Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Your body, mind, emotions, and spirit can lie to you. When you fly by the Holy Spirit’s guidance, you safely fly through situations that take other people’s lives. It’s no wonder Satan has created many fake Holy Spirits. The Bible and the lives of people who finished well testify that we can find and follow the real Holy Spirit. …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Are we trying so hard to become like Jesus because we don’t believe he can change us? Erwin McManus

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I Didn’t See Myself as Lazy

  Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper. Proverbs 13:4 For most of my life, I’ve wanted to play guitar and sing. In recent years I’ve wanted to play and sing to God with Gina. Most of the time when we played, we got frustrated with each other. As Gina and I are …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  We fit together better when we’re broken than when we’re in our shell. Just so Jesus is the mortar between us. Phillip

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Chosen Words

  The words of the godly are a life-giving fountain; the words of the wicked conceal violent intentions. Proverbs 10:11 Our words can bring life to others or tear them down. One wrong word or tone can change what someone hears or feels about what you’re saying and turn them in the right or wrong direction. We should only use …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Following Jesus is knowing his presence in the present moment. I cannot experience God, you, or music unless I’m fully present. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Best definition I’ve heard for empathy: The willingness to stand inside someone else’s pain, even if I caused the pain. Unknown

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Why would God create a species that so desperately needs him while at the same time so stubbornly trying to live without him? Erwin McManus

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  When we’re alone, we shouldn’t just think about God. We should talk to God. That can feel really crazy, but it works. Phillip

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Greater is He Who Serves

  Who is more important, the one who sits at the table or the one who serves? The one who sits at the table, of course. But not here! For I am among you as one who serves. Luke 22:27 I’m a selfish, self-absorbed person who would do anything to get out of serving others: Cast vision. Delegate. Give money. …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Communication always is and will be the greatest struggle in most marriages. It’s like a fuel that runs out. We need good sources to go to for healthy refueling. Phillip  

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  When you’re depressed pick one thing you can be grateful for that’s worth living for. Expressed gratitude is the lubricant of the brain. Erwin McManus

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Little Me, Big World

  The voice of the Lord echoes above the sea. The God of glory thunders.     The Lord thunders over the mighty sea. The voice of the Lord is powerful;  the voice of the Lord is majestic. Psalm 29:3-4 People fill their tiny little brains with so much noise, they drown out the world around them. Sometimes it’s busy, crazy, chaotic noise. Sometimes it’s white noise. Either way, it’s …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  If you’re following Jesus, this earth is the only hell you’ll ever see. If you’re not following Jesus, this earth is the only heaven you’ll ever see. Unknown

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Those whose ears are filled with the roaring of their own brains cannot hear good advice from others. Phillip

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Don’t Worry About the Speck in Your Friend’s Eye

  “Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by which you will be judged.” Matthew 7:1 Many times, we create a standard to live by. Then we judge the people around us or compare ourselves to how we’re doing …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Every thought and conversation we have is weaving either truth or deception into the eternal tapestry of our lives. Phillip

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 …