Why My Sin?

Why does God allow me to keep on being sinful? I don't think I'm the only one who has ever asked that. I love Jesus. I want to give Him my all and my best, and I want my all to BE my best. But it isn't. Not even close. My all includes all this... Continue Reading →

Answers for the Quiet Heart

Very early this morning I asked God why He had allowed some very painful things to occur in my life. I wasn't angry with Him, and I wasn't insecure about His love for me. I wasn't questioning His involvement or His purposes for my life. I did not ask out of indignation nor out of... Continue Reading →

Childlike & Wise

Have you ever met someone with a childlike spirit? First, we should all recognize that there is a world of difference between childish and childlike. Childish is what no one wants to be around. Childlike is someone who shares a purity of heart, a ready love, an innocent joy, and a never-ending sense of wonder... Continue Reading →

Depths of Thought: Judging Thyself

Most people have a problem with mixed bags. That’s a problem, because most people are mixed bags. We aren’t all good or all bad. Our actions aren’t always good or always bad. Mass murderers are capable of kindness. Gentle-hearted philanthropists are capable of cruelty. At times it feels as though we are at war with... Continue Reading →

Depths of Thought: The Successful Life

What does a successful life look like? Something big, like being rich and famous? Something simpler, like being loved? Something basic, like having one's life "together"? How about this one: Having the time and ability to do what we enjoy? So often we measure our lives to the ideal of what we think life should... Continue Reading →

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