Rejoice Always

  “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18 (NIV) When I was working, at the start of every morning, […]

What do you do when you don’t know what to do?

Right now, our world feels pretty crazy.  It seems every day I read an article that says the exact opposite of what I read the day before.  We have an invisible virus enemy. In the […]

Panning Out and Living Ready

During the 1950s Cold War, the U.S. circulated civil defense DUCK AND COVER propaganda as a readiness measure should a nuclear attack occur. Duck and Cover drills were practiced in schools, instructing students to duck […]

Stress-Praying

During this stay at home order, I’ve joked to people that when I haven’t been stress-eating, I’ve been stress-buying.  I’m “working” from home right now but most of my work has to be done in […]

The Daily “DOs and DON’Ts”

The other day, I found myself mentally composing a laundry list of all of the things I don’t love above this stay-at-home order our Governor recently imposed upon our state. Suddenly, I find that I’m […]

Choosing Peace

“Although my world may not be stable, I can be stable in it.” I read that statement in a counseling book years ago and it has always stuck with me.  To say that the world […]

Hiking Mountains

In the last month, I have started a new hobby, hiking. I love to be outdoors and I needed to add more cardio in my life. Although it didn’t start out as a way to […]

The Value of Treasure

Not long ago, I read an online article about children’s toy collectibles. The article stated that if you were lucky enough to own certain toys from particular time periods, you could be sitting on a […]