• Peace & Security

    The Key to Facing the Impossible

    When the waters of life start swirling around me, I often react by trying to taken more and more control over a situation. A problem arises and I want to squash it. Of course, I think I’ve got the perfect plan to do so. But in reality when I do this, my life starts looking like a very unsuccessful game of whack-a-mole. I’m hammering away at all of the problems popping up, but every strike misses the mark and I’m left a little more tired with each swing. And just like in a good game of whack-a-mole, I have become hyper focused on the object that I’m trying to hammer…

  • Praise

    In every thing, give thanks

    1 Thessalonians 5:18 (KJV) “In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” My big word for 2018 is “thankful”. I’m hoping to cultivate a greater atmosphere of gratitude in my life. To awaken with fresh eyes to the many blessings all around me. Why? I guess because I am starting to really believe that the more I respond to God in every circumstance with thanksgiving, the happier, more peaceful, and more positive my whole life will be. If I can have a True-Confessions-of-A-Real-Life-Christian moment with you right now, I have to admit that I used to think on some level that…