The Passionate Listener

Perspective…

Our perspective can change everything!

Our perspective on our own situation.
Our perspective on a friends situation.
Our perspective on a strangers situation.

I believe that there are two types of perspectives…

1) Our own
2) God’s

Our perspective is a one-sided perspective and a lot of the times leaves us blinded to the bigger picture.

If the situation we are dealing with is our own, sometimes we are too close to the “problem” and our vision is blocked simply by this one issue. It is

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The Passionate Listener

“I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.” – Psalm 7:17 NIV

Most mornings go a little like this…

Beeeeeeeeep Beeeeeeeeep Beeeeeeeep Beeeeeeeep

Oh, shoot, is it time to get up already?!?!?!?! Just a couple more minutes…

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

BEEEEEEP BEEEEEEEP BEEEEEEEEP BEEEEEEEEP

After about 3 snooze hits, you get up and rush around the house to get ready for whatever it is you have planned for the day, whether it’s work, school, gym time or

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The Passionate Listener

Have you ever seen the movie “Mom’s Night Out”? I have, and after a conversation about it again today, I decided to pop it into the DVD player and watch it. As I watched, I was once again inspired by the same scene that brought tears to my eyes when I first watched it last year. And again, I felt the same emotions the main character did in the movie.

“I’m a failure. I have failed again, that’s all I do. I had a plan, but……instead…”

“I can’t get in

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

“Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Ephesians 4:14-16

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