He’s Praying For You!

How do we hear God’s love for us? Let me give us a place to start – Jesus. I am utterly confident that Jesus knew the Father’s voice in prayer. In the chamber of His inner life, He listened to the words of our Father in Heaven. And, the Word of God assured Jesus that He was loved. Jesus knew the Father accepted Him as the beloved. Jesus knew the inner safety of God’s love, even in the face of the cross. The Father would deliver Him. Jesus knew that He was free to be exactly who God sent Him to be.

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Loved That Much?

  “Oh,” you say, “I cannot expect the God the Father to love me in the way He loves the Son, Jesus Christ?” But that…

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Love and Lemon, a Story of Children

Children naturally open up to love.  They know how to receive love, practical love, from the moment of birth.  You witness the openness of an…

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Career Change: Moving Up, Moving On, Moving Out (Part 3)

Our understanding of the psychology of transition was born in studies of bereavement, especially the work of Kubler-Ross[1], first published in 1969. People going through workplace transition experience the five stages of grief. The stages are 1-denial, 2-anger, 3-bargaining, 4-depression, 5-acceptance. The psychology of grief was then applied to the Peace Corp to help deal with culture shock.[2] The worksheets are still in use today. Indeed, for people going through transition in the work place, it feels like culture shock, which is also described in stages.[3] Within a decade the application was made to career transitions.[4]

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Career Change: Moving Up, Moving On, Moving Out (Part 2)

The transition King Saul experienced is a case study in politics, complexity, and loss of control.  King Saul handled it badly.  How can you avoid…

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Career Change: Moving Up, Moving On, Moving Out (Part 1)

Personnel changes come in three forms – moving up, moving on, and moving out. In the course of a career, most people are subjected to…

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The Influence of a Leader Who Loves

  John Maxwell declares, “All leadership is influence.” Michael McKinney presses the thought, “Leadership is intentional influence.” A leader who gives in love is a…

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What God Wants – FOR – Me?

  Honestly, you would have misread the title of this blog if I hadn’t set aside the key word, FOR. You are more accustomed to…

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Who Am I? I Am a Follower of Jesus

  Jesus knows who He is:  Bread of Life, Light of the World, Good Shepherd, Resurrection and the Life.  And, me? I am one who…

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YOUR OWN GETHSEMANE

Jesus left the upper room and made straight for the Garden of Gethsemane: The night air carried the odors and noises of overcrowded Jerusalem. The…

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