Life’s editing

I had struggled with and overcome the demons of self-doubt and fear of failure, launched out into the deep, put pen to paper, and written my first short inspirational pie …  »

Be all you can be

Each person is different and has different gifts and callings. God knew what He was doing when He made you the way you are, and He wants to use the talents He has given y …  »

Strength for a new year

By J. R. Miller[[Published in 1913, adapted. Source: https://gracegems.org/Miller/strength_for_a_new_year.htm.]] We ought to make something of every year. Each new year s …  »

The need for love

“In the world of pain there is a need for love, a real, real need for love… Love your brother… a need of love, a need of heart.” These words, translated from the famous s …  »

Now and forever

As the New Year begins, many people are looking ahead with a measure of trepidation to what lies ahead for them and their families and friends, as well as for the world i …  »

Quarantining my soul

I didn’t realize how busy I was until I stopped. I didn’t really think about how important it was for me to go places and be around people until I couldn’t. I never reall …  »

Stepping into the new

Have you ever thought of taking up a new sport, learning to play a musical instrument or just stepping out of your comfort zone to do something new and different? Perhaps …  »

A change from within

To one degree or another, just about all of us are unsatisfied with ourselves—but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. A certain amount of dissatisfaction is necessary if …  »

Changing

I read something the other day that’s been running through my mind ever since: “The system you have in place today is set up to get exactly the results you are getting to …  »

The difference

Picture a forest—lush, deep, inviting. You enter and look around, expecting that rush of wonder that you’ve experienced before in nature, but this time the birds are not …  »

The presence

Throughout the Old Testament, God’s kindness and mercy flows through the text, like this verse in the Psalms: “The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abou …  »