Make a Donation
You are here: Home Explore Tag: Despair

Posts tagged “Despair”

Filter:
Life’s Challenges

The gift of now

Listening to the news and the watercooler gossip about the news, there’s a pretty good consensus that everyone’s positive everything’s bad in the world….

Life’s Challenges

Good cuts from an expert

A diamond needs to be cut in order to achieve its greatest beauty. That kind of seems counterintuitive, doesn’t it? How can cutting a…

Life’s Challenges

Know. See. Yearn.

It’s Christmas Eve. The tableau is set: a baby’s soft cheek against a bed of hay, a wondering mother, wide-eyed shepherds who have seen…

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…

Living My Faith

Don’t waste your worry

A friend clued me in to using stickers on my fingernails. Nail polish is not an option for me, since as a nursing assistant…

Living My Faith

Don’t lose your Easter joy

Have you noticed secular society largely ignores Easter? I suppose if you don’t believe in Jesus, there’s no reason to celebrate him rising from…

Living My Faith

Thirsty?

Have you ever wondered why it’s so hard to be satisfied? If you’re like me, living in a prosperous country, you have/own/enjoy more blessings…

Living My Faith

A different government?

How many governmental promises have been uttered in the U.S. since the beginning of our democracy? How many of these promises have you or…

Living My Faith

It is well with my soul

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 left Horatio Spafford in financial tatters. Shortly after, while crossing the Atlantic, all four of Spafford’s daughters drowned…

Living My Faith

It’s hard to love, but it’s worth it

Recently in Springfield, Missouri, people on the street noticed a man pacing on top of a downtown building. It became evident that he was…

Living My Faith

Take the Baptism plunge

When I lived in the Milwaukee area, headline news on New Year’s Day announced the annual Polar Plunge. Every year people brave the frigid…

Living My Faith

Beware of the satanic three-step

A number of years ago, I heard Christian biologist Dr. David Menton give a presentation in which he described the satanic three-step. It’s a…