FILLING THAT GOD-SHAPED VOID

FILLING THAT GOD-SHAPED VOID

  Even Christians sometimes seek ultimate fulfillment in the wrong places, or through relationships limited in their capacity to satisfy. Faith-strengthening fellowship with other believers is a top-shelf priority.  God often incarnates His love through people...
Reflections on Being Sick

Reflections on Being Sick

Even if you feel robust and twenty years younger than your age, the two perspectives I cover in this post will apply to you. Physically speaking, have you ever felt lower than a snake’s belly in the floor of the Grand Canyon? Have you ever been plagued by an...
God Does All Things Well

God Does All Things Well

This won’t read like a Christmas post at first, but keep reading. Scene 1  Right after God delivered Israel from bondage in Egypt, the Moses-led multitude found themselves between the proverbial rock and a hard place. In front of them, the Red Sea. Behind...
RELEASE FROM RESENTMENT

RELEASE FROM RESENTMENT

God’s Help for the Healing of Memories Note to my readers:  This is a full-length article, not the usual 1000 words or less post.  It’s a deeply personal story of learning to forgive someone in my family.  Due to the dysfunction and unresolved issues in so...
WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ALL ABOUT

WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ALL ABOUT

A True Story   “Get in the car!  Now!” My dad, his face beet-red and his voice booming, hustled my older brother and me into the back seat of his old Chevy. Dennis and I, in the neighborhood of 11 and 8 years old, knew not to resist dad when he was...
DON’T TAKE THESE GIFTS FOR GRANTED!!

DON’T TAKE THESE GIFTS FOR GRANTED!!

Other than the Christ child Himself, or our immediate family members, perhaps there are no more precious gifts than close friends. A close friend is someone who knows you well, and for some hard-to-figure-out reason, loves you anyway. A friend gives you his or her...

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