She may be one of the most talented actresses in Hollywood, but she is definitely the poorest. She has read dozens and dozens of scripts from wooing directors and producers, but to this date in her young career, she has not accepted one. Every script has suggestive romance. Every script has language. Her response is always the same, “No, thanks. I’ll wait for a script my conscience can live with.”
Last week, a beer company sought to capture her beauty and offered her $300,000 to take a part in a TV commercial. She definitely needed the money to pay her rent. She immediately called her dad for advice. “No way,” was his response. “We don’t need money that badly.” The actress agreed with relief.
My dear friend, Shannon, has faith that God will meet her needs.
All day long before the big storm in the boat, the disciples had listened to Jesus delivering the greatest lectures on faith ever preached. Now they were in the laboratory. It was time to test their listening skills. Had they really heard the teacher?
“Save us Lord, we are perishing!” Give ‘em a big standing ovation. At Kanakuk Kamps we call it giving ‘em a big O!
You haven’t closed a deal in months. You could lower your standards.
The competition for customers at your sales office is intense. You could stretch your offers to “sell” more than you can deliver.
You turn expense reports in every month, and this month you could use a few more dollars to make ends meet. What will it hurt to bump up your mileage or claim meals that are not work related?
Faith that God will come through. It’s the issue of the day isn’t it! Storms rose up on the Sea of Galilee in a heartbeat. Storms prevail at school, sports and work that seem to pale the wind in comparison!
A word from Jesus and there is peace.