Posts Tagged ‘fat’

His Work

“But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound.” –Romans 5:20 Read: Romans 5 Don’t bend, twist or lift more than 10 pounds. Avoid slipping and falling. Those were my instructions 120 days ago. See, by sticking to those rules, the odds were in my favor for solid fusion between the new hardware and bones. […]

A Thankful List

“In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” –1 Thessalonians 5:18 Read: 1 Thessalonians 5 Do you like lists? I love lists. My wife and I can be driving, and all I have to say to her is, “Give me your top three for dinner” and she knows I’m […]

Open House

“Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be white as snow.” –Isaiah 1:18 Read: Isaiah 1 Walking Josey around the neighborhood this last weekend, I came across an open house sign. The arrow pointed us up the street, so…up we went. Interestingly, the closer we got to the house, the nicer things seemed. The […]

But Even If He Doesn’t

But even if he doesn’t, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up. Daniel 3:18 Read: Daniel 3 Dr. Charles Stanley can often be heard saying, “Be obedient and leave the consequences to God.” Kinda sums it up doesn’t […]

Waving Over Walls

“The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call on Him in truth.” –Psalm 145:18 Read: Psalm 145 As a young boy, watching my dad leave for work was more than a habit or tradition — it was a son’s ritual. We’d say bye to him at the door, then I’d run to […]

A Dangerous Prayer

“Why did we ever leave Egypt?” –Numbers 11:20 Read: Numbers 11 Did you catch it? They actually missed prison. Not long after the Israelites met freedom, they actually longed for captivity. Behind bars they had no choices. As inmates, they had no responsibility. Even though they were trapped, they were warm, cozy, and full. Their prayer for […]

Make Believe

“So I run with purpose in every step. I am not just shadowboxing.” –1 Corinthians 9:26 Read: 1 Corinthians 9 As I was leaving Gio’s Boxing Gym in Burbank (Calif.), amid the familiar cadence of speed bags and jump ropes, something a cornerman yelled to his boxer caught my attention. “Stop trying to look like a fighter […]

Still Time To Dance

I will be your God throughout your lifetime — until your hair is white with age.” –Isaiah 46:4 Read: Isaiah 46 You remember 8th grade dances, right? I sure do. I was the king of holding up the wall. Turn down the lights on a basketball court, add some streamers, some 80’s music, and you had […]


November 22, 2011 Read: Psalm 32 “You are my hiding place.” –Psalm 32:7 A friend of mine recently asked her fans and followers if they could relate to any particular character in the Bible. I never get tired of that question. If you’re like me, you don’t know where to start. Pick one. The disobedience […]


October 19, 2011 Read: Revelation 21 “God will take away all their tears. There will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All the old things have passed away.”  –Revelation 21:4 Recent business took my husband half way around the world to Hong Kong and Singapore, and after two weeks, my three […]