Can you imagine what it's like to live without fear hanging over your life? It means that you will walk in what the Lord places before you. It means that you can have meaningful relationships. It means that your life will not be boring, because you'll say yes to new opportunities.
A very exciting part of being God's child is that we can be with our Heavenly Father in a special way anytime...while we're still in this world. It's simple, really. All we need do is push the pause button, get off the hamster wheel of busyness, and spend focused time with Him. Even in the … Continue reading Have You Heard about the Most Potent Remedy for Grief?
How can they say there is no God? When I remember the miracles that I've personally witnessed God do, I am protected from doubting His existence. And when I look at the complexity of our universe, which is perfectly organized with moon and sun held in place, while planets rotate on the same … Continue reading There is no God?
I'm fascinated by the way some nations honor those who are worthy of honor. For instance, when my friends ministered in Pakistan, the sponsoring pastors placed several white flowery wreaths around their necks. Then as they entered the sanctuary, the congregation sprinkled rose pedals on the floor before their feet. And I know of a … Continue reading The Culture of Honor
Every time I’ve set aside early morning time to seek the Lord, I belly flop. My eyes become heavy with sleep, my mind wanders, and my heart feels guilty for not being more holy like the rest of everyone who knows anything about being a Christian. No fewer than a dozen times over the years, … Continue reading The Most Important Part of the Day
Vern and I speed walked and jogged this evening before sunset. At the end of the pavement, where our road becomes gravel, we turned for the mile walk home and within seconds a strong head wind transformed our activity into something more like total body resistance training. The more I stick to my exercise commitment, … Continue reading When Walking Becomes Total Body Resistance Training
Yikes! My doctor gave me the news I had hoped to never hear. He said I have sticky-icky cholesterol [the LDL kind] in my blood. Lab results indicate that my cholesterol numbers are more like what you'd expect from someone who lives on fried foods and tons of donuts, and other delicious things soaked with … Continue reading This is not a Diagnosis, a Cure, or a Treatment Recommendation.