Joy & Happiness

There is an indescribable chasm dividing joy and happiness. My mom passed away in February and there are days when my sadness is nearly unbearable, but the steady drum beat of joy emanating from the faith she taught me, in word and deed my entire life, holds me together even when it seems everything inContinue reading “Joy & Happiness”

Do our words have power?

http://www.bible.com/116/psa.19.14.nlt It doesn’t take long to find some powerful words in the Bible. God spoke and there was light only three verses from the front cover. I know God’s word is powerful and you probably do too, but what about ours? Do our words really matter? And what about the ones we don’t even speakContinue reading “Do our words have power?”

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What is IT?

There are primarily two types of pride, but one sometimes poses as humility. Check out this illustration… It = Something truly awesome, completely free, and IT is just for you. Here IT is! Take IT! Pride #1 Says: Yes, I deserve IT. Pride #2 Says: No, I can’t. I don’t deserve IT. Humility Says: ThankContinue reading “What is IT?”

The Art of Parenting

“Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭29:17‬ ‭NIV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/111/pro.29.17.niv Anger vs Guilt and What’s the Alternative? I was talking with a dad who would like to move away from allowing anger to take over from time to time in his parenting. We allContinue reading “The Art of Parenting”