How Assumptions Trap Us

Assumptions In our haste to make certain others are living as they should, we often fail to understand the entire story. We make  judgments based on things we “heard” instead of getting facts ourselves. We ask other people instead of asking direct questions to those who truly know. In addition, we make assumptions based on…

Doing the Next Thing
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Doing the Next Thing

Mark 16:5-7 ESV: And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed.  And he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid…

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Changing the Way I Pray

The way I pray. The way I prayed changed that day. I got the call from my doctor ten months ago with the news that both breast biopsies were positive for cancer. If you’ve received that call, you know the feeling. If you’ve never received that call, I’m sure you can imagine.  After my initial…

How Not To Counterfeit
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How Not To Counterfeit

Truth and Counterfeit What I thought was truth was counterfeit. It was only after I administered the drug and adjusted the flow level that I turned and tossed the empty container into the wastebasket. As it left my hands, I realized something wasn’t right. The neck of the vial didn’t feel the same. Hurriedly, I…