What America Needs

I read a familiar passage this morning: For God has not given us a spirit of fear but of power, love, and sound judgment. II Timothy 1:7 Although I have read and quoted this scripture often, this morning, it caused me to ponder. I questioned its truthfulness. (Now, don’t get your panties in a wad. I believe in the inherent word of God but sometimes in questioning you get a...

Leading Well

Can I tell you a secret? Leadership is hard. Let me take that back, Leading well is difficult. Many of us desire to be in a position of influence but don’t quite understand the weight that carries. To lead well, one must possess wisdom. Solomon realized this and gave each of us an example of how to pray as we step into leadership: “Now give me wisdom and knowledge, that...

Wisdom

The Holy Spirit gives us the Gift of Wisdom. I need that gift today. I need supernatural wisdom today at work, as I minister, in my family. But I’m excited that God has promised he will gladly give wisdom if we ask believing. I believe! I’m expecting supernatural wisdom in every interaction I have today. I’m expecting wise words to spew out of my mouth. I’m expecting my words to...

The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Solomon asked for wisdom and knowledge. God granted his request. Solomon became the wisest, riches man in the earth. His wisdom was renowned and Israel was at peace during his reign. Yet with all the Lord had given Him, Solomon was lead stray because he loved foreign women. At the end of his life, Solomon had over 800 wives and concubines. These women led his heart away from the one...

Wisdom

I heard this testimony from my spiritual daughter Jaymee: Jaymee’s cat had been sick since the beginning of the year. We have prayed and believed for Starfish. The doctors did a biopsy and found nothing where they thought it was cancer. We rejoiced and praised God. But then Starfish got sick again. Jaymee was having a conversation with her vet through tears. The vet was giving her options but pretty...

God’s Creative Wisdom

I have loved math since I was a child. It’s beautiful and elegant. I love that in math, there are no areas of gray. No debate over a right or wrong answer. Math is not subject to others opinions or biases. It is a universal language. It is the great equalizer of education. Since I am a math person, I have never really considered myself creative. I put myself in...