If it’s toxic, let it go!

As human beings, we tend to want to hold on to things even if they are not good for us. One of the deterrents to living an abundant life is investing in unhealthy relationships. Relationships are a part of the human experience we all need them to survive, but the...

Abundance does not mean settling.

Psalm 24: 1-3 reminds us that the entire earth and all its abundance is in the realm of a God who desires all good things for those whom He loves. If this is true, then why do so many people settle for less? Why is that so many are resigned to waiting until luck comes...

Grow where you are planted.

A fact we must face is that we are all called to do everything. Some are called to defend the rights of others, and they do say with a passion that burns within them. Others are called to create such beauty in this world it would bring the angels to tears. Still,...

Growing in abundance.

It is not easy to accept, but as we begin to understand what it means to live abundantly, we will also outgrow people in our lives. Abundant living often involves having a different perception of what is most valuable in life from the average person. We exist in a...

Stop making excuses!

If we don’t want to do something, we will make every excuse to justify why it can’t be done. Sometimes it is easier to make an excuse than to deal with the fact that in trying we might fail. But the fear of failure is not enough reason to keep sitting comfortably on...

If tomorrow never comes.

We keep making all these elaborate plans for tomorrow, but what if tomorrow never comes? In Matthew 6: 34 Jesus reminds us that we shouldn’t plan for tomorrow as if it were guaranteed, but we should learn to appreciate living in the moment. James 4: 14-15 writes that...