42 episodes

Enjoy encouraging reflections, motivational ramblings and theological insights "Before the Day Ends." Our goal for these articles is simple... to offer encouragement, hope and perhaps a new perspective as together we bring an end to another day and prepare for the next.

Before The Day Ends Frank Shirvinski

    • Christianity

Enjoy encouraging reflections, motivational ramblings and theological insights "Before the Day Ends." Our goal for these articles is simple... to offer encouragement, hope and perhaps a new perspective as together we bring an end to another day and prepare for the next.

    Timeout

    Timeout

    No matter how many times we have heard a story, there is always something more we can discover. Take a timeout today and join us “before the day ends.”

    • 3 min
    Splinters

    Splinters

    A few years ago, my daughter asked an interesting question, quite out of the blue, “Daddy, are there splinters in heaven?” It’s a great question! The answer might surprise you. Join us “before the day ends.”

    • 2 min
    They Laughed...

    They Laughed...

    The fear of being laughed at may lead us to step back and blend in with the crowd. We may believe that it is safer to be laughing with the masses, hidden in its ranks. But, standing with the crowd is not without its own risks. Plus, being laughed at isn’t really about who is in the crowd. It’s about us.

    • 12 min
    Lead Us Not...

    Lead Us Not...

    Tests and trials have the ability to make us better, reveal unseen weaknesses and help us grow.  But they are only effective if we have the fortitude to face them and the willingness to learn.  Tests are never easy, but they are necessary.

    • 17 min
    The Mother’s Maybe

    The Mother’s Maybe

    Maybe…  A placeholder set between “yes” and “no.”  Here we wait, hoping for a positive outcome.  We have probably heard a “maybe” or two from our parents or spouse.  But, what happens when we suspect God is answering with a “maybe?”  When our prayers seem to be spoken into a vacuum…  Do we keep asking, or just assume the answer is “no?”  Or, is prayer founded upon the necessity of our relationship with God, rather than the nature of our requests?

    • 11 min
    Life in the Left Seat

    Life in the Left Seat

    Praying for God’s will to be done should never be an excuse for our lack of involvement in process.  Sometimes, we discover the greatest insights into our truest identity when we realize that “our will” does not harmonize with God’s.  Sometimes, a “no” is what we desperately need to turn our lives around and start moving forward in the right direction.

    • 13 min

Top Podcasts In Christianity