Just Keep at It

Just Keep at It

Just keep at it. That’s sometimes easier said than done. I ran across the “just keep at it” words this week  in The Message rendering of 1 Timothy 4:16. “Keep a firm grasp on both your character and your teaching. Don’t be diverted. Just keep at it.” Don’t be...
Impossible! It Can’t Be Done

Impossible! It Can’t Be Done

“Impossible! It can’t be done!” Those words draw more than a line in the sand. To some, “impossible” and “can’t be done” are fighting words. Words to say, “Oh, yeah? Dare me!” Or, as some boldly declare these days, “Here, hold my beer.” No Human Being Could Have As...
The Four-Letter Word You Can’t Live Without

The Four-Letter Word You Can’t Live Without

You may not realize it, but you and I are fairly dependent on one word. Help. Hel-l-l-l-lp-p-p-p-p-p-p! Hep me. Help desk. May I help you? Heaven help us. Can’t help it. Pitch in and help. While the word help is common in our language, some of us are more reticent to...