Jesus And Efficiency

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. Henry Van Dyke Have you ever considered the limited time Jesus had on Earth? The central figure in all of history […]

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Who Do You Trust?

I seem to play host to an army of self-created demons. I think I have a special talent for inventing and empowering my own private foes. The smallest adversity spurs a frenzy of inner creativity, and another haunting voice begins whispering messages of doom.

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A Prisoner Of Expectations

Note: This article is a regular Friday feature that’s also posted at SetFreeToday.com You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations. ~ Stevie Wonder We waste a lot of time and energy trying to conform to the expectations of others. Our desire to meet someone else’s standards diminishes us in at least two ways. […]

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An Imitator Of Jesus

Note: This article is a regular Friday feature that’s also posted at SetFreeToday.com Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ. (1 Corinthians 11:1) Do I strive to imitate Jesus? Do you? I say His prayer, occasionally. I write about Him; I attempt to be aware of His presence; I try to ask myself, “What […]

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Rose Colored Glasses

Note: This article is a regular Friday feature that’s also posted at SetFreeToday.com You are what you think about all day long. Dr. Robert Schuller Do you see the sunrise or the clouds? A rule of thumb for providing feedback maintains that ten affirmations are required to balance one criticism. I don’t know whether ten […]

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Grace Has Found Me

Grace has found me. Grace will lead me home. ~ Sarah Kelly Sometimes I feel like a slow learner. Do you ever feel like you just don’t quite grasp a concept? You read about it, talk, write, and pray about it, and you think you’ve got it all figured out, but then you look at […]

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Why Do I Bother?

The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had means, time, influence, and educational advantages, but what he will do with the things he has. How much do you make for writing a blog? When I replied that there’s no pay involved, he asked an even more revealing […]

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Rebuking The Storm

One ship sails East, and another West, By the self-same winds that blow, Tis the set of the sails and not the gales, That tells the way we go.  ~ Ella Wilcox Occasionally I become a bit frustrated with “inspirational” musings about the blessings of adversity and the magical effects of a positive attitude. When […]

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Foolish Wisdom/Wise Foolishness

“We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.” ~ Steven Covey I wonder if we’re not a little too distracted by what we perceive with our senses. The physical world has a way of deceiving us, getting us thinking that what we can see and touch […]

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