Archive for the Inspiration Category


Appreciating Others

Re-posted from August 2012. Dale Carnegie, in his book, “How to Win Friends & Influence People” wrote: One of the most neglected virtues of our daily existence is appreciation. I wonder why that is? You would think the virtue of appreciation would be tantamount in our dealings with others, as we ourselves crave it so […]

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Choose To Be Happy

Reprint from April 2012.   Did you know that happiness is a choice? It really is! Now I’m sure someone’s saying, “Hold on a minute, you’re telling me that if I lose my job, or if I lose money in the stock market, or if I find out I’m sick and may not have many […]

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The Peace of God

It seems like I’ve been going through one trial after another lately without relief. As a matter of fact one of them is still front and center in my life, and it’s had a heck of a hold on me. I’ve prayed for peace, I’ve asked others to pray for me as well, and it […]

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The Warrior Poet

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the warrior poet, and what it means to be a warrior poet.  I wrote a poem a while back that I believe speaks to this calling.  It’s about being a spiritual warrior and the sometimes lonely path it leads you down.   THE WARRIOR POET Gazing unto the […]

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Are You One of the Reserved?

Have you refused to bow a knee to Baal or kiss him (metaphorically speaking that is)? Are you keeping yourself unstained from the world (not hiding from it, but not embracing it either)? I’m not asking you if you’re a perfect Christian, but I am asking you where your loyalties lie and how deep they […]

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