Never Give Up, Never Surrender…

"And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, 'My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; neverless, not as I will, but as you will."' (Matthew 26:39 ESV)"And he said to all, 'If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and...

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"The mountains melt like wax before the Lord, before the Lord of all the earth." (Psalm 97:5 ESV)"Then the Lord said to me, 'You have skirted this mountain long enough; turn northward.'" (Deuteronomy 2:2-3 ESV)Have you ever had an obstacle in your way? I have a few...

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A Pound of Honey

We are told that a red clover blossom contains less than one-eighth of a grain of sugar. Yet seven thousand of these grains are required to make a pound of honey. Therefore, a bee must visit 56,000 clover heads to get enough sugar for a pound of honey. But, there are...

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Failure Permitted: Try Again!

I immediately had reservations I was cut out for such a "preppy" high school, but I had no choice. I was a minor, and my parents made important decisions for me.Fourteen is a challenging time for a young boy. I was coming of age, and within a few years would be able...

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Just Stand Up

It knew better, but it happened anyway.It tried, but it wasn't enough.It is what happens when you run scared and you are not prepared for what may lie ahead.It can happen to the best of us, too.I speak from experience.It was one of those special days. Yes, I know,...

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