All Drugged Up and No Place to Hide

My husband and I recently enjoyed dinner with some small group friends. As parents frequently do – we engaged in conversation about our “wayward” children; offspring who’ve wandered away from the faith in which they […]

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Call Out the Best in Others

Affirm what could be… Encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. –1 Thessalonians 5:11 I was having lunch with a friend who told me, “I’ve listened to […]

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A Case of Happy

Does “happy” rub off? For the despondent, every day brings trouble; But for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. –Proverbs 15:15 (NLT) A few years ago, a study was published reporting that emotions […]

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Let’s Slow Down and Enjoy this Time!

“Let’s All Slow Down and Enjoy!” My Mom used to say this at dinner time.  Family dinners and holiday dinners.  She had worked so hard, and then everyone seemed to eat fast and it was […]

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Empty Calories

Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness. But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from […]

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Slow Me Down Lord!

Slow Me Down… Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day […]

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I’ve Got Technology on My Mind…

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he…–Proverbs 23:7a (KJV) Susan Greenfield, neuroscientist and researcher at Oxford, says human identity could be facing an unprecedented crisis. She writes that we are “sleepwalking towards […]

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Psalm 8:2, Out of the mouths of infants and nursing babies you have established strength on account of your adversaries, in order to silence the enemy and vengeful foe. (ISV) Children tell the funniest stories. […]

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A Learner of Comfort

A few weeks ago Pastor Brian spoke on “How to Deal with Suffering”. This really ministered to me because honestly life has not been easy lately. I had reached out for prayer with a trusted […]

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May I Have This Dance?

Dance Much? I have thought at times of our Christian walk in light of dancing. As Christians, we each basically have two dances as we walk out our lives:  a line dance (which we do […]

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