Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Purity category

Snarky

Sin sneaks into my life in various ways, such as meditating on less noble things that lead to anger, resentment, or pride. The result is not good and I can become snarky. …

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An Impossible Requirement?

God’s desire for me is abundant fruitfulness. He even gave me the prescription for this, …

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Struggles on the Journey – The Influences of the World

Miscalculating my ability to resist the subtle influences of the world around me can result in not-so-subtle negative outcomes in my life. I am called to be in the world but not of the world. So what…

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Struggles on the Journey – The Influences of the World

Miscalculating my ability to resist the subtle influences of the world around me can result in not-so-subtle negative outcomes in my life. I am called to be in the world but not of the world. So…

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Leading Like a Shepherd

Studying leadership over the years, I have read books by people like Stephen Covey, Peter Drucker, John Maxwell, and others. I learned such things as 7 habits, 5 principles and multiple guidelines…

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The War Within — Purity vs Impurity

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. (Matthew 5:8 NIV) …

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Preparing My Bucket Before I Fill It

When I clean the kitchen floor, I first go to the closet to get the bucket. I often find that my bucket has miscellaneous items in it and dirt at the bottom that has mysteriously appeared since the…

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I Want My Prayers Answered

At times, I present my life's needs and desires to God in a list with a timetable. I am like a child who does not know what he is asking of his parent. The wise parent, knowing the big picture…

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Leading Like a Shepherd

Studying leadership over the years, I have read books by people like Stephen Covey, Peter Drucker, John Maxwell, and others. I learned such things as 7 habits, 5 principles and multiple guidelines…

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Phony Rolex Watches

Rolex watches, Gucci pocketbooks, Nike and Under Armour sports apparel filled the street market in Delhi, India. Surrounded by this merchandise, I never for a moment thought that these articles…

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