Cliff Jumping and Scrambling to Find the Beginning of God

“From eternity to eternity I am God…” Isaiah 43:13a (NLT) You had to do it without thinking or you wouldn’t. I’m not saying it’s the smartest but it’s the only way to cliff jump. If you thought about it at all your feet would stay glued to the rocky ledge instead of making the 40-foot […]

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God Makes Great Things out of the Not-So-Great

        “And we know that God causes everything to work for the good of those who love him.”        (Romans 8:28) (NLT)   It got down to five degrees Fahrenheit a few months ago where we live. That morning, my wife realized that she left a bunch of bananas from the previous night’s grocery shopping […]

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The Coming Storm

Here’s a story I wrote for a Faithwriters.com writing contest about eight years ago. The topic for that week was “In-laws.” I was seriously wondering what to do with that one 🙂 This is what I came up with. The Coming Storm A small drop of water, the first of its kind, plummeted into a slow […]

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No, We’re Getting Out

“For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever!” II Corinthians 4:17 (NLT) Even though I live in the Northland, winter is not my favorite. I do my best to be content. Still, I always count down the […]

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Is It Morning Yet?

“I long for the LORD; more than sentries long for the dawn, yes, more than sentries long for the dawn.” Psalm 130:6 (NLT) Ever worked the night shift? It’s an odd feeling trying to keep your eyes propped open while most of those around you are sleeping. Do you know what night shifters most desire? […]

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5 Affordable Ways to Fight Your Depression

Medications, counseling, and hospital stays can add to your financial worries if you’re prone to depression. You may become even more depressed once you see how much of your hard-earned cash goes to your illness. There’s a common misconception when it comes to managing your depression. Many believe doing so has to cost you a […]

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Babies, Doritos, and Someone Else’s Opinion

Every years’ Super Bowl brings with it great food, socialization, and entertainment. Each one also has its share of controversy in some way, too. Whether that involves the half-time show, teams that cheated, or news about sex trafficking at the event–there’s always something. This year, one notable controversy involved a Doritos commercial. In the advertisement, […]

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6 Life Changing Steps Toward Personal Health

Many people have given up on setting goals for their personal health. They’ve had it with ramping up their determination to change only to be disappointed a short time later. Perhaps you recently set some personal health goals but already feel as though you’re failing. As long as you’ve determined not to give up, you’re […]

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