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Work In Progress

Don’t you feel like a work in progress.. like ALL the time?

I do!

I’m always learning, working, striving to be my best.  I feel like progress ebbs and wanes, which I suppose is normal, but you know I’ll never give up. 225 more words

Choosing Joy

Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.
Psalm 47:1

This is Eliza. She lives in an orphanage in the bush, outside of Iringa, Tanzania. 172 more words

The treasure of encouragement 

My motto is “Choose Joy” even though I do mourn, weep and cry I still try to fall on the choice of joy. Sometimes I think I comment too much on things or “like” too many things on social media but my goodness why not?! 78 more words

It's All About Jesus

Your best joy

I used to think God wanted the best. Now, I’m realizing God wants your best.

Once one child has something special, they all want it. Today it was pipe cleaner glasses. 385 more words


Dungeons, Poisons ... and Keys

Many years ago my wife, Barbara, and I read the classic book, Pilgrim’s Progress, by John Bunyan, to our then-7-year-old son. (Where has the time gone?!) In the story, Christian is journeying on the straight and narrow path to the celestial city. 609 more words

Guyanan Choices

I am realizing I have to make more weird choices here. Like this: do I take a cold shower right after I’m done with my hot day to spend the evening clean? 412 more words


Choice July 25, 2016

The power of choice

To live without the reruns

Move forward in joy!

Art Prescription:  Every day we are offered choices on how we want to live our days…and how we live our days is how we live our lives. 18 more words