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What are the words of your mouth following this election? Psalm 19:14 May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Maybe we should all pause and mediate […]

Money is a part of relationship issues from the moment you begin to date.  Who will pay, how will transactions be handled? Then there is the wedding. CNN estimates the average cost is $32,405! Yikes! Once the commitment is made, raising […]

Americans are losing their common sense. We are becoming offended by almost anything. Here is the latest thing that simply defies reality. Students at University of California Fullerton were asked to provide a list of “inappropriate” words because they are too gendered. […]

When you struggle with your mental health, do you think, ‘Take a pill?” Drug companies want you to have this thought. Think of all the commercials aimed at improving your life through medication. But are all these pills really the answer […]

Have you ever dealt with chronic pain and needed some relief? If so, you aren’t alone. The Institute of Medicine estimates that at least 100 million adults suffer from chronic pain. That includes more people than those who have cancer, […]

Has it ever struck you that watching politics is like watching The Bachelorette? Get ready for reality TV at its best! Last Friday, after the Republican convention ended, I was listening to Morning Joe on the radio on my way into work. […]

Jared does not live a purpose driven life. He regularly complains that life is meaningless. He doesn’t see how anything he does makes a difference and wonders why he even exists. “It all seems to random, so hopeless. I could die […]

Guest Blogger, Steve Siler, shares his incredible journey from Grammy winning songwriter to healing the soul producer. Could music be used to heal those wounds and hurts hidden deep in our hearts?  From Steve:  “How do you write a song about […]

Josh looked at his audience and began to panic. What if he humiliated himself? What if he forgot his speech? What if he bombed with his audience? His heart began to race, his hands became sweaty. Josh felt like he […]

I don’t usually comment on politics. But the name-calling, accusations, the total disregard for truth or facts… makes me sad. Of course, not every politician is doing this, but by in large, we have a lot of bullying going on. […]