Has this whole Covid issue made fear your constant companion? Have life’s circumstances got you down? Have you been trying to grab hold of your faith, but can’t find it? The answer to these issues is not to be braver, stronger, or to try harder. The answer is to focus on God.Here are some suggestions… Read More
We’re stuck in place and scared. We keep looking at the shadow in front of us that grows larger and darker. Turn around and face the other way, into the light that God shines on us. The shadow is behind us when we focus on God.
Are you anxious or afraid? You don’t have to stay in that mental state–God has this message for you. Graphic by Jenniifer Lambein
“Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you…” “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me? “Jeremiah 32: 17 and 27 When circumstances fill you with fear, remember who is in control. Praise God and access you faith that… Read More
I love those back-up cameras in all these new cars—like the ones my grown kids drive. I, on the other hand, still crane my neck and use my side mirrors. But those little screens can really get the adrenaline flowing. Like the time a young man started to back up and slammed on his brakes, sure he… Read More
I can’t fix it, change it, or make it go away; It’s here to stay, to run its course for better or worse. What do we do with things that make us sad–especially the cloud bringers that we have no power to affect? What if it’s something important, life-changing, or dangerous,… Read More
Anticipation. Hearing that word, many of you in my generation will think of the Carly Simon song (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67oN0YQVgdo). I’m humming the chorus right now. But if I’m honest, for much of my life anticipation was all about worrying–“preparing” as I liked to call it. “What should I wear? What will I say? What will they think? What if he gets… Read More