Give Me That Mountain

Fed Up

A Change of Mind. Day fifty...

There's no cure for the common cold, right? At least that's what Sherrel and I thought until late in the fall in 2007.

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The Kingdom Is about Life

Fear Exposed. Day thirty-seven...

My wife and I have some acreage west of town we refer to as our chunk of paradise. The land is covered with mature trees, and this beautiful stand of timber is filled with deer and wild turkey. When I get around to it, we'll eventually build a house out there. But for now I use the property as my private gym; I lift rocks and tree limbs instead of lifting weights.

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Pursuing the Standards

Health and Healing. Day twenty-three...

Well‐run businesses have rules that must be followed, just like well‐run families, well‐run municipalities, or any other well‐run grouping of people. So as an employer I regularly had to deal with disciplinary issues.

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Dealing with Distractions

Health and Healing. Day twenty-five...

As Mom would say, “How do you know you don't like it until you taste it?”

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Unity in God

Health and Healing. Day thirty-five...

In the classic romance, “An Affair to Remember,” the heroine, Terry, is struck by an automobile on her way to meet the hero, Nickie, at the top of the Empire State Building. Because she was paralyzed from the accident, Terry assumed their relationship was over. Nickie, who knew nothing of the accident, came to the same conclusion because of Terry's absence at their scheduled meeting time.

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God Is Never the Problem

Health and Healing. Day seventy-four...

“I followed your instructions exactly, and it still came out wrong!”

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Faith Is About Knowing God

Faith and Unbelief. Day fifteen...

“You have been doing so well! You've made so much progress! Why in the world would you leave the shelter and chase after some woman that you just met yesterday?”

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An Internal Conviction

The Law and Grace. Day thirty-eight...

Why do you try to do the right thing? Is it for fear of punishment, if you don't? Or are you motivated by the benefits you associate with good behavior?

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Rebellion Is a Losing Strategy

The Law and Grace. Day forty...

In the 1919 World Series, the Chicago White Sox lost the series to the Cincinnati Reds. Eight White Sox players were accused of contributing to the team's five losses in exchange for money from gamblers. Although never convicted, the eight men were banished forever from professional baseball.

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Not Just Emotion

The Law and Grace. Day forty-eight...

During His teaching from the mountain, Jesus gives us a lengthy description of a way of life that was previously unknown to man—and only possible through Jesus.

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