Tag: Mercy

  • You Didn’t Know?

    The young boy in my music class was on my last nerve. No matter what the rest of the students did, he just sat there—staring into space. Enough was enough. During a group movement activity, when everyone was supposed to stand but he didn’t, I pounced. “On your feet, young man!,” I yelped with obvious…

  • A Winning Formula

    After I left full-time ministry, but before I became a teacher, I spent three years in sales with Frito Lay, Inc. I was a Route Sales Rep, which is a front-line position selling salty snacks to grocery and convenience stores. One day, my boss was helping me set up a huge display of potato chips…

  • Must Repentance Happen All at Once?

    My blogging buddy Jeffrey has a daily series where he shares a scripture passage and then provides some brief thoughts. The topic this July 4th was, “Let it go,”– based on Colossians 3:13–and it was all about forgiving the faults of others because, after all, Jesus does the same for us. Jeffrey is quite the…

  • There’s Something ALL Over the Floor!

    For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. (Isaiah 55:8-9 NIV) The other day I was hungry, so I went into the kitchen and made…