Tag Archive: spirituality

“Why Doesn’t God Make Life Easier?”

This question was asked of me recently by a dear friend whose godfather committed suicide. My friend–like many of us!–is genuinely trying to sort through the intense pain/hardship/suffering that characterizes life on earth.… Continue reading

Under Radar: God Loves To Begin His Movements “Anonymously”

1 Kings 18:43-46 NIV “Go and look toward the sea,” [Elijah] told his servant. And he went up and looked. “There is nothing there,” he said. Seven times Elijah said, “Go back.” The… Continue reading

Balance Shmalance.

So many people today–myself included!–proclaim the importance of finding balance in all areas of life, from work/rest to diet to finances to marriage to parenting to exercise etc. etc. Many Christians–myself included!–have unwittingly… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XI…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately IX…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

Two Kinds of People: Perfect…Or Sinful.

“For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it” (James 2:10 NIV). Wow. That’s sobering…some spiritual caffeine on a Tuesday morning to… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately VIII…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

Desire…A Proof of God’s Existence…

“Whom have I in heaven but You? And earth has nothing I desire besides You” (Psalm 73:5 NIV). . As the deer longs for streams of water,     so I long for you, O God. 2 I… Continue reading

“What Now?” (A Heads Up For New Followers of Jesus)

What a blessing it is that the Holy Spirit often helps His people to look back over their earthly lives with clarity, noticing retrospectively some of what God was doing (and how He… Continue reading

Jesus’ People Are The Potpourri of Heaven…

2 Corinthians 2:14-16 NLT: But thank God! He has made us his captives and continues to lead us along in Christ’s triumphal procession.  Now he uses us to spread the knowledge of Christ… Continue reading