Do you want to change your life? The wind is howling outside. Now, that may be a bit of an overstatement. It is windy, though. It has been windy for a couple of days; but, this is Oklahoma in late August. One thing is certain: We will have wind. I am not a big fan … Continue reading Do you want to change your life?
Have you ever had one of those days when it seems like you are meeting yourself coming and going? Does it sometimes feel like you are juggling your life’s tasks and you simply can’t keep up? It’s easy to feel this way. Thinking about this caused three questions to come to mind: (1) What are … Continue reading Are You Struggling with Your Juggling?
As I write this little reflection, I can’t help but think of the T-Shirt one of my friends used to wear. On the back there was caricature of a wrinkly old man wearing a basketball uniform. Beside this image were these words: So, this story I am about to tell is true; or, at least … Continue reading Are you trying too hard?
Grief is deep, intense and prolonged sorrow which results from any significant loss. Whether it is the loss of a pet or the death of a family member, grief usually first visits us when we are very young. This can be one of life’s most difficult experiences. Knowing what to expect may enable us to … Continue reading How to Help People Experiencing Grief
With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers, this should not be. –James 3:9-10 “Do you have any information on criticism?” asked the woman who approached me after worship one … Continue reading Do you struggle with criticism?