How do you wake up in the morning? With joy and peace? With dread and discouragement, expecting the worst to happen? Or is it something in between? Are you even aware of how you feel in the morning? Deep down inside? I wasn’t. Not really. Some time ago, I read . . .
There’s a lot of negativity in the air these days. When I say “in the air,” I’m not just referring to T.V. and the internet, though there is plenty of negativity there, for sure. Negativity has invaded…Read More
When We Judge God: Why It’s Important to Believe the Bible
All of us have struggled with things we read in the Bible. Sometimes the things we read just don’t feel fair or right. Sometimes they go against what we hear and see…Read More
When My Husband Gave Jesus a Bottle of Disinfectant
How hard is it to share what you have when you don’t have much to begin with? How can we learn to be more generous? With our nation shelling out trillions of dollars it can’t afford…Read More
What Does God Say About You? You May Be Surprised!
What does it mean to be “blessed” by God? God giving you stuff? Answering your prayers? Keeping you from getting sick? Those are great things, but the word “bless” means…Read More
Trust is the Vaccine for Fear. We Can Trust God!
We can trust God even when we’re afraid! King David was afraid, but he never let his fear stop him from trusting his God. He said that even…Read More
Can Things Ever Change? How Hope Makes It Happen
If there’s anything I’m asking God for in 2020, it’s to hope more. You may be thinking—why hope more? Hope sounds kind of wimpy. Why not ask to love more? That’s really important, isn’t it? But hope?…Read More
3 Things I Wish I’d Done to Prepare for My Older Age
Getting older kind of stinks sometimes. Of course, considering the alternative of not getting older, I’d rather stay around a while. Years ago, I saw a really out of shape guy in a…Read More
Being Content and Why You Shouldn’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
It’s almost Thanksgiving. A special day we set apart for thanking God for all our blessings. Today we’re going to talk about what it means to be content, and how giving thanks in absolutely everything…Read More
3 Things We Can Do to Bring the God-joy Back
Ever wonder where all the joy went? Christians are supposed to have it, aren’t they? Joy? Shouldn’t we be the happiest, most joyful people on earth? We felt it when we first . . .