It isn’t that being Mrs. John A. Neal was bad. It’s that she discovered a whole new person inside that was not tied to a profession or another person.
Are you fascinated with how people age? I am.
Does God really care about all of the details of your life? After all, our world’s population is increasing at 80 million per year! The headlines scream about refugees, wars, terrorism, hunger, and that we’re running out of clean water. With so many big things for God to take care of, how can he possibly…
What is self-talk? Everybody does it, consciously or unconsciously. Unconscious self-talk is often destructive; but conscious self-talk can lift your faith, keep you on an exercise program, and help you overcome bad habits and even lighten depression. Positive or negative? I was a first-grader. It was the Big Day, Field Day: Races, pennants outlining the…
We might deny it, even be shocked by the idea of it, but the truth is that you cannot be in touch with God without silence.
Now, as then, my thoughts were interrupted by God’s gentle voice, “I love these people.”
Christians hate loose ends. We want everything to be fine.
Our culture praises beautiful bodies and the lifestyle of the rich and famous. Who can compete? The Business world demands being super productive and twelve-hour days. It’s no wonder so many of us feel inadequate, marginalized, and useless. “I’m not good enough” becomes a lifelong personality disorder that torpedoes relationships and fractures marriages and families. It leads to depression—and even suicide.