I just received an email from David Owen, a good friend of mine and the pastor of Piney Grove Baptist Church in Acworth, Georgia. It included a link to a YouTube video of a sermon by the late S. M. Lockworth.
Frequent visitors to this blog know that I’m not ashamed of my relationship with Christ, [...]
About ten years ago I was really into astronomy as a hobby. I don’t do very much stargazing these days, but it is a wonderful hobby that I will probably invest more time in later in life.
Since I am a Christian, I was especially interested in studying Ancient Hebrew Astronomy. I found 3 excellent books [...]
Since I haven’t posted in three days, you probably thought that I really had fallen off the wagon. Nothing could be further from the truth. The past few days have been quite busy and I had more important things to do than to blog about about my progress. I don’t feel like I need to [...]
Brad Isaac over at Achieve IT! has released his list of the Top 50 Blogs That Will Unleash Your Motivation and he has included the Ricky Spears’ Blog! I’m humbled and grateful to have made the cut–thanks Brad! If you’re looking for more motivational blogs to add to add to your feed reader, check out [...]
Well, it’s late in the evening on Day 5 and I hadn’t posted about my walking habit, so you probably thought that I had fallen off the wagon. It has been quite the opposite actually. Over the last two days I’ve walked much more, on purpose, than I ever expected. It seems that once you [...]
I was able to add another paper clip to the chain this morning. It felt good too!
This morning was probably more of a challenge than most mornings will be, but I think that when you’re building a habit, it’s good to be challenged early and for the challenges to be a big ones. If you [...]
When my alarm went off this morning at 6:30, I did not want to get up. I just wanted to continue to laying there. I turned off the alarm and made a commitment to myself to get up at 6:45. For 15 minutes I wrestled with the thought of whether I was going to get [...]
Yesterday, I started building a paper clip chain to track my progress on my goal of walking for at least 45-minutes each day for 40 days in a row. That single paper clip looked very lonely hanging next to my home office door. I’m happy to announce that it now has a friend, and I [...]
I’ve known for a long time that need to exercise more and eat healthier. I’ll do real good for a few days, a few weeks, or sometimes even a few months, but I always seem to return to my old habits. I’ve blogged before about how much I hate to exercise, even though it is [...]
Mike St. Pierre over at The Daily Saint posted about Success is the Management of Ideas, and linked to a podcast by Pastor Rick Warren on How to Balance a Busy Schedule.
The podcast is an hour long conversation between pastors Rick Warren, Brad Powell, Jud Wilhite, and Bil Cornelius about how to successfully manage your [...]