The Blessing Journal | How to Be Thankful Even When You’re Not Feeling It

The following is a guest post by Jeri Ford (my lovely wife). What I love about this post is that it openly discusses a struggle we all have - ignoring the blessings of God. Sometimes people write about practices in theory. However, I can vouch for the fact that every night before praying with Jeri she writes in her Blessings Journal. Count your blessings. Name them one by one. Count … [Read more...]

Wrestling With Blessings | Thoughts on Success, Luck, Confidence, and Blessing

What does it take to make a great man or woman? How much of a person's success is based on their work ethic, management, and skill? When does self confidence begin to become an attribute that dishonors God? All of these questions have been whirling around in my head lately. As the New Year approaches, I've been forcing myself to review the status of my online business.  I honestly don't … [Read more...]

How Financial Loss Can Be a Blessing

I, like many of you, seek to interpret experiences in my life through the filter of the Bible to understand what God is doing.  It's a difficult task, even when the Holy Spirit is making up for my many inadequacies. When financial successes or failures come, it is hard to know exactly what God is doing in the midst of them. As you may remember, one of my three goals for this year was to use my … [Read more...]