Mound Visits, 6/12/20

A short prayer for each of us this morning… “Father, help us to honor you in all that we do today, from the brief encounters with people at work or in the market place, or even with phone conversations, text messages and emails. Help us to remember everything we do and everyone we come in […]

Mound Visits, 6/12/20

“Relationships don’t thrive because the guilty are punished but because the innocent are merciful.” (Max Lucado) “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:32‬ ‭ Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 6/10/20

Growing closer to God is not the result of trying harder but of surrendering more. “Let God have your life; He can do more with it than you can.” – Dwight L. Moody Jesus said, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭9:23‬ […]

Mound Visits, 6/9/20

“What counts is knowing who you want to be and asking for it.” Bruce Wilkinson “…You do not have because you do not ask God. When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives…” ‭‭James‬ ‭4:2b-3a Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 6/8/20

There will be enough bad news today to keep us engulfed in a bad mood for all of our waking hours. But today for the sake of those we love, and especially for our witness for Christ, let’s choose beauty instead of bitterness, encouragement instead of discouragement, a smile instead of a grimace. Those in […]

Mound Visits, 6/5/20

When I am thankful, it takes my eyes off of my problems and the chaos in the world and helps me to look toward God who calms the storm and can give peace during the chaos. “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to […]

Mound Visits, 6/4/20

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” Albert Einstein “Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”” ‭‭Mark‬ ‭9:35‬ Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 6/3/20

Developing “an attitude of gratitude” does not entail a denial of reality with all of the problems associated with the here and now. Instead, a thankful heart gives clarity of thought and positive direction. Thankfulness helps provide light in darkness. We can’t deny the darkness, but we can be thankful for the light! “God is […]

Mound Visits, 6/2/20

I’m reading the parable of Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) this morning. In my notes are written: The expert of the law treated the wounded man as a topic of discussion; the robbers treated him as an object to exploit; the priest saw him as a problem to avoid; the Levite saw him as an object […]

Mound Visits, 6/1/20

Some people have influence on a few people, some on many. If each of us used the influence we have to live out the message of Christ to “love our neighbor,” with God’s help, we could live in peace instead of chaos. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole […]