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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

The gift of a good group

When I was growing up in the church, I had no idea that I needed a group. Thanks to my mother, I would show…

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…

Living My Faith

What’s under the wrapping?

“I’m telling you, she’s the total package. She’s funny and beautiful AND smart.” It’s a rare guy who wouldn’t want a girl like that….

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…

Life’s Challenges

Praise him in the hallway

When someone shuts a door in your face, it’s unpleasant. Momentum is broken. Communication is shut down. What to do? Pound on the door…

Living My Faith

Inner strength starts outside

My trainer explains that physical strength improves only with active exertion past a stress point. You have to reach a place of exhaustion and…

Friends & Family

Cabin fever

Winter in the north is hard on machinery and people. Winter stops being crisp really fast. Ice-cold things grind slowly if they grind at…

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…

Living My Faith

Public confession

It’s one thing to repent of our wrongdoings to our all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-present God. In light of this, it kind of makes it…