Jesus’ command, “ do not worry saying, ‘What shall we eat?’” applies to us in 2014, just as it did to His believers in Palestine that many years ago. People still worry about what they eat and drink. We live in a culture that is constantly vigilant over diet and exercise. We want to control… Continue reading What are We To Eat?
Quote: “Whatever else anything is, it ought to begin by being personal.” -Character Kathleen Kelley from the movie You’ve Got Mail. My friend is discerning whether to return to teaching or continue to study fine art in college. She finds her classes tedious and she is frustrated with her work. She’s not sure this path… Continue reading It’s Personal
I feel happy when I’ve practiced something good. Good things nurture body, mind and soul like eating nutritious food, walking outdoors, exploring interests, and prayer. Good things often benefit others such as preparing the evening meal for the family, or praying before discussing a delicate matter. Less-good things distract us from good things by sapping… Continue reading Making Your Good-Things List
Many opportunities compete for my time as my life progresses. I’m tempted by them and often lose sight of my purpose. I have to step back to hear God say, “Stay the course.” What is my course? Our course as men and women is determined by the roles God has given us to fulfill. For… Continue reading Staying the Course