Struggles help us soar…

One thing I believe most of us struggle with to one degree or another is the idea that hardship and struggles can “work together for our good.”   And, yes. This can be hard to understand for us Christians too! Can you relate? I started thinking about that this morning when…

Good news in spite of Politics!

I HAVE GOOD NEWS!  Are you tired of politics like I am? Then it might help you like it did me to remember: God knows the truth of what’s going on. And most of all, remembering our trust is in Him and not in any person or political agenda! Regrettably…

Do-ers and Be-ers…

You’re right. It’s a crazy title, isn’t it?  But did you know God has called us to be both “do-ers” and “be-ers”? Oddly enough I used to see them as being essentially the same thing—but I recently learned they are not. Part of my fixation with the word “be” began…

Words are Powerful

Words are powerful. With them we can be a blessing or a curse to ourselves and others. They can build or destroy.  Lift up or tear down.  Each of us are responsible for how we use them.  It’s good to consider how we’re using ours, isn’t it?

Goodbye 2017! Welcome 2018?

“Farewell 2017, Welcome 2018”, those words caught my eye in this emailed photo greeting from the Center for National Renewal. I think the “Farewell” appeals to many of us for we’re glad to see the year safely gone, and so eagerly welcomed 2018.   Don’t you wish with the flip…

Is God a spoilsport?

What child doesn’t like a good playground? Imagine with me the best playground in the world in a bustling city, and what life is like for the children who happily play there. Everywhere we look we see lots of potential for loads of fun.  And the exuberant voices we hear…