Smiling Faces, Inside Fury

“Many of us revel in inauguration traditions, the chance to glimpse the famous and powerful,” NPR’s Shankar Vedantam explains. “Yet we humans have another side to our psychology. It’s a darker side that enjoys nothing more than seeing the powerful topple from their pedestals.” “Angry. Sad. Frustrated. Really sick of it.” Those are just are… Read More

what’s in your heart?

In Christ, an everyday man or woman becomes someone with the power and authority to expose the devil’s schemes to drive him out and away from all things. The everyday man or woman “in Christ” has the power to speak truth into lies, cultivate righteousness into moral confusion, and inject peace into earthly conflict. The… Read More

light sources: eclipse

Can anyone see you are a Christian? Or, when they look at you, do they see a lunar eclipse? Does the shadow of the earth blanket you, not allowing the sun’s light to reach you so that you can reflect its rays? Don’t you know that, as a Christian, the sun shines within you and… Read More

Growing to maturity

If you are a victim of abuse, you remain a victim until you choose to enter into the healing process–which includes forgiveness. When you choose to forgive your abuser(s), it releases the hold that the abuser(s) has over you. Your choice to forgive begins to remove the pain and scars they have left in your… Read More

Do you need healing from abuse?

We started a discussion on abuse and its opposite–Godly child-rearing–on August 30, 2013, with talking about the blueprint that God has given us for character building. It’s a detailed plan, and it’s risky to build a house without one if you want it  last for any length of time. You need to follow rules of… Read More