Thoughts are the essence of our search for purpose. The adventures that quite possibly move us toward our center. What is the center that defines many of us? We were born with it, yet it
takes a lifetime to learn it. To know it. It is the core, the fundamental essence of our future.
These core values and beliefs can lead us to where we share new revelations, new beginnings and a new awareness that leads us closer to God.
I'm sure this is a great take away, the substance of what were made of, but I do know this and it is no surprise that JESUS IS ALIVE! Some donot care to know him, others feel that it's a passing thing. The headline of the day and it is no surprise is JESUS IS ALIVE!
A Preacher laid down the message this morning, said we are Saints who only needed to claim the title. Our Sins are forgiven and that's no lie for those who ask for Him to come inside. Cause Jesus Can Be Alive INSIDE YOU! Just open up and let Him in. It is a small price to pay, doesn't cost a thing. There is no deposit, no return.
DON'T TAKE MUCH FOR THIS STORY TO END ON A HAPPY NOTE. JUST CONFESS and ask for forgiveness, you know sin just want do, cause JESUS IS ALIVE!
God is good and His mercy endures forever. If you don't know God, if you don't know His Son Jesus Christ, ask yourself can you afford not to know Him? God helped you that time when you were laid off, and somehow despite the cirmcumstances you got the job you wanted right when your family needed it. Remember the time when you got a break from your professor and he let you take a make up test, you needed it in order to qualify to graduate from college.
Remember the time when you were scared to death, because you had to take a test that the doctor ordered. You prayed and prayed all night and The Lord miraculously delivered, the test was negative. You know God watches over His own, even when you do not know He's there. That is the gist of it, God answers prayers in His own time and His own way. Just hold out and wait on The Lord.
I guess I am old school my thoughts on this entire situation is that LeBron has way too many people in his head; family, friends, and hangers on. Maybe he wants to please everyone. That is a noble goal but the thing is, LeBron should know this, if he really wanted to go to Cleveland, he would have met with them and committed. it is very presumptuous for the Cavs to do all that work, trades and such to prepare for LeBron James. I will give you an old school analogy. Its a page right from the Andy Griffin show. I told you I was old school. Barney mistakenly thinks Andy is getting married (this reminds me of LeBron's agent). So what does Barney do, he round everyone up in town to witness Andy propose to Helen. In reality Andy had no such intention to propose to Helen.
There you have it in a nutshell the townsfolk are goading LeBron to do something he really does not want to do. His wife did not win championships and reached the NBA finals four years in a row and his agent certainly did not. They are running an end run on LeBron. Just like Andy, LeBron needs to put an end to this madness, go back to Miami and follow your dream. It's his best chance to win seven championships.
The decision by LeBron James, DeWayne Wade and Chris. Bosh, was brilliant and they pulled a coup and went to Miami together. Things changed since that time making it harder for teams to maneuver like the big three did then, because of cap space, cap limits and various rules. Anyone who has watched ESPN over the last week knows this. Throw into the mix that players as always will be shooting toward getting theirs, there will never ever be a “Decision”, quite like the big three made. And this entire process has been an absolute circus.
There are markers nearly everywhere that the system is broken. And there are signs that it needs to be fixed. Everyone is trying to free up cap space to land the so called big fish and in the process, they don't have enough money to fill out their roster. If LeBron James listens to his agent and actually goes back to Cleveland it will be a career changer and the biggest mistake of his career for these reasons.
1.) Andrew Wiggins is untested and let's face it, in his one year of college ball, he was not impressive. He did not lead Kansas anywhere and he will not lead the Cavs anywhere soon. Irving is good, but He is untested as well.
2.) If the Cavs think they can trade for Kevin Love that is a pipe dream as well. And if they do get him, he will have learn to be a champion. LeBron, do you have time to teach an entire team how to be a champion? No you don't.
3.) LeBron will put yourself himself in a worse situation in Cleveland than he is in Miami. He will have to do everything there as well. No matter what they do, they will not be able to beat Chicago or Indiana. And if they do by some miracle, the Spurs still loom as a the reigning champion and they will continue to beat LeBron James and the rest of the crew.
4.) There is a little thing called chemistry and this has to be grown and nurtured. LeBron James has this in Miami. He will have to build it in Cleveland. That could take more years than LeBron James has left. If his goal is to pass Micheal Jordan in Championship Rings, LeBron will need to make better “decisions”. LeBron if you want to win 5 more championships don't listen to your agent, don't listen to your family, listen to Pat Riley and stay in Miami, if you want to have any chance to be the next Michael Jordan. Champions need to make the informed and well thought out “Decisions”. Here's your chance, this decision is for your legacy.
I enjoy listening to Isaiah Thomas the former Detroit Piston great and Hall of Famer. He is an excellent commentator for NBA TV and often for other stations. His soft spoken voice and knowledge of the game is priceless. He really knows the game and the settle secrets of the game are outstanding. He missed his calling and no doubt could have been a Hall of Fame commentator.
Isaiah Thomas the commentator gets five stars
Our eyes are blind. We think we have to perform some sort of action, make it happen. We feel we must do something before The Lord moves in our lives. Never mind that we already planted the seed of worship and praise. Never mind that we nurtured and grew the seed within us through the WORD. That is powerful! You see The Lord already provided for you and if you open your eyes you will see it. It's already done! All we have to do is ask in Jesus Name and diligently stay in the WORD.
You see we operate in a human realm of reality and we can only SEE if we trust the promises of God. It is what it is!
God may not get there when you want Him to, but He is always right on time! The next time you feel discouraged. The next time you feel alone, the next time you feel God is not hearing you, Just remember this……. It is already done! Just Wait On The Lord, stay in the word and watch the blessings begin to flow.
It's already done!