Whether it is news nationally such as illegal immigrants pounding the border or personal news of a death or sickness, bad news ingulfs each day with a heaviness that can overwhelm us if we let it. So, on this Thanksgiving, how do we rise above all the bad news and cultivate thanksgiving and joy?
A shepherd guides, watches, preserves, restores, tends to, as well as feeds. Sheep are one of the dumbest animals alive. They will jump off a cliff if their buddies jump first. So, shepherding is very important to their well-being and protection. They literally follow the voice of the shepherd.
As I was about to write this blog, a new message came up on my e-mails, “Brain Revolution, New smart pill restoring your memory”. Our culture is preoccupied with brains, bodies and bucks. Our children are a product of that mind set
Why is it that those that know the most and have the most are the most gloomy? The irony is that God does not say that we should avoid knowledge and wealth. He does say that we should worship God alone and not worship false gods like intellect and wealth.
Jesus spent an enormous amount of His time praying to the Father. He said that His mission on earth was to please His Father. We are also here to please the Father…in everything that we do and say, in every moment of every day.
Scripture makes it clear that God predestined all who are saved. That may make you feel uncomfortable and uneasy...
Recent statistics claim that the average income in America is $65,000. Yet there is more discontent in America today than during the Great Depression of the 30’s! Pretty hard to believe when you see a low unemployment and the booming economy of the U.S. Why?
One of the greatest barriers to understanding the love of Jesus is shame.
You might want to call compassion the “wallpaper of Jesus’ soul” and the “contour of His heart”. Living the life in the Spirit that we share with our children is the most important Legacy we can leave, but explaining it is not easy.
Deep inside each of us, this feeling of shame affects all our words and actions in some way. If you deny it, your pride is getting in the way and you have only to go deeper to see the shame.site is true.