LIFE’S BALANCING ACT

LIFE’S BALANCING ACT

“My business is doing well,” a friend recently told me, “but I’m having more trouble with allergies than ever. It seems like when I stress out, they get worse, and I’m wondering if it’s related.” Being busy is something we can all relate to... Read More »

FRIENDLY WITH GOD

FRIENDLY WITH GOD

I think most parents would agree that the highest hopes we have for our children are for their health and happiness. Recently, I’ve been wondering if there was something more specific that I could be asking God for on my daughter Audrey’s b... Read More »

JUST ASK

JUST ASK

In the dark of a winter morning, I set off for university. I’m a Distance Education student and needed to pick up the month’s bus pass—the shiny card that makes key connections in my day possible while cutting transportation costs. I had pl... Read More »

A CLOSER WALK

A CLOSER WALK

We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts. —A. W. Tozer (1897–1963) It is in silence that God is known, and through mysteries that he declares himself. —Robe... Read More »

SPEED DATE

SPEED DATE

God isn’t a complete mystery; He’s told us lots about Himself in His Word. Pull up a chair and hear what He has to say. We won’t find out everything, but there’s plenty to get started. “I publicly proclaim bold promises. I do not whisper ob... Read More »

QUITE A COMMOTION

QUITE A COMMOTION

An imaginative retelling of events culminating in Acts 2 “Commotion” comes to mind when I think of him. I can’t forget the first time I met him. I was in synagogue for the regular Sabbath service. Judit is an elderly widow who had a terribl... Read More »

EFFECTIVE QUIET TIME IN FIVE STEPS

EFFECTIVE QUIET TIME IN FIVE STEPS

I’m semi-retired but still enjoy an active and full life. Looking back over the past year, I can see the benefits I’ve gained from spending quiet time with God in the morning, before the busy day begins. Here are five steps that have helped... Read More »

SAVE YOUR SANITY!

SAVE YOUR SANITY!

Resting in the Lord is putting your weight down on Jesus and spending time in deep communion and fellowship with Him so that He can infuse you with strength and renew your vision. It’s carrying a spirit of peace and faith and putting Jesus ... Read More »

REACHING “PLEASANT PLACES”

REACHING “PLEASANT PLACES”

I love Psalm 23. Perhaps it’s because I especially love the verses about being in calm, beautiful, and peaceful situations: “He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in... Read More »

LIGHTS WILL GUIDE YOU HOME

LIGHTS WILL GUIDE YOU HOME

I was driving home one night with the windows rolled down, the wind making a mess of my hair. The radio was playing, but I was mostly absorbed in my own thoughts—that is, until the first words from “Fix You” by Coldplay caught my attention.... Read More »

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