“I’m getting a new friend tomorrow!” This was the announcement my 5-year-old daughter had for me when I picked her up from kindergarten. She was absolutely sure she would have a new friend coming. This was kind of mystifying for me, for while I am aware that little kids make friends with an ease that […]
I watched my brother die. He was one of the strongest men I knew in my life and there he was struggling to take his last breaths. A brain tumor discovered six weeks earlier was now completing its fatal work. In a small hospital room, my brother passed away surrounded by our parents, his wife, […]
Don’t set yourself up to play with something that will grow to something that can kill and maim you.
Both beats in our ears make promises, promises of fulfillment and of satisfaction. But only one has the power to keep and deliver on its promises.
We should be so dependent on God that our first ingrained action should be to pray to Him when times get tough or even when we start a new day.
We walk around incomplete or empty, longing to once again be complete in God.
When we overthink our faith we tend to have some really bad thoughts and go places God never said to go with those thoughts.
The disconnect happens when we forget who we are in Christ and choose to live in our old ways of self-reliance, self-determination, and self-rule.
We long for the whitewashed memories to be a present reality.
We are living in a society that is becoming more isolated from each other.