"I want them to be encouraged and knit together by strong ties of love. I want them to have complete confidence that they understand God's mysterious plan, which is Christ himself." Colossians 2:2 NLT The anticipation of Christmas draws near and we all look forward to cherished time with loved ones. The gifts we buy [...]
"One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts." (Psalm 145:4 (ESV) The legacy we seek to leave is done so moment by moment. Our family legacy is formed individually—each one contributes to the collective legacy left. And as we seek to cultivate a legacy that endures, our personal legacy [...]
"We will not keep them from our children; we will tell the next generation about the Lord‘s power and his great deeds and the wonderful things he has done." (Psalms 78:4 GNB) Legacies are not just lived. They are shared. Told. The passion in our souls yearns to live well and leave well, but sometimes [...]
Parents play a crucial role in the preparation of the next generation, but all too often the next generation can take on an attitude of entitlement and blame poor old mom and dad for their woes. True, the leadership of fathers and mothers in the lives of their children is significant and critical, but the [...]
Leaving a legacy of love will not just happen. Love intentionally and before you know it, your legacy of love will not just be a dream, but a reality.
Feast on the moments God is giving you with loved ones this Thanksgiving and be present in the moment.
We long to give our children our best, but what they need more than anything else is the gift of ourselves.
I've heard it said that it is not what is taught, but caught. Likewise, it is not what we expect but what we inspect that reveals whether or not the legacy we are seeking to pass on is "sticking". The next generation stands to inherit a lot from those who have gone before them. Families [...]
Schedules and resolutions are made, but why is time so difficult to manage? Time's Up. Seemingly a never-ending cycle of opportunities to invest moments for the here and now or for eternity, in reality, time is an evaporating commodity that we will be accountable for, ultimately having an earthly end. In light of this vacuum called [...]
Forgiveness has always been at the heart of God’s redemptive plan for our relationship with him and each other. Navigating through sin, emotions and consequences can make choosing forgiveness challenging, but once the decision is made to forgive, the peace that follows and the fruit borne confirm the choice. August 7th is International Forgiveness Day [...]