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Life’s Challenges

Not-so-fast food for the soul

I eat too fast. This has been a lifelong struggle, and I’m not sure when it started. But when I’m out at a restaurant…

Life’s Challenges

Beware the bully

Most of us grew up with a bully in our schoolyard. You used to be able to see him or her coming. Today, it’s…

Life’s Challenges

5 questions for better decision making

You are bombarded with choices. A survey of two thousand adults by Noom (a psychology-based weight loss app) found that you make 122 informed…

Life’s Challenges

No quick fix

I come from a family of solvers. Whenever we face a problem, we dig in to try to fix it quickly. Sometimes we approach…

Living My Faith

The first Christians loved life

The Romans, as you may have heard, did not love children. Not only did they often abort them; they also “exposed” them, meaning that…

Life’s Challenges

Not forgotten

On September 12, 2001, many people in remote areas of Alaska hadn’t heard the news that shook the world (9/11). Hunters were stranded, waiting…

Life’s Challenges

Plan for a train

Plan for a train One of my daughter’s track coaches was known for being that kind of coach—the one who set a high bar…

Who is God?

God guides our healing

Look at this beautiful request embedded in one little sentence of Psalm 41: “I said, ‘Lord, be merciful to me; Heal my soul, for…

Living My Faith

Speed bumps

Ugh! Speed bumps. They’re everywhere. It was bad enough when they put them in parking lots. Now they’re on the narrow streets of neighborhoods…

Living My Faith

Adjust your speed

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with . . . patience” (Colossians 3:12). I’m a regular consumer of audio…

Bible 101

A hole and the whole

Recently, our 16-year-old son got his first phone. (Yes, we lean slightly toward the old-school way of life. . . . We also still…

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…