Fit for the Battle: The Battle is for your LIFE!

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“So it is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you can win a hundred battles without a single loss. If you only know yourself, but not your opponent, you may win or may lose. If you know neither yourself nor your enemy, you will always endanger yourself.” – Sun Tzu, The Art of War The question is not whether you want to be in this war. Everyone is in it.  That’s why we are told to…

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Labor to Enter Into His Rest

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“Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it. For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my…

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When the Battle is Won

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When are your battles won? When is the test aced? When is a marathon won? When is a car’s crashworthiness proven? BEFORE the battle. BEFORE the test. BEFORE the race. BEFORE the crash. How you get through your battles in life, your tests… how you run your race, and how you survive your crashes will not be determined at the time of the battles, tests, races or crashes, but will be determined by how ready and prepared you are. Parents,…

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My Sister, Diane

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My sweet little sister would have been 56 years old today. She wrote the words to the song “For Good” to me and gave me the CD before I ever heard it. It’s actually the song I would sing to her:  It well may be That we will never meet again In this lifetime So let me say before we part So much of me Is made of what I learned from you You’ll be with me Like a handprint…

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