Staying with prayer

I’ve been staying with prayer this week.  A few weeks ago, I wrote about the spiritual discipline of staying with a message.  You can check it our here.  The idea is that we might be better served by keeping our focus on something that God is saying to us rather than rushing to the next […]

Hope and how to never give up.

Hope is a powerful force.  The best example that I know of that truth is fishing.  I can’t tell you how many times that I have been ready to pack up my pole and go home, but the smallest bite, the smallest bit of hope made me press on.  One vivid memory was ice fishing […]

A quick step toward being godly

What does it mean to be godly?  It sounds pretty out of reach at first.  My initial thoughts are ones of purity and holiness.  That would be godly for sure, but those are only examples.  To be godly is really pretty simple.  It just means that something in my life resembles a characteristic of God.  […]