Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Listening category

And This is Love: Keeping God's Commandments

The Great Commandment calls me to love God with all my heart, soul, strength, and mind, and to love others as I love myself. What is the best way to love God? The apostle John says, …

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Alone with God

But when He was alone with His own disciples, He explained everything. Mark 4:34 NIV …

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What Distracts Me As I Follow Jesus?

The story of Jesus' visit to the home of Martha and Mary has often troubled me. Maybe that is because I identify with Martha. Being a Type A, goal-oriented person concerned with outcomes, impact,…

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Guard My Heart

What determines the course of my life? Obviously, it includes such things as the family of my birth, the opportunities and difficulties of life, and my choices. However, the Bible says that something…

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Voice Recognition

Voice recognition amazes me. I speak and my computer or smartphone types out my words. I say, “Call Michelangelo’s Pizza” and the pizza man answers. I could have never imagined it…

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Pondering

I must be so carefuI. I find myself filling my mind with stuff that, when pondered, leave me with anxiety, fear or anger. Today’s 24/7 information-filled society is my excuse. Television, the…

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Discerning the Call of God

At times on my journey with Jesus it has been difficult to discern what God is calling me to do. Actually the call of God is quite simple. Jesus most often expressed it in two words, “Follow…

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From Whom Should I Learn?

My willingness to be open and teachable determines the path of my life journey. What I learn is influenced by where I turn for answers and to whom I listen. The WHO is often as important as the WHAT…

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Struggles on the Journey – My Unavailability

While living in Hungary, through an amazing set of circumstances, the President of Hungary made himself available for a 30 minute one-on-one appointment with me. Obviously I made myself available.…

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A Quiet Soul in the Information Age

Although I appreciate and enjoy the conveniences and information that technology provides, I see the insidious dangers. The following quotes are from the book Flickering Pixels: How Technology…

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