Camouflage – Good or Bad?

When in battle or hunting for food, camouflage clothing is an asset to a warrior or hunter. It aids you in blending into the world around you, making you indistinct so you don’t draw attention to yourself. In these instances, camouflage is desirable. In a spiritual sense, when a person lives in the world, desiringContinue reading “Camouflage – Good or Bad?”

Deliverance From Evil

While warriors are equipped for battle, an underlying longing for and appreciation of security is present within them. In today’s world, just about any news report assaults our senses and stirs up within us a strong desire for security and deliverance from this present evil abounding in our nation as well as an intense desireContinue reading “Deliverance From Evil”

Praying Warrior, Team Alert!

Ephesians 6:18 (NLT) “Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.” As a military warrior, you are part of a team – an integral part upon whom the lives of others depend. The same is true as a Warrior ofContinue reading “Praying Warrior, Team Alert!”

Community and Connectivity

Community and connectivity are important in life. If you are like me, you like to “get her done” and mark things off of your “to do” list. Setting goals and then working to accomplish them can be very good. But, there have been times when I set my mind to do something and began toContinue reading “Community and Connectivity”

Boot Camp 8

Number 8 on My Top Ten List is Abiding. When you respond to the Lord from a place of abiding in Him, you bear good fruit for the Kingdom because you are nourished by your relationship with the Father through the work of Jesus and the indwelling Holy Spirit. Your actions are in response toContinue reading “Boot Camp 8”

Free Gift With Purchase

I am a sucker for the “free gift with your purchase” selling gimmick. Seriously, I have to stop and ask myself, “Do I really need what is offered just to get the bonus items?” It is always fun to get a little something extra for your money, isn’t it? The best deal I have everContinue reading “Free Gift With Purchase”

20/20 Vision: Perfect Parent – The Father

You like to think you are ready to parent…but I have told my oldest son repeatedly that he has been our guinea pig or groundbreaker – in parenting, in coaching, and more.  He readily acknowledges that dubious role in our family.  However, no two children (or three or four or more) are alike and ourContinue reading “20/20 Vision: Perfect Parent – The Father”

Relationship – A Journey Begins…

There are many types of relationships in our lives. We have relationships with the family in which we are raised, with friends, with spouses, with the family members we raise, with co-workers, etc.  Sometimes, we choose the relationship; sometimes, a person chooses us; and, sweetest of times, the choice is mutual.   Looking back, there wereContinue reading “Relationship – A Journey Begins…”