The New York Cabby Miracle

The New York Cabby Miracle

It had been a rough few months.I desperately wanted a baby, to have a little one to hold in my arms, to call my own. Twice I had miscarried. I held these hurts up before God, shaking them in His face and saying, “See what You did when I t... Read More »

Rainy Day Remedy

Rainy Day Remedy

As far back as I can remember, I didn’t like cloudy days, especially in wintertime. They seemed endless and without hope, chilling both body and soul. Still, they are a part of life, so I decided to learn to like them. Over the past few y... Read More »

Feeling the Squeeze

Feeling the Squeeze

Question: If God loves me, why does He let bad things happen to me? Answer: One advantage of passing through trying times is that we are drawn closer to God by being drawn closer to Jesus, our Savior and Friend. We seek safety and security ... Read More »

Greater Ends

Greater Ends

In The Horse and His Boy, one of the seven novels in C. S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia series, a boy named Shasta dreams of traveling to the unknown north, which turns out to include the magical land of Narnia. One night Shasta overh... Read More »

Renewing Your Mind

Renewing Your Mind

I once talked with a woman who said she tried very hard to think only positive thoughts, but she was never able to keep it up for long. Even when she managed to appear optimistic, inwardly she was often in turmoil. Her self-help approach to... Read More »

Just Sing!

Just Sing!

I was awakened early by a choir of birds. Singing, chirping, chanting, chiming, and conversing, their melodies were loud, joyful, and everywhere—nature’s own surround sound. Some friends and I were camping in a wooded area near Mostar, ... Read More »

Appreciation

Appreciation

Jesus taught “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”1 There are many ways to put this Golden Rule into practice; appreciation is one. Think for a moment about your family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances. Doesn’t i... Read More »

Gender Differences
Jan-23

Gender Differences

Question: My boyfriend and I normally get along great, but sometimes one of us becomes frustrated when the other one reacts differently than we expect or would like. How can we avoid those situations that put a strain on our relationship? A... Read More »

Love, As Seen Through the Eyes of Children

Love, As Seen Through the Eyes of Children

A group of social scientists asked this question to a group of children: “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think. “When my grandmother got arthritis, she ... Read More »

Success in Marriage

Success in Marriage

Lasting, genuine love is based on a more enduring foundation than mere fleshly gratification. It must be an unselfish desire to protect and to help and to make someone else happy. As my mother used to tell me, don’t marry the girl you can... Read More »

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