COMPASSION

When we are troubled or in pain, we all long for someone to turn to, someone who will listen to us patiently and compassionately. However, I wonder how often do we seek to be that person? Someone others can come ...
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OPPOSITION

Opposition is a part of life, even if you are not a believer. Peter writes, “Do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you” (1 ...
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DON’T DO LIFE ALONE

As you all know, I am a huge fan, and a believer, in never doing life alone. We all need someone(s) to partner with, especially this side of Heaven, in holding us accountable. But maybe that is where our understanding ...
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SELF-EXAMINATION

“The unexamined life is not worth living” was a famous pronouncement uttered by Socrates at his trial for impiety and corrupting youth – which by the way, he was subsequently sentenced to death, as described in Plato’s Apology. However, I ...
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MAKE YOUR LIFE COUNT

Who doesn’t want to make their life count? I believe everyone does. Regardless, if it seems many simply throw their lives to the wind, down deep, I don’t believe that is what they really wanted. There is something in all ...
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FORGIVE

Forgiving others is never an easy proposition. I know the sting of feeling betrayed and/or lied to. But to not forgive is to forsake the very Word that God has not only given us, but called us to embrace. The fact is, ...
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