Mound Visits, 9/3/22

Someone once said, building relationships is about being interested instead of being interesting. “The greatest compliment ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought and attended to my answer.” (Henry David Thoreau) “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your […]

Mound Visits, 8/31/22

When God’s children suffer, feel rejected or think their prayers aren’t being answered, know that joy is always on the other side of pain. Without Christ, the human heart is homeless. Jesus said, “Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn […]

Mound Visits, 8/29/22

In the challenging story of the Good Samaritan, the Samaritan took time out of his schedule, money out of his pocket and compassion from his heart to help the Jewish man on the side of the road (Luke 10:30-37). That is the type of neighbor Jesus wants us to be. “I shall pass through this […]

Mound Visits, 8/30/22

A recent study found that if you watch or listen to only three minutes of bad news in the morning, you will be 28% more likely to report six to eight hours later that your having a bad day. How do you start your day, with bad news or the Good News? C.S. Lewis once […]

Mound Visits, 8/24/22

As we go through our day, let’s be aware of God’s presence. He will give us wisdom if we ask, strength when we need it, peace when no one else can and grace when we fail. “Bethlehem was God with us, Calvary was God for us, and Pentecost is God in us.”(Robert Baer) “May the […]

Mound Visits, 8/23/22

Thankfully, it hasn’t happened often in my life, but I always get my priorities in order when I travel in an ambulance. It’s at that time, my long list of urgent tasks are dwindled to God and family. “Instead of saying ‘I don’t have time’ try saying ‘it’s not a priority,’ and see how that […]

Mound Visits, 8/22/22

God loves you. He wants you to have peace, joy and eternal security as we navigate the bumpy roads on our life’s journey. Let’s all find a quiet place today and ask Christ to walk with us and ask Him to teach us how to walk with Him. “I’d rather have all my questions unanswered […]

Mound Visits, 8/19/22

We are so inundated with entertainment, technology and the voices of people. Most of us choose this lifestyle because it’s uncomfortable to be alone. The truth is, we are never alone. When we feel alone, may we open our hearts to God. That’s where we find peace. “You are never left alone when you are […]

Mound Visits, 8/16/22

God cares more about your character than your career. “Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength.”– Henry Ward Beecher “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the […]