Night vision

In one of his psalms, King David wrote, speaking to God, “To you, the night shines as bright as day. Darkness and light are the same to you.”[[Psalm 139:12 NLT]] I’ve alw …  »

The offer

Some years ago, after a series of mistakes left me exasperated and discouraged, I pleaded with God to turn me into a robot, programmed to always do what He knew was best. …  »

Making godly decisions

One of the traits of humankind, as beings created in the image of God, is free will, which includes both the ability to make decisions and the responsibility for the outc …  »

God’s dominoes

A few years ago my life changed, and not in a small way. There were so many changes at once. It was quite overwhelming and rather discouraging at times. First, I had to m …  »

Fog rising

I have such a clear memory of it. I woke up early on a summer morning and looked outside to see only white. I rubbed my eyes, thinking there was something wrong with them …  »

Keep calm and carry on

I was on my way to visit a friend. As the bus approached the hospital where she was staying, a nervous shudder went through me, and I fumbled for a fitting greeting. My f …  »

The best choice

The Brazilian writer and poet Cora Coralina, from a very poor family, became a famous teacher and author. She left many wise sayings in her books, one of which was: “The …  »

Just stay on your feet!

Recently, two friends, my brother, and I participated in a very special event—the Fisherman’s Friend Strongman Run! This 15 km route includes 30 obstacles of varying diff …  »

The purpose

It was summer and I was on a youth mission trip on the northern coast of Poland. As our trip came to a close, our base in Warsaw was sending a van to pick most of us up, …  »

A reshaped vessel

The cares of this life and its many burdens and worries can easily distract you from your close fellowship with Me, and fear of failure can cloud your ability to look to …  »