Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Perhaps God doesn’t look at us by how much we succeed or fail, but by where we’re on the way to. Phillip

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Looping Logic

  Soon the whole city was filled with confusion. Inside, the people were all shouting, some one thing and some another. Everything was in confusion. In fact, most of them didn’t even know why they were there. Acts 19:32 Loral Langemeier, one of my first business coaches, taught me about looping logic. Suppose you had a flat tire on the …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Pride screams, “That’s just the way I am.” Humility whispers, “Yes, but is that the way you should be?” Unknown

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  When God afflicts you, it’s not just about you. If you make it about you, you’ll likely miss God. Listen for whispers in the silence and look for treasures in the darkness. You won’t find them when your life is full of hurry and your head is full of noise. Phillip

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Harmonious Team

  This makes for harmony among the members, so that all the members care for each other. If one part suffers, all the parts suffer with it, and if one part is honored, all the parts are glad. All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it. 1 Corinthians 12:25-27 When we work …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  I think most, if not all, of our problems would be solved once we stop listening to the trash in our heads and start listening to the voice of Jesus. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  One of the main reasons people fall short of their potential is they care more about looking good than getting better. Excellence is the product of high aspirations and low ego. Adam Grant

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Don’t stick your head in the sand and live with Ostrich Bias that says, “If I don’t see it, it’s not there.” Phillip

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My Father Prayer

  Jacob wrestled with God… Genesis 32 Lord, I’m crippled. I’m broken. I can’t go on. How can I be the father I never had? I don’t know the ways of God. my personality stinks. But Lord, here I am, standing alone like a little lost child. And I’m going to stand here. And I’m going to fight. I will …

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Heart Matters

  If I gave everything I have to the poor and even sacrificed my body, I could boast about it; but if I didn’t love others, I would have gained nothing. 1 Corinthians 13:3 So, it comes down to the intent of the heart…pretty simple but it’s not always easy to do. On a recent 4-hour flight, a 2-year-old sat …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  This morning I caught myself asking God to be with me today. I stopped. I said no, be with me right now. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. Colossians 3:15 Notice the Bible doesn’t say “heart.” It says “hearts.” I’m to let the peace of God rule, not only in my heart, but in yours also. Don’t bring war and conflict into the space between us. Keep your inner war to yourself and let peace …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  We must ask ourselves, “Do we seek to be known more than to be worth knowing?” Erwin McManus  

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Sometimes I can write the story of my future. Sometimes God wants me to give him the pen. Phillip  

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Our Fickle Emotions

  When I was prosperous, I said, “Nothing can stop me now!” Your favor, O Lord, made me as secure as a mountain.     Then you turned away from me, and I was shattered. Psalm 30:6-7 These two verses summarize David’s emotional roller coaster. When life runs smoothly, I think I’m unstoppable. Then one little thing breaks, and I think my world …

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Intentionally Seeking God

  And he did evil, because he did not prepare his heart to seek the LORD. 2 Chronicles 12:14 Seeking God doesn’t just accidentally happen. We have to be intentional. We have to prepare our hearts. Preparing takes time. It takes work. It takes humility. Ben