Prioritizing family sometimes looks like taking family vacations. Who doesn’t look forward to family vacations? In seasons where money wasn’t an issue, we would take nice trips with hotel stays and amusement parks. Then when money was tight, we didn’t stop going on vacations, we just took different ones. You know, the kind where you […]
What If We Were Measured By Our Failure Instead Of Our Success?
What if we were measured by our failures instead of our success? Would that help us overcome not feeling like a failure in life? We didn’t give that any thought until we were asked to share a recent failure. Our Failure To Success Story Coming up with a failure we would be proud of took […]
Offended? Find Freedom With These 3 Safe & Solid Suggestions
Have you’ve ever been offended? Today we welcome; Kristi Woods to the Living Our Priorities community as a guest writer. While Kristi contributes monthly to ibelive.com, crosswalk.com, and various other publications, Kristi took the time to sow into our community about a subject we all struggle with… the spirit of offense. Offense is a common […]
Prepare Your Field!
Are you prepared for a harvest? The Story Of Two Farmers Two farmers were waiting for their harvest season. Farmer A went out and cleared his field, planted seeds, watered and nursed the field every day. Farmer B planted some seeds, kicked back and waited. Which farmer do you think had a harvest? Preparing […]
So You’ve Written Your Goals Now What?
“Write the vision and make it plain,” many quote it, some actually write it, but then what? When it comes to goal setting or writing visions for our future, there are many people who quote this scripture, Habakkuk 2:2 (KJV), which says “And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make […]
Can Christians Coexist In The World And Be Different?
If you’ve been a Christian for any length of time, you’ve heard the passage from Paul that says; be all things to all people. Unfortunately, too many believers have taken that passage and used it to justify their behavior to fit in this world. The reality is, that we aren’t supposed to separate ourselves […]
America: Are We The Land Of The Free Or The Great Divide?
Together we stand, divided we fall. It’s that simple! Everywhere we turn the gap between us widens. From the have’s to have not’s, from the godly to the ungodly, from the left wing to the right wing, from race to religion. We can’t even agree to disagree. Yet, we seem to be the country, […]
How Quick Are You To Extend Grace?
Do unto others as you want done unto you. Seriously, how many times do we demand something of others that we are not willing to do ourselves? It’s really easy to sit back and point out what others are doing wrong to justify our own behavior. Never mind the fact that what we are […]