Mound Visits, 12/20/18

“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:10-11) We don’t have to be afraid about the future. This […]

Mound Visits, 12/18/18

Recently, Steve Wigginton shared the story of a little girl dressed as an angel in a Christmas pageant and was asked to come down the center aisle. The little girl asked, “Do you want me to walk or fly?” “Jesus called a little child and had him stand among them. And He said: ‘ I […]

Mound Visits, 12/17/18

What you “get” by achieving your goals is not as important as what you “become” by achieving them. (Zig Ziglar) “He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” (Micah 6:8) Keith Madison […]

Mound Visits, 12/14/18

Tommy Lasorda often said, “There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wondered what happened.” It’s that way in our spiritual life, too, isn’t it? The more engaged we are in growing our faith, the richer our lives will be. Jesus said, “I […]

Mound Visits, 12/13/18

Giving and receiving gifts has become a huge part of our Christmas traditions. As we shop, attend Christmas gatherings and enjoy the season, let’s remember God’s great gift to mankind and our incredibly important role in receiving His Gift. “For God so loved the world that He GAVE His one and only Son, that whoever […]

Mound Visits, 12/10/18

“Your choices control your calendar a lot more than your circumstances do.” (Rick Warren) When we pray, we should often pray for wisdom. After all, God promises to give us wisdom if we ask (James 1:5). We should ask God for wisdom in how we manage our time. The more I invite Him to be […]

Mound Visits, 12/6/18

It’s been encouraging these last few days hearing such positive comments from both major political parties about the way George H.W. Bush served his country, lived his life and loved his family. My prayer is that more Americans will aspire to leave a legacy of integrity. “Whoever walks in integrity walks securely.” (Proverbs 10:9) Walking […]

Mound Visits, 12/5/18

There have been times in my life that I felt unworthy to attend church or Bible Study; unworthy to even read the Bible or pray. Then I remember that the Father always wants to spend time with His children. Yesterday, I read this quote from Max Lucado: “Jesus doesn’t tell us, ‘clean up before you […]