Matthew 14:22-32 Nothing is different until you think different. In life, day in & day out, we get into a groove. A rhythm. And we start to think, I’m finally getting the hang of this. All the while, God is saying, You’re finally getting complacent. Tradition is good, but change is better. Life is meant […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Pendulum”"
1 Peter 2:9 2 Corinthians 3:18 Greatness. It’s all relative. The coldest whip. The nicest jumpshot. The cleanest sneakers. Magic had the sweetest pass, so we bought his jersey. Dawn Staley had the quickest crossover, so we bought her jersey. Bo Jackson was a boar on the field, so we bought his jersey. Pelé had feet […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Punter”"
Ecclesiastes 3:1 I remember watching MTV Cribs, seeing all the millionaire kids who had tricked out whips but were nowhere close to having their driver’s license. I remember thinking …but why?? I get the game though. But lucky for us, Percy isn’t God. That might be how Romeo’s father works, but that’s not how my Father […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Clock”"
The only moment I wait for is “right now.” ~The BoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Isaiah 10:27 Psalms 23:5 Every step we take takes us one step closer to a place. One thing is certain about this place – we can’t deny our steps taking us there after we’ve arrived. There’s an old saying that goes – you made your bed, now lie in it. But it takes one hella […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Seesaw”"
Mark 5:2, 18-19 There’s a huge difference between a test and temptation. A temptation is a tease, while a test is a trial. A temptation will confirm your focus, while a test will confirm your faith. God will test you, while the enemy will tempt you. But it’s alright – they’re all distractions, and no […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Distraction”"
Everything in reach is a resource. Use it or lose it. ~The BoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Matthew 10 NIV No one likes to be uncomfortable. Whether it’s extreme temperatures, strangers being in our personal bubble, awkward conversations, weird locations, or being placed in compromising situations. What’s the key to prevail? Embrace it. The worst parts of life brings out the best in us. When you’re placed past what you thought your […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Parry”"
Be careful – What gets your attentions, gets your focus. What gets your focus, gets done. ~The BoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Psalm 1:2-3 Psalm 119:15 Patience. Some say the early bird gets the worm. Others say the waited is virtuous. Well the most-important components to inheriting the promises bestowed upon our lives are our faith and patience. Our faith is solely driven by our thoughts and our patience is controlled by our actions. Through each moment, […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Midas Touch”"
Do you want to be who you are, or do you want to be who you want to be? @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
1 Corinthians 15:33-34 Family is a set of people God chose to be in our life. Friends are a set of people we chose to be in our life. The Mom Scout always told me Pick your friends carefully. Somehow, someway, she understood what importance of the people you surround yourself with would play a […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Circles”"
People who are trustworthy shouldn’t have to tell you to trust them. ~The BoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Genesis 14 There are a few things in this life that we earn and there are a few things in life that is given to us. Some of those things were given from the world, and some where not. Validation – that’s a power people give to the world. Opinion. Emotion. Acceptance. All things people give […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Thief”"
Accept it or be upset and do something about it. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Philippians 4:6-7 James 1:21 Everything in life is about balance. Beneath that balance lies a cycle. A process. A circle. Dependent babies grow into adults just to grow old and become dependent. Kids go through middle school to find themselves and gain respect by their peers just to have it taken away as a freshman in […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Rotation”"
Sometimes, some things in life are just a test… pass, fail, or incomplete – it’s just to see if you actually want it. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Genesis 25:1-11 We pray for things daily. We ask things of others repeatedly. Our parents. Our siblings. Our children. Our significant others. But sometimes we don’t acknowledge the fact that there’s a lot that goes into receiving what we ask for. To receive a blessing, we have to have the faith of that blessing, an […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Receipt”"
Whatever you want in life should be worth the effort to receive it. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
1 Samuel 17:50 So often we look forward to the future. So often we look forward to better things. So often we put our head down or close our eyes and grind through our current situation just to pass to the next one. All the while, we’re passing everything in our current situation that’s gonna […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Preparation” Part II"
Don’t focus on what’s wrong… focus on how to fix it. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Exodus 14 Temptation is one thing that’s hard to defeat, because it’s the wrong thing at the right time. We want everything, but everything is the number 1 thing that will get us nothing. You think you deserve the world, but remember everything is earned. And for everything we’re given, that is that much more […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Crockpot”"
Faith moves from belief to conviction to certainty. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Jeremiah 1:5 We were all put here for one reason – to live the way we were always meant to. Everyone has plans in life, but we have to be patient and faithful, and stick to them to achieve the most out of our lives. The great Sister Mary Clarence once said if you wake […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Representative”"
Make the world pay you for your hard work – it owes you & you owe it to yourself. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 Ephesians 5:25 Being a boy is no easy feat, but everything you learn as one, grooms you to becoming the best man you could ever be. Holding the title and rights of being head of your household is the greatest achievement any man can acquire. With that achievement comes favor, mercy, and […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Head”"
Don’t be so critical if you’re not there to help. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Romans 8:28 Life is much like that lighthouse with the windmill on the last hole at the putt-putt place. You can have the perfect club, with the perfect stance, with the perfect swing, at the perfect speed, but if you putt that golf ball at the wrong moment, that windmill will deny your hopes & dreams […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Resource”"