Finding Purpose

I was reading in Mark 1:35-38 this morning, and I saw something I had never noticed before. It was early in Jesus ministry, and he had healed many and taught with such authority He was already a threat to the teachers of the law. He was gaining popularity fast. He...

How to Heal Your Hurting Heart

We have discussed a lot of topics on these blog posts. The theme is about not losing heart. “Above all else, guard your heart for it is the well-spring of life.” Proverbs 4:23. How do we guard our heart? I’m not concerned with heart disease. Diet and exercise may make...

Laughter

Today is a contemplative day. I don’t know why, but everything I read this morning is weighing on my soul. Sometimes during my quiet time with God, nothing sticks. It seems like just another daily task I have to get through so I can go on to the next duty. I try...

Hope for Our Future

This has been a long winter. It even snowed in Arizona and Hawaii. The Polar Vortex was no thrill either as we felt no desire to go outside for a few days. God is good, and the weather warmed a little after the frigid cold. Friends who winter in Florida were even sad...

January 2019

January is a time of reflection for me. As the month starts I like to look at my past year and think about the changes I want to make in the upcoming year. How do I want to be different and what do I want to be different in my life? It’s a time to start new habits...