The Seat of our Emotions

“I’ve got a gut feeling about this.” That’s a phrase that you’ve heard or maybe have used. The fact is we casually assign a lot of emotional responses coming out of our lower region. “I’ve got a sinking feeling that this isn’t going to work out.” In the ancient world, it was thought that the…

Thanksgvg Food Drive

Thanksgiving Food Drive

As you’re running about this week gathering supplies for your Thanksgiving Feast, let us remember to SHARE THE STORY of God’s love with those who may go without. Restoration is celebrating our friendship with The Storehouse Food Panty in Pflugerville by hosting a pre-thanksgiving food drive. Please bring items on Sunday, Nov 22 as we…

Why so nice?

I’m THAT guy. The one who makes conversation with cashiers and people in the street that I pass. I think I have a sense of appropriate space and time, but yeah, I’m that guy, who’s always talking to people. And now, my kids are starting to notice. I took Sabrina with me to HEB. She’s…

Daylight Savs

If I Could Turn Back Time

Every year, we’re given the opportunity to fall back one hour, which always leads to think, “If I could get one hour back, which one would it be?” September ___, 1994, 9-10pm: I was sitting courtside at the US Open Tennis Tournament in New York for a great match with Mats Wilander vs someone else….

Peer pressure

Last night, I had another conversation with my boys in an ongoing series about Peer Pressure. Peer Pressure is a powerful, mysterious force that can drive us to be someone we really don’t want to be. We can want to be liked by people we don’t really like ourselves. Be lured to desire things that we…

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