Author Archives: Mark Shields

About Mark Shields

Mark volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church. A few years ago, he started an on-line Bible study guide called “This Day with God Devotional”. He uses this as a tool in his journey through the Bible. We live in a very busy world with busy schedules so this tool has helped him continue with daily Bible reading and study. Each of the studies are designed to help apply our faith in the work place, at school, or at home. Join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.

Strong Finish

Athletes seek improvement To gain their victory And you too can aim For a high trajectory. With positive values And being determined By gaining inspiration From a great sermon. Always encouraged With devout themes To provide a path Beyond your … Continue reading

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Step Ahead with a Plan

When you look back on life, Be able to say I gave it my all I followed the best way. To step ahead, There needs to be a plan With a passion To be all I can. Create a list … Continue reading

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Visualize

The mind has to See it … believe it And plan out the steps To achieve it. Many great athletes Practice with thoughts Before they compete And give it all they got. The batter in baseball Will visualize As the … Continue reading

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Higher Power

The thing about sports Is that aims are defined Everyone on the team Has their goal aligned. In football, it’s Getting the ball Across the goal line Before one does fall. In sports and in life, There are keys to … Continue reading

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Flourish with Purpose

In the journey of life, Unfortunately Good doesn’t happen Magically But is a result Of a request And commitment To doing our best. A lot of times The things we sought Turn out not as good As we first thought. … Continue reading

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Prayer and Devotion

The opportunity To be all you can be Is right before you If you get on a knee. Beginning each day With a prayer from the heart To plan … think … decide A new thing to start. Listing all … Continue reading

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Discoveries

Think of all the Great discoveries Made over the years In various academies. Many made by accident By those who related The unrelated And just waited. Taking objects, Ideas, an asset To meet various needs That have not yet been … Continue reading

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The Journey

You seek to go further To places not dreamed of yet With a hope … a wish And willing to sweat. All that is required Is a mission A clear vision With ambition. For you have unique Talents … abilities … Continue reading

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Think Big

A seed was planted A long time ago And during the spring A flower did grow. Over the years More flowers grew Until one day I saw this view. Image Source The moral is To always dream And have a … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps Giving

Because of God’s gift of Jesus, grace keeps on flowing from day to day; from year to year; from generation to generation. If you or someone you know has not received this gift, here is a link for instructions to accept … Continue reading

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