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“Staying the Course in the Midst of Setbacks, Unexpected Dealys and Challenges”–Episode 41 Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

In the latest episode of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast, I share Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that focuses upon how we might be able to persevere in the midst of all of the different setbacks, unexpected delays and challenges that we experience in the midst of daily life. Listen to Episode 41–Staying the Course In The Midst of Setbacks, Unexpected Delays and Challenges I hope this podcast encourages and helps you continue to grow in your understanding of the depth of God’s love for you, and inspires you to keep doing WHATEVER IT TAKES to […]

Persevering In The Things That Matter–Episode 34 of the Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast episode–Episode 34–Persevering In the Things That Matter In this episode, I focus upon sharing Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that complements the themes curently being shared and reflected upon during the ongoing Say Yes to Holiness Today 40 Day Challenge, particularly living the life of grace, striving to grow daily in virtue and abandoning ourselves to God’s will May this conversation help you grow in your ability to grow in faith and are encouraged to SAY YES so you can continue to do WHATEVER IT TAKES on the journey […]

Tough Love the Sparta Way

I was reading a recent blog post by the guys at Built to Lead recently, and the last paragraph really struck me: “Today, study some history; namely your own. Root out your cowardice, your avarice, and take a stand. Stop excusing yourself. Stop blaming the culture. Stop wondering if you’ll stand alone. Stop hoping somebody else will do it. Become one of the few who stand.” Are we ready to take our stand, especially for Christ? How well have we rooted out cowardice? Do we hesitate to share our thoughts or beliefs because we are concerned with might “offend” someone? […]

Called From Our Comfort Zones Into The Heart Of Jesus

One of the most difficult challenges in the spiritual life is to continuously press ahead on the journey. To have an attitude similar to that expressed by Admiral David Farragut when he ordered, “Damn the torpedos, full speed ahead!” in the face of apparent disaster. Because making progress in the spiritual life is warfare. And the consequences of this war in which we are engaged has the highest of stakes–eternal life or death. However, there are two BIG challenges to forging ahead: 1)our human tendency to seek situations where we feel “comfortable,” and 2) to fail to use the weapons […]

Mental Toughness, the Masters and the Spiritual Life

I absolutely adore the changing of seasons, particularly as winter gives way to spring. The grass begins to green up, trees blossom and here in the South, azaleas bloom. If you are a golfer, or a fan of golf, blooming azaleas are a sign of another beautiful occurrence that happens every spring–the Masters. For those of you who may not be familiar, the Masters is the premiere professional golf tournament in the world played at one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world, Augusta National, in Augusta, Georgia. Augusta was designed and built by Bobby Jones, the first […]