Category: God

God’s Road

February 20, 2017 - Global Impact, God

An old Irish proverb states, “It is a long road that has no turning.” I am not a huge fan of most Irish proverbs since they often have to do with drinking, but this one embodies a truth we have...

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Your Best Life Now Has Nothing To Do With Joel Osteen

December 29, 2016 - God

Sometimes denial is easier than reality. The first Christmas after Gwen’s death I recall telling friends and family that I was fine whenever they asked how I was doing. Then I’d offer a reassuring smile. I even told myself...

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The Person My Dog Thinks I Am

December 27, 2016 - God

We’ve all heard the saying, “God, help me be the person my dog thinks I am,” and immediately identified with it. If you have a dog, you know it’s true. No matter what, they love to be near us,...

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No Comfort Zone

February 9, 2016 - God

When my daughter Andrea was five years old, I walked into her room to find her feverishly looking for a pink pencil she had lost. She loved that pink pencil, and was very upset that she couldn’t find it....

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Why it’s Not a Holiday Tree

December 7, 2015 - God, Miscellaneous

This is a Christmas tree. It is NOT a holiday tree, as your president would have you believe. Why don’t we call it a holiday tree? Because it’s not a holiday tree, it’s a Christmas tree.

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WHY GOD MAKES US CHOOSE

August 10, 2015 - God

Several times the little guy tried to climb the hill, but just couldn’t seem to make it. Mom stood close by, and even though she could easily have pushed her baby elephant up the slope, she seemed to be...

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CAN FOLLOWING GOD BE BAD?

June 5, 2015 - God

We labor diligently, especially if it’s work to which God has called us. But when that labor hurts those we love, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it, it means we...

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GOD PURSUES US EVEN WHEN WE’RE STILL JADED TO THE CHURCH

April 7, 2015 - God

When Gwen and I were Jaded to the Church, I mentioned in the previous blogs that I decided to stop attending Church for a time. In a very real sense, I boycotted the religious organization entirely, pretending that I...

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WHEN HELPING — HELPS

March 9, 2015 - God

Sometimes things go the way we want them to—sometimes they don’t. In a world where it is more important to spread God’s Word than to eat, we need to be able to accept what He has for us even...

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IF YOU’RE A CHRISTIAN — WHAT ABOUT SANTA?

December 1, 2014 - God

What is Santa bringing you for Christmas? That was the question we all loved to hear when we were kids. We didn’t know our parents were eagerly listening to find out what we would say to those who asked.

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