Give Me That Mountain

The Work We Do

Day twelve...

If you're ready to get to work, doing what God has in mind (see Ephesians 2:10) instead of what's on your mind, where do you start?

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The Work We Do

Day thirteen...

Are we Christians hated by the world for the label we wear or the work we do? If we are going to be hated shouldn't it be because of the work we do? I'm going to step right into it by asking a very pointed question: “Why do we bother with the label at all? Why do we even want to label ourselves as Christians?”

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The Work We Do

Day fourteen...

“God, I didn't know You worked on…!” Fill in the blank. You would be surprised at what God works on.

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Identity

Day six...

Ten‐year high school class reunions have a reputation for a lot of “look what I've done” conversations. And there's nothing more satisfying than to find out you are doing better than the class president is.

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What Does It Look like to Be Faithful to God

Being Faithful. Day ten...

I know of two different business owners who kept their one‐employee businesses open long after they wanted to close them down. They kept them open until their employees reached their full retirement age.

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Balancing Time

Health and Healing. Day six...

As an exercise in maintaining balance, I always put on my socks by standing on one leg at a time. I just figure that what I do every day I can keep doing every day.

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Whose Plans?

Health and Healing. Day seven...

As a boy on the farm, I was not always the most highly motivated worker. One of Dad's favorite expressions was, “Mike, you're walking around like the dead lice're falling off you!” If I was moving so slowly that lice would have to die and fall off of me, I suppose I must have been barely moving.

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Whose Agenda?

Health and Healing. Day eight...

“There has been a change in plans.” I can't recall ever hearing that statement, no matter who made it, without having the momentary thought, “What's wrong?”

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Living in Health Is Not Just Personal

Health and Healing. Day sixty-three...

Imagine dialing 911 and hearing the following response after stating your emergency:

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Thorns and Thistles

Health and Healing. Day eighty-one...

All of you fellow meat‐eaters, unite! But there was a significant trade‐off for our privilege of grilling a steak or frying some chicken.

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