Always right to walk by faith

There is "a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens." (Ecclesiastes 3:1, NIV) Things come and go, as do the seasons. Life has its ups and downs, victories and valleys. Regardless of where we are in this moment, it is always the right to walk by faith, not by sight. … Continue reading Always right to walk by faith

Three things to know when facing menacing serpents

Mornings matter to me. I would like to sleep in like I used to, sometimes; but there is so much to miss. This morning, sleep is an impossibility. My spirit is disturbed about a multifaceted people matter, which shall remain unnamed. It has dominated my thoughts for a couple of nights now. Getting to sleep … Continue reading Three things to know when facing menacing serpents

This day has been a long week

While working for his former employer, a friend of mine had an extremely high pressure job. One Wednesday evening, I asked him how he was doing. He responded, “This day has been a long week.” Have you ever had a day like that—a day when it seemed as though nothing was going right? Like the … Continue reading This day has been a long week

How to Help People Experiencing Grief

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

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive

What do Johnny Mercer, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Artie Shaw and Kay Kyser have in common? They are recording artists. All scored a Billboard hit with a recording of the collaborative work of Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer. Can you name that tune? It was Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive. Johnny Mercer’s recording reached the number … Continue reading Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive