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Jenna was offered a job. She prayed and felt a peace about taking it. During her first few months, she began to notice a great deal of organizational dysfunction including a boss who was not so kind. Fear gripped Jenna. […]

If you have ever read the poem by Edgar Allan Poe,The Raven, then you familiar with the story of a distraught lover’s descent into despair. The raven, a bird that comes tapping on the chamber door of a grieving man, is famously quoted […]

HAPPY EASTER! It’s not often that we find Easter falling on April Fool’s Day, but there is something to be said about the biggest Fool’s Day of all. Yes, the day Jesus rose from the dead. Satan thought he had […]

Our relationships with chronic pain –how we think about it and engage with it–can be healthy or unhealthy, just like our relationship with people. We may not be able to completely stop pain, but we can learn to relate to […]

Alice just couldn’t concentrate on her day because worry impacted her thinking. Worry anticipates the future in an anxious and often negative way. Often we hang on to worry because we think it somehow benefits us. We might believe worry prepares […]

All of us need to be encouraged on a regular basis given the stress of our lives and the problems we face. The biblical psalmist tells us to encourage ourselves in the Lord. But I never thought I would get encouragement […]

The packages are all under the tree. There is excitement in the air. Christmas is almost here but can a gift really bring you joy?  Perhaps for a moment, maybe weeks, even years in some cases. But more is needed for continuous joy! And […]

Sitting in church Sunday, listening to the sermon reminded me of the best selling books on Killing Lincoln and Kennedy. The sermon had nothing to do with those books, rather the Scripture we read made me think about writing a book called, Killing […]

First let me say, how sorry I am for the people in that Texas church who were shot and killed. The pain of loss must be so great right now for their families and friends. At the time of this […]

Let’ face it There is a lot to worry about these days. Shootings, natural disasters, crime, disunity and fighting in our country. Add that to our personal life problems with finances, relationships and work. The end result can be a […]