promises kept = trust in the bank

No kid wants to believe something is going to happen, and then consistently be let down by legitimate or illegitimate excuses. They start to lose faith in not only the adult breaking the promises, but I believe, develop a pessimism about how the world works in general.

Do Hard Things

Everything I have, everything I’ve accomplished, is because of God’s expansion of my capacity to do bigger, and harder things.

When we practice real love

If you see some brother or sister in need and have the means to do something about it but turn a cold shoulder and do nothing, what happens to God’s love?  It disappears. And you made it disappear.  Anyone who doesn’t love is as good as dead.  Let’s not just talk about love, let’s practice…