Category Archives: Daily Life

Audience of One

Why do we care so much about what others think? It’s one thing to take a defiant, rebellious attitude and say “I don’t care what people think” when you know you are doing something wrong and others are pointing it … Continue reading

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When Will My Life Not Suck?

The point is not what you think about the title, but how often you’ve asked yourself or God this very question. I recently began reading a book with this title that is written by pastor, counselor and author Ramon Presson. His … Continue reading

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The Call of God Is….

What is the “call of God” all about? We hear that term thrown around in Christendom and often it refers to a particular task, a particular job or a particular position in ministry. This could be the case and I … Continue reading

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Can’t Do It All – And That’s the Way It’s Supposed to Be

Lately I have been convicted about the fact that I can’t do it all. The details of this will be somewhat different for each of us; nevertheless, the truth of the principle remains the same. In today’s fast-paced world, there … Continue reading

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Are You Weak Enough to Be Used by God?

Most of us like to be thought of as being a “strong” person. Physical strength, mental strength, emotional strength, etc. are the topics of many a best-seller. We do our best to hide our weaknesses and we play to our strengths. … Continue reading

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Dry Spells – Thirsty in the Sea of Christianity

“Water, water everywhere and not one drop to drink!” is a popular saying taken from a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge called “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.” While it is describing a perilous time at sea when the crew members (surrounded … Continue reading

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I’m Not Really Too Busy

Everyone is busy. I’m busy, my children are busy, my relatives are busy, my friends are busy, and my cat is busy. In a world made up of fast lanes and automated everything, we are busier than ever. It’s really … Continue reading

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An Unusual Love Story

My son Tim recently married his fiancée Randi and it was a glorious day. There they were, standing at the wedding altar in front of the friends and family who had gathered, exchanging vows and committing their lives to one … Continue reading

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What Do You Know?

A friend of mine once suggested, as I was lamenting about all the things I didn’t understand, that I go back to what I know. In other words, what is it that you are sure of? What is it you … Continue reading

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Does Love Work?

We have a book club at work twice a year where we read a book that’s pertinent to where we are as a firm and this time it’s on a book called Love Works by Joel Manby. Like many other … Continue reading

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