One thing that seems set in stone is that most things don’t stay the same over time. Many people are conflicted about that. On the... »
In the Bible, God often uses metaphors or word pictures to describe our relationship with Him; for example, a shepherd and sheep,... »
Most people try not to think about it more than they have to, but there's no denying it: There's a lot of suffering in the world.... »
Perhaps you’ve heard the story of a young man who makes a million-dollar mistake in his company and is overwhelmed with stress and... »
In years past, Activated has occasionally featured articles describing little ceremonies the contributors participated in around t... »
I’ve heard and read many encouraging stories about the positive aspects of people’s experiences embracing the... »
During an especially busy time, I had a perspective adjustment that changed my outlook for the better. I was i... »
In Luke chapter 15, Jesus told the following story: There was a man who had two sons. And the younger of them... »
I was 21 when I read the Bible for the first time. Someone had suggested I read the Gospel of John first, but... »
If you’ve ever felt like your whole life has been uprooted and you have no idea how you’ll make it to the next... »
Some degree of color blindness affects around 8% of men and less than 1% of women. The degree of disability ra... »
My love will never leave you; you will never lose it, and it will never diminish. Rest in My love, for in My a...
You do well to take time with Me first thing in the morning, for without Me, you wouldn’t go far. I am wisdom,...
I see your struggles and hear your calls for help. When you feel all alone, I am with you. I feel your heartac...
I want you to be filled with My joy, which will be your strength. I want you to rest in My love and be at peac...
Walking around my hometown in India where I grew up and have spent most of my life, I am intrigued by how much... »
I was one of the hopefuls that started last year with a brand-new planner. 2020 was full of promise, and I tho... »
Okay, it’s not quite cleared as in “0 Items,” and I don’t ever expect that. In the past month, though, I’ve go... »
I don’t know what planet I was on when I thought that when I became a parent all the skills I’d need would sim... »
I found a beautiful knit cardigan on sale at an exclusive store I was browsing through with my granddaughter.... »
Everyone has times in their life when they feel that they’ve reached bottom and that things couldn’t possibly... »