I heard and I forgot, I saw and I remembered, I did and I understood.

2022-04-13T11:20:15-05:00By |Ranchisms|

Of all the sayings that you take away from JH Ranch and JH Outback, this may be the most memorable of all. Hearing, seeing and doing are all integral parts of the experiences we have in our JH adventures. Where else would we go but the book of James for a scripture reference to capture the spiritual meaning of this phrase? James 1:22-25 Be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, [...]

You only live life once, but if you live it right, once is enough.

2022-04-13T11:34:35-05:00By |Ranchisms|

One of life’s big questions is, what is our purpose? Our purpose in life is the very meaning of our existence. Without clarity in our purpose, we fail to understand our own significance and have less connection to the world around us. Our response to this question ultimately determines our worldview, priorities, and focus. Understanding our Purpose The Bible offers many insights into our purpose and how to live with a meaningful mission. 1 Corinthians 6:20; 10:31 For you were bought at a price; therefore, glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s…. Therefore, whether you eat or [...]

A life not evaluated is not worth living.

2022-04-13T11:34:44-05:00By |Ranchisms|

In our present culture we have many options for keeping ourselves occupied. This makes it very easy to go for long stretches without any real time of reflection in our lives. Without taking time to reflect on where we are and where we are heading, we may find ourselves slowly but surely drifting off-course. A slight detour - compounded by time - can take us to a very different place that where we intended to go. Consistent reflection time helps us remain centered in life’s greatest priorities. It gives us time to identify these priorities, make plans around them and [...]

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