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It’s Hard to Do What’s Right

It’s hard to do what’s right when someone (or life, generally) is treating you wrong. I’ve found myself in a variety of situations recently where if I told one little lie… if I did this or that… then I would have gotten what I so desperately wanted. It would be [...]

God Grieves with Us

What is your response when hard things happen? Do you ask “why?” Do you attribute reasons and explanations to it, such as “God is trying to teach me a lesson” or “There are no accidents”? Melanie’s Story In the opening to his book Is God to Blame: Beyond Pat Answers [...]

Kingdom Light Bearers

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. (Isaiah 60:1) In just a few weeks, one my favorite events will commence: the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. What officially begins these games every two years is the torch that makes its [...]

Don’t Have Room?

“Can you watch the kids for me tonight?” “Would you be able to meet for lunch tomorrow?” You’d love to say yes, but – you’re supposed to pick up your own kids, run to the grocery store, and get supper ready. Or you’ve got back-to-back meetings tomorrow and aren’t likely [...]

Be Mindful

What are you noticing these days? I’m sure you’re all feeling the nip in the air, the wind at your back, the crunch of leaves underfoot. Perhaps you’re watching the stoplights change color or your favorite show on TV. But really, what are you noticing? Do you see the wince [...]

When Helping Others Hurts

It shouldn’t have caught me by surprise. But it did. I had been asked to be a listening ear to a hurting friend. Though I plainly suggested I may not be the best person for him to talk to due to the situation, he chatted anyway. I didn’t have the [...]

A Safe Place

She practically climbed into my lap. At 4 or 5 years old, it was easy to see that she was hungry for love and attention. She and her mom were in the office last week, and she ever-so-quickly made her way around my desk and stood right next to my [...]

Life Hurts

Are you willing to admit that sometimes life just… hurts? People get sick, friends lose jobs, family members die, bills can’t get paid, relationships get torn apart, and on and on and on. “If you live in this world, it’ll hurt. You’ll say, ‘Ouch.’ At least, I hope you have [...]

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