Jesus: The Great Physician

Jesus: The Great Physician

We all get sick from time to time. When that happens, what we choose to do about it has a direct bearing on how quickly and fully we recover. If it’s only a common cold, getting extra rest and waiting it out may be enough, but more serious ... Read More »

The Spa

The Spa

I realized recently that I had been giving myself a “grouch allowance” when certain things happened. They were mostly trivial things like having to clean up a mess when I was tired or my husband being late—things that I could have easily go... Read More »

Overcoming Past Hurts
Aug-28

Overcoming Past Hurts

Most of the unpleasant things that happen to us are like bruises or minor scrapes to our spirits. Like minor injuries to our bodies that only leave a mark or hurt for a short while, those hurtful incidents may temporarily make us “black” wi... Read More »

The Race

The Race

As I strolled along the river, swans and other birds added to the beauty of a sunny Sunday afternoon that was wasted on me. The past few years had been a nightmare. Alcoholism was taking its toll. Guilt, negativity, and discouragement hung ... Read More »

Why Should I Forgive?

Why Should I Forgive?

Questions: Why should I forgive others who have done things that hurt me? Wouldn’t that absolve them from guilt? Why should I let them off the hook like that? Answer: No matter how hard it may be to forgive, your situation can’t improve unt... Read More »

Coffee and Forgiveness

Coffee and Forgiveness

A blanket of fog on the runway had caused a three-hour delay. I boarded the plane and settled wearily into my seat. How good it would be to get back to home and loved ones! Midway through the flight, I was engrossed in conversation with a f... Read More »

Teaching Children to Control Negative Feelings

Teaching Children to Control Negative Feelings

Note: Sorry that the daily devotionals have been late recently. We are working on some exciting new things and a integrating a new editor who will be managing updates from now on, so things got a little bit behind. We apologize for the inco... Read More »

The Rage Route

The Rage Route

Note: Sorry that the daily devotionals have been late recently. We are working on some exciting new things and a integrating a new editor who will be managing updates from now on, so things got a little bit behind. We apologize for the inco... Read More »

Living with Praise

Living with Praise

Note: Sorry that the daily devotionals have been late recently. We are working on some exciting new things and a integrating a new editor who will be managing updates from now on, so things got a little bit behind. We apologize for the inco... Read More »

“This Is Good!”
Aug-20

“This Is Good!”

An African folktale The story is told of an African king and his close friend, who had grown up together. The king’s friend had a habit of looking at every situation positively and remarking, “This is good!” One day the king went on a hunti... Read More »

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