For many people, the pace of life has accelerated into an unrelenting and punishing race. Unnecessary and harmful stress can take... »
Have you ever wondered whether God wants you to be happy? A popular concept found in many Christian books says that “God has good... »
There’s a story, possibly apocryphal, about an American woman whose son was appointed Minister to the Court of Saint James’s, the... »
When browsing a previous issue of Activated, I came across the following quote by Dr. Bob Pedrick: “In the parable that Jesus told... »
In the last few years, there have been no shortages of global crises. On the one hand, the illness, conflict, and suffering we see... »
Many normal natural things in life are seen positively by some people but resented by others. Take a rainy day... »
Most of us experienced the cumulative impact of the COVID pandemic on our everyday lives throughout the past f... »
You may have heard the story of the man who was trapped in a flood and had a vision of God’s hand reaching dow... »
There are hundreds of books and blogs on raising children. You can find umpteen ways to sleep train your baby,... »
Many of us are familiar with the parable of the good Samaritan in Luke 10:25–37. However, because we live in c... »
To historians, the facts regarding Jesus are as definite and evident as those of Julius Caesar. Not only do we... »
If you think you have troubles, consider My apostle Paul: He was whipped on five occasions and beaten with rod...
It’s human nature to equate happiness with a problem-free existence. But if you allow circumstances to dictate...
“I have told you these things so that you will be filled with my joy. Yes, your joy will overflow!”—John 15:11...
The surest way to help your loved ones get off to a great start each day is by starting the day with love. Eas...
I like to say that I don't get stressed. It's true that I'm not a very stressful or stressed-out person. But t... »
Not long ago, I had a large project to work on from home. It was my responsibility and there was an urgent dea... »
Spend quality time in God’s Word.[[See Romans 10:17.]] Read it, listen to it, memorize it, meditate on it. “Li... »
A retelling of Matthew 8:23–27, as told by a disciple. No one could tell stories like the Master—stories of so... »
Our daily life is made up of habits and routine, which can greatly help us to accomplish our life’s goals, pro... »
When my husband went on an extended business trip for nearly three months, I found out what challenges single... »