Write the Vision and Make it Plain 

As I prepared our home to go be seen by potential buyers, I came across a somewhat pencil-smeared sheet of writing paper on the side of our fridge with a host of pictures, magnets, and other announcements.  The sheet of paper was kind of buried behind the other items so I had not seen itContinue reading “Write the Vision and Make it Plain “

The Midnight Shift

I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; For You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. (Ps 4.8) Most of us work conventional hours known as the “first shift”. We work a common 9-5 type of schedule. These are the workers most known within the organization. Everyone knows that they work andContinue reading “The Midnight Shift”

Recovering Type A

My name is Latoya Morris and I am recovering Type A.  I don’t know much about the 12 step program but I do know that the first step is acknowledging there is a problem.  Today I recognize not just that I am a Type A but that I don’t want to be, there is noContinue reading “Recovering Type A”

Little Note of Thanks for my “God-sources”

This morning, the day of my bi-weekly fast with my dear siblings, I began to be thankful not just for my resources, but for my “God-sources”. If a resource is defined as a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order toContinue reading “Little Note of Thanks for my “God-sources””

If Hercules (Son of Zeus) was Thought to be so Powerful; How Much More Powerful am I?

This morning as I was praying I was reminded of the movie of The Legend of Hercules.  The movie is about Greek mythology which I admittedly really enjoy even though I do not believe in Greek gods.  Hercules was brought up as a fully human man with no knowledge that he was the son ofContinue reading “If Hercules (Son of Zeus) was Thought to be so Powerful; How Much More Powerful am I?”

I Thought — but He Knew

I Thought – But He Knew For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.  Jeremiah 29:11 Based upon the emails I still get from babycenter.com, I should be holding two beautiful one week old babies right now. Continue reading “I Thought — but He Knew”

Footprints

Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you. Isaiah 46:4 NIV This weekend I went skiing with a few couples and while many are great skiers IContinue reading “Footprints”

The Big Event

Within the next 24 hours people all over the world will begin celebrating the culminating event of the advent season — Christmas Day.  Most of us will be giving gifts, receiving gifts, singing, feasting with family, and spreading joy and happiness throughout the day.  Since before the Thanksgiving holiday many of us have been lookingContinue reading “The Big Event”