Thought For an abundant day

"Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events;

small minds discuss people."

Eleanor Roosevelt

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Naming, Claiming, and Proclaiming

the Abundant Life

Who am I? Good question. Who am I, really?
A very good question, a soul-searching question.

I am in search of The Abundant Life.
Why  choose the abundant life? What is it? And where may it be found?

Join me in my journey to The Abundant Life.

Why desire it?    What is it?   Where is it?

my journey begins daily

today i will...


I begin each day with short reflections based on Study, Prayer, and a commitment to Action (my Bible SPA).

What amazes me is the ease, breadth and depth of these thoughts that can only come from the Holy Spirit. I conclude each reflection with a mention of God’s altar because it is at God’s altar where blessings are bestowed, gratitude is offered, and wholeness is made. And God’s altar may be found anywhere and everywhere, and especially in my heart.

Stop Wrestling With God

Stop Wrestling With God

Today I will stop wrestling with God when I find myself, like Jacob, alone, afraid, and completely broken—just where God wants me to be. I will surrender and then ask for His blessings, unmerited by me. I wrestle every time I seek my will, and God lets me prevail,...

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Ask For Wisdom In All Things

Ask For Wisdom In All Things

Today I will ask God for wisdom in all things, for I am either without wisdom or will benefit from more. How marvelous that we have such a generous God who seeks to guide us in all ways. James 1:5And if, in the process (of enduring trials and temptations), any of you...

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Appreciate Christ’s Perfect Peace

Appreciate Christ’s Perfect Peace

Today I will fully appreciate the perfect peace of Christ: what it is and where it lies. It is comfort, hope, serenity, calm, and security. It lies in obedience, surrender, trust, humility, service, and prayer. This is why it is not of the world and cannot be given by...

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Short Provocative Thoughts


"...discipleship is at heart simply walking with Jesus in the real world and having him teach us moment by moment how to live life his way."Michael J. Wilkins on Matthew 11:28 which is a call to discipleship "come unto me"

Themes to Explore

“Lessons From The Helm”

This is my first published book.

“Lessons” presents life’s big lessons from the helm of a very small boat and details a 3-day sailing regatta in which my son and I competed and capsized.
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Lessons From The Helm

Life’s big lessons

“Destroy These False Gods

My latest book. What false gods are vying for your soul? Discover 101 false gods that must be destroyed before they destroy you. Available on Amazon.com