Mound Visits, 9/21/21

More than ever before we need wisdom in order to navigate this journey called life. Our own voices, entertainment and electronic devices prevent us from listening to the voice of reason…the voice of Wisdom. Hit pause, enjoy solitude and listen with your heart. “You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the […]

Mound Visits, 9/20/21

I’m thankful for parents and coaches who would let me know when I crossed the line from confidence to arrogance. People admire confidence and detest arrogance. People are drawn to confident individuals win or lose and tolerate arrogant ones only when they win. “There’s a thin line between confidence and arrogance. It’s called humility. Confidence […]

Mound Visits, 9/16/21

My prayer for all who receive this message today is that you would be encouraged to know that during the darkest night God does not sleep or slumber (Psalm 121:4). He is with you (Isaiah 41:10). During your greatest challenge He gives you strength (Psalm 121:1-2). When you are exhausted He wants to give you […]

Mound Visits, 9/15/21

When we break away and attempt to do life alone because of busyness, rebelliousness or selfishness, we expect more from others than we expect from ourselves. We do life better when we include Jesus. “When we stop expecting people to be perfect, we can like them for who they really are.”(Donald Miller) “for all have […]

Mound Visits, 9/14/21

God wants to hear from you. He does. “The soul is never less alone than when it is alone with God.”(Samuel Chadwick) Jesus said:“But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.”(Matthew […]

Mound Visits, 9/13/21

Coaches many times say, “it’s the little things that win or lose games.”That’s why great coaches pay attention to details. “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” – Mother Teresa ““Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with […]

Mound Visits, 9/9/21

If there was ever a time for Christians to get off the bench and get into the game, it’s now. Talking about our faith isn’t enough. We (including me) need to walk the talk. “The harvest is plentiful.” Here’s a few areas where we can serve: Nursing homes, schools, sports teams, the elderly, single parents, […]

Mound Visits, 9/8/21

When we count are blessings we should remember the friends God has placed in our life in different locations and at different intervals. Good friends are honest, even when the truth hurts. And, they are loyal even though years and miles may stand between us. “Life is partly what we make it, and partly what […]

Mound Visits, 9/7/21

“Jesus never intended to change the world through battlefields or voting booths. Jesus has always intended to transform the world one life at a time at a shared table.”(Unknown) “Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you […]

Mound Visits, 9/3/21

The standards of leader should be higher than those established for the ones who will be following. “People buy in to the leader before they buy in to the vision.(John Maxwell) “…From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will […]