Showing posts from September, 2009

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way...

If ever there was a perfect example of this lesson, this was it.

To Lead - travel in front of; go in advance of others or to take somebody somewhere.

To Follow - to travel behind, go after, come after

If you're not going to do either of these two things, then please...just stay out of the way - The OSU drum major was doing his job leading, the OSU Sousaphone player was doing his job and following...The cameraman? Not sure what he was doing, but he paid the price for it. So like I said "Lead, follow, or get out of the way" - or you're bound to get clocked on the head!

The B-I-B-L-E

I sat here this morning and looked over at my bookshelf. It caught my eye for the first time in weeks. Shame on me, right? Oh immediately I started coming up with any number of excuses, such as -

"I haven't needed my bible at church, I work in the preschool dept. every week, so I miss the sermon anyway, and don't need to take my bible to church."


"But I've been reading Christian books! Brennan Manning has really grabbed ahold of my attention lately, so I've been busy reading everything he has to say!"

Blah, blah, blah...I could go on, but let's face it - it's just embarassing trying to justify why my Bible has been collecting dust on the shelf.

So I pulled it out, and just held it for a moment. A scripture from Hebrews came to mind, 4:12 - "For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword..." But since I love The Message Bible - I read it like this, "His powerful Word is sharp as a surgeon…