Category Archives: Focus

· October 4, 2016

Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
1 Corinthians 15:58 (NIV)

The more fully you give yourself to the work of the Lord, the less you will be moved by things that aren’t.


· May 20, 2016

You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of earth and sky, but why do you not know how to interpret the present time?
Luke 12:56 (ESV)

It is vital that we spend time sharpening our spiritual senses, not just our conventional senses.



· March 4, 2016

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.
Mark 12:30 (ESV)

Jesus stated this as the greatest commandment. The more time you spend trying to do this, the less time you have to put toward worry, anger and fear.



· February 9, 2016

You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to human traditions.
Mark 7:8 (NIV)

Don’t let traditions get in the way of following God’s commandments.



· November 4, 2014

Your attitude should be the same that Christ Jesus had.
Philippians 2:5 (NLT)

Consider this simple instruction.


· October 6, 2014

Obviously, I’m not trying to be a people pleaser! No, I am trying to please God. If I were still trying to please people, I would not be Christ’s servant.
Galatians 1:10 (NLT)

Resist the temptation of being a people pleaser.


· September 12, 2014

Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage.
Psalm 84:5 (NKJV)

Purpose your journey on finding and sharing the heart of God.


· April 28, 2014

Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.
Colossians 3:1,2 (NASB)

It’s always good to pull back and look at the bigger picture of why we do what we do. Consider this as you define your priorities.


· November 26, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving! The Daily Verse will resume on Monday, December 2, 2014.

If you’re looking for some insightful reading over the holiday, the EVANGELII GAUDIUM from Pope Francis which can be found “here.”


· October 10, 2013

And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Luke 11:9

Instead of just letting life unfold in front of you, also be intentional to ask for what you need; seek after what you want to learn; knock on the doors that you want to open. Persistence and focus may be the things that tip the scales.