11 Ways to say “I Love You”

11 Ways to say “I Love You”

If you’re looking for ways to make those you love feel special and appreciated, here are a few ideas to get you started. 1. Put it into words. Those three little words—“I love you”—are still the best way to make sure those you love know it.... Read More »

How Inner Change Works

How Inner Change Works

Question: You say that God can and wants to turn my personal weaknesses into strong points. I’ve prayed for that, but so far nothing has changed. Why doesn’t God answer my prayer? Answer: It sounds like you expect God to work an overnight w... Read More »

Break Point

Break Point

The due date for my writing assignment was fast approaching, and I was barely half done. I’d been working fast and furiously, but my mind was now too stressed to think clearly, my eyes were too strained to focus, and my shoulders were stiff... Read More »

Hearing from Jesus Step by Step

Hearing from Jesus Step by Step

One of the things Jesus wants to teach us—and it’s one of the most valuable things we can ever learn—is to consult Him in our decision-making. He wants us to hear from Him directly and personally, and then to act on what He shows us. That g... Read More »

Lifesaving Words

Lifesaving Words

Bright sunlight streamed through my window as I pulled back the bed covers, not suspecting that an unforgettable day was about to unfold. I whispered a prayer, asking Jesus’ blessing on the abdominal CT scan I was scheduled to have that mor... Read More »

The Acerola Principle

The Acerola Principle

If you visit the tropics, you’ll want to try an invigorating glass of juice made from a small, red, natural marvel: the acerola fruit. Relatively unknown in the rest of the world, it has 32 times as much vitamin C as citrus fruit, as well a... Read More »

Time Out

Time Out

My mind raced. Two o’clock. I had just finished my appointments and suddenly realized how little cash I had on me. At the mall with only a few cents and no ATM card in my pocket, I needed to attend a workshop at the voice academy later that... Read More »

Take a Load Off

Take a Load Off

I have a riddle for you. What could seem to make a little more work now‚ but save much more work in the long run? Here are some hints. It is mentioned repeatedly in the Bible, and those who have accomplished the most for God have all depend... Read More »

Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance

We all go through situations that leave deep imprints on our spirits. I had one such experience a couple of years ago. While I was praying, Jesus told me, “Your faith will soon be tested, but don’t be afraid. This will be a time of readjust... Read More »

Reaching Full Potential

Reaching Full Potential

One indelible memory from my childhood is of a boy about my age walking on crutches. Each time he took a step with his right foot, his left leg swung limply a few inches off the ground. He wore mismatched brown leather shoes, and the left w... Read More »

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