Power of Prayer – Psalm 34:15 & 1 Peter 3:12 (NIV)

In Psalm 34:15 David says, “The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their cry;”; many years later one of Jesus’ disciples, Peter, wrote in 1 Peter 3:12, “For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer,….”  Throughout the […]

The Real You (A Superficial World) – Proverbs 27:19; 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV)

As I was doing my Bible reading this morning, I happened to come across the scripture in Proverbs 27:19 that says, “As water reflects a face, so a man’s heart reflects the man.”  I remember growing up hearing various cliches such as “actions speak louder than words,” “beauty is only skin deep but ugliness goes […]

A Blessed Day – Psalm 143: 8 &10 (NIV)

Psalm 143: 8 & 10  “Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. …….Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me […]

Leadership – Romans 12: 6, 8 (NIV)

Verse 6 in Roman Chapter 12 tells us that  “We each have different gifts, according to the grace given us.”  As Paul continues to speak about the different gifts , in Romans 12:8 he says, “…if it is leadership, let him govern diligently;…(NIV) As we watch and listen to the news, it is crystal clear […]

Unity – Psalm 133: 1, 3 (NIV)

Psalm 133: 1, 3  “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!…………For there the LORD bestows his blessing.” (NIV) I came across this scripture this week when I was doing my daily Bible reading.  Wouldn’t it be wonderful if people took this scripture to heart!  

Friendship – Proverbs 17:17 (NIV)

I got up early this morning feeling extremely BLESSED to have  wonderful friends in my life –  couldn’t help thinking about my second  children’s book Friends Forever based on the scripture, Proverbs 17:17, “A friend loves at all times….”  – wanted to take the time this morning to say “THANK YOU” to my AWESOME FRIENDS!

Thanksgiving – Psalm 95:2-3 (NIV)

This week I have been blessed to have my oldest son who lives in Nevada home for a visit. The scripture, Psalm 95: 2-3 “Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.  For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods”  describes how I am […]

Love & Brotherhood – 1Peter 3:8; 1John 2:10

I recently saw the 2014 docudrama “When the Game Stands Tall” based on the book by Neil Hayes (had hoped to have seen it on the big screen).  The movie is an inspiring story of Coach Bob Ladouceur and his positive impact on so many young lives on the De La Salle High Spartans Football […]