Daily Drops of Inspiration

  My anxiety problem is basically a spirit that isn’t Jesus. I don’t need to waste time and effort trying to trace it back to my ancestors. It’s simply bad character that I need to replace by developing good character muscles. Phillip

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Lessons from the Sea

  Gina and I are currently on our annual sabbatical in the Dominican Republic. Every morning we rise early, walk the beach as the sun rises, and pray, “God, what do you want to show me?” Then we come in for coffee and journaling, go to the gym, and return to breakfast, more journaling, and a time of worship. Since …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  We only understand our circumstances at “see level,” what we see and perceive from our perceptions and experiences. Only God and the people around us can help us see beyond, above, and below our “see level.” Get humble and curious. Listen to God and those around you as much as you listen to your own thoughts. Phillip

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What the Ocean Taught Me

  The sun rises and the sun sets, then hurries around to rise again. The wind blows south, and then turns north. Around and around it goes, blowing in circles. Rivers run into the sea, but the sea is never full. Then the water returns again to the rivers and flows out again to the sea. Ecclesiastes 1:5-7 Day and …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  The people who serve your organization are more than problems to be solved. They are people to be loved. Craig Groeschel

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Fit for the King

  As a result of the king’s decree, Esther, along with many other young women, was brought to the king’s harem at the fortress of Susa and placed in Hegai’s care. Hegai was very impressed with Esther and treated her kindly. He quickly ordered a special menu for her and provided her with beauty treatments. He also assigned her seven …

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Put on all of God’s Armor

  Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. Therefore, put on every piece …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  To get divorced because you ran out of love is like selling your car because you ran out of gas. Craig Groeschel

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Cheer

  Proverbs 12:25 Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up. It’s not just about receiving a kind word. It’s the giving of a kind word, too. It can really change a spirit when it’s down to seek out ways to give out a kind word. It’s hard to stay down when you go say something …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Prayer feels like a weak attempt to come up against much stronger fear, worry, and doubt. God’s response is partial proof there is a God who helps. Phillip

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Awareness and Prevention

  A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences. Proverbs 27:12 There are a lot of areas of life I see this being applied in. In finance, one of the most critical things we can do is good forecasting. In my regular day-to-day life, fast-forward the behaviors of today, where are …