Throwback Thursday // Lessons Learned – Neutralize the Enemy

The smallest of things can trip us up.  Like commercials.  Do you find some of them as funny and outrageous as I do?  Even Christians can have a warped sense of humor, even though we like to act as though we are more refined than that. For instance, not too long ago, there was a questionable commercial that made me laugh out loud the first…

Thursday’s Things // God Has Given Us Everything We Need to Resolve the Guilt, Shame & Embarrassment of Our Past

The topic of guilt, shame and embarrassment has been tackled by many, including experts with plenty of different suggestions for overcoming these three moral emotions. BUT, God has given us resolve over these emotions in the present of redemption, the process of reconciliation and the promise of restoration.  Unless we fully embrace these biblical remedies then we will NEVER completely resolve our past mistakes, offenses…

Throwback Thursday//Lessons Learned – Go Get Your Forgiveness!

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 Before I began blogging and interacting on social media, I was one of those people who like to periodically write a Letter to the Editor of the local newspaper.  Late one night, I wrote one, and emailed it.  Of course, they published it. Even though I can’t remember…

Throwback Thursday // Lessons Learned- Time Always Tells Who’s What

If you have ever been exposed to office politics then you will appreciate my little story.  I was once part of leadership team who was at odds with another co-existing leadership team.  Their leader did not like ours and vice-versa.  We had a new president in our company and both sides were trying to demonstrate which team was the better one. The results of that…

Throwback Thursday // How My Embarrassing Snafu Went POOF!

I have this unfortunate habit of saying stupid things when I am trying to be funny. At a dear friend’s rehearsal dinner, I hopped up to make a toast, and ended it by saying something immature, which I am sure was really insulting to the groom. I am also quite sure that his parents who were footing the bill for everyone’s meal, including mine, were…

Thursday’s Things // Experience the Refreshment of a Restoration Moment

I want to introduce you to the concept of a restoration moment.  Have you ever had a past mistake, offense or embarrassing snafu that haunted you, and made you feel less than who you are in Christ?  I think it is safe to say we have all experienced something of this order. It’s a terrible feeling; one I would like to get a way from!…