Unless We Are Challenged…

Happy Friday! Make Me A Legend, Chapter 3 People go crazy over championship contests. Extremely large hordes of obsessive followers stampede their way into the world’s largest venues every time a little guy demonstrates the guts to face a giant. We root loudly for the little guy. We worship the underdog who, against insurmountable odds, […]

The Voice Of Endurance – I Will Survive!

In yesterday’s blog, I posted an image that has some real “attitude.” It was a brilliant typography, titled: Prove Them Wrong. At first I was hesitant to use this image, but it felt necessary for several reasons… though, I assumed that I would need to explain myself at some point. Thankfully, yesterday’s blog brought enormous victory to […]

Finding Great Mentors

Happy Wednesday! This is a photo of Muhammad Ali and his great mentor/trainer Angelo Dundee. According to an article at The Telegraph… Angelo Dundee’s reputation was built firstly on Carmen Basilio – who won world titles at welterweight and middleweight – but then cemented with Muhammad Ali between 1960-81. Dundee was trainer in all but two of […]

God: I Have Chosen You Because Of Your Heart

Hey Everyone! Last night in prayer meeting, I read from 2 Samuel 15 & 16. King Saul had disqualified himself as God’s first appointed King of Israel… so God commanded His prophet (Samuel) to fill a ram’s horn with oil… and go pour that oil (representing the Holy Spirit) on Kings Saul’s replacement (David, son […]

Attach Yourself To Someone Who is Younger & Less Weather-Beaten Than Yourself!

Happy Wednesday! My Facebook status from this morning: That early morning prayer and devotion time with Ricky Wade was very special to me. His unrelenting spiritual passion is a rare thing in today’s world. Thankful. Yesterday morning, Ricky posted a status on his Facebook: Is your prayer life ON FIRE? When I read his message, I asked myself […]

Merry Christmas 2012 :: Immanuel Is There With Arms Wide Open

Happy Sunday & Merry Christmas! I’m up on Christmas morning, everyone else is sleeping. I’m thinking about my life over the past few years, how much I’ve lost, and the things I’ve gained. I’m thinking about what matters this morning, and what doesn’t (or shouldn’t) matter. There are reasons for me to feel discouraged, even […]