. People change. Life changes. The world is changing. When everything is in the mode of change, we want something or someone we can depend on … Continue reading

How to Know God Is Good (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 287)

Psalm 145:9 (NLT) The Lord is good to everyone. He showers compassion on all his creation. You know how some people tend to use a lot of salt on their food or sugar in their coffee — yours truly being … Continue reading