July 13, 2018

“Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light,” says Professor Dumbledore to a frightened group of students in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.


These simple words of wisdom will guide Harry and his closest friends...

July 3, 2018

Only in America…
…we buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight
...does a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance
…lemon juice is made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons
…we pay $368,500 for a house and then...

June 29, 2018

“Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.”
~ Jesus to his overworked disciples ~          


Have you ever felt guilty for taking a day off to simply sleep or read a book? Or pushed yourself to keep working or show up for a...

June 22, 2018

In the memorable story of David and Goliath, it really is the small things that matter: a small boy who’s willing to face a giant with a small slingshot aimed at the giant’s weak spot. The rock wouldn’t have worked if David’s aim had been off. Yet, David had the courag...

June 15, 2018

“This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the round. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how.” -Jesus


I recently added soil to a bare spot in the yard. Then I sprinkled grass seed on th...

June 8, 2018

Mark 3:20-21
Then Jesus entered a
house, and again a crowd
gathered, so that he and
his disciples were not even
able to eat. When his
family heard about this,
they went to take charge
of him, for they said, “He is
out of his mind.”

Not everyone’s favorite passage of scr...

June 2, 2018

Yesterday, 13-year-old Benje Choucroun, reporting for “Time for Kids” shared his worries in the White House briefing room that he and his classmates "could get shot at school." He asked White House press secretary Sarah Sanders how the White House plans to prevent shoo...

May 25, 2018

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”
       ~Isaiah 6:8

 

     Abraham Lincoln once said, “I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that...

May 19, 2018

Understandably, the followers of Christ were in a state of despair and inactivity immediately following the crucifixion.  However, the malaise seemed to linger on even though Christ appeared in their midst, and ate with them and taught them. 

For nearly two months,...

May 11, 2018

“Ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and our love for all God’s people, I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.”

~Paul

When letters or epistles were written to early churches, there were no quick and easy ways to communi...

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