Drop Your Guard, Then Discard

Walking along in an open-market is one of the keen ways you can find deals, rummage through the variety of wares the peddlers have brought, and generally ‘get out’ and mingle with people. One of the core things I dislike about them is the pushy, chanting ‘pressure’ from some of the peddlers themselves… taunting youContinue reading “Drop Your Guard, Then Discard”

Forge Ahead Blindly Seeing

I am a cycle commuter. I ride a bicycle back-n-forth to work… have done it daily since the Spring of 2001… missing some days, but typically covering an average of 4,500 miles a year. As I ride in that bike lane each day and each way, I encounter many obstacles. No… nothing large at all…Continue reading “Forge Ahead Blindly Seeing”

His Path of Distraction

Sure, we’re usually advised to pay attention, focus, and not be distracted when we’re on a path, whether we are driving, cycling, or jogging. Practically, we do need to focus and minimize distractions, sure. Today’s devotional, however, is going to encourage you to actually be distracted by the Lord’s path, the Lord’s plan of yourContinue reading “His Path of Distraction”

Subjective Perspective

How I view things is quite different than most people. Not at all because I am special, mostly because I am taller than most people. I can see over cubical walls without getting on my tip-toes; I can change ceiling lights without a ladder; I can even sit in the back of an auditorium andContinue reading “Subjective Perspective”

Wearing Your Bearings

What? Bearings as in Ball Bearings? No, those are rarely worn, if ever. But Bearings as in ‘directions’, or ‘route’, even a ‘destination point’… those bearings. Now, wearing them may seem odd, but you know me… I’m aiming to show you not only why, but how. Today’s devotional is actually close to the Wandering You one in-thatContinue reading “Wearing Your Bearings”

Go It Alone

Personally, I find it so much easier to do things alone. Not all things surely, but certain things like; errand running, project work (yard work, construction, cooking, etc), even just simple down time. Not at all that I favor doing things alone, but coordinating efforts with someone else can add more stress, more uncertainty, andContinue reading “Go It Alone”

Eternal Reality

Destruction, calamity, brokenness, failure, mourning… these ‘bad things’ actually have great qualities for our lives. No, I am not declaring that we should seek them out, strive to obtain them, ensure we experience at least one of these each week. But, when you do review the last 3+ months of your life, you’ll find theseContinue reading “Eternal Reality”

Attention to Derail

No, today’s devotional is not about train safety, or rail-yard protocol. Too very often, my spirit, my trust in the Lord, my peace and hope in Him… are derailed by giving too much attention to temporal things; be it financial woes, family concerns, or even the never tiring political & social struggles. I just endContinue reading “Attention to Derail”

Footfalls of Faith

As I walk around, most of the time I hold my head up and my eyes are on my path, my course, and the ‘road ahead’, as it were. Rarely do I look down and watch my feet as I walk… I don’t need to make sure they are following the commands of my nervous-system…Continue reading “Footfalls of Faith”

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