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Living My Faith

You can’t do it all, but you can give your all

I checked the National Day Calendar for February and was stunned by how much there is to celebrate. For the shortest month of the…

Bible 101

Let’s make heaven crowded!

Recently, every member of my family got sick. It was an awful, helpless feeling watching my kids burning with fevers and coughing so hard…

Life’s Challenges

Don’t give up on Jesus

We are three weeks into the new year, so maybe you, like me, have already started writing the correct year on important documents. How’s…

Life’s Challenges

Stock your arsenal

I’m not sure about you, but I don’t have too many enemies. I had that one terrible landlord once, a couple disgruntled employees, and…

Depression & Anxiety

Our desire for purpose is a proof of God

Sigmund Freud was one of the principal founders of the science of psychoanalysis and human psychology. He was an atheist who believed humans were…

Living My Faith

Stop it!

Way before Bob Newhart played Papa Elf in the wildly popular Christmas movie Elf (and I mean way before, like in my childhood), he…

Life’s Challenges

Are you tired?

The year is rapidly drawing to a close. December 25 has come and gone. Soon the presents will be put away, the fancy dishes…

Life’s Challenges

Goodbye regret, hello change

Mid-December regret hits hard. January brims with enthusiasm and renewed determination to change. But all too often, December is the reminder that the year…

Bible 101

Uncertain certainty

I dragged my feet about jumping on to the listening-to-podcasts bandwagon. (That’s an understatement.) Friends convinced me to check some out, and while I’m…

Bible 101

Our forever home

The word home has got to be one of the most emotionally charged words in the English language, especially around the holidays. It is…

Depression & Anxiety

Mr. Lonely

Ready or not, here it comes. Jingle bells rockin’ round your Christmas tree with your little drummer boy and your Santa baby while you…

Living My Faith

Are you ready for creation’s final concert?

Sometimes I think singing isn’t as much a part of our culture as it used to be. The evidence is everywhere. About a month…