11/10…of the day

Verse of the Day:
“So there was great joy in that city.”
~Acts 8:8

Quote of the Day:
“Define and refine your perception of excellence.  Preach and pursue it every day.”
~TP

Lyrics of the Day:
“I was standing there crying in the kitchen
It’s been one of those mornings that’s gonna last all day
And he comes in, wraps his arms around me
And I don’t even have to say a thing

That’s what makes it love
That’s what makes it a love song”
~“Love Song” by Miranda Lambert

currently listening to “Up on the Ridge” by Dierks Bentley

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07/28…of the day

Verse of the Day:
““May your money be destroyed with you for thinking God’s gift can be bought! 21 You can have no part in this, for your heart is not right with God. ”
~Acts. 8:20-21

Quote of the Day:
“There comes a time when you can only run so far from Love. And then, he catches you. Love is not what you think. No one can fathom His ways. Oh, we would like to. But Love is the greatest mystery known to man, the most unstoppable force. God is Love. God is Holy. God—we cannot understand Him. He is the love for which the world looks. The love for which the world desires. We look for Him in a thousand ways, in a thousand places! He is not a feeling, or a philosophy, or an idea. He is the only one who matters. We must pursue Him, because He has pursued us. He chases us in the darkest times, in the silence. We wonder what Love is, but there He stands. His love does not change, His love does not stop. In our most unworthy times, He is there—with His undying, unconditional acceptance—reckless, even.

We have scorned Him in every way. Each day we bring Him fresh disappointment. Too many days we have turned our backs on Him, ignoring His words. Unworthy, we break His heart. But always, He accepts, casting our faults as far as the east is from the west.

We will never love, real love, until we have received His. We will never live life more than empty, unless we live life following Him. Sometimes faith may feel blind, the dance unsure, as He takes the lead. But through it all, we must listen to the whisper that says, ‘Trust me.’ ”
~”A Love that Chases” in Relevant Magazine by Karissa Sechrist

Lyrics of the Day:
“If it’s gonna be a rainy day
There’s nothing we can do to make it change
We can pray for sunny weather
But that won’t stop the rain
Feeling like you got no place to run
I can be your shelter ’til it’s done
We can make this last forever
So please don’t stop the rain ”
~“Please Don’t Stop the Rain” by James Morrison

currently listening to “MonsterMonster” by The Almost

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04/20…of the day

Verse of the Day:
“After this prayer, the meeting place shook, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. Then they preached the word of God with boldness.”
~Acts 4:31

Quote of the Day:
“I have this theory that if on person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same ”
~ Rachel Scott, victim in the Columbine Massacre
Please take a moment an remember Columbine today. We are all Columbine.

Lyrics of the Day:
“If you find your self lost out in this world
Then I’ll find a way to get back to your side
No mountains to high, no stone is too small
I’ll build a bridge through the fire, for you I would crawl
From New York to California, To California, To California ”
~“New York to California” by Mat Kearney

currently listening to “Transatlanticism” by Death Cab for Cutie

04/08…of the day

Verse of the Day:
“But God released him from the horrors of death and raised him back to life, for death could not keep him in its grip.”
~Acts 2:24

Quote of the Day:
“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.”
~ Thomas Jefferson

Lyrics of the Day:
“You leave home and you move on and you do the best you can
I got lost in this old world and forgot who I am

I thought if I could touch this place or feel it
This brokenness inside me might start healing
Out here it’s like I’m someone else
I thought that maybe I could find myself
If I could just come in I swear I’ll leave
Won’t take nothing but a memory
From the house that built me
~“House that Built Me” by Miranda Lambert

love, Love, LOVE this song.  oh how the lyrics resonate.

currently listening to “Hello Hurricane” by Switchfoot

03/18…of the day

Verse of the Day:
“But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed steadily into heaven and saw the glory of God, and he saw Jesus standing in the place of honor at God’s right hand.”
~Acts 7:55

Quote of the Day:
“Basketball is a game that gives you every chance to be great, and puts every pressure on you to prove that you haven’t got what it takes. It never takes away the chance, and it never eases up on the pressure.”
~ Coach Bob Sundvold

Lyrics of the Day:
“Because maybe
You’re gonna be the one who saves me ?
And after all
You’re my wonderwall”
~“Wonderwall” by Oasis

currently listening to “Little Voice” by Sara Bareilles

03/03…of the day

Verse of the Day:
“Yet that doesn’t mean that Most High God lives in a building made by carpenters and masons.”
~Act 7:48

Quote of the Day:

Lyrics of the Day:
“I won’t suffer, be broken, get tired, or wasted
Surrender to nothing, or give up what I
Started and stopped it, from end to beginning
A new day is coming, and I am finally free

Run away, run away, I’ll attack”
~“Attack” by 30 Seconds to Mars

currently listening to “Dear Agony” by Breaking Benjamin